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A massive fuel truck fire forced residents of a Massapequa neighborhood to evacuate their homes on Sunday. (Credit Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Massapequa Residents Back In Their Homes Following Massive Fuel Truck Fire

The inferno brought out more than 100 firefighters from four communities. At least two churches were preparing to hold Sunday services and also had to be evacuated.

02/16/2014

Lauren Daverin's body was found on a footbridge in Rockville Centre Aug. 22, 2013. (credit: Facebook)

Police: Lauren Daverin Identified As Teen Found Dead In Rockville Centre

Daverin’s body was found at about 10 p.m. Thursday on a footbridge between Sunrise Highway and Merrick Road, Nassau County police said.

08/23/2013

Sherry Lang (L), Officer Ernie Thompson (R) (credit: Handout | CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: L.I. Cop Involved In Deadly Accident Gets Emotional At DMV Hearing

Nassau County Officer Ernie Thompson refused comment to the media, but at the hearing his hands shook and his eyes filled with tears as he recalled the night his patrol car fatally struck 64-year-old Sherry Lang.

06/12/2012

Howie Lang and his wife Sherry (credit: CBS 2 | inset: Personal Photo)

EXCLUSIVE: Police Report Shows Officer Who Fatally Struck L.I. Woman Was Speeding

Howie Lang is demanding justice after an investigation revealed that a police officer was speeding when he struck and killed his wife Sherry.

01/17/2012

John Capano

Investigation Continues Into Deadly Seaford Pharmacy Robbery

Veteran ATF agent John Capano was killed Saturday after confronting a suspect holding up a pharmacy. It is unclear if Capano was fatally struck in friendly fire by an off-duty NYPD officer and a retired Nassau County police lieutenant who also responded.

01/02/2012

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Police: L.I. Pharmacy Robber Shot Dead

Authorities said a man entered the pharmacy and announced a robbery, then exited with cash and drugs.

12/31/2011

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Money Stolen From Charity Donation Jar In Massapequa

Police say a heartless crime has been committed in Nassau County.

10/19/2011

An official at OEM headquarters in Nassau at screen showing projected flood areas (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

County Exec Mangano Orders 300,000 Residents Out Of Nassau County ASAP

Those most directly impacted include residents who live south of Sunrise Highway between the Queens line and Rockville Center, south of Merrick Road from Rockville center to the Suffolk County border and low-lying areas on the north shore.

08/26/2011

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Amityville At Odds With Stop & Shop Over New Logo

Some town fathers are said to be concerned over, of all things, the new sign and logo being displayed at Stop & Shops nationwide and coming soon to a location in Amityville.

07/05/2011

Police and Hazmat crews responded to the Taco Bell on Merrick Road after a child, and a police officer, fell ill. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hazmat Crews Respond After Poisoning Scare At Long Island Taco Bell

It was a scary afternoon at a Long Island Taco Bell, as Hazmat crews had to be called in after a customer, and a police officer, complained of falling ill.

07/01/2011

An aerial view of police cars near Gilgo Beach and Ocean Parkway on Long Island. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Authorities To Expand Search In Gilgo Beach Remains Probe

State police say they will begin searching the southern Wantagh State Parkway from Merrick Road to Ocean Parkway beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday.

04/29/2011

Nicholas Genovese (Photo/Mona Rivera)

S.I. Window Washer Survives ‘Shock Of His Life’

Staten Island resident Nicholas Genovese says he is happy to be alive after nearly being electrocuted over the weekend.

11/29/2010

EARNS MCDONALDS

Police Hunt For L.I. Restaurant Holdup Suspects

Police on Long Island are looking for two men who held up a fast food restaurant after forcing all the employees at gunpoint into a back room.

10/22/2010