Mona Rivera

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

State Launches Investigation Into Alleged Scam Targeting NY Rising Applicants

Lindenhurst homeowner Michelle Insinga, who runs several Sandy recovery Facebook pages, said dozens of people began complaining about getting suspicious emails.

08/27/2015

A car crashed into a home in North Amityville on Aug. 21, 2015. (credit: Susan Heenan)

2 Hurt After Car Crashes Into North Amityville Home

A car crashed into a house on Long Island, injuring the driver and her passenger early Friday morning.

08/21/2015

Authorities say a firefighter was shot in the leg on Staten Island on Aug. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Killed After Barricading Self Inside S.I. Home, Shooting Firefighter Is Dead

A suspected gang member who shot a firefighter and then barricaded himself inside a home on Staten Island is dead after a six-hour standoff, police said Friday.

08/14/2015

The courtyard of an apartment building in Queens where a newborn was found dead on Aug. 7, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sources To CBS2: Police Believe Baby Was Thrown To His Death From Queens Window

Police late Friday had been questioning a Queens family all day, after a 3-week-old baby boy was found dead in the courtyard of an apartment building.

08/07/2015

A large grouping of gram-negative Legionella pneumophila bacteria (credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Legionnaires’ Death Toll Rises To 10 In South Bronx; State Offers Free Building Testing

The testing will be available to all owners, operators, managers and landlords of buildings with cooling towers or evaporative condenser units until October.

08/06/2015

Storm damage in Setauket, NY on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Intense Storm Takes Down Trees, Power Lines On Long Island

An early morning storm has knocked out power to thousands of customers on Long Island and snarled rail service for LIRR riders.

08/04/2015

Stephanie Epstein is being released from the hospital five days after a tree crash onto her home, pinning her in her bed. (Credit: CBS2)

Great Neck Woman Pinned Under Tree: I Didn’t Think I Was Going To Make It

A Great Neck woman who was pinned under a 5,000-pound oak tree will be released from the hospital Friday.

07/31/2015

Dawn DeNicola, of Cameo Drive, shows one of her four cars that were keyed. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Residents Ask ‘Why Us?’ After Every Car On One Massapequa Block Keyed

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Residents of one Long Island block say they feel violated after someone came to their neighborhood and damaged their cars. At least 17 homeowners on Cameo Drive in Massapequa have filed complaints […]

07/30/2015

Yolanda V. Gilreath and her son Malachi Blaylock face kidnapping and other charges. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Mother Helped Long Island Man Kidnap Ex-Girlfriend

A Long Island man is accused of beating, stabbing and threatening to kill the mother of his child while holding her captive for five days.

07/28/2015

Police investigate a fatal crash on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, NY on July 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

1 Dead In Hempstead Turnpike Crash In East Meadow

The wreck happened around 11:40 p.m. Monday.

07/21/2015

Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride

Hundreds On LI Show Support For Veterans At Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride

It was a 25-mile ride from town hall to the ocean, all to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

07/17/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Bringing Free Broadband Service To 5 Public Housing Complexes

The city will invest $10 million at five New York City Housing Authority developments in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx to provide high-speed broadband service.

07/16/2015

Montauk, Long Island (Credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Montauk Residents Complain Weekend Crowds Are Too Rowdy

They complain that young people are regularly responsible for public drunkenness and excessive noise.

07/15/2015

Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr on left, wife Esau at podium discussing settlement (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Eric Garner’s Family On $5.9 Million Settlement: Don’t Congratulate Us, This Is Not A Victory

“Don’t congratulate us. This is not a victory,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said. “The victory will come when we get justice.”

07/14/2015

USWNT ticker-tape parade kicks off on July 10, 2015. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

NYC Celebrates Women’s World Cup Winners With Ticker-Tape Parade, City Hall Ceremony

The Women’s World Cup ticker-tape parade is over, but the celebrations continue.

07/10/2015

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