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Sen. Schumer explains for wastewater treatment plant at Brookhaven Airport (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Calls On FAA To Expedite Approval For Part Of Mastic-Shirley Sewer Project

Suffolk officials are waiting on the FAA to move forward with a massive sewer project.

02/09/2015

Super Auto Detail in Holbrook where the owner and employee were found dead of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Officers Find 2 Men Dead From Apparent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In LI Auto Shop

Officers found the bodies of the shop’s owner and his employee inside Super Auto Detail in Holbrook around 6:15 p.m. Thursday.

02/06/2015

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Police: L.I. Man Burglarizes Home, Kills Cat After Crashing Car

A Suffolk County man facing a series of charges in connection with a crime spree that started with a car crash and ended in the death of a cat is due in court Thursday, Nassau County police said.

02/05/2015

Alisha Augustin holds a photo of her father, Sebaptiste Augustin, who was killed in a hit-run in Hicksville. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Family Seeks Justice After Man, 75, Killed In Hicksville Hit-And-Run

School bus driver Sebaptiste Augustin, 75, was struck Jan. 28 while walking to his job on West John Street in Hicksville.

02/05/2015

Michael Angrisano, 79, Glen Cove, shows bedroom closet where stolen safe was kept. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Men Steal Safe With $50,000 From Elderly Long Island Couple

Police are looking for two men who they said stole more than $50,000 from an elderly couple on Long Island.

02/04/2015

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Elmont Legislator Worries Nassau OTB Will Look To His Community To Open Casino

Now that the Nassau County Off-Track Betting has decided not to pursue opening a casino in Westbury, one Elmont, New York, legislator is worried it will look at his community.

02/03/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, Ice

A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.

02/02/2015

Police in Riverhead credit a 7-year-old child for helping save the life of a man trapped in a fire. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

7-Year-Old Girl Credited With Saving Neighbor After Calling 911 To Report Riverhead Fire

Police in Riverhead credit a 7-year-old child with helping save the life of a man trapped in a fire.

01/30/2015

Police are investigating the death of a gas station attendant at a BP station in Jericho, NY on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010WINS)

Police: Gas Station Attendant Found Shot To Death At Jericho BP Station

Just after 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said a customer found the body of 56-year-old Hany Awad on the floor behind the counter at a BP gas station on Jericho Turnpike.

01/29/2015

Snow plows clear the roads on Long Island on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

County Executive Bellone Says Suffolk ‘Hit Hard’ By Storm

Highway crews passed over wind-whipped snowdrifts multiple times, as residents slowly began digging out from as much as two feet of snow following a blizzard.

01/27/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

Patrick Alford at 7 (left) and what he would look like today at 12 years old (right). (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Age-Enhanced Photo Of Staten Island Child Missing Since 2010

Thursday marks five years since the disappearance of Patrick Alford.

01/22/2015

Flavor Flav in court in Mineola, Long Island on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rapper Flavor Flav Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Long Island Traffic Stop

Flav was arrested on Jan. 9, 2014. Police said he was caught speeding and driving with a suspended license on the Meadowbrook Parkway while driving to his mother’s funeral.

01/21/2015

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and families of victims of fatal hit-and-runs holds a news conference Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Victims’ Families Demand Stiffer Sentences For Hit-And-Run Killers In New York

The families, accompanied by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and state senators, demanded that the maximum sentence be increased from seven to 15 years for hit-and-run drivers.

01/20/2015

(L-R) Musician Adam Lambert, Jennifer Lopez and  Harry Connick Jr. attends the "American Idol XIV" Photo Call at New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge on September 17, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Homeless New York City Singer Wows ‘American Idol’ Judges

During Thursday night’s “American Idol,” Hollywood Anderson performed his original song, “My Best Friend,” receiving high praise from judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Adam Lambert.

01/16/2015

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