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Trip To Dinner Turns Into Heroic Night For Dix Hills Firefighter

A volunteer assistant fire chief in Dix Hills was on his way to dinner on Saturday night, when a call came in. By the end of the night he had saved a life.

07/06/2014

No swimming flags are posted due to the heavy surf left by Hurricane Arthur, July 4, 2014 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina's outer banks overnight causing wide spead power outages, flooding and damage, and has since weakened to a Category 1 as of Friday morning. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hurricane Arthur Impacts Fourth Of July Beach Plans, Causes Rip Tide Concerns

The storm is churning up big waves all along the Atlantic coast as it travels northward.

07/04/2014

Injured soldiers and Marines visit the 9/11 memorial on July 4, 2014. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Injured Veterans Honor Bravery Of Others At 9/11 Memorial

A modern-day “Band of Brothers,” nine soldiers and Marines who survived catastrophic injuries from fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, spent part of their Independence Day remembering the bravery of others.

07/04/2014

Flowers mark the grave site of slain NYPD officer Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYPD Officer Slain In Sicily In Century Old Mafia Cold Case Honored With Special Ceremony

Prayers were said and thanks were offered to the Italian police who kept the investigation, into the death of Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino, open.

06/28/2014

FILE -- Commuters exit a PATH train station at the World Trade Center site. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: SEC Launches Probe Into Port Authority Financial Books

Yet another agency is taking a closer look at the financial books of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, according to a published report.

06/12/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Anti-Carriage-Horse Activists Take Message To Times Square

Activists hit Times Square to distribute information to tourists explaining why they believe horse-drawn carriages should be outlawed in New York City, WCBS 880’s Ginny Kosola reported.

06/12/2014

Police officers monitor Occupy Wall Street protesters as they march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC, Occupy Wall Street Protesters Settle Lawsuit Over Alleged Wrongful Arrests

Attorneys from the firm Stecklow Cohen & Thompson said the $583,000 agreement reached Tuesday is the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.

06/10/2014

The bicycle being ridden by a man killed in a crash with a minivan sits in the trunk of a police car on June 10, 2014, in Queens. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Police: Bicyclist Killed In Crash With Minivan Near Citi Field

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a minivan near Citi Field on Tuesday, police said.

06/10/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer and others gather for the state of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 8, 2014, in Manhattan. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Leads His 1st Puerto Rican Day Parade

Hundreds of thousands of marchers and onlookers packed the avenue on a warm sunny day. The theme of this year’s parade was “One Nation, Many Voices.”

06/08/2014

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Police: Man Fired Gun In Yard Near Seaford Habor Elementary School

A Long Island man was taking target practice in his backyard, which is adjacent to a school, police said.

06/08/2014

Stanley Hochhauser, of Wantagh, sounds the shofar for the 17th consecutive year at the Celebrate Israel parade on June 1, 2014, in Manhattan. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Sea Of White And Blue At Celebrate Israel Parade

New York’s 50th Celebrate Israel Parade up Fifth Avenue features some participants high up in the air: 16 planes in a flyover salute

06/01/2014

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New Yorkers Line Up For Free Books In Far Rockaway

The line for a free book giveaway stretched for more than two blocks in Far Rockaway, on Saturday.

05/31/2014

California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado and assistant trainer Alan Sherman, leaves the track at Belmont Park on May 27, 2014. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Spectators Come Out To Catch A Glimpse Of California Chrome During Belmont Training Run

He is a superstar on four legs, California Chrome could be the first Triple Crown Winner since 1978.

05/31/2014

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Rally Held In Support Of John Liu As He Looks To Return To Politics

Supporters crowded into the parking lot at the Bayside Long Island Rail Road station to cheer on Liu’s return to politics.

05/23/2014

The American Dream complex is seen from Chopper 880 – East Rutherford, NJ (file/credit: Evan Bindelglass)

American Dream Megamall To Be Redesigned, Open In 2016

The developer of a massive New Jersey megamall has signed a union agreement to jumpstart work on the long-delayed project.

04/28/2014

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