Nassau County Police

Police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in the driveway of this home in West Hempstead. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Investigate Armed Driveway Robberies Less Than 2 Miles Apart On Long Island

Nassau County police are investigating whether the same people are responsible for two driveway stickups Wednesday night.

10/23/2014

Scam callers are claiming to be from the IRS and threatening to have people arrested if they don't pay up. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nassau Officials Urge Vigilance In Response To IRS Phone Scam

Nassau County Police said several residents have received phone calls from persons claiming to be from the IRS who say they or a family member owe money for unpaid taxes.

10/01/2014

Surveillance video shows a woman keying a Mercedes-Benz after a quarrel in a Massapequa, Long Island parking lot. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Woman Keyed Car In Massapequa, Caused $4,000 In Damage

The search continues for a woman who keyed a Mercedes-Benz in a Massapequa, Long Island parking lot – causing $4,000 in damage.

09/26/2014

Home health care aide Tiffany Douglas is accused of stealing from the people she was supposed to be helping on Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Home Health Care Aide Accused Of Stealing From People She Was Helping

A Long Island home health care aide was charged Wednesday with stealing more than $1,300 from the people for whom she was working.

09/24/2014

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

Nassau County Seizing Vehicles After DWI Arrests

Nassau County police have started seizing vehicles of motorists arrested for DWI and holding them while the cases proceed through the courts.

09/11/2014

The suspected getaway car in the robberies of two women in Woodmere, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate Possible Pattern Of Attacks In Woodmere, Long Island

Authorities believe an attack on a woman who was robbed of her engagement ring in Woodmere, Long Island may be part of a pattern.

09/05/2014

This woman named Linda was robbed in her garage in Woodmere, Long Island on Tuesday, Sept. 2. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman Recalls Horror Of Being Robbed In Her Garage

Police continued to search Thursday for a suspect who followed a 74-year-old woman into her garage, and robbed her of an expensive diamond engagement ring, in Woodmere, Long Island.

09/04/2014

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

Police: Man Robbed Woman, 74, Of Jewelry Outside Long Island Home

Nassau County police were searching Wednesday night for a suspect who accosted and robbed a 74-year-old woman in broad daylight in Woodmere.

09/03/2014

A 12-year-old girl told police she found a man in the bedroom of her Elmont, N.Y., home on Aug. 31. He may have entered and disappeared through this window. (Photo: CBS 2)

Police: 12-Year-Old Long Island Girl Finds Intruder In Her Bedroom

A burglar came face-to-face with a child when he burst into a home on Long Island over the weekend.

09/02/2014

Jessica Rosengart (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Mom Faces Charges After Being Found Passed Out In Hot Car With Child, Heroin

A Long Island woman is under arrest after police said she was found in possession of heroin and passed out in a hot car while her infant boy sat sweating in the backseat.

09/02/2014

A driver was arrested after a vehicle crashed into a house in Seaford, Long Island on Thursday, Aug. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Driver Arrested After Vehicle Crashes Into House In Seaford, Long Island

Police on Thursday arrested a Long Island man after he allegedly crashed into a house in Seaford.

08/28/2014

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

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