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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

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Police Union Defends Officer’s Actions In Hofstra University Standoff

While critics have questioned the actions of the Nassau County police officer who accidentally killed a 21-year-old Hofstra University student, police union officials have called him “a great cop who did the right thing.”

05/21/2013

Slot Machine (File Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Plan For ‘Huge’ Long Island Casino In The Works

A proposal to build a major Long Island casino with video slot machines is part of closed-door negotiations to expand casino gambling in New York, according to the head of the Nassau County Off-Track Betting Corp. and a legislative bill.

05/16/2013

Debris from superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

State Investigating Some Nassau County Offices Over Sandy Clean-Up Efforts

The probe will look into how Sandy contracts were awarded and how contractors performed.

05/15/2013

Long Island Marathon

Beefed Up Security Put Into Place For Long Island Marathon

Bomb-sniffing dogs and state troopers are on hand. There are officers on horseback and motorcycle along the route and police helicopters are also keeping an eye on things from the sky.

05/05/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS/File)

Nassau County Postpones Closing Baldwin Police Precinct

It’s possible that merging the Baldwin-based First Precinct into the Seaford-based Seventh Precinct may never happen as planned, officials said.

04/08/2013

Lorraine Bianchini and Thomas McKinley (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Husband And Wife Sold Heroin From Elmont Home

Thomas McKinley, 53, and his wife Lorraine Bianchini, 61, were arrested Monday around 12:30 p.m. during an undercover operation, police said.

03/26/2013

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