Mona Rivera

Yolanda V. Gilreath and her son Malachi Blaylock face kidnapping and other charges. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Mother Helped Long Island Man Kidnap Ex-Girlfriend

A Long Island man is accused of beating, stabbing and threatening to kill the mother of his child while holding her captive for five days.

07/28/2015

Police investigate a fatal crash on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, NY on July 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

1 Dead In Hempstead Turnpike Crash In East Meadow

The wreck happened around 11:40 p.m. Monday.

07/21/2015

Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride

Hundreds On LI Show Support For Veterans At Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride

It was a 25-mile ride from town hall to the ocean, all to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

07/17/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Bringing Free Broadband Service To 5 Public Housing Complexes

The city will invest $10 million at five New York City Housing Authority developments in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx to provide high-speed broadband service.

07/16/2015

Montauk, Long Island (Credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Montauk Residents Complain Weekend Crowds Are Too Rowdy

They complain that young people are regularly responsible for public drunkenness and excessive noise.

07/15/2015

Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr on left, wife Esau at podium discussing settlement (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Eric Garner’s Family On $5.9 Million Settlement: Don’t Congratulate Us, This Is Not A Victory

“Don’t congratulate us. This is not a victory,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said. “The victory will come when we get justice.”

07/14/2015

USWNT ticker-tape parade kicks off on July 10, 2015. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

NYC Celebrates Women’s World Cup Winners With Ticker-Tape Parade, City Hall Ceremony

The Women’s World Cup ticker-tape parade is over, but the celebrations continue.

07/10/2015

Reality TV in NYC Hospitals

NYC Council Members Call On Hospitals To Keep Reality TV Out Of ERs

The move comes after a patient, Mark Chanko, died at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and his widow was stunned to later see his death on reality TV show “New York Med.”

07/09/2015

Scott Stringer, with school children outside Queens Library Astoria branch, releases audit showing financial abuse. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Stringer: Former CEO, Other Officials Used Queens Library As ‘Personal Piggy Bank’

The 18-month audit found former CEO Thomas Galante and his executive team used an internal fund as their own “personal piggy bank,” Stringer said, calling the findings sickening.

07/08/2015

Miss Susie, the oldest person in the world, celebrates her 116th birthday in Brooklyn on July 7, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Miss Susie, Oldest Person In The World Celebrates, 116th Birthday In Brooklyn

There were speeches, gifts, music and dancing to celebrate the 116th birthday of Susannah Mushatte Jones, who is the oldest person in the world.

07/07/2015

Elisa Pellino

Long Island Woman Accused Of Leaving Racist Voicemail On Church Phone Pleads Not Guilty

Pastor Sallie Lloyd said the voicemail included a racial epithet and because of the recent racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, she called police.

07/03/2015

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Long Island Beach Reopens After Shark Scare

A Long Island beach is back in business Thursday a day after it was closed over a shark sighting.

07/02/2015

Pedestrians were struck after an accident in Brooklyn on July 1, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

2 Pedestrians Hurt After Cars Crash In Brooklyn

The accident took place at around 10:30 a.m. at Pennsylvania & Cozine Avenues in East New York.

07/01/2015

Marvin Sinkler

Man Fights Tickets For Dropping Niece Off At Roosevelt High School Prom

Sinkler’s tickets totaled $2,200, but he was ultimately vindicated and the tickets were thrown out.

06/25/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

New York Attorney General Schneiderman To Temporarily Take Over Investigations Into Police Killings

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is using his executive power to appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate when police are involved in killings.

06/24/2015

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