Nassau County

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

Hundreds of firefighters line the street for the funeral of Inwood firefighter Joseph Sanford, Jr. on Dec. 31, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Funeral Held For Long Island Firefighter Fatally Injured In Woodmere Blaze

Hundreds of firefighters lined the streets Wednesday to pay tribute to Joseph Sanford, Jr.

12/31/2014

A Ronkonkoma family posted this message to the person who destroyed their Christmas decorations. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Holiday Decorations Damaged In Queens And Long Island

Police on Long Island and in Queens are investigating separate incidents of holiday decorations being vandalized.

12/23/2014

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

Local Police Departments Take Precautions Following Deadly Shooting Of Cops In Brooklyn

The deadly shooting of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn has prompted police departments around the New York area to take precautions.

12/21/2014

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Authorities: Smugglers Used SUV With Hidden Compartment To Transport Drugs Into L.I.

An elaborate scheme to sell what prosecutors called poison on the streets of Nassau County in Mexico, police said.

12/18/2014

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Nassau Villages Come Together With Hope Of Saving Tax Dollars For Homeowners

For the first time in history, mayors on Long Island’s elite Gold Coast seem willing to sacrifice exclusivity to work cooperatively and develop joint programs.

12/15/2014

Long Island Puppy Rescue

91 Puppies Saved From West Coast, Put Up For Adoption On Long Island

If you are looking for a new puppy, dozens had just arrived on Long Island Monday from the West Coast.

12/08/2014

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

Controversial Nassau County Mini-Casino Months Away From Becoming A Reality

As a controversial mini-casino becomes a reality on Long Island, residents of Nassau County want to know its location and hours.

12/08/2014

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

Police Searching For Suspects In Nassau County Home Invasion

Nassau County police are investigating after three suspects, two of which are said to have worn what looked to be UPS uniforms, robbed a home in Elmont around 7:45 p.m. Friday.

12/06/2014

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

10 Percent Of Nassau County Police Force Expected To Retire In 2015

The agency says about 250 officers are expected to leave. It currently has 2,257 members.

12/01/2014

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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

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