Mona Rivera

Darrell Fuller is escorted by police on his way to court on Oct. 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Killed Nassau County Police Officer, Driver Sentenced To Life In Prison

Nassau County Court Judge Jerald Carter told 34-year-old Darrell Fuller on Friday that the sentence would be a “prelude to the hell that may await you.”

09/05/2014

Wendy Lantigua started a petition to extend bus service to high school students in Levittown. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Some Levittown Parents Say Hempstead Turnpike Is Too Dangerous For Their Kids To Cross

Parent Wendy Lantigua has started a petition to get buses for all Division Avenue High School students living south of Hempstead Turnpike.

09/04/2014

Patty Armine holding photo of Bubba (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Battle Over Bubba: Long Island Woman Fights To Get Her Pug Back

Patty Armine of Holbrook said her 16-year-old pug, Bubba, got out of her backyard and was turned over to a pug rescue group, Curly Tail Pug Rescue, which is accusing her of neglecting the dog.

09/03/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Islip Mom Comes Home To Find Daughter Duct Taped To Chair After Burglary

A woman called 911 around 9 p.m. Monday and told police she arrived at her North Ocean Avenue home and found her 28-year-old daughter bound to a chair with duct tape.

09/02/2014

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Beachgoers Worry That Cristobal Could Wash Out Labor Day Plans As Rip Current Risk Remains High

The National Weather Service says long period swells associated with Cristobal will continue to churn the ocean into Thursday evening.

08/28/2014

Zephyr Teachout campaigns for governor in Manhattan on Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Zephyr Teachout Uses New York Times’ Nonendorsement To Attack Cuomo

Zephyr Teachout called The New York Times’ decision not to endorse a candidate in the Sept. 9 primary “a really powerful rebuke to Andrew Cuomo’s four years in office.”

08/27/2014

Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Michael Balsamo)

Joseph Beer Gets 5 To 15 Years For Long Island Wreck That Killed 4 Friends

A judge has denied youthful offender status for 19-year-old Joseph Beer,who was 17 at the time of the crash.

08/26/2014

Violet, the 92-year-old woman from Bellport who helped Suffolk Police nab two men who allegedly posed as chimney cleaners and burglarized her home. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Men Posing As Chimney Cleaners Burglarize Elderly LI Woman’s Home

Police have arrested two men who they said pretended to be chimney cleaners and burglarized the home of a 92-year-old Long Island woman.

08/21/2014

Sandeep Singh was hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run incident in Ozone Park, Queens. (credit: The Sikh Coalition/YouTube)

Suspect Charged With Hate Crimes After Allegedly Hitting Sikh Man With Truck

Police have arrested a Long Island man, charging him with hate crimes for allegedly calling a Sikh man a terrorist before running him over.

08/19/2014

Islip Town Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt, Councilman Steven Flotteron (center) and Public Safety Commissioner John Carney hold a news conference Aug. 18, 2014, asking for homeowners to report flood damage. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Islip Officials Pushing For Flood Victims To Report Damage To Town

Officials so far estimate at least 400 homes suffered flood damage.

08/18/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

Kristen Kelly with her Russian terrier, Yuri. (credit: Handout)

Dog Swept Away By Floodwaters Found Dead On Long Island

The search for a dog that was swept away by floodwaters in West Babylon during the height of Wednesday’s historic storm has come to a tragic end.

08/14/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Raymond Balboa (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Long Island Man Charged After Deadly Boating Accident

Raymond Balboa, 53, is charged with vehicular manslaughter, operating a vessel while intoxicated and operating an unregistered vessel

08/11/2014

Perl Wolfe and Dalia G. Shusterman of Bulletproof Stockings (credit: Bulletproof Stockings)

No Men Allowed As All-Female Hasidic Band Rocks Arlene’s Grocery

It was truly ladies’ night out at the Lower East Side rock venue Arlene’s Grocery on Thursday night.

08/07/2014

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