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Remaining damage from Sandy in Hempstead, N.Y. - May 30, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

New Bulkhead Completed To Protect Shoreline In Bay Park, L.I.

A celebration was held Saturday after a new bulkhead was built to protect shorefront homes in Bay Park, Long Island.

08/03/2013

Lindsey Stewart, Mark Lennon

Autopsy Results Released In Deadly Hudson River Boating Crash

The deadly collision left groom-to-be Brian Bond grieving for his intended, Lindsey Stewart, and his best friend while facing surgery for his own injuries two weeks before the wedding day.

07/29/2013

Signs designed by local students line Lido Beach warning of endangered species nesting areas. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Students Pitch In To Protect Endangered Birds

A group of children from Roosevelt, N.Y., designed colorful signs that now line Lido Beach, reading “Protect Nature,” “Caution: Bird Nesting Area,” and “Help Us.”

06/23/2013

LIRR Derailed Train

Long Island Rail Road Train Derails Not Long After Leaving Penn Station

A Long Island Rail Road train headed to Hempstead derailed early Monday evening just after leaving Penn Station.

06/17/2013

Sign promoting businesses in Hempstead, N.Y. - May 30, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Hempstead Campaign Spreads The Word That Businesses Have Reopened

Some Sandy-damaged businesses on Long Island are getting help from a government-sponsored ad campaign.

05/31/2013

Pamela Efraimov is accused of stealing $200,000 from her former employer and an autism awareness non-profit. She pleaded not guilty to the charges against her on April 30, 2013. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Charges She Stole From Former Employer, Autism Charity

Pamela Efraimov, 39, walked out of court in Hempstead Tuesday without having to post bail. She is accused of stealing more than $200,000 and faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.

04/30/2013

Interim coach Patrick Sellers (Credit: www.gohofstra.com/)

Mo Cassara Fired As Hofstra’s Basketball Coach After 3 Seasons

Mo Cassara has been fired as Hofstra’s basketball coach after three seasons and Patrick Sellers has been appointed interim coach.

03/22/2013

The Shot Spotter system is tested - Huntington Station, NY - Dec 22, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Hempstead Police Install Shot Spotter System To Catch Criminals

In the village of Hempstead, Mayor Wayne Hall told WCBS reporter Sophia Hall that if people hear gunshots, because of fear, they will likely not come forward.

03/14/2013

House explodes in Hempstead (Photo: Sophia-Hall/WCBS-880)

House Explodes In Hempstead; Neighbors Recount Hearing Loud ‘Boom’

It happened at Perry and Cedar Streets. Authorities believe the structure was a vacant house in foreclosure. No one was inside and no one was hurt.

02/27/2013

Generic fire (credit: Clip Art)

Boy Reported Dead, 13 Injured After Hempstead Fire

An 8-year-old boy was reportedly killed, and more than a dozen were injured, after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Nassau County early Saturday.

02/09/2013

Motorists in Lake Grove try move their car. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Slammed With Snow As Blizzard Moves Through

The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday night and into Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning, which remains in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday.

02/08/2013

Police at scene of Hempstead fatal shooting (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Estranged Wife

Police said Lenny Reed arrived at his estranged wife’s home on Roosevelt Street around 2 p.m., shot her and injured a relative.

02/07/2013

LIPA truck (credit: CBS 2)

Hempstead Town Supervisor Might Back LIPA Privatization

A new proposal by the governor could pave the way for the Long Island Power Authority to become a private entity and it has the potential backing of one of the island’s prominent local leaders.

01/31/2013

A New York City police officer directs traffic along a gas line on City Island - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hempstead Town Board Approves Gas Station Generator Measure

It will be hard to forget the long gas lines that formed after superstorm Sandy hit and the town board in Hempstead, Long Island has approved a new law to try and prevent the lines from every happening again.

01/23/2013

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Latest Proposal For Nassau Coliseum: A Biotech Campus

With the New York Islanders heading to Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2015, the search is on for a replacement for the decaying Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

01/11/2013

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