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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

Elijah And Nathaniel Blades

Boy Suffering From Leukemia, Family Return Home After Sandy Damage

The New Year is off to an encouraging start for one Freeport, Long Island, family devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

01/01/2013

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Free Thanksgiving Meals Available On Long Island For Sandy’s Victims

Across Long Island, free Thanksgiving meals are available for those who no longer have homes.

11/21/2012

FILE - Nassau County Police detour traffic off Merrick Road due to flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Police: Freeport Firefighter Charged With Arson After Setting Cars On Fire While Trying To Siphon Fuel

Nassau County police said the 23-year-old Freeport firefighter was using an electric vacuum to illegally siphon gas from a Village of Freeport Fire Department vehicle to his personal car when electricity set the gas on fire.

11/06/2012

Long Island Boat Wreck

Post-Sandy Struggle Presses On Along South Shore Of Long Island

Residents on the south shore of Long Island on Saturday morning struggled to cope with the devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

11/03/2012

Floral Park Trees

Devastation On Long Island: Power Down, Widespread Damage, 2 Dead

Long Island was a disaster area Tuesday night, after Superstorm Sandy uprooted trees and blew them over like matchsticks, and at one point cut power to 90 percent of LIPA customers without power.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

Freeport police vehicle (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 3 Men Attacked In Frightening 1-Hour Free-For-All In Freeport

Police said there may be surveillance video of some of the attacks. They are asking local residents to be on the look out for a trio of young men wearing dark clothing and armed with knives, guns and wooden clubs.

09/18/2012

Loventino Cassadean (L) outside Nassau County Police headquarters on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Freeport Man Charged With Murder After Wife’s Body Found In Fire

Loventino Cassadean, 49, was arraigned on a second-degree murder charge. He was ordered remanded without bail.

09/04/2012

Scene of house fire in Freeport (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Fatal House Fire On Long Island Under Investigation

One woman is dead following a house fire on Long Island.

09/03/2012

Thomas Heslin (credit: CBS 2)

Levittown Man Charged With Boating While Intoxicated

Thomas Heslin was arrested around 9 p.m. Sunday in Freeport after officers saw him operating a 2000 Donzi without navigation lights in the Woodcleft Canal, police said.

08/13/2012

Kayla Gerdes arriving at court in Mineola on April 10, 2012 for plea deal (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Kayla Gerdes Gets 3 To 9 Years In Prison In L.I. Doctor’s Death

Kayla Gerdes, 20, pleaded guilty in April to manslaughter and other charges in the death of retired doctor, 69-year-old Rebecca Twine.

07/10/2012

Freeport police vehicle (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Prank Call Sends Hostage Team To Freeport Home

A crank call sent police rushing to a Long Island apartment building on Friday night, mistakenly thinking that a man was holding his family hostage inside.

03/31/2012

Fishing Boats (file / credit: clipart.com)

Long Island Fisherman Push For Easing Of Regulations

Thousands of fishermen are converging on Washington today trying to ease regulations that they say are strangling their industry, and those on Long Island support the effort.

03/21/2012

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