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Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nonprofit To Expand Nassau County Sex Offender Program

Starting next year, the Long Island-based group Parents for Megan’s Law will begin monitoring the online activities of Nassau County’s registered sex offenders.

10/27/2014

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Long Beach Residents Still Struggling After Sandy Protest New York Rising Program

Life after Hurricane Sandy remains a struggle for countless homeowners still trying to rebuild.

10/25/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Crash On Long Island

A two-car crash on Long Island has left one person dead and two others injured.

10/25/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Man Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash In North Lindenhurst, Long Island

A man was killed Friday evening when he struck another vehicle in North Lindenhurst.

10/24/2014

Chris Lapak of Copiague, Long Island, was saved after 11 minutes of clinical death during the New York City Triathlon. (Credit: CBS 2)

Triathlete Back In Good Health After Being Saved From Clinical Death

A Long Island man was clinically dead for 11 minutes when his heart stopped during the New York City Triathlon this past summer, but he has defied the odds.

10/24/2014

A judge recently ruled that a massive tree-cutting campaign in Nassau County is legal and can continue, must to the dismay of many residents. (Photo: CBS 2)

Residents Out To Stop Tree-Cutting In Nassau County Dealt A Serious Blow

Getting to the root of a problem is one thing — but what happens when the root is the problem?

10/24/2014

A Long Island woman is allowed to keep her $10,000 engagement ring, even though she broke up with the man who gave it to her. (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Rules L.I. Woman Can Keep $10,000 Ring After Dumping Boyfriend

A Long Island woman is allowed to keep her $10,000 engagement ring, even though she broke up with the man who gave it to her.

10/24/2014

Police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in the driveway of this home in West Hempstead. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Investigate Armed Driveway Robberies Less Than 2 Miles Apart On Long Island

Nassau County police are investigating whether the same people are responsible for two driveway stickups Wednesday night.

10/23/2014

Babylon Town Hall (credit: DanTD/Wikimedia Commons)

Family Poverty On The Rise In Babylon

The poverty rate in the town, which also features multimillion-dollar homes along the waterfront, jumped from 2 percent in 2010 to 8 percent in 2013.

10/23/2014

The "Pink Sweet" at the Stony Brook Holiday Inn Express (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Long Island Hotel Checks In To Breast Cancer Fight, Unveils Pink Room

A portion of the proceeds earned from those staying in the room at the Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook will go to the cause.

10/23/2014

Peconic Bay Medical Center (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

2 LI Hospitals In Talks To Join One Of Two Larger Health Systems

Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead and Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport are in discussions with Stony Brook University Hospital and North Shore-LIJ Health System.

10/23/2014

A nor'easter pounded the Tri-State Area with rain and cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nor’easter Brings Pounding Rain, Cuts Power To 13,000 Customers On Long Island

Rain and blasting winds cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island Wednesday evening.

10/22/2014

Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter holds property tax refund checks to be mailed to Sandy victims (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk Treasurer: Property Tax Refunds Sent Out To Sandy Victims

The Suffolk treasurer said nearly 3,000 homeowners will be getting checks. The refunds total about $8 million.

10/22/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Huntington Station Residents Demand Stronger Police Presence In Wake Of Four Unsolved Murders

Hundreds of residents converged on Huntington Town Hall Tuesday night demanding a stronger police presence and protection following four killings since last October.

10/22/2014

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

Long Island Community Honors First Responders For Saving Heroin Overdose Victims

On Monday, a Long Island community honored first responders for the lives that they helped save by using a drug that brings overdosing addicts back to life.

10/20/2014