The merry-go-round that was destroyed outside the Magnoni home in Bethpage (credit: Arnaldo Magnoni)

Grinch Steals Christmas From Autistic Child On Long Island

NYPD officer Arnaldo Magnoni said his 7-year-old son loved the colorful inflatable merry-go-round that spun around with Santa Claus on it. That is, until the holiday decoration was cut into pieces and left on the ground.


Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Sandy Recovery Fund Set Up In Nassau County For Hardest-Hit Residents

A committee of Nassau County police and fire department chaplains has been formed to collect and distribute recovery funds to residents.


Island Harvest turkey and food drive - Bethpage, NY - Nov 16, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

After Sandy, Need Is Greater At Annual Turkey Drive On Long Island

Because of superstorm Sandy, there are many new faces in need of food assistance this year at the Island Harvest food drive in Bethpage.


Street Buckled Due To Sewage Inundation (credit: CBS 2)

Some Homes Condemned Following Raw Sewage Leak On Long Island’s South Shore

The biggest breach took place at the Bay Park sewage treatment facility where a nine foot wall of water flooded the pumps. That led to the sewage inundation of more than 100 homes across nine South Shore villages.


(L-R) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) attend a press conference on Superstorm Sandy Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Napolitano: ‘No Option Is Off The Table’ For Housing Displaced Long Islanders

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was in Bethpage on Tuesday, along with Rep. Peter King and Rep. Steve Israel to discuss the temporary housing options for those who lost their homes in the storm.


Rep. Steve Israel (file/photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Israel Warns Of Increasing Threat Of ATM Skimming

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) on Wednesday warned consumers of the serious and ongoing threat of ATM scams.

CBS New York–10/24/2012

Navy's toxic mess

U.S. Government Expecting Long Island Residents To Pay For Navy’s Toxic Mistake

Many residents are being asked to foot the bill for the government’s dumping of toxic waste into the Long Island soil. And to make matters worse, the contamination is on the move.


Welcome to Bethpage sign (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State Health Officials Conducting Cancer Study Near Old Long Island Dump Site

The toxic plot is the result of years of dumping by the Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy and is believed to threaten the water supply to about 250,000 residents in Bethpage.


Bethpage State Park prepares for the Barclay Tournament. (credit: Facebook)

Scoping The Scene At The Barclays

TV 10-55’s Ann Mercogliano visited the site of the first round of the PGA Tour’s Fedex Playoffs, scoping out everything from the best golf equipment to the fashion scene.


Annie Park and Matt Lowe (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Annie Park Becomes First Girl To Win Nassau H.S. Boys Golf Tournament

Annie Park, 17, of Levittown, defeated two-time defending champion Matt Lowe by six shots today in Bethpage, and hopes her win will inspire others to take up the sport.


Nassau County officials hold an event to promote teen driving safety - May 16, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

100 Deadliest Days For Teen Drivers Coming Up Soon

The 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the most dangerous for teenage drivers in America, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.


FILE - Nicholas Cosmo (right) (credit: CBS 2)

Accused Associates Of Nicholas Cosmo, Long Island’s ‘Mini-Madoff,’ Arrested

Four associates of a New York businessman convicted in a $400 million Ponzi scheme were arrested early Wednesday on charges that they pocketed nearly $38 million in commissions for their efforts in advancing the fraud, federal prosecutors said.


Pharmacy Security Summit - Bethpage, NY - Feb 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Pharmacy Security Summit Attracts Hundreds In Nassau County

After the massacre at a pharmacy in Medford, robberies, and concerns of prescription drug abuse, hundreds gathered in Bethpage on Tuesday to discuss pharmacy security.


Fingerprint dust on burglarized Bethpage home (credit: CBS 2)

4 Nassau County Burglaries Under Investigation

“Went up to my bedroom first, got some jewelry out of the bedroom,” said resident Sal Filliponi.


(credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office/Handout)

New York Pediatrician Faces Federal Molestation Charges

A New York pediatrician already charged in state court with sexually abusing young female patients is now facing federal charges.