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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

Christmas Tree Shopping

Tree Sellers Say There’s A Science To Buying Your Christmas Tree

For many here in the Tri-State, the Christmas tree is the centerpiece of the holiday season. And for those people, there’s a little bit of science involved in selecting that perfect tree.

12/04/2011

Taylor Cavalieri (photo via Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Couple Arrested Under Social Host Law Months After Teen’s Death

Police said the teen stumbled away from the Dix Hills house party with alcohol in her system and was struck and killed as she tried to walk across the nearby parkway.

09/22/2011

Dix Hills dog attacks

Pack Of Ferocious Wild Dogs Menacing Suffolk County Community

There’s a scary situation taking place in one Long Island neighborhood. A pack of wild dogs is on the loose, engaging in some particularly vicious attacks.

09/07/2011

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Woman Escapes Dix Hills House Fire By Jumping Into Arms Of Suffolk County Cop

As firefighters battled the flames, police officer William O’Rourke was able to convince Anita Bareja to jump from the roof to safety.

06/30/2011

John Coltrane's home in Dix Hills (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Jazz Musician John Coltrane’s Home In Dix Hills Makes ‘Most Endangered’ List

John Coltrane’s home on Long Island, where he wrote “A Love Supreme,” has deteriorated due to a lack of funds.

06/15/2011

Girl Scout Cookies

Dix Hills Mom Petitions For Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout Elle Malinow has sold hundreds of boxes of Girl Scout cookies, but she’s never tasted one. The 7-year-old Dix Hills girl has celiac disease which means her diet has to be gluten-free.

05/31/2011

Dix Hills Man Killed In East Northport Car Collision

EAST NORTHPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a Dix Hills man is dead after he collided with another car in East Northport. Police say Anthony Padovano was driving on Larkfield Road just […]

01/23/2011

"Mikey" with rescuers: Dix Hills Fire Chief Tom Magno and Firefighter Kris Tilles (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Horse Rescued After Falling Into Dix Hills Swimming Pool

A cold January night is no time to be jumping in a swimming pool — especially if you’re a horse.

01/21/2011

Dix Hills Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Snow And Cold Lead To Treacherous Road Conditions

Police and emergency responders have been busy all night on Long Island. Slick, icy road conditions are to blame. The thin coating of wet snow and temperatures in the low 20s led to accidents.

12/14/2010

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