Mineola

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

Katherine Starr (right) gave the keynote presentation at the “Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports” symposium. (Credit: www.nassaucountyny.gov)

Former Olympian Shares Story At Long Island Symposium On Preventing Sex Abuse

Former Olympian Katherine Starr offered her moving and heartfelt perspective on Tuesday at “Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports,” a Nassau County symposium on preventing child sex abuse.

04/18/2012

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

County Comptroller: Economy Is Looking Up In Nassau County

There’s some good economic news for residents of Nassau County. Sales tax revenues have jumped in Nassau County, and county comptroller George Maragos said they are up 5.2 percent compared to last year.

04/13/2012

Long Island fake cop gang

EXCLUSIVE: FBI Breaks Up 7-Man Fake Cop Gang On Long Island

A gang of suspected fake police officers on Long Island allegedly thought they were about make a killer score. Instead, they ended up in some very real cuffs.

03/28/2012

Protestors at Nassau legislature in Mineola before hearing on police precincts on Feb. 13, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Committees Vote In Favor Of Nassau County’s Community Policing Plan

The full legislature will vote on the move in two weeks on February 27th.

02/13/2012

Sean Landeta plays for the New York Giants (credit: George Rose/Getty Images)

Sean Landeta Celebrates Giants’ First Super Bowl Win; Mangano Lauds Economic Boost

Former New York Giants punter Sean Landeta wears two Super Bowl rings and he knows how tough it is to get one.

01/25/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

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

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