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One person was found dead near an apartment building in Farmingdale, and another was hit by an LIRR train, on Tuesday, Oct. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Decapitated, Son Struck By Train In Murder-Suicide In Farmingdale

Police said 66-year-old Patricia Ward was killed by her son, 35-year-old Derek Ward, who then killed himself by stepping into the path of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.

10/29/2014

Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant (Credit CBS 2)

NYS To Fund Major Water, Sewage Projects On Long Island

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state will spend nearly half a billion dollars on Long Island for water and sewage projects, including $383 million to help get homes in Suffolk County hooked up to sewers.

10/28/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Sen. Schumer Calls For DOJ Probe, More Funding To Combat Cyber Drug Sales

The feds may have busted Silk Road a year ago, but Sen. Schumer said online drug sales are flourishing.

10/27/2014

Detectives investigate at Queens Village home of Rose Ragsdale, a bus matron found stabbed stabbed to death in Queens Village. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Queens Bus Matron Stabbed To Death During Possible Home Invasion

The NYPD is investigating the stabbing death of a Queens woman who police believe may have been killed during a home invasion robbery.

10/24/2014

Police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in the driveway of this home in West Hempstead. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Investigate Armed Driveway Robberies Less Than 2 Miles Apart On Long Island

Nassau County police are investigating whether the same people are responsible for two driveway stickups Wednesday night.

10/23/2014

Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter holds property tax refund checks to be mailed to Sandy victims (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk Treasurer: Property Tax Refunds Sent Out To Sandy Victims

The Suffolk treasurer said nearly 3,000 homeowners will be getting checks. The refunds total about $8 million.

10/22/2014

Brittney Walsh (credit: Facebook), Michael Grasing (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Trial Begins For Alleged Drunk Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Long Island Teen

Michael Grasing is charged with second-degree murder, aggravated vehicular homicide, driving while intoxicated and other charges in the June 24, 2012 death of 18-year-old Brittney Walsh.

10/20/2014

Officer Nicholas Guerrero is released from Stony Brook University Hospital on Oct. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Officer Critically Injured In Hit-Run Released From Hospital

Hundreds of fellow officers applauded as Officer Nicholas Guerrero, 36, was released from Stony Brook University Hospital and transferred to a rehabilitation facility Friday.

10/17/2014

North Shore-LIJ Laboratories. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Medical Experts Say Don’t Forget About The Flu, Get Your Shot

With dangerous viruses such as Ebola and enterovirus D68 grabbing headlines across the world, medical experts are warning those are not the only illnesses to watch out for.

10/16/2014

A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the front porch of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on October 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Urges All US Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.

10/13/2014

The Long Island GLBT Services Network has received four threatening letters. (Credit: CBS 2)

L.I. LGBT Advocacy Group Undeterred By Threatening Letters

Police on Long Island are investigating a series of hateful letters sent to a gay advocacy group, including one that threatened to kill its leader and burn down a housing complex.

10/10/2014

Airplane cabin cleaners set up pickets outside a LaGuardia Airport terminal over health and safety issues. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Plane Cabin Cleaners At LaGuardia Airport Strike Over Health, Safety Issues; Cite Ebola Concerns

About 200 Air Serv workers who support domestic flights at Terminal D began a 24-hour strike on Wednesday night.

10/09/2014

Bellevue Hospital Center has a room set aside to handle a potential Ebola patient. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Fake Ebola Patients Being Sent To NYC Emergency Rooms To Test Readiness

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital, a hospital spokesman said.

10/08/2014

A hearse is seen with a replica of 16-year-old Tom Cutinella's football jersey at his funeral in Wading River, NY on Oct. 7, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Community Mourns Loss Of High School Football Player Who Died After On-Field Collision

A hearse carrying a huge football jersey with Tom Cutinella’s number emblazoned in flowers arrived at St. John the Baptist Catholic church in Wading River Tuesday morning.

10/07/2014

Isma Chaudhry (Credit: Handout)

Woman Named First Female President Of Long Island Mosque

Isma Chaudhry said having the first female president of a Long Island mosque sends an important message.

10/06/2014

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