Freeport

Detectives say Victor Wilson, 49, went into the front garden of Our Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church and damaged statues.

Man Charged With Hate Crime After Allegedly Breaking Religious Statue

Freeport police officers recognized the defendant from previous arrests involving religious places of worship.

08/15/2015

Michael Everett is accused of shoplifting at the Compare Foods store in Freeport, Long Island and confronting a security guard with a meat cleaver. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: LI Security Guard Talks About Cleaver Attack While Confronting Alleged Shoplifter

There was a big scare this week at a Nassau County grocery store, when a security guard confronted a suspected shoplifter and was nearly attacked with a meat cleaver.

07/08/2015

David Bevilacqua of East Meadow is accused of stealing plumbing supplies from his employer and selling them on eBay (NYPD)

Man Accused Of Stealing Plumbing Supplies From Employer, Selling Them On Ebay

Detectives say Bevilacqua would post several plumbing items on eBay and would ship the stolen merchandise to various unknowing buyers across the country.

07/04/2015

Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy & activists protest at site of NYS DOT yard on June 17, 2015 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Freeport Mayor, Activists Protest Over State DOT Storage Yard On Village Property

Freeport Village, which owns the land, has gone to court to try and push the state off the property.

06/17/2015

Seerojnie Ram (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Woman Charged With Stealing Identities Of 500 People

An arrest on Long Island has halted a scheme that plundered the identities of hundreds of people, including the dead and disabled, in 31 states, authorities said Friday.

05/15/2015

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

Motorcyclist Killed, Good Samaritan Hurt In Freeport

The motorist also hit a driver who rushed to the woman’s aid, Nassau County police said.

05/04/2015

An arrest by a Freeport police officer is captured on a body camera. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Freeport Police Say Body Cameras Are Win-Win For All

The Freeport Police Department is the only one in New York state where body cameras are already standard issue.

04/30/2015

Nautical Mile, Freeport, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Travel Site Names Freeport, LI, And Asbury Park, NJ, Among 20 Coolest Towns In US

Freeport, Long Island and Asbury Park, New Jersey are among the top 20 coolest towns in America, according to the travel website Matador Network.

02/26/2015

John O'Mard leaving court in Mineola on March 25, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Ex-L.I. Principal Gets 60 Days In Prison, 10 Years’ Probation For Sex With Teen

A former Long Island school principal was sentenced to 60 days in prison and 10 years’ probation Wednesday, after pleading guilty to having sex with a teenage boy.

02/11/2015

Wilson Reyes (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Long Island Babysitter Assaulted 2-Year-Old Girl In His Care

Wilson Reyes, 21, was babysitting the 2-year-old girl when the attack happened on New Year’s Day in Freeport, police said.

01/07/2015

Winners of a housing lottery will move into federally subsidized homes on Long Island in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Housing Lottery Proves To Be Christmas Miracle For Seven New York Families

Christmas wishes came true on Thursday, for seven lucky winners of a unique lottery.

12/18/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

2 Men Arrested In Series Of Long Island Robberies

Sgt. John Giambrone said the men targeted business owners, believing they had large amounts of cash on them.

12/11/2014

Jasmine Copeland (Credit: Nassau County Police)

16-Year-Old Charged In Stabbing Death Of Another Teen On Long Island

Nassau County police said 16-year-old Jasmine Copeland, of Freeport, got into an argument with three girls aged 16, 17, and 9 on Saturday night.

11/02/2014

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: LIRR To Spend $14 Million To Replace Recently Upgraded Escalators

The Long Island Rail Road plans to spend $14 million to replace six escalators that were upgraded less than two years ago.

09/22/2014

Anthony Reddick is facing 18 counts of felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges after 13 dead pit bulls were found in a one-car garage that went up in flames. (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Long Island Man Gets 3 Years In Prison For Dog Fighting After Fire That Killed 13 Pit Bulls

Anthony Reddick was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty in August to nearly two dozen counts of felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges.

09/22/2014

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