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FILE - Shopping carts sit inside a Target store (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police: L.I. Teen Robs Family After Quitting Job At Target

Keddy Oliver is charged with two counts of third-degree robbery and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

06/11/2013

LIRR work trains collided on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

LIRR Expects Near-Normal Rush Hour After Work Trains Collide Near Hicksville

Five LIRR workers were hurt; three refused medical aid and two others were taken to nearby hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.

06/04/2013

Evan Kerpen is accused of robbing three banks on Long Island. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau PD: Hicksville Man Arrested For Three Bank Robberies

Even Kerpen of Hicksville faces first and third degree robbery charges.

04/30/2013

MTA police officers keep watch during the morning commute in Grand Central Terminal on April 16, 2013. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Security Remains Tight In Wake Of Boston Marathon Bombings

There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.

04/16/2013

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Authorities: LI Man Arrested, Charged With Impersonating An FBI Agent

Detectives responding to a 911 call found two New York State drivers’ licenses with the same name and different dates of birth, and a fake FBI identification card in Singh’s possession.

03/23/2013

Sign in front of a home in Malverne, Long Island. (credit: Samantha Mevorach)

LIPA Trustees Propose Ways To Improve Communication With Customers

Following Sandy, many angry residents descended upon the Hicksville headquarters of LIPA to protest the utility’s response to the storm.

02/28/2013

Working from home (credit: CBS 2)

Local Businesses And Employees React To Yahoo! Ban On Telecommuting

Yahoo! reportedly told workers that speed and quality are sacrificed when employees work from home.

02/27/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Man Arrested In Attack On Nassau County Restaurant Employee

A man was arrested and charged with assault Monday, for allegedly hitting a restaurant employee in the head with a bar stool in Nassau County last fall – leaving him with lost sight in one eye.

01/21/2013

LIRR-Trains

Person Struck And Killed By LIRR Train In New Hyde Park

Service has been temporarily suspended on the main line in both directions between Penn Station and Hicksville. The accident also is affecting trains on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches.

01/01/2013

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

Closed escalator at the Long Island Rail Road station - Lindenhurst, NY - Mar 14, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

LIRR Shuts Down Half Of Its Escalators For Repairs Following Safety Review

The railroad took on the project following the death of an 88-year-old woman who was killed in an escalator accident earlier this year at the Lindenhurst station.

08/21/2012

Long Island Rail Road station - Hicksville, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Island Rail Road Plans To Spend $200 Million To Upgrade Main Line

The Long Island Rail Road has scheduled a major facelift for its busiest line. More than $200 million will be spent to upgrade the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line, which carries more than 40 percent of its traffic.

05/20/2012

Sarah Grace Weippert (Credit: http://www.thesarahgracefoundation.org)

Long Island’s Sarah Grace Foundation Helps Families With Children Battling Cancer

In an effort to help other families, the Weipperts started the Sarah Grace Foundation, which provides gift cards for food, parking at the hospitals and transportation for those families whose children are battling cancer.

05/20/2012

Long Island Rail Road station - Hicksville, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Island Rail Road Bans Alcohol On Overnight Weekend Trains Out Of Penn Station

Beginning this weekend, the LIRR is banning alcohol on overnight weekend trains out of Penn Station. In an effort to curb attacks that have been increasing on train crew members over the past year, this weekend marks the first for the no-booze rule.

05/19/2012

Debbie Stevens with attorney Lenard Leeds (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hicksville Woman Says She Was Fired After Donating Kidney To Help Boss

Debbie Stevens has filed a complaint claiming she was fired after a donating her kidney to allow her boss to move up on a transplant waiting list.

04/23/2012

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