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2 Arrested In Connection With 2 Burglaries, 1 Attempted Burglary In Lido Beach

Jeremy Laratro and Dayvon Merchant are accused of two burglaries and an attempted burglary in Lido Beach, Long Island.

04/27/2014

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Off-Duty Nassau Detective, Neighbor Rescue Homeowner From Fire

According to authorities, the detective was passing by when he noticed flames coming from the home on Mineola Boulevard in Williston Park around 7:30 a.m.

04/27/2014

Emergency responders on the scene of a fire in Albertson, NY on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Elderly Man Killed In Albertson House Fire

Fire broke out Tuesday morning at a home occupied by two elderly residents. One was rescued.

04/22/2014

LI hit-and-run accident victim Steven Acquaviva calls on driver to turn himself in. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Hit-And-Run Accident Victim Calls On Driver To ‘Man Up To What He Did’

Police said the driver of the pickup got out to put a blanket over Steven Acquaviva and then drove off.

04/17/2014

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

Swastika Found Spray-Painted On Fence Next To Cedarhurst Home

Police in Nassau County were investigating Tuesday night, after someone spray-painted a swastika on a fence in a Cedarhurst neighborhood.

04/15/2014

FILE - A smoker outside an office building in New York City.   (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Nassau Lawmaker Wants To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Like Suffolk County, NYC

On Monday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed into law a measure raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19 to 21. It takes effect on Jan. 1.

04/15/2014

Frazier Glenn Cross, accused of killing three people outside of Jewish sites near Kansas City, is seen in police custody, April 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Say Hate Motivated Kansas City Shooting At Jewish Center

Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Mo., was booked into Johnson County jail on a preliminary charge of first-degree murder after the attacks Sunday in Overland Park.

04/14/2014

Mariejunia Ally delivered twins at bus stop in Elmont, L.I., April 11, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Mom Gives Birth To Premature Twin Boys At Bus Stop

New mom Mariejunia Ally, 33, went into labor about two months early as she was waiting for the bus in Elmont around 6:40 a.m. Friday.

04/11/2014

The door of a TD Bank branch. (credit: Getty Images)

Cops: Accounts Compromised After Skimming Device Found On Plainview ATM

The skimmer was discovered by an ATM repairman last month at the TD Bank on Old Country Road in Plainview. Another skimmer was also found at the outside card entrance.

04/10/2014

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

Nassau County Lawmakers Vote Unanimously To End 3-Year Wage Freeze

The move granted approval for contracts that reinstate cost-of-living wages in exchange for union givebacks. Nassau’s fiscal control board – known as NIFA – must still approve the deal.

04/08/2014

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

Nassau County Lawmakers To Discuss Ending Wage Freeze

Some legislators are seeking assurances that revenue from new speed cameras will be available to help offset the cost of lifting the wage freeze. The assurance has not been given and state lawmakers haven’t yet approved the new cameras.

04/07/2014

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4 Arrested In Long Island Kidnapping Hoax

The suspects, who were holed up in a Long Island motel, demanded ransom for a kidnapping victim authorities say was never taken.

04/06/2014

Legislator Carrie Solages and community leaders in front of a convenience store in Elmont (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Community Leaders, Others Call On Nassau County To Raise Age On Sale Of Tobacco Products

Some community and Democratic leaders on Long Island are calling on Nassau County to quickly join New York City and Suffolk County in raising the age to buy tobacco products to 21.

04/04/2014

Speed Camera

Legislation Could Mean More Speed Cameras For NYC, Long Island

Legislation introduced in Albany dramatically expands the number of speed cameras in New York City, and lets Nassau and Suffolk counties install them too.

03/31/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Reports Of Animal Cruelty On The Rise In Nassau County

Nassau County and the county’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for information about incidents of dog fighting and abuse.

03/31/2014

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