Mineola

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

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

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