Mineola

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

Floral Park Trees

Devastation On Long Island: Power Down, Widespread Damage, 2 Dead

Long Island was a disaster area Tuesday night, after Superstorm Sandy uprooted trees and blew them over like matchsticks, and at one point cut power to 90 percent of LIPA customers without power.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

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

Motorcyclist Killed When Bike Slams Into Minivan In Meadowmere

Nassau County police said that the man was traveling south on the Rockaway Turnpike on Friday night when a 72-year-old man heading north in a minivan made a left turn, cutting across the victim’s path of travel.

09/22/2012

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

Convicted Rapist Sentenced To 62 Years To Life For 2009 Long Beach Attack

The victim was shaking and crying as she spoke in the Nassau County courtroom during the sentencing hearing, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

09/05/2012

25 DWI offenders arrested in ignition interlock sting (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Convicted Nassau County DWI Offenders Arrested Again For Driving Without Ignition Interlocks

More than two dozen convicted drunk drivers in Nassau County were busted for illegally driving a car to meet with their probation officers. The Nassau County District Attorney’s office announced the arrests of 25 convicted drunk drivers during a two-week sweep.

08/28/2012

Sergio Argueta speaks at the podium at the symbolic funeral of youth programs. (Credit: CBS 2)

Symbolic Funeral Protests ‘Death’ Of Youth Programs In Nassau County

Some streets on Long Island were filled with caskets and hearses on Thursday. The coffins were empty, but the scene was filled with very real and raw emotion.

08/02/2012

Jose Sorto (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

East Meadow Man Surrenders To Authorities After Being Accused Of Fatal Hit-And-Run

Nassau County detectives said that 48-year-old Jose Sorto of East Meadow surrendered to authorities on Saturday night, and he has been charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an incident.

07/22/2012

Senator Charles Schumer and Mineola residents display debris from freight trains (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Calls For Investigation After Mineola Residents Complain Of Flying Debris From Freight Trains

Schumer wants the Federal Railroad Administration to require freight trains traveling through densely populated areas to cover cars carrying loose debris.

05/21/2012

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