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Monkey picture labeled 'Jimmy's baby picture' that was posted on bulletin board of Town of Hempstead highway department facility in Levittown. (credit: Handout)

Town Official: Hempstead Highway Worker Target Of ‘Disgusting Act of Racial Hatred’

Officials said a photo of a monkey labeled “Jimmy’s baby picture” was found on a bulletin board at a Hempstead highway facility in Levittown.

04/29/2014

Audrey Zhang wearing T-shirt with her winning doodle (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Levittown Student Named State Winner In ‘Doodle 4 Google’ Competition

Audrey Zhang, a fifth grader from Island Trees Memorial Middle School in Levittown, has been chosen as the winner for New York in the 7th Annual Doodle 4 Google competition. Her doodle was selected from over 100,000 entries.

04/29/2014

Harley Avenue Elementary School (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LI School Stands Firm On Decision To Cancel Kindergarten Show Despite Protest From Parents

Some parents believe the year-end kindergarten show at the Harley Avenue Elementary School was canceled by the district as part of a Common Core curriculum protest.

04/28/2014

Raymond Roth (credit: CBS 2)

Raymond Roth Sentenced For Faking Death, Impersonating Police

Raymond Roth was sentenced to 2 1/3 years to 7 years in prison Thursday and ordered to more than $36,000 in restitution to the Coast Guard and Nassau County police.

04/24/2014

Police respond to a 911 hoax at a home on Laurelton Boulevard in Long Beach, Long Island, on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

FBI Joining Probe Of Long Island ‘Swatting’ Hoax Call

Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney said more than 60 heavily armed officers went to a home Tuesday after they had received a fake call that someone killed his mother and brother there.

04/23/2014

Crowds line up at the New York State Pavilion on April 22, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Thousands Show Up To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of ‘World’s Fair’

They lined up by the thousands, just like they poured onto the grounds on this day back in 1964. They carried their World’s Fair identification cards, and so many memories.

04/22/2014

Brian Carey at home (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Elton Anthony, Man Who Beat 1010 WINS’ Anchor Brian Carey, Sentenced

The man who brutally beat 1010 WINS anchor Brian Carey was sentenced Monday to five years in prison with five years post release supervision.

04/22/2014

FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, L.I. on Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Report: Sandy’s Fallout Affecting Small Business In Tri-State Area

A third of small businesses in tri-state Superstorm Sandy disaster areas reported financial losses a year later, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

04/21/2014

John Restivo on April 18, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mom Of 1984 Long Island Murder Victim Decries Award Verdict

A federal jury’s $36 million award to two men who spent 18 years in prison for a 1984 rape and murder that DNA testing later showed they did not commit was decried Friday by the 16-year-old victim’s mother.

04/18/2014

911 operator (file/credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk To Get Coordinated Public Safety Communications System

Suffolk is following in the steps of New York City and Nassau County, which have both recently made improvements to their systems.

04/17/2014

One of the Postal Service's green lock boxes broken into in Freeport. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials: Mail Stolen From Postal Boxes On Long Island

The mail was apparently taken from two green locked boxes used by carriers to pick up mail to distribute on their routes. It happened in Freeport on April 7.

04/16/2014

A suspect seen on surveillance video inside Walt Whitman High School in Huntington. (credit: Suffolk County police)

Man Charged With Trespassing After Taking Pictures Inside L.I. High School

Police say 35-year-old James Rankin, a 1996 graduate of Walt Whitman High School, was seen on surveillance video taking photographs inside the school.

04/15/2014

Officers salute the coffin of Ofc. Dennis Guerra at his funeral on Apr. 14, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Thousands Say Goodbye To Dennis Guerra, NYPD Officer Killed In Coney Island Fire

Thousands of cops lined the streets at Officer Dennis Guerra’s funeral at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Rockaway Beach, Queens.

04/14/2014

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Asks For Forgiveness Of Those Sexually Abused By Priests

Pope Francis made the off-the-cuff remarks after coming under criticism from victims’ advocacy groups for a perceived lack of attention to the problem and ongoing demands that he sanction bishops who covered up for pedophiles.

04/11/2014

Kelly Gordon (credit: LinkedIn)

Boston College Senior Dies After Being Struck By Two Cabs On Upper East Side

Kelly Gordon, 22, of Brielle, N.J. was crossing York Avenue between 84th and 85th streets around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when she was struck by two yellow cabs.

04/11/2014

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