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Construction at Roosevelt Field mall in Garden City on Sept. 17, 2014. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Roosevelt Field Mall Getting $100 Million Makeover

The redevelopment project includes a luxury wing with up to 20 new high-end retailers, a 100,000-square-foot building that will house Neiman Marcus, more parking and a dining district with al freso dining and more sit-down restaurants.

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Billy Crystal talks with Sen. Charles Schumer on Sept. 15, 2014, in Long Beach, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Billy Crystal, Sen. Charles Schumer: Feds Should Pay To Replace Long Beach Trees Lost In Superstorm Sandy

The actor and Sen. Charles Schumer held a news conference Monday calling on the federal government to foot the bill for replacing more than 2,500 trees lost in Superstorm Sandy, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported.

09/15/2014

Owner of Weinman's Hardware, Roy Weinman, will celebrate his 90th birthday on the same day the doors to his store will close on Sept. 15. (Credit: CBS 2)

Iconic Bellmore, N.Y., Hardware Store Closing After Nearly 100 Years

Roy Weinman is a fixture in his Bellmore community and has never missed a day on the job. But after 100 years, competition is driving him out and change is coming.

09/12/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Seizing Vehicles After DWI Arrests

Nassau County police have started seizing vehicles of motorists arrested for DWI and holding them while the cases proceed through the courts.

09/11/2014

PSEG utility trucks work outside Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

Long Island Business Owner Seeks Reimbursement From PSEG Over Lost Revenue

A gas station owner said PSEG Long Island closed the street next to his business, blocking customers from getting to his gas pumps and costing him tens of thousands of dollars.

09/10/2014

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Vaughan (left) at the groundbreaking of his new home in North Merrick. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Groundbreaking Held For Marine Veteran’s New Long Island Home

A well-known charity for heroes is building a home for a U.S. Marine Corps veteran on Long Island.

09/09/2014

Bracelet honoring fallen firefighter Michael Otten. (credit: Handout)

Once-Missing 9/11 Memorial Bracelet Unites Families From NYC, Long Island

The bracelet was engraved with the name of fallen New York City firefighter Michael Otten, who died on Sept. 11. The firefighter’s widow, Marion Otten, said her son lost the bracelet on the beach at Robert Moses State Park a decade ago.

09/08/2014

Darrell Fuller is escorted by police on his way to court on Oct. 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Killed Nassau County Police Officer, Driver Sentenced To Life In Prison

Nassau County Court Judge Jerald Carter told 34-year-old Darrell Fuller on Friday that the sentence would be a “prelude to the hell that may await you.”

09/05/2014

Wendy Lantigua started a petition to extend bus service to high school students in Levittown. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Some Levittown Parents Say Hempstead Turnpike Is Too Dangerous For Their Kids To Cross

Parent Wendy Lantigua has started a petition to get buses for all Division Avenue High School students living south of Hempstead Turnpike.

09/04/2014

Patty Armine holding photo of Bubba (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Battle Over Bubba: Long Island Woman Fights To Get Her Pug Back

Patty Armine of Holbrook said her 16-year-old pug, Bubba, got out of her backyard and was turned over to a pug rescue group, Curly Tail Pug Rescue, which is accusing her of neglecting the dog.

09/03/2014

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

Police: Islip Mom Comes Home To Find Daughter Duct Taped To Chair After Burglary

A woman called 911 around 9 p.m. Monday and told police she arrived at her North Ocean Avenue home and found her 28-year-old daughter bound to a chair with duct tape.

09/02/2014

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Beachgoers Worry That Cristobal Could Wash Out Labor Day Plans As Rip Current Risk Remains High

The National Weather Service says long period swells associated with Cristobal will continue to churn the ocean into Thursday evening.

08/28/2014

Zephyr Teachout campaigns for governor in Manhattan on Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Zephyr Teachout Uses New York Times’ Nonendorsement To Attack Cuomo

Zephyr Teachout called The New York Times’ decision not to endorse a candidate in the Sept. 9 primary “a really powerful rebuke to Andrew Cuomo’s four years in office.”

08/27/2014

Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Michael Balsamo)

Joseph Beer Gets 5 To 15 Years For Long Island Wreck That Killed 4 Friends

A judge has denied youthful offender status for 19-year-old Joseph Beer,who was 17 at the time of the crash.

08/26/2014

Violet, the 92-year-old woman from Bellport who helped Suffolk Police nab two men who allegedly posed as chimney cleaners and burglarized her home. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Men Posing As Chimney Cleaners Burglarize Elderly LI Woman’s Home

Police have arrested two men who they said pretended to be chimney cleaners and burglarized the home of a 92-year-old Long Island woman.

08/21/2014

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