Floral Park

Authorities say a Floral Park man was towing legally parked cars and holding them hostage. (Credit CBS 2)

Police: Tow Truck Driver Held Legally Parked Cars Hostage

Christopher Capurso, 22, was not licensed to own a tow truck and was holding cars hostage, according to investigators.

04/29/2013

Tow Truck

Police: Unlicensed Tow Truck Driver Put Up Own Signs, Towed Cars

An unlicensed tow truck driver stood accused this weekend of illegally towing cars on Long Island.

04/27/2013

Zeenabdeen Hadi And His Uncle Hasan Khazaal (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Boy Wounded In Iraq Car Bombing Formally Adopted By Uncle On L.I.

A 5-year-old boy was not expected to survive his injuries from a roadside bomb in Iraq as an infant, but now, he is very much alive and has been formally adopted by his uncle at a special ceremony on Long Island.

02/27/2013

Michael Augugliaro, of Bellerose, holds a mosquito swatter and bug repellents during a rally demanding the city spray for West Nile virus in Eastern Queens. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Some Queens Residents Call On City To Spray For West Nile Virus

Sen. Tony Avella said Nassau County has been conducting a series of treatments along the Queens and Nassau County border but the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has yet to spray along the Queens side of the border.

09/06/2012

FILE - Water comes to a boil on a gas stove. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Parts Of Nassau County

Health officials in Nassau County are warning residents to boil water before using after the dangerous bacteria E-coli was found in the water supply.

07/21/2011

Photo of Andrew Burrous, who was fatally struck by a vehicle Thursday in Floral Park.  (Handout Photo).

Andrew Burrous, L.I. Boy Struck, Killed By Student Driver, Laid To Rest

Hundreds of mourners, including teary eyed Cub Scouts, remembered a 9-year-old boy who was struck on his bicycle by a teenager learning to drive.

05/16/2011

Photo of Andrew Burrous, who was fatally struck by a vehicle Thursday in Floral Park.  (Handout Photo).

Cops: Andrew Burrous, 9, Struck And Killed In Floral Park By Teen Getting Driving Lesson

A 9-year-old boy, riding his bicycle on a sidewalk in Floral Park, was struck and killed yesterday by an out-of-control SUV operated by a teenager getting a driving lesson.

05/13/2011

Ambulance In Nassau County (credit: CBS 2)

Elderly Advised To Take It Easy This Snowstorm

Residents can tell from the piles of snow on the sidewalks that this storm didn’t bring the accumulations we saw from the post-Christmas blizzard. However, doctors still said to keep an eye on the elderly.

01/12/2011

Queens snow removal

Snow Removal Border War Between Queens, Nassau

One side of the street is a snowy mess, but the other is lean and clear. Why the difference? That was the situation on Wednesday in Nassau County’s Floral Park and Little Neck, just across the street in Queens.

12/29/2010

"Daisy" the cow is seen at the Queens County Farm Museum - Queens, NY - File / Photo: Queens County Farm Museum

Stories From Main Street: Floral Park, Queens

It’s harvest time in New York City.

10/18/2010