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Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes a $1.66 billion property tax credit program while speaking at at Hofstra University on Long Island on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes NY Property Tax Credit Program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new plan that would bring property tax breaks to some New Yorkers.

01/14/2015

Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting has chosen the vacant Fortunoff store at The Source mall in Westbury  as the site of a new gambling hall. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Nassau County Executive Expresses Opposition To Casino At Former Fortunoff Site

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano took to Twitter on Monday to announce he’s against the casino-style gaming parlor proposed for the old Fortunoff site in Westbury.

01/13/2015

Police on the scene after a robbery turned deadly at a home in Mineola, NY on Jan. 11, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Suspect Sought After Man Shot, Killed In Driveway Of Mineola Home

Police said a man was shot in the head and robbed in his own driveway on Roslyn Road in Mineola.

01/12/2015

Irving Gerber, 87, former college professor who filed age discrimination complaint with NYS Division of Human Rights. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Ex-LIU Professor Files Age-Discrimination Complaint

A former adjunct professor at a Long Island university claims age discrimination played a role in his and two colleagues’ termination.

01/09/2015

Christopher Zaino (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Long Island Volunteer Firefighter Charged With Arson

A Long Island volunteer firefighter faces an arson charge in connection with a fire at a historic house last year.

01/09/2015

Suffolk County Dept of Public Works yard, Commack , Long Island. (Photo: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

County Executive Steve Bellone Declares Suffolk Ready For Winter

County Executive Steve Bellone announced the Department of Public Works has added four new heavy-duty snow vehicles to its fleet.

01/08/2015

Duck hunter was stranded near this island off Timber Point Marina in Great River. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Rescue Long Island Duck Hunter Stranded In Great South Bay

A Long Island duck hunter had to be rescued by police after becoming stranded on an island amid sub-freezing temperatures and high winds.

01/08/2015

Ambulances and police officers gather in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on January 7, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Hold Vigil For Victims Of Terror Attack On Paris Newspaper

Extra officers have been stationed at various locations throughout the city, including the French Consulate, since the attack Wednesday on the Paris offices of the satirical newspaper, the Charlie Hebdo weekly.

01/07/2015

Jax, a pit bull found dead in a Long Island backyard. (credit: Justice For Jax/Facebook)

Pit Bull Found Shot To Death In Long Island Backyard

The dog’s owner, John Balk, said the 4-year-old pooch was shot to death and a pellet was found in his chest.

01/06/2015

Madeline Singas sworn in as acting district attorney in Nassau County. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Prosecutor Takes Over As Acting District Attorney In Nassau

Madeline Singas replaces Kathleen Rice, who was being sworn in as a Long Island congresswoman on Tuesday.

01/06/2015

Poster brought to sentencing by supporters of Brittney Walsh's family (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Man Sentenced In DWI Crash That Killed High School Grad

Prosecutors said Grasing had a blood alcohol level four times the legal limit and was speeding when he rear-ended 18-year-old Brittney Walsh’s car on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst, causing her car to tumble off the road.

01/05/2015

A volunteer firefighter suffered critical injuries while battling a fire at this home in Woodmere, N.Y. on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Firefighter In Critical Condition After House Fire In Woodmere

The Central Avenue house was totally gutted by the fire, which broke out at around 4 a.m., CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported.

12/19/2014

Ralphael Brown (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Man Stepped On, Kicked Toddler In Violent Hempstead Robbery

Police have arrested one man after an alleged violent robbery on Long Island.

12/19/2014

Bill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington, LI celebrate being reunited with Vadim, their 16-year-old adopted son from Ukraine. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Congressman Helps Bring Family’s Newly Adopted Son Home For The Holidays

Bill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington have been trying to adopt 16-year-old Vadim from Ukraine, but were bogged down by visa and paperwork issues.

12/18/2014

Activists of Pakistan civil society hold candles for the victims of an attack by Taliban gunmen on an army-run school in Peshawar, in Karachi on December 17, 2014. Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif and Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani vowed to fight "terrorism and extremism" together, a day after Taliban militants killed 148 people at a Pakistani school. AFP PHOTO / Asif HASSAN        (Photo credit should read ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Pakistani Communities Mourn Deaths In Taliban Attack On School

A group of Pakistanis on Long Island gathered to condemn the violence and to plead for help for innocent Pakistanis

12/17/2014

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