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Nassau County Opens New Court For Veterans

Nassau County officials are marking Veterans Day a day early. They opened a court Thursday dedicated to cases involving former service members involved in non-violent crimes.

11/10/2011

Union workers rally against Nassau County layoffs - Mineola, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Workers Rally Against Nassau County Layoffs; Mangano Rips Union Leaders

Several thousand unionized Nassau County workers rallied outside the County Executive’s office in Mineola to protest his proposal to layoff hundreds of employees to balance the budget.

10/17/2011

Diane McCloud in hospital bed leaving court in Mineola in January. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Convicted L.I. Shoplifter With Heart Disease Sentenced To Prison After Latest Incident

Diane McCloud, of Hempstead, has been caught shoplifting three times in recent months.

09/28/2011

LIPA COO Michael Hervey (credit: CBS 2)

LIPA Head Gets Grilled And Scolded At Hearing On Irene Response

“What happened? Put it the way I put it, what the hell happened?” State Senator Carl Marcellino asked LIPA officials at the hearing Thursday.

09/22/2011

Kim Wolfe is seen on Jun 16, 2010 - Photo: WCBS-TV

Nassau County Jail Guard Kim Wolfe Pleads Guilty To Murder

Wolfe entered the plea to two counts of murder, one count of kidnapping, assault and a weapons charge. The judge said he will sentence her to 22 years to life in prison on Nov. 2.

09/07/2011

An Ignition Interlock Device - File / Photo: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images

Nassau County Busts Drunk Drivers Evading Ignition Interlocks

Ignition interlock devices became mandatory for any drunk driver sentenced on or after August 15, 2010. The device requires the driver to pass a breath test in order to start the vehicle.

08/22/2011

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos (file / credit: Nassau County Comptroller)

Nassau County Comptroller Might Back New $400 Million Sports Complex

George Maragos says he supports development of the county hub, but he’s not ready to endorse the $400 million sports and entertainment complex proposal going to a referendum – at least, not yet.

07/21/2011

Members of the CSEA rally against layoffs - Mineola, NY - Jun 28, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

CSEA Members Protest Approval Of Nassau County Layoffs

You could hear chants of “shame on you” inside the Nassau County legislative chamber on Tuesday.

06/29/2011

Guns collected in a Nassau County operation - Mineola, NY - Jun 21, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Operation Impact Gets Crooks And Guns Off Of Nassau County Streets

With the help state funds, Operation Impact helped police arrest more than 300 people and get 87 guns off of the streets.

06/21/2011

Protestors outside Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano's office in Mineola. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Nassau County Names New Firm To Run Long Island Bus As Critics Protest Move

The plan is for the company to take over Long Island Bus next January, but opponents argue the deal will mean higher fares and fewer bus routes.

06/10/2011

Tornado Damage - Springfield, MA - Jun 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Long Island Reaches Out To Help Massachusetts Tornado Victims

Volunteers were loading up a Red Cross truck in Mineola as they prepare to travel to Springfield, Massachusetts to help the victims of the tornado.

06/09/2011

Rally in support of the Nassau Coliseum plan outside the Nassau Legislature Building in Mineola on May 24, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Gather In Mineola In Support Of Nassau Coliseum Plan

Several hundred union members, construction workers and Islanders fans gathered to implore the Nassau County legislature to approve a plan to replace the aging Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

05/24/2011

Long Island road rage trial

‘Road Rage’ Trial: Detective Interrogation Video Exclusively Obtained By CBS 2

It was a devastating case of an alleged road rage that made national headlines. The student on trial, accused of killing another driver, said it was a horrible accident and that he feared for his life.

05/23/2011

Long Island road rage trial

Dramatic 911 Call Played For Jury In Deadly L.I. Road Rage Trial

A stunning 911 call is at the center of a dramatic road rage trial in Nassau County. Jurors were riveted as a dramatic and emotional 911 call was played in the manslaughter trial of accused road rage suspect Evan Potts.

05/19/2011

Nassau County Seal (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nassau County Comptroller Sounds Warning About County Finances

A whopping $53 million budget shortfall is predicted by Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos if nothing is done by the end of this year.

05/18/2011

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