Nassau County

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Woman Accused Of Stealing Nearly $60K Worth Of Legos Out On Bail

A Long Island woman was out of custody on bail Monday evening, after being charged with stealing $59,000 worth of Lego sets to sell on eBay.

08/18/2014

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Long Island Man Dead After Crashing Into Telephone Pole

Nassau County police say Brett Dinsky was pronounced dead at the scene in Garden City around 10:30 a.m., Saturday.

08/16/2014

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Police: LI Woman Attempts To Sell $60K Of Stolen Legos Online

Nassau County detectives say the 53-year-old Island Park woman lifted the toy sets from a storage facility in that Nassau County village.

08/16/2014

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

Cops: New Cassel Woman Left Young Children Home Alone

Police on Long Island say they’ve arrested a woman after her three young children were found home alone.

08/14/2014

Nearly 200 oak trees need to be removed in Seaford because they have damaged sidewalks. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Nearly 200 Oak Trees Being Removed In Seaford

County officials say the trees have damaged the sidewalks beyond repair, posing a pedestrian hazard.

08/12/2014

Time and weather are threatening the dwindling number of marsh houses in the water off Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Time, Weather Taking A Toll On Historic Long Island Marsh Houses

You’ve probably seen them in the waters off of Long Island and were not sure what they were. Bay houses, some of them over a hundred years old, are seeing their numbers dwindle.

08/08/2014

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Nassau County Launches Local Women’s Equality Party

There’s a new political party in town on Long Island with its focus on women, WCBS 880’s Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

08/08/2014

Sarah Espinosa (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Woman Who Crashed Into New Hyde Park Firehouse Had Stolen Snake Wrapped Around Her Neck

Sarah Espinosa, 22, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to reckless endangerment, driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana and petit larceny charges.

08/05/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Poses As Water Department Worker, Robs Elderly Couple In Valley Stream

A man posed as a water department worker knocked on the door of a North Cottage Street home and told an elderly couple that he needed to check the water pressure in the basement, police said.

07/30/2014

Concert at Eisenhower Park in Nassau County sponsored by CBS Radio's Fresh 102.7 (Credit: WLNY)

Thousands Turn Out For Fresh 102.7 Concert At Nassau’s Eisenhower Park

Teen sensation Jacquie Lee opened the show with her many young fans screaming for more.

07/26/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Man Accused Of Targeting East Garden City Building With ‘Powdery Substance’

A Long Island man has been arrested for sending a suspicious powdery substance to an office building.

07/26/2014

US soldiers keep watch at the entrance of a military base near Alkozai village following the shooting of Afghan civilians allegedly committed by a rogue US soldier in Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: Jangir/AFP/Getty Images)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Make Pledge To Recruit, Hire Veterans

Sixteen companies, along with both Nassau and Suffolk counties, have made a pledge to train, recruit and hire veterans for jobs, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

07/22/2014

Nassau County Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Nassau County Doled Out Big Bucks To Part-Time Employees In Last Year

Nassau County paid more than $26 million last year to 2,000 part-time or season workers, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

07/22/2014

Police on the scene after a human head was found in a Hempstead yard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Probe For Link Between Dismembered Body, Head Found In Hempstead

The latest discovery was reported Thursday in Hempstead, where what appears to be a human head was found in bushes in front of a neatly kept home.

07/18/2014

PSEG Long Island recently installed 80-foot-tall, hurricane-proof utility poles in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS 2)

Double Utility Poles Spark Complaints From Long Island Homeowners

The Kim family of Glen Head speaks for many on Long Island’s North Shore: “I think there are too many power poles.”

07/14/2014

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