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Police: Man Stole L.I. Woman’s Jewelry, Threatened To Shoot Her

Police this week apprehended a man who allegedly stole jewelry from a home in Garden City, Long Island, and threatened to shoot the homeowner.

11/02/2013

Raymond Kalenka (credit: Handout)

L.I. Man Gets Up To 4 Years In Prison In Deadly Hit-And-Run

In August 2012, Raymond Kalenka, 46, was driving his Mercedes-Benz northbound on Broad Street in Williston Park when he hit 41-year-old Dean LaLima, who was intoxicated and lying in the roadway, prosecutors said.

10/17/2013

Police on the scene of a shooting in East Garden City, NY on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Visitation Held For Man Killed In Garden City Business Shooting

A wake was held Sunday night for a 25-year-old man who was killed in a workplace shooting on Long Island last week.

09/29/2013

Sang Ho Kim , suspect wanted in a fatal shooting near the Roosevelt Field Mall on Sept. 25, 2013. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Authorities Continue Search For Man Wanted In Connection With Garden City Shooting

Police say Sang Ho Kim disappeared after he opened fire inside a light fixture company in Garden City, N.Y. on Wednesday morning, killing one employee and wounding the company’s chief executive. He was still missing Saturday.

09/28/2013

Nassau Community College in Garden City (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Judge: Nassau Community College Teachers’ Strike Must End

A judge has ordered adjunct instructors at Nassau Community College to end their strike and go back to work.

09/11/2013

Nassau Community College in Garden City (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Teachers Head To Picket Lines At Nassau Community College

The new school year has launched with a teachers’ strike at Nassau County Community College on Long Island.

09/10/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

L.I. Caregiver Allegedly Stole $81,000 In Jewelry From Garden City Woman

The 25-year-old Cruz was charged with grand larceny. Court records show she represented herself at her arraignment Saturday and didn’t enter a plea. Her bail was set at $20,000.

09/02/2013

Childrens Place T-Shirt

Experts: Discontinued T-Shirt Sent Harmful Message To Girls

Following complaints of sexism about girls’ T-shirt suggesting that math is not among the wearer’s “best subjects,” some organizations have been emphasizing that girls can excel in math and every other subject.

08/07/2013

Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Cradle Of Aviation Museum

Visitors are welcome to climb into the cockpits of aircraft and man the controls.

07/17/2013

Major Ramothea And Joshua Webster

Surprise Reunion For Boy And His Military Mom

A U.S. Air Force doctor saving lives overseas was reunited with her 9-year-old son Tuesday – after they hadn’t seen each other since before Thanksgiving.

06/04/2013

Cathy Scalia shows her bikini top and hot dog sign outside court in Hempstead, N.Y. on June 18, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hot Dog Hooker: ‘They Keep Framing Me’

The woman known as the “Hot Dog Hooker” pleaded not guilty to new charges in court Saturday, and accused authorities of framing her.

05/25/2013

Fire engine (file/credit: Clipart)

Lawsuit Alleges Firefighter Layoffs Compromise Safety In Garden City

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A lawsuit has been filed to try to bring laid off firefighters back to the Garden City Fire Department. As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, there are both volunteer firefighters […]

04/18/2013

Cans of Food (file / credit: clipart.com)

Study: Long Island Poor Lack Access To Healthy Food

A forum was held in Garden City Tuesday morning, called “The Truth and the Facts: Food Inequality on Long Island.”

04/09/2013

Bruno the Rottweiler. (credit: Northwind Kennels)

Superstorm Sandy Dog Moves To New Shelter, Awaits New Home

The last dog that was displaced by Superstorm Sandy and living in a temporary shelter on Long Island has been relocated, but there is no shortage of prospective parents for Bruno the Rottweiler.

03/16/2013

Kitten at Nassau temporary pet shelter. The shelter is to close on Friday. (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Of Pets Remain Unclaimed With Nassau’s Temporary Shelter To Close

Nassau’s emergency pet shelter will officially close its doors Friday. But as of midnight on Monday, the pets will all be officially placed in the custody of Nassau’s SPCA.

03/11/2013

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