Mike Xirinachs

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Long Island Community Mourns Loss Of Youth Baseball Coach

Richard Becher, 50, was struck in the head by a ball while pitching batting practice to his son’s team at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank on Saturday.

09/22/2014

Frank Nicholas (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Nassau County Police Say Suspect Arrested In So-Called Distraction Burglary In Herricks

Frank Nicholas, 27, was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree burglary, police said.

09/18/2014

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Mastic Beach Residents Upset After Dune Project Halted Because Of Endangered Species

A federal judge stopped the work set to begin because the society believes a tiny bird that nests along the shore, the piping plover, would be unable to get around the bigger dunes.

09/17/2014

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Officials: Restoration Of Cupsogue Beach Pavilion Destroyed In Weekend Fire Could Take Years

It could be a few years before a popular pavilion at a Long Island beach is fully functional following a devastating weekend fire.

09/17/2014

Scott Shea is accused of leaving the scene of an accident in a hit-and-run that injured a 3-year-old girl in Shirley, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2/Suffolk County Police)

Suspect In Alleged LI Hit-And-Run That Injured 3-Year-Old Girl Appears In Court

Scott Shea, 30, was arrested Monday and charged with leaving the scene of an accident.

09/16/2014

Artist rendering of the planned Ronkonkoma Hub project (credit: TRITEC Real Estate)

Suffolk Makes Ronkonkoma Hub A Priority, Says It Will Help Reverse ‘Brain Drain’

The county will assist in the development and reinvention of the hub with the aim of creating an environment that young people desire.

09/15/2014

The rubble of the World Trade Center smolders (credit: ALEX FUCHS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study On Exposure To 9/11 Dust Shows Nerve Damage In Rats

A study on the short term effects of residual dust from the World Trade Center on rats showed some nerve damage, according to Winthrop-University Hospital Researchers.

09/12/2014

John Ottaunick (center) has been told he can no longer play football at Oyster Bay High School because he is now 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island High School Senior Cut From Football For Being Too Old

A high school senior had been excited for the upcoming football season, but was told on a day before the first practice that he cannot play because he is too old at 19.

09/11/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Seizing Vehicles After DWI Arrests

Nassau County police have started seizing vehicles of motorists arrested for DWI and holding them while the cases proceed through the courts.

09/11/2014

Long Beach Medical Center (credit: WCBS 880's Mike Xirinachs)

Long Beach Residents Renew Calls To Reopen Sandy-Damaged Medical Center

It’s taking longer than expected to get a Long Island hospital shuttered by Superstorm Sandy functioning again and many residents and officials are getting impatient.

09/10/2014

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announces her plan for combating texting while driving Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice Announces Plan To Combat Texting While Driving

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice on Monday announced a five-point plan to help combat texting while driving.

09/08/2014

FILE: Hampton Bays residents found Ku Klux Klan recruitment pamphlets at their homes in August 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Purported KKK Fliers Found In West Babylon, Shirley

More than a dozen leaflets were found Sunday in West Babylon and Shirley, Suffolk County police said. Similar fliers were found in Hampton Bays in July and August.

09/08/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suspects Could Do 25-Years In Alleged Bias Plot Against Elderly Victims

One of two men charged this week, with bias crimes for allegedly targeting the elderly in a chimney repair scam, cited ‘family’ as his reason for the crime, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota.

09/06/2014

Darrell Fuller is escorted by police on his way to court on Oct. 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Killed Nassau County Police Officer, Driver Sentenced To Life In Prison

Nassau County Court Judge Jerald Carter told 34-year-old Darrell Fuller on Friday that the sentence would be a “prelude to the hell that may await you.”

09/05/2014

Long Island lifeguard on August 28, 2014.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Proposed Suffolk County Bill Aims To Protect Lifeguards From Sun

The bill, which is sponsored by Legis. Kara Hahn (D-Setauket), is intended “to protect lifeguards from the harmful effects of ultraviolet light while on duty.”

09/04/2014

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