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Cement truck driver Raymond Ragen (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Man Convicted Of Manslaughter, Assault In 2012 Crash That Killed Bus Driver

According to the Nassau County district attorney’s office, 45-year-old Raymond Ragen was convicted of manslaughter and assault after a three and a half week trial.

8 hours ago

New SAT

Students Look Forward To Revamped SAT With More Focus On ‘Real-World’ Problems

Real-world problems, more “focused” topics, and the elimination of “obscure vocabulary” are among the features of the revamped SAT for college admissions, which will be rolled out in 2016.

12 hours ago

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Swastika Found Spray-Painted On Fence Next To Cedarhurst Home

Police in Nassau County were investigating Tuesday night, after someone spray-painted a swastika on a fence in a Cedarhurst neighborhood.

04/15/2014

A suspect seen on surveillance video inside Walt Whitman High School in Huntington. (credit: Suffolk County police)

Man Charged With Trespassing After Taking Pictures Inside L.I. High School

Police say 35-year-old James Rankin, a 1996 graduate of Walt Whitman High School, was seen on surveillance video taking photographs inside the school.

04/15/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

Suffolk County Executive Signs Bill Raising Tobacco Purchase Age To 21

The bill, which was passed last month by the Suffolk County Legislature, also includes a ban on selling e-cigarettes to anyone under 21.

04/14/2014

Wes Pak's family says a volunteer flight group has played a major role in helping their son fight cancer. (Credit CBS 2)

Family Says Volunteer Flight Group Has Been Integral In Son’s Battle Against Cancer

A young boy battling cancer made a symbolic and life saving journey on Sunday, when he took a special flight to Long Island.

04/13/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Coram Man Allegedly Impersonated Police Officer, Attempted To Make Traffic Stop

Suffolk County authorities say a Coram man has been arrested on charges of impersonating a police officer.

04/13/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Man’s Body Found Inside Burning Truck In Hampton Bays

Southampton Town Police Department Sgt. Michael Burns said a 911 call of a vehicle on fire was made at 12:04 p.m.

04/12/2014

Jose Garcia (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Cops: Bay Shore Man Was Drunk, Driving With A Revoked License

A Bay Shore man was arrested and charged Saturday with felony DWI, felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device.

04/12/2014

School Bus

Long Island School Bus Driver Accused Of Selling Heroin In Between Routes

The Suffolk County District Attorney said that Anna Kovarick was committing crimes in between trips to and from a West Islip school.

04/12/2014

June Legister stands with attorney John Ray, who points to her image in a photo of a strip show at a Long Island nursing home on April 9, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mystery Woman In L.I. Nursing Home Stripper Photo Speaks Out

The woman appears in the photo next to 86-year-old Bernice Youngblood, a resident of the East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in West Babylon.

04/09/2014

Michael Nash

Police: Man Stole Car, Slammed Into Building On Long Island

A man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly stole a car and crashed into a building on Long Island.

04/08/2014

Crews on Long Island have started preparing Jones Beach for the summer beach season.(Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Begin Preparing Long Island Beaches For Start Of Summer Season

Beach prep has started on Long Island. For the next seven weeks crews will be working hard to get Jones Beach ready for summer crowds.

04/01/2014

Volunteer Fire Department

Volunteer Fire Departments Worry Loss Of Tuition Grants Could Decimate Them

Volunteer fire departments already have been struggling to recruit new members, and now, a popular incentive to join a department is disappearing.

03/31/2014

Juan Oscar Argueta (in white shirt), father of  murder victim Vanessa Argueta,, and about two dozen relatives and friends attended Monday's arraignment of alleged killer Jose Elias Garcia in Central Islip. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

‘Most Wanted’ Reputed L.I. Gang Member Pleads Not Guilty To Murders Of Girlfriend, Toddler

A reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI’s most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.

03/31/2014

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