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

Cops: East Rockaway Woman Involved In Two Accidents, Charged Under Leandra’s Law

Police say a drunken driver crashed her car with a 6-year-old girl riding in it on Long Island, and officers soon realized the motorist had just gotten into another wreck nearby.

07/13/2014

$1,000 Bill Proof

Going, Going, Gone! Civil War Era U.S. Treasury Proof Sells For $96K At Long Island Auction

Lynbrook auctioneer Phillip Weiss delightfully watched investors quickly move the bids higher, both in person and by phone.

05/29/2014

John Restivo on April 18, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mom Of 1984 Long Island Murder Victim Decries Award Verdict

A federal jury’s $36 million award to two men who spent 18 years in prison for a 1984 rape and murder that DNA testing later showed they did not commit was decried Friday by the 16-year-old victim’s mother.

04/18/2014

Gavel

John Restivo and Dennis Halstead, Wrongfully Convicted Men, Awarded $36 Million

Two who spent 18 years in prison for the 1984 rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl on Long Island, only to be exonerated when a DNA test showed that another unknown assailant had committed the crimes, were awarded $18 million each Thursday in a federal civil rights lawsuit.

04/17/2014

A suspect wanted in connection with the theft of a puppy from a pet store in Lynbrook, NY. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Suspect Sought In Theft Of $995 Puppy From L.I. Store

Police released a surveillance photo Wednesday of the suspect wanted in connection with the incident. It happened back on Sept. 29 at Shake-A-Paw on Atlantic Avenue.

12/11/2013

Nassau County Police Big DL

Nassau County Man Arrested For Impersonating Police Officer

In each incident, police said Steven Torres, 21, claimed to be an officer requesting backup for a shooting, an accident and a house fire.

11/20/2013

A sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault in Valley Stream State Park. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Suspect Wanted In L.I. Sex Assault May Be Linked To Other Attacks

“I want him to be taken out, taken off the streets,” the victim’s husband said.

09/05/2013

Lizbette Martinez became the first person in NYC to get the Sophono hearing system (credit: Handout)

L.I. Woman Becomes First Person In NYC To Receive New Hearing Implant

Lizbette Martinez of Lynbrook has been hard of hearing for 17 years and became deaf in her right ear in 2011.

05/22/2013

Comedian Billy Crystal (credit : Al Bello/Getty Images)

Billy Crystal To Treat Long Beach Residents To Private Screening Of His New Comedy

Long Beach native Billy Crystal is giving back to his hometown which is still recovering after being slammed by Superstorm Sandy.

12/05/2012

Sink Spigot

Long Island Residents Complain Of Skyrocketing Water Bills

Water isn’t gold, some Long Island ratepayers have been complaining – so why are their water bills rising?

CBS 2–10/22/2012

Woman With Cellulite (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Researchers May Have A Breakthrough In Battle Against Cellulite

Initially developed by Bio Specifics Technologies in Lynbrook and now pioneered by Stony Brook University researchers, an enzyme-based injection called Xiaflex may be a new weapon in the battle against cellulite.

06/21/2012

Tara Driscoll (credit: Nassau County PD)

L.I. Teacher Sentenced After Admitting Having Sex With 16-Year-Old Student

Tara Driscoll, 34, of Bay Shore, was sentenced today to six years probation with sex offender conditions.

06/15/2012

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

Police: Two L.I. Teens, Carrying Weapons And Drugs, Hit Officer In Head-On Car Crash

A Nassau County police officer was driving on Waverly Avenue in East Rockaway early on Sunday morning when his car was hit head-on by another vehicle. The two men in the car that hit him are under arrest and facing multiple charges.

05/27/2012

Michael Clancy with his blue bagels at Lynbrook Bagels - Lynbrook, NY - Jan 12, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Bagel Maker Goes Blue For The Giants

At Lynbrook Bagels, they’ve made special blue-colored bagels in honor of the New York Giants playoff game this weekend.

01/13/2012

Lynbrook, NY (file / credit: Village of Lynbrook)

Lynbrook Going Green With Solar Street Lights

The village of Lynbrook is going green, launching a major new lighting project that brings solar and other energy efficient lighting throughout the village.

11/16/2011

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