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Nassau County Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Nassau County Doled Out Big Bucks To Part-Time Employees In Last Year

Nassau County paid more than $26 million last year to 2,000 part-time or season workers, WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall reported.

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Hutchinson River Parkway - Rye Brook, NY - Sep 9, 2009 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Westchester, State Officials Work To Prevent Truck Accidents At Overpasses

The latest incident involving a truck hitting a parkway overpass has officials taking another look at how to stop this from happening again, WCBS 880′s Sean Adams reported.

13 hours ago

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

Man Charged In Murders Of 2 Women On Long Island Over 20 Years Ago

A man was arrested and charged Monday in connection with the murders of two women on Long Island – dating back more than 20 years.

07/22/2014

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Appeals Court: L.I. Man Who Spanked Son Used ‘Reasonable Force’

A New York state appeals court has ruled that a Long Island father used reasonable force when he spanked his 8-year-old son for cursing at an adult.

07/21/2014

Neighbors say baseballs coming from a park in West Babylon are damaging their homes. (Credit: CBS 2)

West Babylon Residents Cry Foul Over Barrage Of Balls, Noise Coming From Little League Field

Homeowners in one Long Island village say they have a simple request. They want the park across the street and the little league baseball players who use it to be better neighbors.

07/21/2014

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Homeless Man Charged In Murder Of Another Homeless Man In Patchogue

Thomas LaMartina is accused of bludgeoning Nicholas MacQueen to death, police say. MacQueen’s body was found on the grounds of Patchogue’s Emanuel Lutheran Church and School by a soup kitchen worker.

07/21/2014

Charles Okonkwo has been charged with second-degree assault on his 52-year-old mother, police said. (Credit: CBS 2)

WCBS 880: Dix Hills Man Admitted To Hurting Mother And Brother, Authorities Say

A Dix Hills man who is charged with badly beating his mother in the same house where his brother was found dead has a history of psychiatric issues, authorities said.

07/21/2014

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Long Island Jet Ski Accident Leaves Man Critically Injured

A man was critically injured late Sunday afternoon when his jet ski crashed offshore from Long Island.

07/21/2014

Charles Okonkwo has been charged with second-degree assault on his 52-year-old mother, police said. (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Dix Hills Man Charged With Assault On Mom; Brother’s Death Under Investigation

A Dix Hills man has been arrested after his father told police he returned home to find his wife unconscious with severe head injuries and his teenage son dead.

07/20/2014

FILE -- The 2012 Marcum Workplace Challenge

It’s Not Too Late To Get Involved In Long Island’s Marcum Workplace Challenge Walk/Run

The Marcum Workplace Challenge will be held July 29 at Jones Beach State Park.

07/20/2014

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Long Island Woman Found Dead In Backyard Pool

Karen Gabrielsen, 50, was found unconscious and not breathing in Holbrook.

07/20/2014

David Sadler (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Charged With Striking, Killing Teen With Machete On Long Island

David Sadler, 45, of Hempstead, is accused of striking 17-year-old Terrance Grier in the neck with a machete, killing him.

07/19/2014

Fifty-five World War II veterans took an Honor Flight from Long Island to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

55 World War II Veterans Take Honor Flight From L.I. To Memorial In Washington, D.C.

Fifty-five World War II veterans were honored Saturday, after taking the Honor Flight from Long Island to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II memorial.

07/19/2014

Police said 22 computers were stolen from South Grove Elementary School in Syosset, Long Island. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

22 Computers Stolen From School In Syosset, Long Island

Someone broke into a Long Island school and stole a number of computers this week, police said.

07/19/2014

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

Man Accused Of Fleeing Police, Crashing Stolen Car On Long Island

Police on Long Island arrested a man on Friday, after he allegedly fled officers in a stolen vehicle and crashed it in Bellport.

07/19/2014