Nassau University Medical Center

Town of Hempstead public safety officer Robert Core was charged with vehicular manslaughter and DWI in connection with a fatal accident on June 15, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hempstead Public Safety Officer Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter, DWI After Fatal Accident

A trusted Town of Hempstead public safety officer was behind bars on Friday, accused in a deadly drunk driving crash in East Meadow.

07/15/2011

Nassau University Medical Center

Police: 11 Arrested After Fight Breaks Out Inside Long Island Hospital

Police say the loud and disorderly crowd walked into Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow around midnight and began threatening the hospital staff.

06/12/2011

Air quality graphic (Credit: AP)

Air Quality A Major Concern During Tri-State’s Sweltering Heat Wave

As high heat and humidity mix with pollution from power plants and motor vehicles, emergency health advisories and warnings were issued. Poor air quality can be very harmful, especially for those with asthma.

06/09/2011

Falcons getting banded at Nassau University Medical Center on Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Endangered Falcons Born On Top Of Long Island Hospital

Fifty-four of these baby birds have born on the ledge of University Medical Center’s 17th floor since 1997. This year, there are five — two girls and three boys.

05/13/2011

Flooding in Jones Beach State Park in the wake of Hurricane Earl contributed to sparse crowds at Jones Beach during the typically busy Labor Day holiday weekend.

Pablo Perez Claims He Was Drifting At Sea For Days Before Washing Up On Jones Beach

New York State Park police are looking into claims by a fisherman who says he was drifting at sea for three days before washing up on Jones Beach.

05/10/2011

The home at 6 Alexander Drive is seen after an explosion - Syosset, NY - May 5, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Man Hospitalized After Home Explodes In Syosset

A Nassau County man is lucky to be alive after his Syosset home suddenly exploded, with the force of the explosion literally rocking the neighborhood.

05/05/2011

Nassau University Medical Center

L.I. Hospital Lost $6.5M In Revenue, Audit Shows

Because the Center failed to get basic information such as correct spelling of names, addresses and insurance card information, Nassau County controller George Maragos said the hospital lost $6.5 million in revenue.

04/03/2011

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L.I. Cops: Suspect Dies After Swallowing Drugs During Arrest

A Long Island man who was being apprehended by police died after authorities say he swallowed what appeared to be crack or cocaine and went into cardiac arrest.

03/27/2011

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L.I. Family Suffers CO Poisoning After Mom Lights BBQ Grill Indoors

Police said Marie Claudia Blaise and her 13-year-old son were found unconscious in their home early Wednesday after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.

03/16/2011

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

NY Man, 89, Burned In Votive Candle Fire Dies

An 89-year-old New York man has died from injuries he suffered after his clothes caught on fire as he was lighting a votive candle in his wife’s memory.

02/26/2011

LIE police crash

Police Officer Dies In LIE Crash; Man Charged With Homicide

The police officer involved in a late night crash on the Long Island Expressway Friday has died, officials said.

02/05/2011

Diane McCloud in hospital bed leaving court in Mineola in January. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Woman Freed From Jail To Get Transplant Screening

A Long Island woman who was told by doctors that she would be dead within six months without a heart transplant was released from jail by a judge Thursday so she could receive a transplant screening.

01/20/2011

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NYer Charged With Harassment After Nearly 50 Calls

A Hicksville man has been arrested and accused by authorities of repeatedly calling U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman and threatening local and federal law enforcement.

01/15/2011

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Nassau County D.A. Wants Review Of Inmate Suicides

The district attorney wants a review of conditions at Long Island’s Nassau County Jail after four inmate suicides in a year.

01/14/2011

Nicholas Genovese (Photo/Mona Rivera)

S.I. Window Washer Survives ‘Shock Of His Life’

Staten Island resident Nicholas Genovese says he is happy to be alive after nearly being electrocuted over the weekend.

11/29/2010

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