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Brandon Ward and Joshua Dacunha (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: 2 L.I. Teens Robbed After Setting Up Meeting To Buy Sneakers On Facebook

Social media helped two teenagers connect with a few muggers on Long Island, police said.

08/26/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating After Swastika Found Painted On Long Island Post Office

The incident occurred sometime between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. Sunday at the U.S. Post Office on Mollineaux Place in Roosevelt.

08/25/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Put Woman, 69, In Chokehold, Robbed Her In L.I. Home

Police on Friday were searching for a robber who put a 69-year-old woman into a chokehold as she was walking through her house in Woodmere, Long Island.

08/22/2014

Fire investigators believe the fire that damaged this Port Washington home may have been deliberately set. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Port Washington Explosion Victim Identified As Husband Who Had Been Unaccounted For

Police have confirmed that the man found dead in an explosion in a Port Washington, Long Island garage last week was a resident who had been unaccounted for.

08/13/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Police Testing Dashboard-Mounted Cameras

Nassau County also plans to put “body cameras’ on a small number of officers later this year.

08/04/2014

Police said 22 computers were stolen from South Grove Elementary School in Syosset, Long Island. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

22 Computers Stolen From School In Syosset, Long Island

Someone broke into a Long Island school and stole a number of computers this week, police said.

07/19/2014

Police on the scene after a human head was found in a Hempstead yard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Human Head Discovered In Hempstead Yard

A human head was found in a Hempstead yard in the same area where two human arms were found just last week.

07/17/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cops: East Rockaway Woman Involved In Two Accidents, Charged Under Leandra’s Law

Police say a drunken driver crashed her car with a 6-year-old girl riding in it on Long Island, and officers soon realized the motorist had just gotten into another wreck nearby.

07/13/2014

Suffolk Police investigate after arm found in Hempstead (credit: CBS 2)

Police Look For Connection After Third Body Part Found On Long Island

Police on Long Island are investigating after the discovery of body parts in three different locations.

07/11/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Suspects Punch Delivery Man, Steal Pizza In West Hempstead

Nassau County police said the delivery man arrived at a home to deliver a pizza on Woodfield Road when he was approached by two men and woman.

07/04/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cops: Scammers Are Using Distraction Burglaries To Rip-Off The Elderly

As Nassau County Police Chief Kevin Smith explained, perpetrators have been arriving at homes claiming to work for a gas or water company and requesting permission to come inside to check on a problem.

06/28/2014

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

Christine Nunes (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Nanny Locked Child In Van, Shoplifted From LI Target Store

Christine Nunes, 37, of Lynbrook left the 3-year-old girl in the backseat of a locked 2006 Dodge Caravan while she went inside a Target store, where she stole several items, police said.

06/25/2014

Police officer Arthur Lopez and Darrell Fuller (credit: Handouts)

Retired Cop Testifies About Seeing Chase That Ended In Fatal Shooting Of Nassau Officer

An NYPD officer testified Wednesday that he sensed he had happened upon something “heavy” when he pulled out his cellphone and recorded a highway pursuit that ended in the fatal shooting of a Nassau County officer.

06/18/2014

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Police: Taxi Driver Unwittingly Gave Long Island Bank Robber A Getaway

According to police, the male suspect walked into the Astoria Federal Savings Bank located at 3535 Long Beach Rd. in Oceanside on Friday and gave the teller a note demanding cash.

06/07/2014

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