East Meadow

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

(credit: Long Island Marathon)

Enhanced Security On Tap For This Weekend’s Long Island Marathon

After the bombings that killed three people at the Boston Marathon, this year’s Long Island Marathon will be different.

04/30/2013

Nassau University Medical Center - File Photo

Nassau University Medical Center Goes To Emergency Power

A hospital on Long Island was forced to switch to emergency generator power Monday morning.

04/22/2013

Grant Smith, 48, faces assault charges for an alleged bias incident on a golf course on April 11, 2013. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Golf Rage: Police Say 2 Men Clubbed On Long Island Course In Bias Attack

Grant Smith, 48, was arrested Thursday on assault and menacing charges, Nassau County police said.

04/12/2013

East Meadow welcome sign (credit: East Meadow Chamber of Commerce)

Residents React To Swastikas In East Meadow

Painful and hurtful are how residents of East Meadow characterize the finding of swastikas drawn on the sidewalk here on Andrea Road and Sherwood Roads.

04/08/2013

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Swastikas Found Drawn On Sidewalk In Nassau County

Police on Sunday were trying to find out who drew two swastikas on the sidewalk in East Meadow, Long Island.

04/07/2013

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Authorities: LI Man Arrested, Charged With Impersonating An FBI Agent

Detectives responding to a 911 call found two New York State drivers’ licenses with the same name and different dates of birth, and a fake FBI identification card in Singh’s possession.

03/23/2013

Hempstead Turnpike

Fence On Hempstead Turnpike Planned To Stop Dangerous Pedestrian Crossing

A 900-foot fence is set to be constructed in the middle of the busy Hempstead Turnpike, where crossing the busy roadway has put many people in danger.

01/12/2013

Hugh Murray (credit: Nassau County PD)

Long Island Man Charged With DWI, Possession of Stun Gun

Hugh Murray, 26, was arrested after he was spotted weaving in and out of traffic in his BMW on Hempstead Turnpike near Merrick Avenue in East Meadow around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

01/02/2013

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