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Great Neck Block Gets Power Back, Only To Lose It Again Hours Later

Power had just been restored on the North Shore of Long Island when the nor’easter knocked it out all over again Wednesday night.

11/07/2012

Depature board at Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line Stamford station - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Additional Mass Transit Restoration Plans

Crews are quickly working to get rail networks back on track following the devastating toll Superstorm Sandy took on New York City Transit and parts of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad.

11/01/2012

Zhordrack Blodywon, rape and robbery suspect caught on surveillance video (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Arrested In Rape And Robbery Pattern

Zhordrack Blodywon, 40, of Queens was arrested Saturday afternoon and charged with rape, robbery and criminal possession of stolen property, according to police.

10/21/2012

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Two Arrested On Long Island After Reports Of Shots Fired

Witnesses told them that a man fired a gun and then fled with another man in a Honda Civic. Police found the suspects inside the car at a nearby parking garage.

10/01/2012

Mark Schimel, Michelle Schimel (credit: CBS 2)

Mark Schimel Drops Out Of Race For Estranged Wife’s Assembly Seat

Friends of Mark and Michelle Schimel may have had to pick sides when the couple separated last year, but they won’t have to choose between them at the polls in November.

05/15/2012

Michelle Schimel (credit: assembly.state.ny.us)  and Mark Schimel (credit: Personal Photo)

Schimel Vs. Schimel: Assemblywoman Battling Estranged Husband For Great Neck Seat

Mark Schimel, a political novice, has decided to try to unseat his estranged wife, Schimel, who is a third-term state assemblywoman from Long Island.

05/14/2012

Jesse Friedman (credit: CBS 2)

Jesse Friedman, Who Pleaded Guilty To Child Abuse 25 Years Ago, Says He’s Innocent

The Nassau County District Attorney reopened the case recently, but the man whose fate hangs in the balance, Jesse Friedman, explained why he thinks he is innocent exclusively to CBS 2′s Carolyn Gusoff.

05/02/2012

(Credit: AshleyMadison.com)

Survey Reveals Where Biggest Percentage Of Cheating Spouses In N.Y. Live

A lot of affluent towns in the Empire State are filled with spouses who are louses, according to a survey by AshleyMadison.com, a web site that caters to people looking to have discreet extramarital affairs.

04/26/2012

Gas Prices at the Gulf station - Great Neck, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

A Sign Of Things To Come? Gas Prices Top $5 Per Gallon On Long Island

The sign at the Gulf station on Northern Boulevard in Great Neck really does say a gallon of regular will cost you $4.99.9. Unless you have a spare one-tenth of a penny lying around, for all intents and purposes, that’s a $5 gallon of gasoline — $5.09 if you use a credit card.

02/28/2012

Great Neck Glatt (credit: CBS 2)

Documents Show NYPD Surveyed L.I. Jewish-Owned Businesses In Anti-Terror Effort

The anti-terror effort was focused there because many in the Great Neck Jewish community trace their roots back to Iran.

02/24/2012

SAT prep books (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Consider Ways To Prevent Cheating On College Entrance Exams

In response to the SAT cheating scandal on Long Island, lawmakers are proposing ideas to prevent fraud and cheating on college entrance exams.

01/25/2012

Swastika scratched into car (credit: CBS 2/FILE PHOTO)

Neighbors Outraged After Vandal Scratches Swastikas Into Parked Car On L.I.

Police say they believe the two swastikas were scratched into the car sometime between 4:30 p.m. Friday and 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

01/07/2012

Oxycodone

Long Island Physician Indicted In Illegal Prescription Drug Case

Dr. Frank Telang was arrested at his home in Port Jefferson Station at 8:15 a.m., according to federal authorities.

12/21/2011

David Laffer and wife Melinda Brady (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Laffer Doctor Wants License To Prescribe Pain Pills Back

State records show that Dr. Eric Jacobson prescribed thousands of painkillers to David Laffer and his wife Melinda Brady in the months before Laffer killed four people at a Medford pharmacy.

12/10/2011

Sirus Kashimallak (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Arrest Suspect In Connection With Great Neck Abduction

Two weeks ago, authorities said a 38-year-old woman was sitting on a bench waiting for the bus in Great Neck when a man with a gun kidnapped her.

12/03/2011

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