Baldwin

An alligator that was found walking in the parking lot of a Pathmark supermarket in Baldwin, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 (credit: Handout via Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Fourth Alligator Discovered On L.I. Taken To Riverhead Aquarium

There’s a snappy mystery still unfolding on Long Island. Someone has been dumping gators in several neighborhoods. Yes, gators, as in alligators. And the thought of them roaming free has residents a little skittish.

10/05/2012

An alligator that was found walking in the parking lot of a Pathmark supermarket in Baldwin, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 (credit: Handout via Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Second Gator Found In Baldwin Supermarket Parking Lot; Nassau SPCA Offers Reward

Two alligators were found in the parking lot of a Baldwin Pathmark store, one on Tuesday evening and one Wednesday afternoon, police said.

10/03/2012

Mosquitoes (credit: CBS 2)

Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus At Historic High On Long Island

To combat the insect infiltration, Suffolk and Nassau Counties have been spraying mosquito repellant by air and by ground. But that is not without controversy.

08/07/2012

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Police: L.I Man Charged With Setting 2 Fires At His Home

Evans Saintune, 48, was arrested Wednesday in Baldwin after an investigation of the fires found that they had been started on purpose, Nassau County police said.

07/05/2012

Cathy Scalia at court in Hempstead on Monday, June 18, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. ‘Hot Dog Hooker’ Cathy Scalia Sentenced To 7 Days In Jail

Wearing a bikini top under her clothes, Cathy Scalia was processed and released from the courthouse for time served and was not sent back to jail.

06/18/2012

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Police: Suspects Wanted For Stealing Sneakers From L.I. Teen

Police in Nassau County are looking for two suspects who they said stole a pair of Nike sneakers from a 14-year-old boy who had listed the shoes for sale online.

05/23/2012

Cathy Scalia (credit: CBS 2)

So-Called L.I. ‘Hot Dog Hooker’ Cathy Scalia Shut Down On Sunrise Highway Over Permit

Cathy Scalia briefly reclaimed her post on Sunrise Highway in Baldwin Wednesday morning before she ran into some permit woes.

05/09/2012

Nassau County Residents voice displeasure about plan to close 4 police precincts  on Feb. 6, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Nassau County Residents Voice Displeasure About Plan To Close 4 Police Precincts

The First Precinct in Baldwin, Fifth Precinct in Elmont, Sixth Precinct in Manhasset and Eighth Precinct in Levittown will become community policing centers with fewer officers under the plan.

02/06/2012

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau Minority Leader Blasts Mangano Police Closure Plan

Under a new plan announced by Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano on Monday, four of the county’s eight police precincts would close and be turned into community policing centers to save money.

01/31/2012

Firefighter Robert Wiedmann (credit: FDNY)

Baldwin Fire Department Holding Blood Drive To Honor Injured Firefighter

A Long Island fire department is holding a blood drive in honor of a firefighter badly burned in a blaze in a Brooklyn brownstone.

12/30/2011

Generic Swimming Pool File Photo (credit: AP Photo)

Toddler Found Face Down In Swimming Pool Rescued By Cousin

A toddler is in the hospital after a near tragedy in a backyard swimming pool on Long Island.

06/17/2011

Katrina Petway and Steve Michalik hug at North Shore University Hospital - Manhasset, NY - May 19, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Former Mr. Universe Gets New Lease On Life With Kidney Transplant At North Shore University Hospital

As part of a three-way kidney exchange at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, former Mr. Universe Steve Michalik got a new chance at living.

05/19/2011

Ex-Captain Michael Esposito died after responding to a fire in Baldwin on May 18, 2011 (credit: Handout)

Volunteer Firefighter Michael Esposito Dies Following Blaze In Baldwin

Officials said volunteer firefighter Michael Esposito became ill at the scene of an early morning fire in Baldwin and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died.

05/18/2011

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Office Manager For L.I. Charity Accused Of Stealing Funds

The office manager of a well-known Long Island charity is charged with stealing more than $130,000 by using the organization’s credit cards for personal spending sprees, police said.

03/09/2011

Generic Arrest File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Man Accused Of Punching, Choking Woman

Police have charged David Knudson with attempted murder in connection with the attack on the 32-year-old woman in Baldwin.

02/24/2011

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