Nassau County

A change in designations has resulted in big trucks on South Oyster Bay Road in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Residents Say They Were Blindsided By Change To Allow Big Rigs On South Oyster Bay Road

Big trucks are causing bid headaches on Long Island, as New York state has turned a suburban road into a major truck route.

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Emergency responders help a man who was caught in a rip current off Long Beach, Long Island, on Aug. 1, 2015.  (Credit: CBS2)

One Swimmer Rescued, One Found Submerged In Ocean At Long Beach

The second swimmer was found after being submerged in the ocean for about an hour and transported to South Nassau Community Hospital.

08/01/2015

Jars containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

New York Chooses 5 Companies To Grow, Dispense Medical Marijuana

Patients with qualifying conditions like cancer, AIDS or epilepsy will be authorized to obtain only non-smokeable versions of the drug.

07/31/2015

A large tree came crashing through a home in Great Neck, NY, seriously injuring a 20-year-old woman on July 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Woman Seriously Injured When Large Tree Crashes Through Great Neck Home

A 20-year-old woman was asleep when the 5,000 pound tree unexpectedly fell into the second-story of the home and into her bedroom, police said.

07/27/2015

Two people suspects in thefts of high-end handbags on Long Island

Long Island Designer Consignment Shops Targeted By Thieves With High-End Taste

The value of the stolen merchandise adds up to nearly $100,000.

07/15/2015

Cesar Cruz

LI Man Accused Of Stealing Over $3,000 From Vending Machines

Authorities said career criminal Cesar Cruz was caught after stealing from yet anther vending machine in the county.

07/10/2015

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas says political mailings are out of hand. (Credit: CBS2)

Acting Nassau DA: Taxpayer-Funded Political Mailings Are Out Of Hand

Lawmakers in Nassau County were calling Wednesday night for tighter regulations over political messages that end up in your mailbox.

07/08/2015

Michael Everett is accused of shoplifting at the Compare Foods store in Freeport, Long Island and confronting a security guard with a meat cleaver. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: LI Security Guard Talks About Cleaver Attack While Confronting Alleged Shoplifter

There was a big scare this week at a Nassau County grocery store, when a security guard confronted a suspected shoplifter and was nearly attacked with a meat cleaver.

07/08/2015

nassau fees

CBS2 Exclusive: New Bill Could Put End To Processing Fees On Dismissed Tickets In Nassau Co.

Many drivers are irate over a county policy of charging $30 even when tickets are dismissed.

06/23/2015

Joshua Golson-Orelus faces murder and robbery charges on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Arrest In January Shooting Of Jericho Gas Station Attendant

Joshua Golson-Orelus, 23, was arrested Wednesday on murder, robbery, attempted robbery and criminal possession of a weapon charges, Nassau County police said.

06/18/2015

Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

First Case Of Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Confirmed In Nassau County

Environmental groups are urging the state to step up the war on the insects before they wipe out thousands of additional trees.

06/08/2015

NYPD Sgt. Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera during a media press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Nassau County Police To Get Body Cameras Under Pilot Program

Thirty-one county police officers from the First, Third and Fifth precincts will test 62 body cameras from three vendors as part of a yearlong pilot program.

05/18/2015

Nassau County residents say noise from generators at a sewage treatment plant have become a nuisance. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Residents Say Noisy Generators Are Rattling Their Nerves

The generators were supposed to provide a temporary fix after Superstorm Sandy flooded a sewage treatment plant, but they’re still cranking out power and noise.

05/14/2015

Staten Island will begin using the devices to keep track of abusers starting next year. (credit: handout via CBS 2)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Mull Proposal For Domestic Violence Ankle Monitors

Lawmakers in both Nassau and Suffolk counties have proposed putting ankle bracelets on those who have orders of protection against them in domestic violence cases.

05/09/2015

Children on a playground in Nassau County, where multiple attempted lurings have been reported in recent weeks. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Residents On Edge After String Of Attempted Child Lurings

Parents in Nassau County recently received a letter from police, warning them about a man trying to lure young children with candy.

05/08/2015

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