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Monica Lino (credit: Facebook)

Suspect Charged In Slaying Of Woman In Farmingville, Long Island

A search was under way on Long Island and beyond Monday evening, for a killer responsible for the violent apparent slashing of a 36-year-old Suffolk County mother.

07/28/2014

Dante Taylor (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Accused In Medford Woman’s Death Pleads Not Guilty To Upgraded Murder Charges

Dante Taylor, 19, of Mastic pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Thursday in court in Riverhead. He was originally charged with second-degree murder.

07/24/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)/Steven Colbert (Photo by Mireya Acierto/Getty Images)

Colbert Ribs De Blasio About Planned Italy Trip Before LIRR Strike Averted

Mayor Bill de Blasio took a ribbing from Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert Wednesday night about his planned trip to Italy while the threat of a possible Long Island Rail Road strike still loomed.

07/17/2014

Bill Schoolman, CEO of Bohemia-based 7bus, is offering $10 fare in event of LIRR strike. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Islanders Making Reservations With Private Transportation Companies In Event Of LIRR Strike

Commuters fearing a Long Island Rail Road strike have been flooding area car and bus services with inquiries about lining up alternative plans — and some are even booking helicopters and sea planes.

07/16/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train on Friday, July 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

No New Negotiations Set Between MTA, LIRR Unions As Workers Prepare For Strike

There are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers’ unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.

07/15/2014

Vincent LoGiudice (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Cop Accused Of Beating Man During Traffic Stop Appears In Court

Officer Vincent LoGiudice, 34, is charged with two counts of second-degree assault and one count of third-degree assault in connection with the April 25 encounter involving Kyle Howell, 20. LoGiudice pleaded not guilty to the charges last month.

07/15/2014

Thomas Prendergast addresses the media after talks with unions representing LIRR workers on July 14, 2014. (credit: CBSNewYork)

MTA Chairman Prendergast On LIRR Unions: They Haven’t Moved At All

Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.

07/14/2014

Michael Elardo is escorted to court on June 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Retired NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Deadly Levittown Hit-Run

A grand jury has decided not to add or upgrade charges against a retired NYPD officer accused in the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown.

07/10/2014

Jessica Sill and Matthew Donde hospitalized at Nassau University Medical Center after hit-and-run on Wantagh Parkway. (credit: Family Handout)

Police: 2 Teens Injured In Hit-And-Run On Wantagh Parkway

Matthew Donde, 18, and his girlfriend Jessica Sill, 15, were struck by an unknown vehicle after they had car trouble on the southbound Wantagh State Parkway south of Merrick Road around 3 a.m. Tuesday.

07/09/2014

Nassau Police Officer Matthew Andoos, credited with rescue of three people from Uniondale house fire. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Officer Saves 3 People From Uniondale House Fire

A Nassau County police officer without protective gear ran into a burning home and saved three residents in Uniondale.

07/09/2014

Noah Rubin of Long Island celebrates with the winners trophy after winning the Boys' Singles Final match against Stefan Kozlov of the United States on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Long Island’s Noah Rubin Wins Wimbledon Boys’ Singles Title

A Long Island boy is coming home with a championship trophy after winning the Wimbledon junior boys’ title Sunday.

07/07/2014

Melissa Brengel of Huntington Station points to empty bracket which held special 9/11 flag. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Woman Says American Flag Honoring Firefighter Brother Killed On 9/11 Stolen From LI Yard

Melissa Brengel said the flag was taken from her home on Michael Lane in Huntington Station sometime Monday night.

07/02/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Brookhaven Town Officials To Sue Over Contaminated LIRR Yard

Town of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.

07/01/2014

Utility trucks at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Wants National Grid To Give LI Customers Notice Before Visits

The senator is calling for the improved notification system following three recent burglaries in which suspects posed as National Grid utility workers to gain access to customers’ homes.

06/30/2014

Richard Ortiz (credit: Nassau County Police)

LI Dad Accused Of Hitting Teen With Crowbar After Driving Daughter To Fight

Richard Ortiz, 45, of East Meadow, surrendered to police on Tuesday and was charged with second-degree assault.

06/25/2014

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