Nassau University Medical Center

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Nassau University Medical Center Goes To Emergency Power

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.