Nassau County

Police in Nassau County are searching for a brazen tire and rim thief targeting luxury cars. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau County Police Warn Mercedes-Benz Owners Of Tire And Rim Thefts

Dozens of expensive cars parked on driveways and in front of homes across Nassau County have been hit by thieves.

02/26/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

LI Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Halt Gaming Facilities In Nassau, Suffolk Counties

After the Westbury community came together and fought the plan to bring a casino to their neighborhood, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would halt gaming facilities in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

02/24/2015

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Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

Residents and lawmakers have unanswered questions about a pending mini-casino in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS2)

State Lawmaker Proposes Legislation To Block OTB Gaming Parlors On Long Island

A state lawmaker is introducing new legislation to prohibit the Off-Track Betting Corporation from building gambling parlors on Long Island.

02/23/2015

Michael Greico received a parking ticket for parking in a handicapped space even though he has a placard, and still had to pay a $30 fee to Nassau County when the ticket was dismissed. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Nassau Lawmakers Agree With Complaints About Fees For Dismissed Tickets

A CBS2 story Thursday about parking ticket fees in Nassau County has received an overwhelming response.

02/20/2015

Firefighters respond to a blaze at 100 Terrace Ave. in Hempstead, Long Island, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dozens Spend Night In Shelter After Hempstead Apartment Fire

The Red Cross says about 40 people stayed overnight in a shelter, and more went to friends’ and families’ homes, after a fire raged through a Long Island apartment complex.

02/20/2015

Paul Keiley (right) and Sharona Abraham protest against the $30 Nassau County Driver Responsibility Fee, which is charged even for tickets that are dismissed. (Credit: CBS2)

Extra Parking Ticket Fee Infuriates Nassau Drivers, But Judge Advises Getting Used To It

Some Long Island drivers are livid, after their tickets were dismissed but they were stuck with a costly surcharge anyway.

02/19/2015

Court Of Appeals ruled only state law governs where sex offenders may live (Credit: CBS2)

Court Of Appeals Tosses Local Laws Restricting Where Sex Offenders Can Live

There are about 38,000 registered sex offenders in New York.

02/18/2015

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Court Of Appeals: N.Y. State Law, Not Municipal Law, Determines Where Sex Offenders May Live

The highest court in New York state ruled Tuesday that state law is what determines where sex offenders can live.

02/17/2015

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LI Parents Ask School Districts To Enforce Stricter Safety Regulations For Contact Sports

There are calls being made on Long Island for new rules to protect student athletes from unsafe equipment.

02/11/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Off-Track Betting, Long Island Residents Fight Over Proposed Video Gambling Parlor

More than a year ago, New York State approved video gambling in Nassau County, but residents now say it’s a gamble they don’t want to take.

01/30/2015

Police are investigating the death of a gas station attendant at a BP station in Jericho, NY on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010WINS)

Police: Gas Station Attendant Found Shot To Death At Jericho BP Station

Just after 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said a customer found the body of 56-year-old Hany Awad on the floor behind the counter at a BP gas station on Jericho Turnpike.

01/29/2015

Flavor Flav mug shot (credit: Nassau County Police)

Rapper Flavor Flav Due To Face Driving Charges On Long Island

Rapper Flavor Flav is due in a Long Island courtroom later this month after being indicted on charges stemming from a traffic stop while driving to his mother’s funeral.

01/14/2015

A police car sits outside a religious high school in Nassau County. (credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Beefs Up Security At Jewish Facilities In Wake Of Paris Attacks

With France stationing thousands of soldiers and police outside vulnerable locations, some would like to see more muscle on Long Island.

01/13/2015

Police on the scene after a robbery turned deadly at a home in Mineola, NY on Jan. 11, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Suspect Sought After Man Shot, Killed In Driveway Of Mineola Home

Police said a man was shot in the head and robbed in his own driveway on Roslyn Road in Mineola.

01/12/2015

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