Elmont

Transit worker Joel Grasman has admitted to taking a bucket truck and driving it on a rampage of destruction through Elmont. (credit: CBS 2)

Transit Worker Pleads Guilty To Ride Of Destruction In Bucket Truck On Long Island

A New York City Transit Authority electrician pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing a bucket truck and going on a rampage of destruction on Long Island last summer

04/02/2014

Plows hit the road in White Plains on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Some LI Residents Contend With Snow-Covered Sidewalks Days After Last Snowstorm

In New Hyde Park, shoveled sidewalks have been quickly covered with snow and ice after plows pass by. Meantime, residents in Elmont are demanding that businesses be held accountable for failing to shovel their sidewalks.

02/10/2014

Belmont Park

2 Horses Die In Belmont Park Accident

Four-time graded stakes winner Caixa Eletronica and another horse died Saturday after a training accident at Belmont Park on Long Island.

01/04/2014

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3 Teens Charged With Swiping Packages On Long Island

Three teenage boys have been arrested for allegedly stealing packages from homes on Long Island.

11/23/2013

James Howley (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Homeless L.I. Man Stabs Victim After Getting Dollar

James Howley, 46, was arrested Sunday on assault, attempted robbery and other charges, Nassau County police said.

10/14/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Former L.I. Man Extradited From India To Face Rape Charges

A man has been returned to the United States from India, and is being held on charges that he raped a 14-year-old girl more than three years ago on Long Island.

09/30/2013

Joel Grasman (credit: CBS 2)

Transit Worker Accused Of Downing Trees, Wires In Elmont Apologizes

The New York City Transit Authority electrician charged in a bizarre incident that left a trail of destruction in a Long Island community is being held on $100,000 bail.

08/28/2013

A bucket truck pulled down wires and power poles in Elmont, Long Island on Aug. 27, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Runs Amok With Stolen Bucket Truck; Blacks Out 6,000 On Long Island

A huge cleanup was under way Tuesday on Long Island following a bizarre incident that left thousands of homes without power earlier in the morning.

08/27/2013

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

Three Face Charges In Connection With Beatings, Cell Phone Thefts In Elmont

Police eventually tracked down Benton, Smith, and Joyce on Dutch Broadway. Cops recovered the cell phones from both robberies and apprehended the suspects.

08/24/2013

The New York Cosmos hope to build a privately financed 25,000-seat stadium in the shadow of Belmont Racetrack. (Photo: Handout)

Elmont Community Leaders Seeking To Block New Soccer Stadium

The 25,000-seat stadium would be the home of the recently revived New York Cosmos. The proposed site is currently a parking lot and would be developed with private funding, if approved.

07/23/2013

The New York Cosmos hope to build a privately financed 25,000-seat stadium in the shadow of Belmont Racetrack. (Photo: Handout)

Cosmos Pushing Hard For 25,000-Seat Stadium Near Belmont Park

The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn, but will Long Island soon gain a professional soccer team? The New York Cosmos have big plans for a soccer stadium on the Queens/Nassau County border.

06/26/2013

Racing at Belmont Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Officials Announce Heightened Security Measures For Belmont Stakes

Backpacks, coolers, luggage and large bags are banned from going beyond the parking lot of the race track.

06/06/2013

The sketch of a man who police say impersonated a UPS worker to burglarize a home in Elmont (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Who Posed As UPS Worker In Elmont Burglary

The suspect was holding a box and wearing a brown UPS jacket, jeans and a brown skull cap when he rang the doorbell of a home on Barbara Street shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

04/26/2013

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Police: UPS Impersonator Bound Women, Burglarized L.I. Home

The suspect was holding a box and wearing a brown UPS jacket, jeans and a brown skull cap when he rang the doorbell of a home on Barbara Street shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

04/24/2013

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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