Nassau County

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Nassau County Group Protests Use Of Speed Cameras In School Zones

The Nassau group “Residents Opposing School Zone Speed Cameras” is protesting what protestors call a deceitful money grab masquerading as a child safety initiative.

11/16/2014

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

Lawyer Calls For Probe In Nassau Co. Arrest, Alleged Beating Of Salvadoran National; Alleges Racial Targeting

There’s a call for the Justice Department to investigate the actions of Nassau County police in the recent arrest and beating of a Salvadoran national.

11/12/2014

U.S. Navy veteran Shafqat Wasi and his family are joined by Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and other local leaders for the dedication of their new house in Hicksville. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Navy Vet, Family Honored With House Built By Other Veterans

A deserving serviceman and his family were handed the keys to their new home Monday. It is a subsidized house, built over the last five months by other veterans working in their spare time.

11/10/2014

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

Police Beef Up Patrols After Recent Rash Of Burglaries In Nassau County

Police have reported nearly 30 recent break-ins, mostly south of the Northern State Parkway from Manhasset Hills east to Roslyn Heights around Shelter Rock and Searingtown roads.

10/30/2014

One person was found dead near an apartment building in Farmingdale, and another was hit by an LIRR train, on Tuesday, Oct. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Decapitated, Son Struck By Train In Murder-Suicide In Farmingdale

Police said 66-year-old Patricia Ward was killed by her son, 35-year-old Derek Ward, who then killed himself by stepping into the path of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.

10/29/2014

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NYS To Fund Major Water, Sewage Projects On Long Island

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state will spend nearly half a billion dollars on Long Island for water and sewage projects, including $383 million to help get homes in Suffolk County hooked up to sewers.

10/28/2014

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Nonprofit To Expand Nassau County Sex Offender Program

Starting next year, the Long Island-based group Parents for Megan’s Law will begin monitoring the online activities of Nassau County’s registered sex offenders.

10/27/2014

A judge recently ruled that a massive tree-cutting campaign in Nassau County is legal and can continue, must to the dismay of many residents. (Photo: CBS 2)

Residents Out To Stop Tree-Cutting In Nassau County Dealt A Serious Blow

Getting to the root of a problem is one thing — but what happens when the root is the problem?

10/24/2014

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

Frank Nicholas (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

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

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