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Sarah Goode, of Medford, N.Y., went missing on June 7, 2014, police said. (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police, Family Search For Missing Medford Woman Sarah Goode

Sarah Goode was last seen early Saturday after a night of watching TV with friends.

06/09/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 5, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Officials Kick Off Belmont Stakes Festivities In Garden City

There is still a couple of days before California Chrome hits the track at Belmont for a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, but the celebration for Saturday’s big race has already started.

06/05/2014

FILE -- Rep. Steve Israel (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Israel: Remove Social Security Numbers From Medicare Cards To Curb ID Theft

“On the one hand the federal government says ‘protect your Social Security number.’ On the other hand, it advertises your Social Security number on 50 million Medicare cards in the United States,” Israel said.

06/04/2014

Kyle Howell in Mineola courthouse after charges were dismissed (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Cop Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged Traffic Stop Beating

A Nassau County police officer accused of beating a Westbury man during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty to assault charges on Tuesday.

06/03/2014

Joseph Biundo on June 2, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Medic Speaks Out About Carbon Monoxide Scare At Dunkin’ Donuts

Joseph Biundo was at the shop on Glen Cove Road in Carle Place around 4 a.m. Friday when his personal carbon monoxide detector suddenly went off.

06/02/2014

Suffolk County officials say this illegal dump site in Central Islip contains asbestos and possibly other contaminants. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: Illegal Dumping Investigation Reveals Banned Pesticides, Dangerous Metals At 2 Suffolk County Locations

Test results show that two locations under investigation for illegal dumping in the Town of Islip are more dangerous than first thought.

05/29/2014

Mykhailo Kuzmin and his mom Natalia Kuzmina (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mother, Son From Ukraine Reunited In Queens

Mykhailo Kuzmin was able to join his mother and stepfather in Whitestone, Queens thanks to some help from U.S. Rep. Steve Israel.

05/28/2014

Senator Charles Schumer (left) and Congressman Tim Bishop (right) with LI residents Craig Cooper and Lenny Piskorz, holding map of helicopter routes (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sen. Schumer, Rep. Bishop Call For Extension To Chopper Noise Regulation On Long Island

Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Tim Bishop are calling on the FAA to extend the over-the-water route regulation for helicopters flying to and from Long Island’s East End.

05/27/2014

Nassau Police vehicle  used at DWI checkpoints. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Police Bringing Back DWI Unit

The unit, known as SET, is coming back after driving while intoxicated arrests dropped sharply after it was eliminated.

05/23/2014

Blue Angels arrive at Republic Airport in advance of Jones Beach Air Show on May 22, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Blue Angels Arrive On Long Island Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend Air Show

The U.S. Navy’s aerobatic team landed Thursday morning at Republic Airport in Farmingdale.

05/22/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Nassau County Legislature Approves Proposal For Animal Abuse Registry

The Nassau County Legislature on Monday passed a bill that would establish an online registry of people convicted of animal abuse.

05/19/2014

Kyle Howell in Mineola courthouse after charges were dismissed (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against L.I. Man Who Says He Was Beaten By Police Officers

Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, was arrested on charges that included tampering with physical evidence, marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an encounter with the officers on April 25.

05/19/2014

Mega Millions winner Cameron Finney with wife, Donna, and daughter, Christina (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Man Wins $20 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

Cameron Finney, who will get over $7.4 million after taxes, plans to get a BMW for his daughter, a dream house for his wife and a couple of new rides for himself.

05/15/2014

Yellow-crowned Night Heron shot and wounded in Hewlett Bay Park, seen recovering on May 14, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Protected Heron Recovering After Being Shot, Wounded In Nassau County

The bird was shot in the wing with a pellet gun and suffered fractures in two places, officials said. The heron has undergone surgery.

05/14/2014

Photos of debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Veterans Community Suspected To Be Third Suspected Illegal Toxic Dumping Site On Long Island

The discovery follows on the heels of the study of illegal asbestos dumping at a park and a construction site in the Town of Islip.

05/14/2014

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