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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

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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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North Shore Hebrew Academy Added To List Of Schools With Students Involved In SAT Cheating Scandal

According to published reports, two former students from North Shore Hebrew Academy are suspected of paying someone else to take their SAT’s for them.

11/11/2011

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Police: Long Island Woman Conned 87-Year-Old Man In Lottery Scam

Police said Patricia Berak, 65, conned an elderly Long Island man out of $40,000 in a lottery scam hoping to recover some money she lost in the same scheme.

10/28/2011

Samuel Eshaghoff escorted by police on Long Island on Sept. 27, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

SAT Security To Be Heightened; Testing Services Grilled At State Senate Hearing

The cheating scandal that rocked Long Island is now impacting students across the country. On Tuesday, during a state Senate hearing on Long Island, it was announced that SAT security will be beefed up.

10/25/2011

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Great Neck Housekeeper Charged With Kidnapping Former Employer’s Baby

Police caught her at the train station. They don’t know where she was planning to go, but believe she felt she could better care for the child than the child’s own parents.

08/25/2011

Despite rumors to the contrary, actress Nikki Blonsky claims she's not selling shoes as a permanent career move.(credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Nikki Blonsky Will Not Be Selling You Stilettos

The Internet scratched its collective head this week when reports made their way online alleging that a television and movie actress had transitioned to a retail career on Long Island.

07/15/2011

A train is seen at the Long Island Rail Road station - Great Neck, NY - Jun 6, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Woman Thanks LIRR Crew, ‘Wonderful Young Man’ After Husband’s Platform Gap Fall

The wife of a 92-year-old man who fell through a Long Island train-platform gap said she wishes she knew the name of the “wonderful young man” who helped pick him up. Dorothy Goldman also praised Long Island Rail Road personnel who helped her husband on Sunday night in Great Neck.

06/07/2011

A "Watch the Gap" warning at the Long Island Rail Road station - Great Neck, NY - Jun 6, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Elderly Man Falls Through Gap At Great Neck LIRR Station

This latest incident occurred after the railroad spent millions of dollars trying to reduce the gap problem at numerous stations following dozens of injuries, including one fatality.

06/06/2011

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Son Of 9/11 Victim Allegedly Points Gun At Police Officer On L.I.

Nassau County police said Andrew Lelpi and Anthony Guerrero will be arraigned Monday on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and menacing a police officer.

05/16/2011

Audrey and Collington Foster in their home - Great Neck, NY - Apr 21, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Volunteers Giving World War II Veteran’s Great Neck Home A Facelift

There are dozens of volunteers busy in nearly every inch of the home of Collington Foster, a World War II veteran who recently had a stroke.

04/21/2011

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