Freeport

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

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)

Freeport Man Pleads Guilty To All Charges In Fire That Killed 13 Pit Bulls

A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen counts of felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges in connection with a fire that killed 13 pit bulls earlier this year.

08/25/2014

Raymond Balboa (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Long Island Man Charged After Deadly Boating Accident

Raymond Balboa, 53, is charged with vehicular manslaughter, operating a vessel while intoxicated and operating an unregistered vessel

08/11/2014

Police say Michael Petikas broke into the home of an Afghanistan veteran not once, but twice. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Afghanistan Vet’s Home L.I. Burglarized Twice By Former Resident

An Afghanistan war veteran recently got a very rude awakening. His new Long Island dream home was robbed not once, but twice, shortly after he bought it.

08/08/2014

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