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Long Island Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Doctor To Get Oxycodone, Xanax

A Long Island man appeared in court Thursday on charges that he pretended to be a doctor in order to get fraudulent prescriptions for Oxycodone and Xanax filled.

06/05/2014

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Sources To CBS 2: Nassau Officer To Be Charged In Alleged Beating During Traffic Stop

A Nassau County police officer was expected to be hit with criminal charges Tuesday, on allegations that he beat a Westbury man during a traffic stop in April, sources told CBS 2.

06/02/2014

Kenneth Osias, Otis Barnes

Police: Banks Lost Over $9,000 To Credit Card Skimming Operation On Long Island

Two men were charged Thursday with using a skimming device to capture credit numbers and create fraudulent cards – resulting in losses of $9,000 to multiple banks.

05/23/2014

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Lawsuit Filed By Family Of Hofstra Student Accidentally Shot Dead By Police

The family of a Hofstra University student shot and killed by a police officer during a standoff officially filed a lawsuit against Nassau County and its police department Friday.

05/16/2014

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Virgin Mary Statue Decapitated Outside L.I. Knights Of Columbus Branch

Someone cut the head off a statue of the Virgin Mary and left it lying on the ground at a Knights of Columbus chapter on Long Island, police said Thursday.

05/15/2014

Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, is suing Nassau County PD for what he claims was an unprovoked beating (credit: Handout)

LI Man Suing Nassau County Police Over Beating; DA Looking Into Incident

Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, claims two Nassau County cops viciously beat him during a routine traffic stop, breaking his nose and fracturing his face. Police said he tried to swallow a bag of marijuana.

05/06/2014

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New Hyde Park Woman Charged With Illegally Using Handicap Parking Permits Since 2010

The 22-year-old legally received the first handicap permit following a leg injury but then forged the doctor’s license number and signature to obtain the next nine, police said.

04/24/2014

Hit-and-run accident causes $20,000 in damage to Freeport house (credit: CBS 2)

Search On For Driver After Hit-And-Run Accident Causes $20,000 In Damage To Freeport Home

The incident happened while the Freeport homeowners were asleep. When they woke up the next morning, they said they didn’t know what hit them.

04/21/2014

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Police: Man Forced Woman Back To Her House At Gunpoint, Shot At Her On L.I.

Police on Long Island were searching Wednesday night for a man who allegedly forced a woman to go back to her own house and give him money at gunpoint, and went on to fire shots at her.

04/16/2014

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Swastika Found Spray-Painted On Fence Next To Cedarhurst Home

Police in Nassau County were investigating Tuesday night, after someone spray-painted a swastika on a fence in a Cedarhurst neighborhood.

04/15/2014

Frazier Glenn Cross, accused of killing three people outside of Jewish sites near Kansas City, is seen in police custody, April 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Say Hate Motivated Kansas City Shooting At Jewish Center

Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Mo., was booked into Johnson County jail on a preliminary charge of first-degree murder after the attacks Sunday in Overland Park.

04/14/2014

The door of a TD Bank branch. (credit: Getty Images)

Cops: Accounts Compromised After Skimming Device Found On Plainview ATM

The skimmer was discovered by an ATM repairman last month at the TD Bank on Old Country Road in Plainview. Another skimmer was also found at the outside card entrance.

04/10/2014

Uniondale Cable Guy Impersonator Attack

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Woman Says Cable Guy Impersonator Invaded Home, Attacked

An armed con artist was on the loose Wednesday night, after terrorizing a 74-year-old woman on Long Island.

04/09/2014

Emergency crews on the scene of a bus crash in Albertson, L.I. on April 1, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

1 Dead, 2 Hurt After Coach USA Bus, Pickup Truck Collide On Long Island

The accident, which involved a Coach USA bus and a pick-up truck, occurred on Roslyn Road near Heathcote Drive in Albertson around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

04/01/2014

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

Student Found Dead In Hofstra University Dorm Room

A Hofstra University student was found dead of unknown causes in his dorm room Friday.

03/28/2014

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