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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

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

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

A toppled crane in Mineola on Dec. 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Crane Topples Onto Its Side In Mineola

No injuries have been reported.

12/18/2013

Nassau County Police Big DL

Police: Woman Robbed At Knifepoint In L.I. Medical Building Parking Lot

Police on Saturday were searching for a suspect who robbed a woman at knifepoint in a Long Island parking lot.

11/30/2013

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

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