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Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Cops Warn Of Burglars Posing As Utility Workers

At least three elderly people have been victims of recent so-called “distraction burglaries,” police said.

06/24/2014

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Man Shot Dead In Wakefield Section Of The Bronx

A man was shot and killed early Sunday on the northern edge of the Bronx.

04/28/2013

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Sandy Recovery Fund Set Up In Nassau County For Hardest-Hit Residents

A committee of Nassau County police and fire department chaplains has been formed to collect and distribute recovery funds to residents.

11/26/2012

Police released photos of the vest worn by the Hempstead officer inolved in the shooting incident. (credit: Kristine Thorne, CBS 2 | inset: handout)

Officials: Cop Saved By Bulletproof Vest After Shootout In Hempstead

It happened around 3:22 a.m. Friday at the corner of Washington and Cooper streets. A police officer was shot twice, one of the rounds hitting his bulletproof vest.

12/02/2011

Walmart (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Ski Mask-Wearing Bandits Rob Long Island Walmart On Halloween

Nassau County police said two armed men wearing ski masks walked into a Walmart in East Meadow around 11:30 p.m. and demanded cash from store employees at gunpoint.

11/01/2011

Nassau police released this surveillance photo of two pit bulls that attacked a North Merrick woman. (credit: Handout)

Second Pit Bull That Mauled Long Island Woman Shot & Killed By Police

Police chased the pit bull through backyards and woods before shooting it several times. It happened in front of the Precious Kids II nursery school.

10/17/2011

Nassau County Police Department Patch

Nassau County Police Department Probes Drop-Off In Traffic Tickets

Over 30,000 fewer traffic tickets were written in the first eight months of this year in Nassau County than the same period last year.

10/12/2011

Coupons (file / credit: AP)

L.I. Men Accused Of Using Expired Coupons To Steal Thousands In Merch At Target

You’ve probably heard of extreme couponing, but this is a bit different.

09/23/2011

Mom Charged Under Leandra’s Law After Alleged DWI Crash Into Fuel Tanker

Police say five homes in Roslyn, Long Island had to be evacuated after 30-year-old Nicole Lopez crashed into a fuel tanker on Monday.

09/20/2011

Veronica Cirella (R) and her daughter Julie (credit: CBS 2)

Plainview Woman In Possible Murder-Suicide Attempt Allegedly Says Daughter Should Die

Veronica Cirella, 30, of Plainview was charged with manslaughter at her arraignment at the Nassau University Medical Center.

07/25/2011

Veronica Cirella (R) and her daughter Julie (credit: CBS 2)

Plainview Woman Charged In Connection With 8-Year-Old Daughter’s Death

A disabled 8-year-old girl is dead after a possible murder-suicide attempt. Her mother is in the hospital, facing criminal charges in the girl’s death.

07/24/2011

Wheelchair (file / credit: clipart.com)

Police: Worker At United Cerebral Palsy Center Taunted Blind Wheelchair-Bound Patient

Gregory Richardson, 21, lowered the back of the wheelchair the patient was in and started bouncing it around saying it was “like a roller coaster ride,” Nassau County police Lt. Kevin Smith said.

07/15/2011

Congregation Aish Kodesh - Woodmere, NY (file / credit: Aish Kodesh)

Woodmere Synagogue Treasurer Accused Of Stealing Funds From Congregation

Nassau County police say Isaac Zucker of Woodmere, was arrested around 2 a.m. Wednesday and charged with grand larceny. He is accused of stealing $600,000 over a three-year period from the Congregation Aish Kodesh while serving as treasurer.

06/29/2011

Detectives stand to the right of the Nissan, where the body was found. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Duct-Taped Body Found In Trunk Of Burning Car In Freeport

Nassau County Police Lt. Kevin Smith says the body was so badly charred that they don’t know its age, gender, or much else.

06/10/2011

Increased police presence in NYC (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Maintains Heightened Security After Bin Laden Death

While Mayor Bloomberg says there’s no specific threat against the Big Apple after the death of Osama bin Laden, the NYPD was taking no chances.

05/03/2011

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