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FDNY Captain Being Extradited To California, Accused Of Sex Crimes Against Kids

Wilbert Riera, 51, was arrested Friday at his Staten Island stationhouse. He will face six counts of sex crimes against children in L.A.


Doug Winter, president of Great Atlantic Shellfish Farm, Islip, showing harvested oysters (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Town Of Islip Lauds Success Of Great South Bay-Bottom Leasing Program For Oyster Industry

Town of Islip officials and bay men lauded the bay bottom-leasing program, which they credit with the rebirth of the oyster industry on Long Island’s South Shore.


Pictures posted on Twitter showing students at Commack High School wearing shirts that spell out "rape." (credit: Twitter)

Commack School Officials Investigate After Another Photo Of Student Wearing Inappropriate Shirt Surfaces

Commack school officials are investigating after another photograph surfaced, apparently showing a high school student on school grounds wearing an inappropriate shirt.


Chad Morizsan is accused of striking and critically injuring a Suffolk County police officer with a stolen vehicle. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Driver Accused Of Striking, Critically Injuring Suffolk County Cop Faces Judge

A driver accused of striking and critically injuring a Suffolk County police officer and his passenger faced a judge on Tuesday.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.