Freeport

Patricia Hernandez (credit: Nassau County police)

Police: Suspect Sought In L.I. Bank, Shoe Store Robberies Arrested

Patricia Hernandez, 45, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first degree robbery, police said.

03/26/2014

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)

Nassau DA: Burned Home Had Dog Treadmills, Syringes, Supplements

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 in Freeport that went up in flames.

03/02/2014

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)

13 Pit Bulls Found Dead Following L.I. Fire; Man Faces Dog Fighting Charges

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.

03/01/2014

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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

An SUV slammed through the front of this Freeport, LI business following a crash with another car, Jan. 16, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

6 Injured After SUV Slams Through Front Of Freeport, LI Store

A two-car crash in Freeport, Long Island sent one driver slamming into the front of a store. A brown SUV plowed into the Prestige Marble, Granite & Tile at East Merrick Road and Henry Street late Thursday morning.

01/16/2014

Abram Owens mug shot (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Freeport Home Invasion Suspect Turns Himself In Via Crime Stoppers Hotline

The Nassau County Police Crime Stoppers tipline got an unusual tip leading to the arrest of a man wanted for shooting a woman during a home invasion last spring.

01/14/2014

Barbara Young digs sand out from her front door in Long Beach, N.Y., on Oct. 31, 2012, two days after superstorm Sandy struck Long Island. (credit: Getty Images)

Official: Tougher Building Codes Necessary For Sandy-Damaged Homes On Long Island

Some 3,000 Long Island homes deemed substantially damaged by superstorm Sandy must comply with new building codes or face financial penalties and huge insurance rate increases.

01/13/2014

New York Rising Protest

Long Island Sandy Victims Blast FEMA Rationale On ‘Earth Movement’ Flooding

It will be another Christmas spent homeless for tens of thousands of victims of Hurricane Sandy.

12/23/2013

Baldwin home now needs sprinkler system. (Credit CBS 2)

Fire Sprinklers Add To Sandy Victim’s Financial Woes

Town officials have told a Baldwin homeowner that the home now requires a sprinkler system.

12/05/2013

New York Rising Meeting

L.I. Residents Call ‘New York Rising’ Storm Relief Program Incompetent

The New York Rising program was set up by the state to help victims of Superstorm Sandy rebuild, but many have said the program has failed to deliver.

12/03/2013

Burglary suspect Fritz Byer, of Freeport. (Credit: NCPD)

Freeport Man Charged In Series Of Garden City Burglaries

Fritz Byer, of Freeport, was arraigned on three counts of burglary, two counts of criminal possession of stolen property and resisting arrest.

12/03/2013

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Storm Battered L.I. Family Spends Third Thanksgiving Away From Home

Their home was gutted by Irene and rebuilt but Sandy filled it with 6 ft. of flood water. Now, Katie and Liam are struggling to rebuild.

11/28/2013

(file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

High Winds Blow Over Sandy Victim’s Freeport Home

It was whole new nightmare for a Freeport family that was trying to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy.

11/02/2013

Government and school officials at a memorial luncheon for Lou Reed (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Freeport Pays Tribute To Native Lou Reed

Reed, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who graduated Freeport High School in 1959, died Sunday morning of an ailment related to his recent liver transplant. He was 71.

10/30/2013

FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, L.I. on Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Progress Continues On Long Island One Year After Superstorm Sandy

Evidence of Sandy’s wrath still remains in communities across Long Island. Nearly 100,000 buildings were destroyed in the storm, causing more than $8 billion in damage. Parts of the Long Island Rail Road were washed away and permanent repairs won’t be finished for another five years.

10/29/2013

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