Children on a playground in Nassau County, where multiple attempted lurings have been reported in recent weeks. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Residents On Edge After String Of Attempted Child Lurings

Parents in Nassau County recently received a letter from police, warning them about a man trying to lure young children with candy.


Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Michael Balsamo)

Prosecutor: Queens Teen High, Speeding In Fatal Southern State Parkway Crash

A Queens teenager was high on marijuana and speeding when he slammed into a tree, splitting his new car in two and killing four of his friends, a defense attorney conceded Thursday, but he insisted pot was not the reason for the crash.


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Pair Of Pit Bulls Chase Kids In Nassau County Before Being Tranquilized

Emergency service officers eventually tranquilized the dogs using a dart, police said. The pit bulls then were returned home and then removed by the Town of Hempstead Animal Control.


Pit Bull attack victim Janelle Manning (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 4 Attacked By Pit Bulls In Nassau County

The dogs are still on the loose. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fourth Precinct at (516) 573-6400.


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Nassau County To Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying To Prevent West Nile Virus

After one man died from West Nile Virus and a number of mosquitos tested positive for the virus, the Nassau County health department has decided to spray the pesticide Scourge.


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Police: Nassau County Home Ransacked By Robbers Posing As Utility Workers

The robbers got away with cellphones, wallets and other items, according to police. No one was injured.


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4th Teen Arrested In Vicious School Bus Beating

A fourth teen is now in custody in the reported bullying incident aboard a school bus on Long Island.