Stefanie Dazio, The Asbury Park Press NJ

Stefanie Dazio

The Asbury Park Press NJ

New York, United States

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  • The Asbury Park Press NJ
  • Newsday
  • Officer.com
  • North Jersey News

Past articles by Stefanie:

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples,' dies at 91

Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide, died Saturday. She was 91. → Read More

Cops: 11 arrests at bar after man killed in lot

The raid follows the death of Kawon Williams, 28, of Wyandanch, on March 23. Shatik Canady, 41, is charged with second-degree murder. → Read More

Nassau DA: 5 charged in credit union loan fraud

While they tried to steal more than $1 million from five credit unions, including the Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union, authorities said. → Read More

Mayor, top cop remember fallen NYPD cop from LI

During the funeral, NYPD Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced that Simonsen had been promoted to the rank of detective first grade. Mourners stood and applauded. → Read More

Cops target impaired drivers Super Bowl weekend

During last year's Super Bowl enforcement period, authorities on LI issued 103 tickets for impairment to 61 people, according to preliminary DMV data. → Read More

Opioid prescriptions fall 35 percent on Long Island

Across New York State, opioid prescriptions dipped about 8 percent from 2016 to 2017. Nationwide in 2017, the prescription rate fell to the lowest it has been in more than 10 years, according to CDC data. → Read More

Suffolk cops: North Babylon bar shut down, 4 arrested after SLA inspection

Authorities condemned and closed a bar in North Babylon Friday night following community complaints, code violations and four arrests. Suffolk County police, as well as members of the Town of Babylon’ → Read More

Police: Body of missing NYC man found off LI coast

Authorities recovered the body of a missing Queens man Saturday morning from the Great South Bay off Lindenhurst, police said. Hendricks Walls, 85, was reported missing on Thursday and was last seen l → Read More

Police: Man dies in multivehicle LIE crash

The Selden man had gotten out of his car to check on damage after crashing into a vehicle when he was struck, police said. → Read More

Police: Pedestrian fatally struck in Westbury

A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle on Old Country Road in Westbury on Thursday night, Nassau County police said. The 57-year-old man was crossing the road from south to north at Evelyn → Read More

Officials: School evacuated after bomb threat

Frank P. Long Intermediate School in Bellport received a bomb threat Friday morning, forcing students to be evacuated, officials said. A search by police found no bomb. The threatening voicemail came → Read More

New York Police Officers Get Language App

The Nassau County Police Department began Wednesday its rollout of “LanguageLine” translation services in patrol vehicles and plans an “imminent” expansion of the program to other officers and units. → Read More

Police: Man arrested, charged with Freeport rape

"This is one of the most brutal rapes I've ever seen and I'm grateful he's now behind bars," Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said. → Read More

Police K-9s Bring Special Skills to Dangerous Job

When Rocky died earlier this month after he was ejected from a Riverhead police car pursuing a suspect, he joined 18 other fellow K-9 officers killed in the line of duty in the United States this year. → Read More

In Brentwood and across LI, mourning a 'warrior for the children'

Evelyn Rodriguez, who died Friday, is remembered for turning personal tragedy into community advocacy. → Read More

Cops: Woman arrested in fatal stabbing

Faye Doomchin said she "needed to rid the house of evil" before she attacked a visitor from England, police say. → Read More

Mondello asks town to withdraw plan to rename facility in his honor

The U.S. ambassador and former Nassau GOP chief says he does not want Hempstead to rename athletic facility in Levittown after him. → Read More

Audit finds error in school district payroll

A state audit of the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District found that the district’s payroll bank reconciliations were not accurate, according to a copy of the report. State Comptr → Read More

Village files $2.5M claim against county, town

Village officials claim Freeport is not getting its fair share of sales tax revenue. → Read More

Town supervisor protests backyard boat proposal

Gillen says she has a petition from hundreds of residents who are opposed to restrictions on the number of boats homeowners can dock. → Read More