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Adam Savader

Shock On Long Island After Political Intern’s Photo Blackmail Arrest

Neighbors on Long Island were shocked Wednesday at the arrest of a high-profile Republican Party campaign intern, in a disturbing nude photo blackmail scheme.

04/24/2013

Hundreds of pear and cherry trees were cut down along Long Island's North Shore. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Trees Chopped Down Across Nassau To Be Replanted

Many who cherish the annual flowering trees along the North Shore have voiced their suspicions that the trees were needlessly axed.

04/17/2013

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

Nassau County PBA Blames Police Precinct Merger For Crime Spike

The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.

04/17/2013

Pamela Geller

Outrage Brews Over Firebrand Pamela Geller’s Planned Speech At Synagogue

Pamela Geller will be taking center stage at a Long Island synagogue this weekend speaking about Islam, and there’s been a firestorm of opposition.

04/09/2013

Congregation Torah Ohr (credit: CBS 2)

Controversy Swirls Over Free Pizza, Or Is It Free Religious Advice On Long Island?

Some students at Great Neck North High School have been coming to Congregation Torah Ohr up the block for a free lunch and learn program.

02/13/2013

Clothesline (credit: clipart.com)

Great Neck Village Board Bans Front Yard Clotheslines

Officials in Great Neck don’t want you airing out your dirty laundry – or clean laundry for that matter – in front of your house.

12/06/2012

Great Neck Power

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

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