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Nassau County Reopens Fifth Police Precinct In Elmont 2 Years After Controversial Plan

An old police precinct has been reopened on Long Island to the delight of residents who never wanted it closed.

04/20/2015

New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos speaks to members of the media following a conference with republican senators on June 17, 2011, in Albany, New York. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Sources: N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Son Investigated After Allegations Of Corruption

“I have and will continue to cooperate with any inquiry,” Skelos said in a statement Thursday.

04/16/2015

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Man Killed, 2 Injured In Fast-Moving Fire In Rooming House On Long Island

Eleven people were inside a Long Island home early Friday morning when a fire erupted, leaving one man dead and two others injured.

04/03/2015

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is joined by Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter and others  to announce a new initiative seeking to enhance communication and cooperation between law enforcement and immigrant victims and witnesses. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County Reaches Out To Immigrant Crime Victims, Witnesses

Law enforcement officials in Nassau County said Monday they plan to reach out to immigrant crime victims and encourage them to cooperate with authorities to help prosecute the perpetrators.

03/17/2015

Vicky Fradella received this ticket for an uninspected vehicle from the county. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau Judge: Enforcement Of 20-Year-Old Tickets Is Attempt To Clear Backlog

Multiple drivers on Long Island were recently shocked and baffled by traffic tickets dating back 20 years or more.

03/13/2015

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano in 2011 (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Nassau County Plans To Build New Practice Facility, Corporate Offices For Isles

County Executive Edward Mangano announced the plans Wednesday even as the team moves to Brooklyn.

03/12/2015

Nassau County officials unveil billboard seeking information in connection with murder, gas station robberies. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Officials Seek Public’s Help In Solving Murder, Gas Station Robberies

Officials are launching a new campaign to catch a man wanted in connection with a murder and a string of gas station robberies in Nassau County.

03/06/2015

Man wanted in connection with the murder of Oscar Ventura in Mineola. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Release Sketch, Video Of Man Wanted In Mineola Murder

Police have released a sketch and surveillance video of a man wanted in connection with a murder in Mineola.

03/04/2015

Police in Nassau County are searching for a brazen tire and rim thief targeting luxury cars. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau County Police Warn Mercedes-Benz Owners Of Tire And Rim Thefts

Dozens of expensive cars parked on driveways and in front of homes across Nassau County have been hit by thieves.

02/26/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

LI Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Halt Gaming Facilities In Nassau, Suffolk Counties

After the Westbury community came together and fought the plan to bring a casino to their neighborhood, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would halt gaming facilities in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

02/24/2015

Montauk Point. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

Residents and lawmakers have unanswered questions about a pending mini-casino in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS2)

State Lawmaker Proposes Legislation To Block OTB Gaming Parlors On Long Island

A state lawmaker is introducing new legislation to prohibit the Off-Track Betting Corporation from building gambling parlors on Long Island.

02/23/2015

Michael Greico received a parking ticket for parking in a handicapped space even though he has a placard, and still had to pay a $30 fee to Nassau County when the ticket was dismissed. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Nassau Lawmakers Agree With Complaints About Fees For Dismissed Tickets

A CBS2 story Thursday about parking ticket fees in Nassau County has received an overwhelming response.

02/20/2015

Firefighters respond to a blaze at 100 Terrace Ave. in Hempstead, Long Island, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dozens Spend Night In Shelter After Hempstead Apartment Fire

The Red Cross says about 40 people stayed overnight in a shelter, and more went to friends’ and families’ homes, after a fire raged through a Long Island apartment complex.

02/20/2015

Paul Keiley (right) and Sharona Abraham protest against the $30 Nassau County Driver Responsibility Fee, which is charged even for tickets that are dismissed. (Credit: CBS2)

Extra Parking Ticket Fee Infuriates Nassau Drivers, But Judge Advises Getting Used To It

Some Long Island drivers are livid, after their tickets were dismissed but they were stuck with a costly surcharge anyway.

02/19/2015

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