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Experts Offer Tips To Reduce Your Holiday Shipping Costs

Black Friday might be one of the busiest shopping days of the year, but this Monday, Dec. 15, was to be the biggest shipping day.

12/15/2014

Cars drive in front of Plainedge Middle School. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County Lawmakers Repeal Speed Camera Program

County Executive Ed Mangano has warned of painful spending cuts to help fill the $30 million budget gap created by the speed camera repeal.

12/15/2014

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Nassau Villages Come Together With Hope Of Saving Tax Dollars For Homeowners

For the first time in history, mayors on Long Island’s elite Gold Coast seem willing to sacrifice exclusivity to work cooperatively and develop joint programs.

12/15/2014

Jerome and Jerilyn Goldchain. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Couple Recounts Fatal Fire On Oceania Insignia

A Long Island couple who were aboard the cruise ship that caught fire in the Caribbean last week are recounting the harrowing experience.

12/15/2014

Corrections officers protesting outside Nassau County Jail. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Jail Affirmative Action Officer Hit With Discrimination Complaint

The Nassau correction union has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the county jail affirmative action specialist for allegedly posting anti-racist comments on his Facebook.

12/15/2014

Ashanti poses at a movie premiere in New York in November 2013. (credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Ashanti’s Stalker On Trial Again For Allegedly Harassing Star

Devar Hurd, who previously served two years in prison for stalking the singer and actress and her family, is facing charges of stalking and aggravated harassment.

12/15/2014

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

Police: Drunken Driver Crashed Car Through Long Island Store Window

Suffolk County charged Gabrielle Lewis, 22, with driving while intoxicated and fleeing the scene of an accident.

12/15/2014

A 56-year-old man was killed in a fire at the Sayonara Motel in North Amityville, N.Y., on Dec. 14, 2014. (credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Authorities: Man Killed In North Amityville Motel Fire

Kevin Furey, 56, who was staying at in a second-story room at motel, was overcome by smoke, authorities said. He was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage, where he was pronounced dead.

12/14/2014

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Suffolk County Announces Year’s First West Nile Case

Suffolk County has announced its first human case of West Nile Virus this year.

12/13/2014

A surveillance image of a man holding up a Dunkin' Donuts at knifepoint in Farmingdale, Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Suspect Robbed Long Island Dunkin’ Donuts At Knifepoint

Police were searching for a suspect Friday, after a Dunkin’ Donuts in Farmingdale, Long Island was robbed at knifepoint.

12/12/2014

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Veterans Who Fought In Battle Of The Bulge Remember Historic Battle

A tribute for WWII survivors to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the historic battle of the bulge will take place in Bethpage.

12/12/2014

Zachary Ranftle, 12-year-old boy fatally struck by an SUV while walking to school in Valley Stream. (credit: Handout)

12-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck By SUV While Walking To School In Valley Stream

It happened on Merrick Road and Franklin Avenue in Valley Stream around 7:20 am. Thursday.

12/12/2014

A Long Island man claims he received a shipment of needles from Toys "R" Us after ordering toys online. (credit: Robert Stoebe)

Long Island Man Claims He Found Needles In Toys ‘R’ Us Package

Toys “R” Us said it is looking into how a Long Island family got a shipment of needles after ordering toys online.

12/12/2014

Yasmin Lemus and her 20-month-old daughter, Melanie (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Missing Brentwood Woman And Her Baby Found Safe

Suffolk County police announced Friday afternoon that they have located a missing Brentwood woman and her baby.

12/12/2014

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Suffolk County Getting Second Area Code

The state Public Service Commission approved the new code on Thursday, saying the existing 631 code is running out of assignable telephone numbers.

12/12/2014