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Nassau County Reopens 3 of 6 Beaches Closed Following Wastewater Plant Malfunction

The beaches were closed Friday night and all day Saturday due to a wastewater plant malfunction that released thousands of gallons of sewage into Oyster Bay Harbor, the Nassau County Department of Health said.

05/25/2014

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

Nassau County Police Investigate Shooting Death Of Boy, 16, In Hempstead

Police in Nassau County are looking for the gunman who killed a 16-year-old boy in Hempstead on Friday night.

05/24/2014

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

Long Island Parents Charged Under Leandra’s Law In Separate Incidents

Nassau County Police have arrested a woman who was allegedly driving drunk with her toddler in tow.

05/24/2014

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

Nassau County Police Bringing Back DWI Unit

The unit, known as SET, is coming back after driving while intoxicated arrests dropped sharply after it was eliminated.

05/23/2014

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

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