New Program Reforms Drug-Torn Neighborhood

Since the 1960s, the infamous intersection of Terrace Avenue and Bedell Street and the surrounding six blocks in Hempstead, N.Y., have been home to more arrests, shootings and deaths than just about anywhere else in the state. At times, Terrace and Bedell resembled an open air convenience store for narcotics: merchandise was cheap, plentiful and always on display. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice had tried just about everything to curb drug trafficking in Hempstead, even...Full Story
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