Welcome to Newsday's LI Now live post for Thursday, May 1, 2014.
We've wrapped today's live coverage, but you can find a rundown of the local stories Newsday has been following throughout the day. For social media updates from Newsday and its staff, scroll down.
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WANTAGH SCHOOL EVACUATIONS LIFTED
Evacuations have been lifted at Wantagh High School and the adjacent Wantagh Middle School following a search by Nassau County police, according to a message posted on the Wantagh Union Free School District website.
The district called police at 9:26 a.m. Thursday morning after a message containing a bomb threat was found in the high school's boys bathroom.
Police, along with K-9 officers and officials from the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management, conducted a full sweep of the building.
High school students were taken to Forest Lake Elementary School, while the middle school students were brought to St. Francis Church.
A message on the district website from Superintendent Maureen Goldberg timestamped at 1 p.m. said the students would be returning to their respective schools and that dismissal will be at the usual time. All after-school and evening activities will continue as usual.
CRIME ALERT: Trio wanted for stealing liquor in Islip
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk Third Precinct police seek the public’s help in identifying and locating three individuals who stole $800 worth of liquor from Parmar Liquors in Islip on April 17 at about 6:50 p.m. A man and two women fled the scene in a flatbed U-Haul truck. The man was wearing white sneakers, blue jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt and a black knit cap with an NYC logo on the front. One woman was wearing gray adidas pants, a T-shirt and had a black bandanna on her head. The second woman was wearing a long-sleeve gray shirt with multicolored pants. Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.
Scroll down -- or use the mobile link above -- for a list of road closures that will be in effect this weekend related to the Long Island Marathon and Festival of Races.
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COMING UP TONIGHT
WESTBURY: LANDLORD FINES - Westbury Village will weigh increasing fines for absentee landlords at a 7:30 p.m. hearing today at Village Hall, 235 Lincoln Place. Follow Scott Eidler's Twitter updates @Eidztowns.