🌱 Man Threatens Police With Knife, Shot + Elder Scam In VS
Welcome back, Five Towns! Let’s get this day started. Here’s everything you need to know today in Five Towns.
First, today’s weather:
Mostly sunny and breezy. High: 60 Low: 43.
Here are the top three stories in Five Towns today:
- A man was non-fatally shot after allegedly threatening Nassau police detectives with a knife Saturday afternoon in Copiague. Police were interviewing the 39-year-old man outside his residence on Buchanan Drive for another incident. (News 12)
- A Queens woman was arrested in Valley Stream after trying to trick an 84-year woman into sending her money. The victim was first contacted by a male who claimed to be a Best Buy Geek Squad worker. (News 12)
- A Hofstra report shows almost 52.8 percent of Long Island’s public school student body is minority, but full-time minority teachers are only 9.5 percent of the workforce. An upcoming increase in retirements may change these numbers, experts say. (Subscription: Newsday)
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