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Raymond Roth (credit: via

Recovery Effort Continues For Missing Swimmer Off Jones Beach

Park police began the day acknowledging its a recovery effort, and said their search by air, sea and beach patrols will continue.


Jones Beach Boardwalk - Mar 13, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Massapequa Man Missing After Swimming In Unguarded Section Of Jones Beach

A Massapequa man is missing after going for a swim at Jones Beach. Raymond Roth went into the ocean on Saturday afternoon at around 3:30 p.m. near Field 6, his family said. The area was not protected by lifeguards.


Carlos Rivera (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: L.I. Man Charged With DWI After Driving With Kids In Truck Bed

Cops pulled over 33-year-old Carlos Rivera and arrested him after discovering that he had been drinking, police said.


Daniela Lekhno, Roch Jauberty, and Austin Brashears (credit: CBS2)

L.I. Student Charged In New Zealand Crash That Killed His Classmates

A college student from Long Island has been charged in the crash that killed three of his fellow Boston University students in New Zealand. A student from New Jersey was among those killed in the crash.


Rosendo "Rusty" Torres (L) on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Former Yankee Rusty Torres Pleads Not Guilty To Child Sex Abuse Charges

Police sources told CBS 2 the charges stem from two incidents over the last 10 days — that he exposed himself to an 8-year-old girl and inappropriately touched her.


A vehicle with its tires stole on Carrollton Ave in Wantagh (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cops: Long Island Police Chase Ends In Arrest Of Suspected Tire Thieves

The incident unfolded around 3:40 a.m. after police received a call about the suspects allegedly stealing tires off a sports car on Carrollton Avenue in Wantagh.


Officials announcing arrests in heroin bust. From left:   FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge Janice K.Fedarcyk, Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas V. Dale, United States Attorney Loretta E. Lynch (at podium) (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

FBI, Nassau County Police Break Up Massive Heroin Drug Ring

At least 20 people have been indicted in connection with an operation that sources say sold and distributed a potent brand of heroin that has been linked to several overdose deaths in the region.


Ellen Meany (credit: Personal Photo)

L.I. Mother Riding Bicycle Critically Injured By Hit-And-Run Driver

Police said Ellen Meany accidentally banged into the mirror of a parked car and fell off her bike before being crushed by a passing motorist.


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Police: Six Cars Found Vandalized In Nassau County

Investigators say a half-dozen vehicles parked in front of homes were found damaged Tuesday night and Wednesday morning just days after 21 cars were found vandalized a few miles away in Massapequa.


Car vandalized on Long Island (credit: Sonia Rincon / 1010 WINS)

Vandals Damage At Least 21 Cars On Long Island

Police are investigating after someone apparently used those vehicles for target practice overnight.


Dog in an animal shelter (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Long Island Man Opens Animal Rescue Inside Massapequa Mall

Dave Bernacchi opened up a pet rescue at the Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, where folks can adopt loving dogs and cats for small donations.


Alleged victim's cell phone photo that helped lead to Sanchez' arrest (credit: Handout)

Massapequa Man Accused Of Touching Teenage Girls’ Feet

Carlos Sanchez, 28, of Massapequa, is expected to be arraigned today at First District Court in Hempstead on two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.


Stella Wu (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Woman Arrested On Long Island For Leaving Baby Alone In Car

Suffolk County police today arrested a Massapequa woman after she left her 18-month-old daughter in her vehicle while she went into a Huntington Station store.


Rims stolen off a car in Massapequa (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Tire, Rim Thefts Continue On Long Island

We told you last week how thieves took the rims and tires off of five cars in Massapequa, Long Island – leaving the vehicles on blocks in the streets. Now a dealership was also hit.


Suspect sought in an arson incident at a CVS in Massapequa in September (credit: NCPD)

Cops Looking For Suspect In Massapequa CVS Arson

Police say a man in his late 20s intentionally set fire to a display inside a Long Island pharmacy in September.