Nassau County

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

Long Island Community Honors First Responders For Saving Heroin Overdose Victims

On Monday, a Long Island community honored first responders for the lives that they helped save by using a drug that brings overdosing addicts back to life.

10/20/2014

Flooding on Rockaway Beach Boulevard as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in Queens.  (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Queens, Nassau Lawmakers Call On State To Improve Storm Emergency Routes

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Far Rockaway) and Nassau County Leg. Howard Kopel are urging the state to improve local roads needed for emergency evacuations during disasters.

10/05/2014

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$6.5M Plan Proposes To Install Warning Lights Outside Nassau County Schools

First there was an uproar over speeding tickets in Nassau County school zones. But now there is a proposal to install warning lights.

09/19/2014

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Overnight Construction Complaints Falling On Deaf Ears, Garden City Residents Say

Some suburban Garden City families say they can’t get a straight answer as to why ear-shattering construction noise is allowed to wake them.

09/18/2014

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Nassau County Police Say Suspect Arrested In So-Called Distraction Burglary In Herricks

Frank Nicholas, 27, was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree burglary, police said.

09/18/2014

Donna Michael's parents want to know why their daughter was able to walk away from a Long Island elementary school in the middle of the day. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents Furious After 8-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing From LI School

A Long Island girl went missing from school and no one called her family. The school said that it followed procedure, but the girl’s mother disagrees.

09/11/2014

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Reward Fund Established To Catch Those Behind Anti-Semitic Crimes In Nassau County

Nassau County community leaders announced Thursday a reward fund to help catch those behind anti-Semitic crimes.

09/10/2014

Jesse Friedman and his wife Lisabeth Walsh after the DA issued a report on his conviction, June 24, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LI Prosecutors Agree To Evidence Hearing In Jesse Friedman Sex Abuse Case

Despite the hearing, the Nassau County district attorney’s office said Wednesday it remains confident Friedman’s conviction will be upheld.

09/10/2014

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announces her plan for combating texting while driving Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice Announces Plan To Combat Texting While Driving

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice on Monday announced a five-point plan to help combat texting while driving.

09/08/2014

Darrell Fuller is escorted by police on his way to court on Oct. 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Killed Nassau County Police Officer, Driver Sentenced To Life In Prison

Nassau County Court Judge Jerald Carter told 34-year-old Darrell Fuller on Friday that the sentence would be a “prelude to the hell that may await you.”

09/05/2014

A school speed zone sign is seen in Bethpage, NY on Sept. 2, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Nassau County Speed Cameras Operating Again In School Zones

School zone speed cameras are back in operation in Nassau County after a the program’s initial roll out in July led to the dismissal of thousands of tickets.

09/02/2014

A group of children and mothers return to Guatemala on July 22, 2014, after being deported from the United States amidst the humanitarian crisis caused by Central American immigrant children. (Credit: Getty Images)

Long Island A Popular Landing Spot For Undocumented Children

The latest government figures show that more than 2,200 of the undocumented, unaccompanied minors are now on Long Island.

08/28/2014

Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Michael Balsamo)

Joseph Beer Gets 5 To 15 Years For Long Island Wreck That Killed 4 Friends

A judge has denied youthful offender status for 19-year-old Joseph Beer,who was 17 at the time of the crash.

08/26/2014

Lee Ackerman of Stewart Manor, Long Island, believes this aircraft part fell from the sky into his backyard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Man Believes Aircraft Part Fell From Sky Into His Backyard

What is believed to be a piece of an aircraft was found Friday in a backyard in Stewart Manor, Long Island.

08/22/2014

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Nassau County Forgiving School Zone Speeding Tickets

Nassau County is forgiving $4.2 million in speed camera fines issued in the last month.

08/22/2014

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