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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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All-Clear After Liquid Oxygen Leak At Nassau Hospital

Everything is back to normal at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, Long Island after an 11,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank leaked.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.