Dix Hills

Emerson Power Lines Down

Trees, Power Lines Torn Down, Flights And Transit Snagged By Powerful Storms

A round of storms ripped down trees and power lines, and brought delays and cancellations to Tri-State Area airports and train lines Monday afternoon.

10/07/2013

Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center (credit: NYS Office of Mental Health)

Parents Fight To Save LI’s Only Inpatient Mental Health Facility For Children

A hospital to help troubled kids is on the chopping block as part of a sweeping plan to downsize New York State psychiatric facilities.

09/20/2013

Albert Dibernardo (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Pleads Not Guilty

Police said Albert DiBernardo of Melville was behind the wheel of a vehicle that struck and killed 44-year-old bicyclist Ricardo Fernandez in Dix Hills.

09/03/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Suffolk Police: Bicyclist Killed In Hit-And-Run

Police in Suffolk County were looking Monday for a driver who left a bicyclist for dead after striking him.

09/02/2013

Northern State Parkway Tree Fall

Tree Crashes Onto Northern State Parkway

A huge tree crashed onto the busy Northern State Parkway on Long Island Sunday, causing a major traffic nightmare.

09/01/2013

Dix Hills man Robert Mayer, has been missing since June 15. (Credit: CBS 2)

Distraught Family Offering Reward For Information Regarding L.I. Man’s Disappearance

He went to work and never came home, a Long Island family has spent the past two months searching for their father and husband, now a reward has been offered by the heartsick family.

08/05/2013

A missing poster for Robert Mayer. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Family, Friends Searching For Missing Dix Hills Man

Family and friends searched the woods Friday morning near the Deer Park train station where Robert Mayer’s 2004 red Pontiac was found.

06/28/2013

James Lovret has been charged with three counts of second degree burglary. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Deer Park Man Charged With Three Counts Of Burglary

When officers canvassed the area near a weekend burglary, they came upon James Lovret, 30, and charged him with second degree burglary, police announced.

04/29/2013

Dead trees on Long Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Some Sandy Damage On Long Island Is Only Now Apparent

Only now, when landscaping is supposed to be turning green, are Long Island’s shoreline homeowners realizing additional devastation caused by superstorm Sandy.

04/22/2013

Susan and Edward Young with Rep. Steve Israel (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Congressman Wants To Get Rid Of Waiting Period For Benefits For Terminally Ill Patients

Israel said under the current rules, many terminally ill patients will not receive the benefits before they die.

03/29/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Killed In L.I.E. Crash

An off-duty NYPD officer was killed early Monday in a crash on the Long Island Expressway.

03/25/2013

The Yipity Yap pet store in Huntington, NY. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cops: $1,800 Black Pug Puppy Pilfered From Huntington Store

A woman is seen on surveillance video walking into the store with a big, dark-colored bag hanging off her arm. Store employees said she posed as a customer.

02/22/2013

Makeshift memorial in front of Jovan Belcher's West Babylon home (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

More Than 300 Mourners Attend Funeral Of Jovan Belcher In Dix Hills

More than 300 mourners were in attendance at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills, east of New York City and a few miles north of the West Babylon home where the 25-year-old Belcher was raised.

12/12/2012

Makeshift memorial in front of Jovan Belcher's West Babylon home (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Services To Be Held In Dix Hills For Former Chiefs Linebacker Jovan Belcher

A New York church is holding services for Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher. The services will be held on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills.

12/11/2012

Mt. Kilimanjaro (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Laureus)

Dix Hills Man To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro To Raise Money, Awareness For Autism

The Spectrum Designs Foundation, which gives employment to those diagnosed with autism, has touched the heart of Justin Abrams. The 23-year-old Dix Hills resident told WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall that he plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

04/15/2012

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