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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

Long Island Fatal Crash

2 Dead, 3 Critically Injured In Long Island Crash

Two people were killed, and three others were critically injured, in a crash early Sunday on Southern State Parkway on Long Island.

01/27/2013

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Driver Of School Bus That Crashed Into L.I. Home Was Drunk

Frederick Flowers, 66, has been charged with five counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, five counts of endangering the welfare of a child, five counts of reckless endangerment and two counts of driving while intoxicated.

10/04/2012

Ralph Lettieri (credit:  Personal Photo)

East Patchogue Firefighter With Flesh-Eating Bacteria Released From Hospital

“I can’t wait to just be with my son, my fiancée and just continue my life,” Ralph Lettieri said. “It’s a great day, I couldn’t be any happier. I waited for this day for the longest time.”

09/28/2012

Tim Callahan (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Veteran Thanks Doctors For Saving His Arm From Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Timothy Callahan, 26, of Farmingdale fought in the Persian Gulf and helped earthquake victims in Haiti. But the veteran’s biggest fight came at home when a rare flesh-eating bacteria attacked his arm.

05/22/2012

Nassau County police stabbing in Hempstead (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County Cop In Hospital After Stabbing Sunday

“The officers ordered him to drop the knife at gunpoint. The subject very casually walked away from the officers and entered the home,” said Nassau County Deputy Inspector Kenneth Lack.

03/25/2012

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Lawsuit Accuses Long Island Man Of Practicing Medicine Without License

A cancer patient has brought a lawsuit against a Nassau University Medical Center employee, accusing him of running an illegal medical practice on Long Island.

02/28/2012

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2 Critically Injured In Boat Explosion At Freeport Marina

The men were rushed to Nassau University Medical Center and are listed in critical but stable condition.

02/01/2012

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