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Cars drive in front of Plainedge Middle School. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County Lawmakers Repeal Speed Camera Program

County Executive Ed Mangano has warned of painful spending cuts to help fill the $30 million budget gap created by the speed camera repeal.

12/15/2014

Ed Mangano (file / credit: County Executive's Office)

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano Lists Options For Plugging Budget Hole If Speed Cameras Repealed

The Legislature is expected to unanimously approve a repeal of Nassau’s controversial speed camera program Monday.

12/11/2014

Cars drive in front of Plainedge Middle School. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County School Zone Speed Cameras Likely To Be Repealed

Nassau County Republicans have now joined Democrats in calls to repeal the law.

12/09/2014

Speed camera (file/credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County Scaling Back Use Of Speed Cameras In School Zones

Instead of operating on school days from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., the problem-plagued program will, beginning Monday, operate from 7 to 9 a.m. and again from 2 to 4 p.m.

12/04/2014

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano talks with CBS 2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer about his choice to endorse Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Credit: CBS 2)

GOP Nassau Executive Mangano Crosses Party Lines, Backs Gov. Cuomo

In a stunning development in the New York state gubernatorial race, Republican Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has rejected his party’s own nominee to back Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

10/08/2014

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$6.5M Plan Proposes To Install Warning Lights Outside Nassau County Schools

First there was an uproar over speeding tickets in Nassau County school zones. But now there is a proposal to install warning lights.

09/19/2014

A school speed zone sign is seen in Bethpage, NY on Sept. 2, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Nassau County Speed Cameras Operating Again In School Zones

School zone speed cameras are back in operation in Nassau County after a the program’s initial roll out in July led to the dismissal of thousands of tickets.

09/02/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

07/11/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 5, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Officials Kick Off Belmont Stakes Festivities In Garden City

There is still a couple of days before California Chrome hits the track at Belmont for a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, but the celebration for Saturday’s big race has already started.

06/05/2014

Eisenhower Park - East Meadow, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nassau County Exec. Proposes Increasing Fees For County Services

Under the plan, inspections would cost an additional $61, adult annual membership at Eisenhower Park’s Aquatic Center would rise by $50 and weekend golf at the park would go up from $36 to $40.

05/15/2014

Maria and Brendan Goldblatt get married at the Empire State Building on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Doesn’t Stop Valentine’s Day In NY, NJ

During one event, three couples said “I do” at the Empire State Building. Valentine’s Day is the only day couples can tie the knot at the building.

02/14/2014

Main Street in East Islip (credit: OT Farm)

Parts Of Long Island Hit With More Than A Foot Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island, along with New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

02/13/2014

Snow And Ice Storm Preps

Snow, Ice Disrupts LIRR Service, Makes For Slick Driving

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.

02/05/2014

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Snowstorm Slams Long Island; Officials Monitor Road Conditions

The Long Island Expressway was slow-moving from about noon Tuesday well through the end of rush hour due to near whiteout conditions.

01/21/2014

Attorney Fred Brewington and Randy Hoskins-White, left, hold a news conference in Hempstead, Long Island, on Jan. 6, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Lawyer: Nassau Officials Covering Up Politically Motivated Arrest

Randy Hoskins-White was treated like a caged animal by Nassau County police and officials who now are trying to cover up his politically motivated arrest, the man’s lawyer alleged Monday.

01/06/2014

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