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Long Island Railroad ticket machine (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Indictment Unsealed In MTA Skimming Case

Niculae Petre, Dorin Husa, Valer Zaharia, and Teodora Zaharia, are accused of stealing customers’ PIN numbers and other financial information.

11/25/2013

U.S. Marines help unload turkeys donated by Stop & Shop at Island Harvest in Mineola, Nov. 21, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Marines Help Unload Food Donations At Island Harvest

The Marines unloaded more than 2,000 turkeys donated by Stop & Shop for the upcoming holidays.

11/21/2013

A student takes a test (file/credit: clipart)

NYS Regents Board Trims Test Times For Math, English

The state Board of Regents approved a plan to trim down the time allotted for the math exam by 20 minutes and the English assessment by 10 minutes.

11/19/2013

Joseph Wood (credit: Nassau County Police)

L.I. Man Running For Town Clerk Accused Of Forcible Touching

The alleged incidents occurred on Sept. 27 and Oct. 6 at a sober house in Uniondale where 73-year-old Joseph Wood is a counselor.

10/28/2013

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Nassau Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Nassau Coliseum Renovation Proposal

County legislators will vote on a plan by developer Bruce Ratner to renovate the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and build a retail and entertainment complex that would include restaurants, an ice rink, a bowling alley and a movie theater.

09/23/2013

Ed Mangano (file / credit: County Executive's Office)

Nassau County Budget Plan Keeps Taxes Flat, Calls For Future Borrowing

Ed Mangano’s challenger and former county executive Tom Suozzi said the budget plan does nothing to solve the county’s debt.

09/18/2013

John Esposito convicted in the 1992 abduction of Katie Beers was found dead in his cell at Sing Sing prison. (Credit CBS 2)

Parole Board: Katie Beers’ Captor Would Have Been Denied Release

John Esposito died last week of natural causes at Sing Sing prison in Ossining. He did not know of the decision when he died.

09/09/2013

A "for rent" sign. (credit: Clipart.com)

Group: Long Island Apartment Complex Discriminated Against Blacks

A group sent white and black men and women to the Town House apartment complex in Mineola to express interest in renting apartments.

08/29/2013

Long Island Rail Road train (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Island Rail Road To Launch Scoot Trains With East Side Access

The planned “scoot” trains would offer faster, more frequent service from places like Brooklyn to Jamaica, Oyster Bay to Mineola, and Ronkonkoma to Riverhead.

07/23/2013

Jesse Friedman and his wife outside State Supreme Court in Mineola, June 4, 2013. He will learn later this month if he will be exonerated. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island’s Jesse Friedman To Learn This Month If He’ll Be Exonerated For Sex Abuse

Friedman, who is married, served 13 years in prison for the sexual abuse but was freed when the case was reopened. He appeared in State Supreme Court in Mineola Tuesday as continues his quest to clear his name.

06/04/2013

LIRR work trains collided on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

LIRR Expects Near-Normal Rush Hour After Work Trains Collide Near Hicksville

Five LIRR workers were hurt; three refused medical aid and two others were taken to nearby hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.

06/04/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau County PBA Blames Police Precinct Merger For Crime Spike

The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.

04/17/2013

Brothers Nick (left) and David Pereira (right) hold their babies born less than an hour apart at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Wives Of Long Island Brothers Give Birth Within Hour Of Each Other

Brothers Dave and Nick Pereira found themselves in the labor and delivery room at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola on Wednesday morning.

04/03/2013

Leandra's Law News Conference Dec. 30, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Push To Close Legal Loophole In Leandra’s Law

Officials called on state lawmakers to close a loophole allowing convicted drunk divers to avoid the mandatory ignition interlock requirement under the anti-drunk driving measure.

12/30/2012

Mega Millions winner Philip Cimino (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Floral Designer Wins $33 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

The 67-year-old purchased the winning ticket for the Nov. 2 drawing in Mineola.

11/29/2012

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