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

Long Island Teenager Charged In Deadly Crash

A Long Island teenager faces charges in connection with a crash that left a 55-year-old man dead and the victim’s wife and child injured.

08/20/2014

A woman stands at her doorway watching the water level rise on Moffit Boulevard in Islip, N.Y., following heavy rains and flash flooding Aug. 13, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Inspectors Arrive In Suffolk To Assess Damage From Historic Rainfall, Flooding

Ultimately the inspectors will decide if town’s hit hard by flood water should be declared disaster areas, making them eligible for federal aid.

08/20/2014

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Sand Castle Competition Held At Beach With Sand Brought In After Sandy

From young to old, dozens of aspiring sand architects used just their hands, some water and lots of sand to create a land of towering sand castles and Nassau County’s Lido Beach Tuesday.

08/19/2014

Sandeep Singh was hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run incident in Ozone Park, Queens. (credit: The Sikh Coalition/YouTube)

Suspect Charged With Hate Crimes After Allegedly Hitting Sikh Man With Truck

Police have arrested a Long Island man, charging him with hate crimes for allegedly calling a Sikh man a terrorist before running him over.

08/19/2014

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

Nassau Residents Complain About School-Zone Speeding Tickets In Summer

The pilot speed-camera program is generating a lot of complaints from motorists, who say they had no idea school speed zones are in effect in the summer.

08/19/2014

The Macari winery at Mattituck, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Some ‘New York’ Wines May Be Made In Part From Out-Of-State Grapes

When you buy a bottle of wine, you think you are paying for vintages made in a specific region – but what are you really getting?

08/19/2014

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Suffolk IT Commissioner Donald Rodgers Resigns Prior To Guilty Plea

Prosecutors said Rodgers failed to report ownership of a consulting firm and income from the firm on his county financial disclosure form.

08/19/2014

Search continues for missing kayaker in Lake Ronkonkoma on Aug. 19, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Search Continues For Missing Kayaker In Lake Ronkonkoma

Searchers are now using police dogs and a sophisticated underwater camera to try to locate 40-year-old Kevin Conley, who disappeared in Lake Ronkonkoma last Thursday.

08/19/2014

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Woman Accused Of Stealing Nearly $60K Worth Of Legos Out On Bail

A Long Island woman was out of custody on bail Monday evening, after being charged with stealing $59,000 worth of Lego sets to sell on eBay.

08/18/2014

Bill Gerow (left) with Christopher Marshall (right) (Credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritan Saves Man’s Life On Long Island Rail Road Train

Bill Gerow learned CPR as a Boy Scout, yet somehow those long ago instincts kicked in aboard an LIRR train in a moment of crisis.

08/18/2014

A shelf at a Target store is stocked with back-to-school merchandise. (credit: Getty Images)

‘Coupon Queen': Do Your Homework Before Going Back-To-School Shopping

Gia Pendergast, better known as the “Long Island Coupon Queen,” makes it her mission to find the best deals around.

08/18/2014

Islip Town Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt, Councilman Steven Flotteron (center) and Public Safety Commissioner John Carney hold a news conference Aug. 18, 2014, asking for homeowners to report flood damage. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Islip Officials Pushing For Flood Victims To Report Damage To Town

Officials so far estimate at least 400 homes suffered flood damage.

08/18/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police Seek Suspect In Central Islip Hit-Run That Injured Pedestrian

According to authorities, 25-year-old Edgar Abrego was crossing Carleton Avenue at Brightside Avenue around 9:25 p.m. when he was struck by a car heading northbound.

08/18/2014

Keith Keene (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Man Accused In Dozens Of Car Break-Ins Spanning Several LI Towns

Keith Keene is charged with two counts of grand larceny and five counts of petit larceny.

08/17/2014

Clam Eating Contest held in Island Park on Aug. 17, 2014 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Extreme Eater Kobayashi Coaches LI Firefighters In Clam Eating Challenge

The event, which raised money to benefit firehouses that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy, was held at Peter’s Clam Bar on Long Beach Road.

08/17/2014