Nassau University Medical Center

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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Authorities: Inmate Dies After Fight At Nassau County Jail

Sheriff Michael Sposato says the other inmate involved in the jailhouse quarrel could face charges.

01/07/2012

Prescription painkillers (file/credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Doctor Weighs In On Alarming New Federal Painkiller Abuse Statistics

Federal statistics reveal that treatment for prescription painkiller abuse has skyrocketed a whopping 430 percent over the last decade.

12/09/2011

Azoumana Ouattara (credit: handout)

L.I. Hospital Aide Arrested For Allegedly Choking Child Patient Returns To Work

Azoumana Ouattara, who is free on bail, recently resumed work at Nassau University Medical Center — though the hospital is keeping him away from child patients until his criminal case is resolved.

11/29/2011

Shashi Sharma who was mauled by two pit bulls on Long Island in September is released from the hospital on Nov. 22, 2011 (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Shashi Bala Sharma, L.I. Woman Attacked By Pit Bulls, Released From Hospital

Doctors said she has made an incredible recovery, and not only will she be able to walk again, she will be able to run again if she so chooses.

11/22/2011

Kim Wolfe is seen on Jun 16, 2010 - Photo: WCBS-TV

Ex-Jail Guard Kim Wolfe Gets 22 Years In L.I. Shooting Spree

A former New York jail guard who admitted killing her ex-girlfriend and uncle during a June 2010 shooting spree has been sentenced to 22 years to life in prison.

11/22/2011

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Nassau County Police Officer Critically Injured In Southern State Parkway Crash

The crash, which happened near Route 110 in Amityville, involved a female officer from the department’s 7th Precinct.

11/21/2011

Nancy Boland (credit: NY State Police)

State Police: L.I. Woman Allegedly Stabs Ex-Husband, Dumps Body Along Wantagh State Parkway

Troopers say 56-year-old Nancy Boland was arrested for manslaughter and other charges after she allegedly stabbed her ex-husband, 58-year-old Walter Boland, during some sort of domestic dispute on Wednesday.

11/19/2011

Azoumana Ouattara (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Hospital Worker Charged After Allegedly Attacking 6-Year-Old Patient

The boy’s mother snapped photos of abrasions to her son’s throat, swelling to the eye and scratches to his cheek, following an altercation between the 6-year-old and the middle-aged hospital worker assigned to the child’s care.

11/16/2011

Kim Wolfe is seen on Jun 16, 2010 - Photo: WCBS-TV

Nassau County Jail Guard Kim Wolfe Pleads Guilty To Murder

Wolfe entered the plea to two counts of murder, one count of kidnapping, assault and a weapons charge. The judge said he will sentence her to 22 years to life in prison on Nov. 2.

09/07/2011

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