Freeport

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

A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train sits at the platform on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (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

It's becoming a common sight to see homes being raised on Long Island's South Shore. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York To Spend Up To $300M To Raise Homes In Flood Zone

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday on Long Island that the state will pick up the tab to elevate homes for anyone who is in the 100-year flood zone and who wants to raise their house.

07/30/2014

A McMansion is replacing a Sandy-damaged, one-level home in Freeport, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

The Changing Face Of Freeport: McMansions Replace Sandy-Damaged Bungalows On Long Island

Neighbors claim ostentatious monstrosities are changing the landscape of their modest and historic community.

06/12/2014

Marion Long lives across from the house dubbed "the monstrosity" by critics in Freeport. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Some Neighbors Call Freeport Home ‘Monstrosity’

A house being built on the water in Freeport is being called “the monstrosity” by some neighbors.

06/10/2014

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White Police Lieutenant Awarded $1.35 Million In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Lt. Christopher Barrella, who is white, had accused the village of awarding the police chief’s job to a Hispanic officer with few qualifications and a lower test score.

05/30/2014

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