Nassau University Medical Center

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Nassau County Executive Proposes Higher 911 Fees, Highway Billboards To Increase Revenue

Those despised school speed cameras on Long Island may soon be replaced with other things taxpayers may not like: higher 911 fees and highway billboards.

12/22/2014

Flu Shot (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Flu Bug Hits Long Island Hard

The flu bug is hitting Long Island hard this year and the number of reported cases since October have more than tripled over last year.

12/17/2014

Nassau University Medical Center's Dr. Victor Politi appears at a news conference on Oct. 20, 2014, with a worker wearing one of the hospital's new protective suits. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Nassau University Medical Center Equipped For Ebola

Hospital President and CEO Dr. Victor Politi explained that the new suits’ improved headgear features “a powered air-purifying respirator.”

10/20/2014

Gun allegedly belonging to suspect in Upper East Side pharmacy robbery, police-involved shooting (Credit: NYPD)

Uniondale Man Sentenced To Prison For Fatal 2013 Shooting

A Long Island man has been sentenced for fatally shooting a man outside a church, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Wednesday.

10/08/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Cops: Pedestrian Struck In Melville Hit-And-Run Dies Of Injuries

A driver traveling southbound on Route 110 in Melville around 8:50 p.m. hit Robert Hosking, 85, and fled the scene, police said.

06/21/2014

Christoper Nadareski tags one of the falcons born atop Nassau University Medical Center. (Credit: CBS 2)

Baby Falcons Tagged For Tracking After Birth Atop Nassau University Medical Center

State wildlife biologist Christopher Nadareski wasn’t taking any chances when he cautiously removed two baby falcon chicks from an improbable nest 17-stories above the street on top of the Nassau University Medical Center.

05/14/2014

Authorities are working to determine whether an incident at the Walt Whitman mall that left a woman in serious condition was an accident or road rage. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman In Serious Condition After Being Struck By Car In Walt Whitman Mall Parking Lot

A coveted parking spot may have been behind a heated argument that led to an elderly Long Island woman getting hit by a car.

05/14/2014

Police respond to Nassau University Medical Center after a corrections officer was slashed on Feb. 5, 2014 (Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Corrections Officer Attacked At Nassau University Medical Center

A corrections officer who was guarding a prisoner on the 9th floor was attacked around 10:30 Wednesday morning. He was slashed on the back of the neck.

02/05/2014

A woman escaped from a Nassau medical center and allegedly crashed into two cars in Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Emotionally Disturbed Woman Escapes Hospital, Allegedly Crashes Car In Queens

The woman managed to escape from Nassau University Medical Center, got into a car and made several stops before she allegedly crashed the cars in Queens.

01/31/2014

Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cuomo, De Blasio Push For Federal Funding To Save Brooklyn Hospitals

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio repeated dire warnings that some Brooklyn hospitals will close without more federal Medicaid money.

01/27/2014

A large chunk of ice fell from this Midtown building on Jan. 22, 2014, striking a man below in the face. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Weather Injuries: Falling Ice Strikes Man In Face, Long Islander’s Fingers Sliced By Snowblower

A day after a major snowstorm walloped the Tri-State area, the weather was being blamed for at least two gruesome injuries..

01/22/2014

Santa and court officers visit hospitals, including NUMC to deliver teddy bears to sick children. (Credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Court Officers Bring Christmas Cheer To Children With Cancer

Nassau court officers collected about 1,000 teddy bears to hand out to children with cancer.

12/19/2013

Nassau University Medical Center - File Photo

Nassau University Medical Center Goes To Emergency Power

A hospital on Long Island was forced to switch to emergency generator power Monday morning.

04/22/2013

Louie the dog (credit: Handout)

Family Dog Credited With Saving Pregnant L.I. Woman

Richard Giannetta knew something was wrong when he heard his dog Louie barking ferociously last Friday afternoon.

04/03/2013

Police at scene of Hempstead fatal shooting (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Estranged Wife

Police said Lenny Reed arrived at his estranged wife’s home on Roosevelt Street around 2 p.m., shot her and injured a relative.

02/07/2013

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