Nassau County

A Ronkonkoma family posted this message to the person who destroyed their Christmas decorations. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Holiday Decorations Damaged In Queens And Long Island

Police on Long Island and in Queens are investigating separate incidents of holiday decorations being vandalized.

12/23/2014

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

Local Police Departments Take Precautions Following Deadly Shooting Of Cops In Brooklyn

The deadly shooting of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn has prompted police departments around the New York area to take precautions.

12/21/2014

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Authorities: Smugglers Used SUV With Hidden Compartment To Transport Drugs Into L.I.

An elaborate scheme to sell what prosecutors called poison on the streets of Nassau County in Mexico, police said.

12/18/2014

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Nassau Villages Come Together With Hope Of Saving Tax Dollars For Homeowners

For the first time in history, mayors on Long Island’s elite Gold Coast seem willing to sacrifice exclusivity to work cooperatively and develop joint programs.

12/15/2014

Long Island Puppy Rescue

91 Puppies Saved From West Coast, Put Up For Adoption On Long Island

If you are looking for a new puppy, dozens had just arrived on Long Island Monday from the West Coast.

12/08/2014

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

Controversial Nassau County Mini-Casino Months Away From Becoming A Reality

As a controversial mini-casino becomes a reality on Long Island, residents of Nassau County want to know its location and hours.

12/08/2014

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

Police Searching For Suspects In Nassau County Home Invasion

Nassau County police are investigating after three suspects, two of which are said to have worn what looked to be UPS uniforms, robbed a home in Elmont around 7:45 p.m. Friday.

12/06/2014

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

10 Percent Of Nassau County Police Force Expected To Retire In 2015

The agency says about 250 officers are expected to leave. It currently has 2,257 members.

12/01/2014

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Nassau County Group Protests Use Of Speed Cameras In School Zones

The Nassau group “Residents Opposing School Zone Speed Cameras” is protesting what protestors call a deceitful money grab masquerading as a child safety initiative.

11/16/2014

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

Lawyer Calls For Probe In Nassau Co. Arrest, Alleged Beating Of Salvadoran National; Alleges Racial Targeting

There’s a call for the Justice Department to investigate the actions of Nassau County police in the recent arrest and beating of a Salvadoran national.

11/12/2014

U.S. Navy veteran Shafqat Wasi and his family are joined by Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and other local leaders for the dedication of their new house in Hicksville. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Navy Vet, Family Honored With House Built By Other Veterans

A deserving serviceman and his family were handed the keys to their new home Monday. It is a subsidized house, built over the last five months by other veterans working in their spare time.

11/10/2014

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

Police Beef Up Patrols After Recent Rash Of Burglaries In Nassau County

Police have reported nearly 30 recent break-ins, mostly south of the Northern State Parkway from Manhasset Hills east to Roslyn Heights around Shelter Rock and Searingtown roads.

10/30/2014

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

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nonprofit To Expand Nassau County Sex Offender Program

Starting next year, the Long Island-based group Parents for Megan’s Law will begin monitoring the online activities of Nassau County’s registered sex offenders.

10/27/2014

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