East Meadow

Richard Ortiz (credit: Nassau County Police)

LI Dad Accused Of Hitting Teen With Crowbar After Driving Daughter To Fight

Richard Ortiz, 45, of East Meadow, surrendered to police on Tuesday and was charged with second-degree assault.

06/25/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Cops: Pedestrian Struck In Melville Hit-And-Run Dies Of Injuries

A driver traveling southbound on Route 110 in Melville around 8:50 p.m. hit Robert Hosking, 85, and fled the scene, police said.

06/21/2014

School Bus Accident, Long Island

Long Island School Bus Accident Leaves 17 Students Injured

Seventeen high school students suffered minor injuries Monday afternoon, after an accident on Long Island.

06/02/2014

(Credit: East Meadow High School)

East Meadow Showing Tremendous Support For Hometown Kid Frank Viola

When it comes to famous people who grew up in East Meadow, there’s a few, but the name that always comes to mind for everyone, young and old, would be former big-league pitcher Frank Viola.

03/28/2014

Patricia Hernandez (credit: Nassau County police)

Police: Suspect Sought In L.I. Bank, Shoe Store Robberies Arrested

Patricia Hernandez, 45, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first degree robbery, police said.

03/26/2014

East Meadow Body Found

Man Found Dead Outside Temple On Long Island

A man’s dead body was found Saturday outside a temple on Long Island.

03/22/2014

Tips on how to protect yourself from credit card theft. (Credit: CBS 2)

Uncle Giuseppe’s L.I. Grocery Stores Warn Of Data Breach

A popular Long Island grocery store chain reported Thursday that it had been the victim of a data breach affecting credit card systems at three of its stores.

03/06/2014

Catalytic Converter Thefts L.I.

Suspect Charged With Stealing Catalytic Converters From Vehicles For The Disabled On L.I.

A Queens man has been charged with stealing dozens of catalytic converters from vehicles on Long Island, including nine vans for the transport of developmentally disabled adults.

03/01/2014

Catalytic Converter Thefts L.I.

Catalytic Converters Stolen From 9 Vans For Developmentally Disabled On Long Island

Police on Long Island have been trying to find out who would be so heartless as to vandalize vans meant to transport the developmentally disabled.

02/27/2014

Catalytic converter (file/credit: CBS 2)

Nassau Police: Valuable Car Part Swiped Off 9 Vans Owned By Charity For Disabled

Authorities said the suspects stole catalytic converters from vans owned by the charity AHRC in the middle of the night. It could cost as much as $25,000 to repair the vans.

02/27/2014

Charles Ganzenmuller

Prosecutors: Unlicensed Air Conditioning Contractor Scammed L.I. Home Owners

A Pennsylvania man was in court Monday, charged with bilking Long Island homeowners out of thousands of dollars for air conditioning work he never performed.

02/24/2014

Democratic Nassau County executive nominee Tom Suozzi speaks in East Meadow, Sept. 12, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suozzi Pledges To ‘Bring Everything We Have’ In Nassau County Exec Race

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The race is on in the rematch between incumbent Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and the position’s previous officeholder. As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, Democrat Tom Suozzi wants his […]

09/12/2013

A Long Island couple had their lives turned upside-down for a little while this week after simple Google searches triggered the police into action. (Photo: CBS 2)

Long Island Couple Gets Quite The Scare Over A Simple Google Search

It’s something you probably do a dozen times a day — jump on your computer and enter a search into Google. One Long Island couple did just that, and then heard a knock on the door from police.

08/01/2013

Purple Heart Returned To World War II Hero's Family (credit: CBS 2)

Purple Heart Returned To World War II Hero’s Family On Long Island

The medal was award to Staff Sgt. Arnold Haapala, originally from Elmont, who was killed in the invasion of Normandy during World War II.

07/02/2013

Marijuana (file / credit: DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman, Teenage Son Arrested As Police Bust L.I. Marijuana Operation

A 48-year-old woman and her teenage son, along with three other teens and a 21-year-old, were arrested and charged this weekend in the bust of a marijuana sales operation in Nassau County.

06/30/2013

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