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Kenneth Osias, Otis Barnes

Police: Banks Lost Over $9,000 To Credit Card Skimming Operation On Long Island

Two men were charged Thursday with using a skimming device to capture credit numbers and create fraudulent cards – resulting in losses of $9,000 to multiple banks.

05/23/2014

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

Some Residents Concerned With Drop In Nassau County DWI Arrests

Marge Lee, with the group Dedicatedd, said it’s very odd that in Suffolk County and in Queens, DWI arrests have increased, but in Nassau the numbers have fallen in the past three years.

05/22/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Nassau County Legislature Approves Proposal For Animal Abuse Registry

The Nassau County Legislature on Monday passed a bill that would establish an online registry of people convicted of animal abuse.

05/19/2014

Red light camera (credit: CBS 2)

AAA: NYS Red-Light Camera Programs Have Dropped The Ball In Reporting Effectiveness

A study by AAA found serious flaws in the red-light camera programs in New York City and several other municipalities in the state.

05/19/2014

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Lawsuit Filed By Family Of Hofstra Student Accidentally Shot Dead By Police

The family of a Hofstra University student shot and killed by a police officer during a standoff officially filed a lawsuit against Nassau County and its police department Friday.

05/16/2014

Eisenhower Park - East Meadow, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nassau County Exec. Proposes Increasing Fees For County Services

Under the plan, inspections would cost an additional $61, adult annual membership at Eisenhower Park’s Aquatic Center would rise by $50 and weekend golf at the park would go up from $36 to $40.

05/15/2014

Yellow-crowned Night Heron shot and wounded in Hewlett Bay Park, seen recovering on May 14, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Protected Heron Recovering After Being Shot, Wounded In Nassau County

The bird was shot in the wing with a pellet gun and suffered fractures in two places, officials said. The heron has undergone surgery.

05/14/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Nassau County Looks To Set Up Animal Abuse Registry

Gary Rogers with the Nassau SPCA said in the case of Miss Harper – the pit bull mix that had her leg and ears cut off – those charged were convicted of abusing another dog before that incident.

05/07/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

Report Finds Apparent Racial And Ethnic Segregation In Nassau County Schools

The report said that there are fewer predominately white school districts and that minority students are mainly concentrated in high poverty districts.

05/03/2014

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

NIFA Votes To End 3 Year Wage Freeze On Some Nassau County Unions

It was 2 a.m. when the vote came down, but union members still filled the room and cheered as a board voted to approve the end of a wage freeze.

05/03/2014

At least three ambulances were engulfed in flames in an early morning fire in Inwood, NY on May 2, 2014. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS 2)

Early Morning Fire Engulfs Ambulances In Inwood, Long Island

It happened just before 3 a.m. Friday at a lot for an ambulance supply company on Sheridan Boulevard in Inwood, Long Island.

05/02/2014

Nassau County Police Big DL

Nassau County Finance Board To Vote On Ending Wage Freeze

The state’s approval of speed cameras will help pay some of the $129 million price tag.

05/02/2014

Wantagh High School (file / credit: Wantagh Union Free School District)

Wantagh Schools Evacuated After Threat Found In Boy’s Bathroom

Police on Long Island are investigating a threatening message left in a boy’s bathroom at Wantagh High School.

05/01/2014

Long Island Police Impersonator

Police Impersonator On The Loose On Long Island Roads

Authorities on Long Island said a police impersonator was on the loose Wednesday, trying to pull over drivers on major roads.

04/30/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Most Of New York City, Suburbs Receive Failing Grade In Air Quality Report

The American Lung Association released its 15th annual air quality report Wednesday, which found that half of Americans still live in areas where ozone or particle pollution levels make the air unhealthy to breathe.

04/30/2014

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