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Laura Gillen speaks after inauguration

Laura Gillen was sworn in as Hempstead Town supervisor on Jan. 1, 2018, at Hofstra University. (Credit: Newsday/Stefanie Dazio)


On Wednesday, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen defended Hempstead supervisor defends budget Authorities said Wednesday a missing Wisconsin girl's parents Sheriff: Missing Wisc. girl's parents were shot U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump Mysterious paralyzing illness found in 22 states An Ohio police officer is getting praise because BB gun-wielding kids taught lesson by cop Two Jewish men dressed in Orthodox clothing were Orthodox Jewish men assaulted in NYC US officials are reminding travelers that it remains Border official: still illegal to bring pot to US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is criticizing President Pelosi: Trump's handling of Khashoggi 'looks silly' A rough life is getting even rougher for Squalor amid destruction left by Hurricane Michael Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, who was running Nevada brothel owner found dead by porn actor Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says a staff member who Heitkamp: Staffer out after ad that named victims Military personnel are beginning the process of recovery Air Force builds temp housing at damaged Fla. base US First Lady Melania Trump spoke briefly at First lady speaks on opioid crisis at Pa. hospital On Tuesday, Nassau University Medical Center Chief Medical Officer NUMC officials urge people to get flu shots Kevin Beckman, 6, talks about discovering his pumpkin Lindenhurst family offers $500 reward for stolen pumpkin State Assemb. Joseph Lentol (D-Brooklyn) discusses reasons for Legislative hearing considers legalizing marijuana Tributes to Paul Allen continued to pour in Paul Allen remembered for tech, sports, giving On Tuesday, attorney Stephen McCarthy Jr. read a Driver pleads not guilty in fatal Boy Scouts crash Hempstead Lake State Park would lose 2,555 trees Hempstead Lake State Park could lose 2,555 trees Orange County, California, was mostly white and reliably Changing Calif. county gives Democrats hope The Northport VA Medical Center in Northport will Northport VA gets new mobile medical unit Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence tours Ga. towns hit by Hurricane Michael Authorities say a Wisconsin teenager who has been Police: Missing Wis. teen in danger, not a runaway Raging floodwaters have destroyed a bridge over the Texas flooding causes bridge collapse, evacuation Forecasters are telling people along the Llano River Warnings of 'dangerous' flooding along Llano River Maury County, Tennessee District Attorney Brent Cooper says Mother, 4 children found dead in Tennessee home Drone aerial video from Mexico Beach, Florida shows Mexico Beach video shows most buildings gone Republican Rep. Martha McSally accused Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Senate candidate claims rival backed treason A Choctaw stallion in southwest Mississippi is bringing new blood Rare Choctaw horses bred in Deep South Molly Dutrow, 24, of Syosset, was charged with Cops: Woman bit police officer at Oyster Festival The remains of 10 fetuses and one infant Fetus, infant remains found in Detroit ceiling President Donald Trump and the first lady landed Trump Arrives in Georgia After Hurricane Michael An Amber Alert has been issued for a Amber Alert issued for missing Wisconsin girl Responding to years of derision by President Donald Warren DNA shows Native American heritage The Christeen Oyster Sloop Preservation Corp., of Oyster Replication of the oyster dredge Ida May Weeks after Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen released Hempstead Town Council presents alternate budget President Donald Trump is marveling at the hurricane Trumps distribute bottled water at FEMA center President Donald Trump met with residents in the Trump praises first responders in Fla. panhandle Suffolk County officials swore in 119 recruits during a Suffolk police recruits sworn in Dock wrecked by hurricane west of worst damage Dock wrecked by hurricane west of worst damage Authorities say a pilot is dead after a Pilot dies after small plane hits Arizona home Actor Alec Baldwin says voters should see the Baldwin tells voters: 'overthrow' Trump Out on a Limb Foundation held a fundraiser at Lido Fundraiser helps pediatric amputees in Lido Beach Search crews on Sunday said they have focused Authorities: Plane crash victim ID'd; search for others ongoing The US Department of Defense released video showing Air Force base badly damaged by Michael One body was recovered after a small private plane that took Plane crash in Westhampton Beach On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Shepard's murder haunts Wyoming 20 years later In a scuffle caught on courtroom video in Defendant lunges for officer's gun in courtroom Mayors from across the U.S. say more help Mayors gather in Flint to talk about water safety Tropical Storm Michael has sped off toward the Panama City residents comb through wreckage If Milwaukee Brewers' get 12th straight win, local Brewers' winning streak could mean free burgers Sotheby's says it's auctioning a set of natural Marie Antoinette jewels to be auctioned Florida Sen. Bill Nelson says residents are 'hurting' Nelson: People are hurting, will for a long time On Friday, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran signed Nassau County to produce informational visor cards for deaf A Florida school bus plowed through a fence Florida school bus takes a swim The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into Aerials show Michael devastation in 3 towns Democratic lawmaker Kiah Morris, who has been the Racial threats drive Vermont legislator to quit Flash floods were reported in Raleigh, North Carolina Men pull truck from Raleigh flash flood Tropical Storm Michael brought high winds and floods Storm destruction in Virginia, North Carolina Florida Governor Rick Scott toured some of the Gov. Scott: Worst Florida damage in Mexico Beach