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Police in Riverhead credit a 7-year-old child for helping save the life of a man trapped in a fire. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

7-Year-Old Girl Credited With Saving Neighbor After Calling 911 To Report Riverhead Fire

Police in Riverhead credit a 7-year-old child with helping save the life of a man trapped in a fire.

01/30/2015

Police are investigating the death of a gas station attendant at a BP station in Jericho, NY on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010WINS)

Police: Gas Station Attendant Found Shot To Death At Jericho BP Station

Just after 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said a customer found the body of 56-year-old Hany Awad on the floor behind the counter at a BP gas station on Jericho Turnpike.

01/29/2015

Snow plows clear the roads on Long Island on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

County Executive Bellone Says Suffolk ‘Hit Hard’ By Storm

Highway crews passed over wind-whipped snowdrifts multiple times, as residents slowly began digging out from as much as two feet of snow following a blizzard.

01/27/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

Patrick Alford at 7 (left) and what he would look like today at 12 years old (right). (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Age-Enhanced Photo Of Staten Island Child Missing Since 2010

Thursday marks five years since the disappearance of Patrick Alford.

01/22/2015

Flavor Flav in court in Mineola, Long Island on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rapper Flavor Flav Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Long Island Traffic Stop

Flav was arrested on Jan. 9, 2014. Police said he was caught speeding and driving with a suspended license on the Meadowbrook Parkway while driving to his mother’s funeral.

01/21/2015

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and families of victims of fatal hit-and-runs holds a news conference Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Victims’ Families Demand Stiffer Sentences For Hit-And-Run Killers In New York

The families, accompanied by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and state senators, demanded that the maximum sentence be increased from seven to 15 years for hit-and-run drivers.

01/20/2015

(L-R) Musician Adam Lambert, Jennifer Lopez and  Harry Connick Jr. attends the "American Idol XIV" Photo Call at New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge on September 17, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Homeless New York City Singer Wows ‘American Idol’ Judges

During Thursday night’s “American Idol,” Hollywood Anderson performed his original song, “My Best Friend,” receiving high praise from judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Adam Lambert.

01/16/2015

Andrew Berger (left) and Matthew McGurk are charged with 12 counts of second-degree robbery. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: 2 Men Charged In 12 Suffolk County Armed Robberies

Two men under surveillance by police have been arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies at gas stations and doughnut shops in Suffolk County.

01/15/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes a $1.66 billion property tax credit program while speaking at at Hofstra University on Long Island on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes NY Property Tax Credit Program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new plan that would bring property tax breaks to some New Yorkers.

01/14/2015

Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting has chosen the vacant Fortunoff store at The Source mall in Westbury  as the site of a new gambling hall. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Nassau County Executive Expresses Opposition To Casino At Former Fortunoff Site

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano took to Twitter on Monday to announce he’s against the casino-style gaming parlor proposed for the old Fortunoff site in Westbury.

01/13/2015

Police on the scene after a robbery turned deadly at a home in Mineola, NY on Jan. 11, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Suspect Sought After Man Shot, Killed In Driveway Of Mineola Home

Police said a man was shot in the head and robbed in his own driveway on Roslyn Road in Mineola.

01/12/2015

Irving Gerber, 87, former college professor who filed age discrimination complaint with NYS Division of Human Rights. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Ex-LIU Professor Files Age-Discrimination Complaint

A former adjunct professor at a Long Island university claims age discrimination played a role in his and two colleagues’ termination.

01/09/2015

Christopher Zaino (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Long Island Volunteer Firefighter Charged With Arson

A Long Island volunteer firefighter faces an arson charge in connection with a fire at a historic house last year.

01/09/2015

Suffolk County Dept of Public Works yard, Commack , Long Island. (Photo: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

County Executive Steve Bellone Declares Suffolk Ready For Winter

County Executive Steve Bellone announced the Department of Public Works has added four new heavy-duty snow vehicles to its fleet.

01/08/2015

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