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Experts: Predators Are Targeting Shoppers In Stores And Online

Cyber Monday came in like a lion, and predators have been out trying to scam the throng of shoppers.

12/02/2013

A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Drunk Driving Checkpoints To Be Set Up Across New York State Over Holiday Weekend

Bar and restaurant owners, along with local officials, urge people to choose a designated driver before heading out for the night or take a taxi home.

11/27/2013

Bar surveillance tape purporting to show Nassau Police Officer Richard Hefferon pointing gun at bartender Charlie Ball (credit: Handout)

Nassau County Police Officer Avoids Jail Time In Gun Menacing Case

A Long Island police officer who was caught on video pointing his loaded department-issued weapon at a bartender’s head during an off-duty confrontation has been sentenced to no jail time.

11/26/2013

Car keys and an alcoholic drink (credit: clipart.com)

Nassau Police To Beef Up DWI Patrols For Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Starting Wednesday, there will be an additional 100 officers patrolling the roadways, authorities announced.

11/25/2013

Gym teacher Aaron Kozlowski (right) with attorney Marc Gann (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Charges Dropped Against L.I. Gym Teacher Accused Of Looking At Porn In School

Prosecutors told a judge on Sept. 27 they were dismissing charges of child endangerment against Aaron Kozlowski because of insufficient proof.

11/07/2013

Democrat Tom Suozzi lost 2013 general election for Nassau County Executive (credit: CBS 2)

Following Defeat, Tom Suozzi Left To Figure Out Future Plans

As of Wednesday morning, Suozzi so far hasn’t said what his plans are for the future. But in his concession speech Tuesday night, there were hints that he wasn’t ready to hang it up just yet.

11/06/2013

JFK Airport

Port Authority Revises JFK Noise Reduction Plan

The Port Authority’s new noise reduction plan would extend runway 22R to the north which officials said would keep planes higher in the air over homes and should muffled the noise from jets.

10/30/2013

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Woman, 2 Boys Hurt In Long Island Crash

A woman and two children – the youngest just 3 years old – were injured Sunday in a crash in Nassau County.

10/27/2013

Cuomo Endorses Suozzi

Cuomo Endorses Suozzi For Nassau County Executive

Democratic Nassau County executive candidate Thomas Suozzi picked up a high-profile endorsement Saturday.

10/26/2013

The Northern Parkway Elementary School, where pepper spray was released on Oct. 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 10-Year-Old Student Charged In Pepper Spray Incident At L.I. School

The boy, who has not been identified, was released to the custody of a family member, Nassau County police said. He is due in court in November.

10/24/2013

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Homicide Investigation Continues After Remains Of Fetus Found At L.I. Sanitation Facility

The Wantagh-based AMT Children of Hope Foundation will hold a ceremony for the tiny victim. The organization has provided similar burials for more than 100 babies.

10/23/2013

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Baby’s Body Found At Long Island Sanitation Facility

A baby was found dead in a garbage bag Tuesday in a Nassau County sanitation facility, police said.

10/22/2013

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano shows panic button (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schools In Nassau County To Get Panic Alarms

County Executive Ed Mangano said the county-funded program will provide each school five wireless panic alarms.

10/22/2013

Salvatore Brecciano has been arrested in connection with an ambulance joy ride (Credit CBS 2)

L.I. Man Faces Charges In Connection With Alleged Ambulance Joy Ride

A Long Island man was facing charges on Saturday, for taking an ambulance for a three-mile joy ride earlier in the month.

10/19/2013

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Nassau County Police Probe Inflammatory Tweets About Officer

Nassau County police have launched an investigation, after a series of threatening tweets targeting Officer Nikolas Budimlic – the officer who accidentally shot and killed a Hosftra University student last May.

10/16/2013

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