Mineola

Flavor Flav in court in Mineola, Long Island on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rapper Flavor Flav Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Long Island Traffic Stop

Flav was arrested on Jan. 9, 2014. Police said he was caught speeding and driving with a suspended license on the Meadowbrook Parkway while driving to his mother’s funeral.

01/21/2015

Police on the scene after a robbery turned deadly at a home in Mineola, NY on Jan. 11, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Suspect Sought After Man Shot, Killed In Driveway Of Mineola Home

Police said a man was shot in the head and robbed in his own driveway on Roslyn Road in Mineola.

01/12/2015

(Credit: Nassau County Police)

Video Captures Driver Smashing Into Mineola Building Before Taking Off

Police are searching for a driver who crashed his car into a building on Long Island and took off.

12/16/2014

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

Police: Woman, 2 Men Attack And Rob Man Inside Mineola Apartment

A 22-year-old woman and two accomplices allegedly attacked and robbed a man she had met online inside his Mineola apartment, police said.

11/18/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer holds up a number of LIRR tickets during a news conference on Nov. 11, 2014, in Mineola, N.Y. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Urges Congress To Restore Full Mass Transit Tax Benefit

More than 300,000 people who take the Long Island Rail Road to work on a daily basis are no longer receiving the full benefit that saved commuters thousands of dollars every year.

11/11/2014

Bernard Jenkins, 58, is charged with stealing copper cable multiple times from the Long Island Rail Road system. (Credit: MTA Police)

Police: Man Stole Copper From LIRR Tracks, Snagged Thursday Morning Commute

A Hicksville man was charged Friday with stealing copper cable that belonged to the Long Island Rail Road eight different times this month.

10/31/2014

Emergency workers on the scene of a collapsed floor which trapped two workers in Mineola on Oct. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Two Construction Workers Trapped When Ceiling Collapses In Mineola

The collapse happened inside the old Social Services building, which is now being turned into a family court in Mineola.

10/17/2014

Customers say National Grid is tacking unnecessary fines and charges onto utility bills. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Homeowners Furious Over No-Show Fines From Utility Company

Some suburban homeowners are furious after being shocked with a surprising fine. The charge is being tacked onto their bills because they’re not home when a worker shows up to read the meter.

09/16/2014

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

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