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Employees of Marcum LLP Accountants and Advisors are preparing for a possible Long Island Rail Road strike. (Credit: CBS 2)

Businesses Say Preparing For LIRR Strike Is Like Bracing For Storm

With the threat of a Long Island Rail Road strike growing direr by the day, businesses have been forced to firm up alternate plans right along with commuters.

07/15/2014

Flavor Flav mug shot (credit: Nassau County Police)

New York Grand Jury Will Consider Indictment Of Entertainer Flavor Flav

A New York grand jury will consider whether to indict entertainer Flavor Flav for allegedly speeding to his mother’s funeral.

07/12/2014

Cement truck driver Raymond Ragen (Credit: CBS 2)

Mineola Man Gets Up To 15 Years In Fatal Bus Crash

Raymond Ragen, of Mineola, was convicted in April in the death of bus driver Jorge Guevara.

07/03/2014

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L.I. College Student Decries His Arrest Over Protest Calling For Obama’s Impeachment

A college student from Long Island alleged Tuesday that he was wrongfully arrested for protesting on a Long Island Expressway overpass.

07/01/2014

Arlindo Cunha in his circular driveway in Mineola Village. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mineola Law Places Limits On Driveway Shape And Size

Mineola officials said they’re trying to preserve the village’s suburban charm with a new ordinance that prohibits paved driveways from taking up more than 25 percent of a front yard.

06/16/2014

Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (credit: Michael Balsamo)

Joseph Beer Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Fatal Southern State Parkway Crash That Killed 4 Teens

Prosecutors said Joseph Beer, 19, was high and impaired after smoking $20 worth of marijuana and then driving more than 100 mph before crashing off the Southern State Parkway, killing his four teenage passengers.

06/06/2014

Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (credit: Michael Balsamo)

Closing Arguments Under Way In Trial For Teen Accused In Fatal Southern State Parkway Crash

Closing arguments are expected in the Long Island trial of a Queens man accused of driving high and speeding in a 2012 crash that killed four of his friends.

06/02/2014

Daniel Miller (Photo: handout)

L.I. Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Plot Pleads Not Guilty To Grand Larceny, Forgery Charges

Daniel Miller was charged back in 2012 for allegedly drugging and sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy then trying to hire a hitman to kill the teen so he could not testify.

05/02/2014

Joseph Beer at the Nassau County courthouse in Mineola, April 29, 2014. He's facing aggravated vehicular homicide charges for an Oct. 2012 fatal collision in which four of his friends were killed. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Trial Set To Begin For LI Teen Accused Of Killing 4 Friends In Violent Southern State Parkway Crash

According to prosecutors, 19-year old Joseph Beer is accused of driving high on marijuana while going at least 110 mph on the Southern State Parkway before losing control and crashing into trees near Exit 17 on October 8, 2012.

04/30/2014

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Off-Duty Nassau Detective, Neighbor Rescue Homeowner From Fire

According to authorities, the detective was passing by when he noticed flames coming from the home on Mineola Boulevard in Williston Park around 7:30 a.m.

04/27/2014

Cement truck driver Raymond Ragen (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Man Convicted Of Manslaughter, Assault In 2012 Crash That Killed Bus Driver

According to the Nassau County district attorney’s office, 45-year-old Raymond Ragen was convicted of manslaughter and assault after a three and a half week trial.

04/16/2014

Jonathan Lopez hugs a family member before his sentencing in Mineola, March 21, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

LI Man Gets Jail Time For Drag Racing Crash That Left NYPD Officer Dead

Jonathan Lopez, 22, did not speak as the judge handed down the sentence. Lopez was acquitted at trial of manslaughter but found guilty of assault and reckless endangerment after prosecutors said he was drag racing on the Southern State Parkway in September 2011.

03/21/2014

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2 Teens Killed In Long Island Car Crash

Steven Clancy, 19, was driving a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta northbound on Roslyn Road near Locust Lane when he struck a curb and then a tree, police said.

03/05/2014

Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North, LIRR Commuters Face Rough Trips To Work And Back

The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.

02/14/2014

Long Island Snow Fatigue

Falling Trees, Dangerous Roads Leave Long Island Residents In Despair

Snow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.

02/05/2014

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