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FILE -- A view of Central Park from the 75th floor of 432 Park Avenue (credit: 
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Community Board Meets To Address Concerns Of Megatowers Casting Shadows On Central Park

There are concerns megatowers going up in the 57th Street area could dim parts of Central Park.


FILE -- Law enforcement teams respond to a hoax 911 call in Long Beach, Long Island, in April 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Federal Bills By New York Lawmakers Aim To Crack Down On ‘Swatting’

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced Monday that he is submitting legislation to create stiffer penalties for swatting.


New York State Police say this woman stole Kate Sullivan's identity. (credit: NYSP)

New York State Police: Woman Withdrew $9,200 From Terminally Ill Fashion Executive’s Account

A woman posing as Kate Sullivan withdrew more than $9,000 from a Chase branch in Commack, Long Island, on Sept. 23, 2014, before unsuccessfully trying to repeat the crime in Freeport, police said.


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Long Island Puts Out Call For More Volunteer Firefighters

Nassau and Suffolk county executives are coming together to make an appeal for more volunteer firefighters.


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NY State Students Begin Math Portion Of Common Core Exams

After seeing thousands of students sit out New York’s statewide English assessments last week, school districts are beginning three days of math testing.


L-R: Paul Barbara, MD, Emergency Room Physician, Staten Island University Hospital, Claudio Buono, FDNY Captain Daniel Ciccosanti (credit: Staten Island University Hospital)

Coach, Crowd Team Up To Save Life At Staten Island Little League Game

A coach and the crowd at a Staten Island Little League game came together to perform a lifesaving rescue over the weekend.



Nassau County Reopens Fifth Police Precinct In Elmont 2 Years After Controversial Plan

An old police precinct has been reopened on Long Island to the delight of residents who never wanted it closed.


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Brooklyn Man Accused Of Stealing Diapers From Stop & Shop Stores Across Tri-State

According to Nassau County police, Hargrove would go to the self-checkout counter in the supermarket to buy diapers, but would instead scan the bar codes for cheaper items, costing approximately $1.


State-owned, Sandy-damaged homes can now be viewed by the public before they go up for auction next month. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Public Can Now View Sandy-Damaged Homes Going Up For Auction

Monday marks the first day the public can view 150 Sandy-damaged homes acquired by the state that will be auctioned off on Long Island.


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Another Photo Sparks Online Debate: Is Cat Going Up Or Down The Stairs?

First, there was “The Dress.” Now, there’s a new photo making its way around the Internet, causing fights.


Dennis Klaus and Maryann Daino (credit: Handout)

Couple Who Both Lost Homes To Superstorm Sandy Win CT Lottery

Dennis Klaus lost his home in Brooklyn and Maryann Daino lost her home in Staten Island to the Oct. 29, 2012 storm.


A Long Island gymnastics coach took a video while being confronted by public safety officers at a Long Island park. (Credit: Ryan Mallon)

L.I. Gymnastics Coach ‘Highly Offended’ By Public Safety Officer’s ‘Pedophile’ Comments

A gymnastics coach claims he was insulted by a public safety officer and kicked out of a public park that he was training at last week.


Gail Lynch-Bailey, of Middle Island Civic Associatin, points to growing mulch mountain that residents say is stinking up the neighborhood. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LI Residents, Officials Fed Up With Mulch Pile, Call For Regulations

Middle Island residents are fed up with a giant pile of mulch that they say is stinking up the neighborhood.


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Man Killed, 2 Injured In Fast-Moving Fire In Rooming House On Long Island

Eleven people were inside a Long Island home early Friday morning when a fire erupted, leaving one man dead and two others injured.


Kyle Vetrano and supporters at a rally on Long Island. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Student’s Bathroom Joke Prompts First Amendment Fight

A Long Island teen claims his First Amendment rights were violated after he was punished by school administrators for a line he ad-libbed during the school’s variety show.