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Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Nassau Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Nassau Coliseum Renovation Proposal

County legislators will vote on a plan by developer Bruce Ratner to renovate the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and build a retail and entertainment complex that would include restaurants, an ice rink, a bowling alley and a movie theater.

09/23/2013

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

Nassau County Budget Plan Keeps Taxes Flat, Calls For Future Borrowing

Ed Mangano’s challenger and former county executive Tom Suozzi said the budget plan does nothing to solve the county’s debt.

09/18/2013

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

Outside Garden City synagogue (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Traditions Usher In Rosh Hashanah, The Jewish New Year

Nassau County authorities are urging people to be extra vigilant over the next 10 days.

09/04/2013

A view of the matrix board announcement of the New York Islanders' move to Brooklyn at Barclays Center on October 24, 2012. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Isles Will Move to Brooklyn, But Return To Long Island Is More Possible Than You Think

A lot can change over the span of an arena lease and this particular case is no exception to that. Unless Ratner and the Isles hit a grand slam here, nothing is off the table.

08/20/2013

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Forest City Ratner Selected To Renovate Nassau Coliseum

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano called Forest City Ratner’s proposal the “best opportunity for Nassau County” at a Thursday press conference.

08/15/2013

Nassau County Police respond to the shooting of an officer on Aug. 14, 2013. Inset: Police display the gun they say was recovered at the scene. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Police: Nassau County Cop Shot, Injured While Responding To Burglary

An officer who police said was responding to a report of a home burglary was shot and injured early Wednesday morning on Long Island.

08/14/2013

Nassau County ShotSpotter system. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau County ‘ShotSpotter’ System Gets Video Upgrade

The video cameras pan to the area where shots were fired to record a license plate, a car, a face or anything else that can help catch the suspect.

08/06/2013

Looks Great Service sign. The tree removal company has a big contract with Nassau, which officials are investigating for possible payola. (credit: CBS 2)

State Officials Looking Into Possible Payola Between Nassau Exec, Tree Company

Looks Great Service has a whopping $70 million contract with Nassau for debris removal, CBS 2 has learned. It has been revealed that Looks Great has contributed $17,000 to the Republican’s re-election campaign.

07/12/2013

Wantagh Park pool (credit: Nassau County Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Museums)

Nassau County Public Pool Hours Extended As Steamy Conditions Stick Around

The county’s public pools will be open an additional two hours on Monday – until 8 p.m. – due to high demand.

07/08/2013

Superstorm Sandy debris on Long Island (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Mangano: 61 Contractors Arrested For Working Without Licenses

“We had one contractor who was knocking on doors collecting money to do Sandy recovery work. He would do a little bit of the work and then move on,” County Consumer Affairs Commissioner Madalyn Farley said.

06/27/2013

West Shore Road in Bayville, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

West Shore Road Reopens Connecting Oyster Bay To Bayville

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and other officials cut the ribbon on Monday and Tuesday was the first morning drive for it since Sandy.

06/11/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, on June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (Photo by NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

Flooding Remains The Big Concern As Andrea Remnants Pound Tri-State Area

Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.

06/07/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by NOAA, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, forms June 5, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Tropical Storm Andrea Poised To Soak Entire Tri-State Area

Forecasters say the remains from Andrea will approach from the south, bringing heavy rain to the state on Friday. The rain could produce small stream and urban flooding.

06/06/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Mourners Bid Final Farewell To Hofstra Student Accidentally Shot By Police

Worshippers exchanged hugs Wednesday as they arrived for Andrea Rebello’s funeral at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Sleepy Hollow.

05/22/2013

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