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One of the Postal Service's green lock boxes broken into in Freeport. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials: Mail Stolen From Postal Boxes On Long Island

The mail was apparently taken from two green locked boxes used by carriers to pick up mail to distribute on their routes. It happened in Freeport on April 7.

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A suspect seen on surveillance video inside Walt Whitman High School in Huntington. (credit: Suffolk County police)

Man Charged With Trespassing After Taking Pictures Inside L.I. High School

Police say 35-year-old James Rankin, a 1996 graduate of Walt Whitman High School, was seen on surveillance video taking photographs inside the school.

04/15/2014

Officers salute the coffin of Ofc. Dennis Guerra at his funeral on Apr. 14, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Thousands Say Goodbye To Dennis Guerra, NYPD Officer Killed In Coney Island Fire

Thousands of cops lined the streets at Officer Dennis Guerra’s funeral at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Rockaway Beach, Queens.

04/14/2014

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Asks For Forgiveness Of Those Sexually Abused By Priests

Pope Francis made the off-the-cuff remarks after coming under criticism from victims’ advocacy groups for a perceived lack of attention to the problem and ongoing demands that he sanction bishops who covered up for pedophiles.

04/11/2014

Kelly Gordon (credit: LinkedIn)

Boston College Senior Dies After Being Struck By Two Cabs On Upper East Side

Kelly Gordon, 22, of Brielle, N.J. was crossing York Avenue between 84th and 85th streets around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when she was struck by two yellow cabs.

04/11/2014

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Lawsuit: L.I. Nursing Home Workers Hired Stripper To Put On Show For Residents

The elderly woman was “photographed by nursing home staff at East Neck Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in West Babylon as as a muscular, almost nude male dancer gyrated in front of her,” according to the lawsuit.

04/08/2014

Robert Gerbino, 57, of Garden City is charged with criminally negligent homicide in the November 2013 death of volunteer firefighter Charles Bruce. (Credit: NY State Police)

L.I. Man Charged In Friend’s Hunting Trip Death

A Long Island man is facing criminal charges for killing a friend during a hunting trip last fall, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera first reported.

04/08/2014

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice appears with a dog up for adoption at a news conference in Mineola, N.Y., on April 7, 2014.

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice: New York Animal Laws Need More Bite

Laws against animals in New York are codified in the state’s Agriculture and Markets Law, “which has seen little change in nearly 150 years,” Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice said.

04/07/2014

Legislator Carrie Solages and community leaders in front of a convenience store in Elmont (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Community Leaders, Others Call On Nassau County To Raise Age On Sale Of Tobacco Products

Some community and Democratic leaders on Long Island are calling on Nassau County to quickly join New York City and Suffolk County in raising the age to buy tobacco products to 21.

04/04/2014

Heroin overdose kit (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Seized Crime Money To Fund Heroin Antidote Program In New York

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the Community Overdose Prevention program on Thursday, saying it will let every state and local law enforcement officer carry naloxone.

04/03/2014

Jewelry, cash, drugs seized during investigation into alleged Brooklyn-Suffolk heroin ring. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: 14 Arrested In Brooklyn-To-Suffolk County Heroin Ring

The ring flooded Suffolk County with tens of thousands of bags of heroin, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

04/02/2014

Kwasi Enin (William Floyd School District)

L.I. Teen Kwasi Enin Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools

A 17-year-old Long Island student has accomplished what few believe is possible.

04/01/2014

Emergency crews on the scene of a bus crash in Albertson, L.I. on April 1, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

1 Dead, 2 Hurt After Coach USA Bus, Pickup Truck Collide On Long Island

The accident, which involved a Coach USA bus and a pick-up truck, occurred on Roslyn Road near Heathcote Drive in Albertson around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

04/01/2014

Juan Oscar Argueta (in white shirt), father of  murder victim Vanessa Argueta,, and about two dozen relatives and friends attended Monday's arraignment of alleged killer Jose Elias Garcia in Central Islip. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

‘Most Wanted’ Reputed L.I. Gang Member Pleads Not Guilty To Murders Of Girlfriend, Toddler

A reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI’s most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.

03/31/2014

Juan Elias Garcia (credit: FBI)

L.I. Murder Suspect On FBI’s ‘Most Wanted’ List Returns To U.S. To Face Charges

Juan Elias Garcia was the last of four MS-13 gang members sought in the February 2010 execution-style killings of his 19-year-old girlfriend, Vanessa Argueta, and her 2-year-old son, Diego Torres, officials said.

03/28/2014

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