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Police: Armed Gunmen Rob, Abduct Driver In Freeport Carjacking

A 35-year-old man driving a Mercedes was stopped at a traffic light when five armed men, four with handguns and one with a shotgun, pulled him out of the car, police said.

05/24/2013

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

Reopening Ceremony Held For Long Island’s Nautical Mile

Town officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.

05/13/2013

Nick Secchi, Blaise Gibson

Long Island Man Reunited With Good Samaritan Who Rescued Him From Creek

A Long Island man’s long search ended Tuesday night, as he finally found the mystery man who saved his life.

04/23/2013

Milburn Pond Park in Freeport (file / credit: Nassau County)

L.I. Man Seeks Man Who Helped Rescue Him From Icy Water

A Long Island man wants to thank the hero who saved him from the freezing water after he jumped in to save his dog.

04/23/2013

Dead trees on Long Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Some Sandy Damage On Long Island Is Only Now Apparent

Only now, when landscaping is supposed to be turning green, are Long Island’s shoreline homeowners realizing additional devastation caused by superstorm Sandy.

04/22/2013

Freeport's Nautical Mile (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy-Devastated Businesses Along Freeport’s Nautical Mile Gear Up For Summer

Nearly six months after superstorm Sandy devastated much of Long Island, merchants along the famed Nautical Mile are fighting back.

04/18/2013

Lloyd Williams was sentenced to 25 years to life for killing a man while driving drunk and high. (credit: CBS 2)

Maximum Sentence For Convicted Drunk, Drugged Driver On Long Island

A jury found Lloyd Williams guilty, handing down a rare depraved indifference murder conviction for a fatal DWI crash in Nassau County in June 2011.

04/17/2013

Raymond Roth (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Who Faked His Own Death Has Now Been Impersonating A Cop

A man who recently pleaded guilty to faking his own death was in trouble again this week – this time for impersonating a police officer and trying to kidnap women in Nassau County.

03/27/2013

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

Attorney: Freeport Principal Did Not Use Fake Fingerprints To Get Hired

The attorney representing the Freeport middle school principal accused of having sex with a minor said there is no evidence his client submitted phony fingerprints to hide his criminal past.

03/25/2013

John O'Mard (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

DOE: Freeport Principal Accused Of Having Sex With Teen Submitted False Fingerprints

A Long Island middle school principal accused of having sex with a teenager he met online submitted false fingerprints to the state a decade ago, according to the New York State education department.

03/22/2013

John O'Mard (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: L.I. Middle School Principal Accused Of Having Sex With Teen He Met Online

John Omard, the principal of J.W. Dodd Middle School in Freeport, arranged to meet the 16-year-old boy last September after the pair met online, police said.

03/20/2013

Dogs seen ahead at a press conference ahead of the 2013 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show - Feb. 7, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Kicks Off In Manhattan

A record 2,700 dogs will compete for the title of Best in Show at the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show today and tomorrow, and some have overcome great challenges to get there.

02/11/2013

Surfer Vadim Zabreed walks past the damaged boardwalk in Long Beach - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sandy-Battered Residents Brace For Service Cuts, Tax Hikes

Communities already hit hard by superstorm Sandy are bracing for the next hit – lost tax revenue as a result of the damage.

01/25/2013

Mold Remediation (credit: CBS 2)

Money Raised By 12-12-12 Concert Helping Sandy Relief Effort

The Robin Hood Foundation said they are distributing the money quickly but carefully. In the five weeks since the concert, the non-profit has already given $20 million to relief organizations.

01/17/2013

New York State Senate Bipartisan Task Force on Sandy Recovery Jan. 3, 2013 (credit: youtube.com)

Bipartisan Superstorm Sandy Task Force Members Tour Storm-Ravaged Parts Of Long Island

In about a month, the task force will put out a report on what needs to be done to help the residents. The lawmakers said that includes fighting insurance companies on behalf of homeowners.

01/03/2013

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