New Hyde Park

Students at the Schechter School Of Long Island celebrate the release of Alan Phillip Gross, the prisoner who had been held in Cuba. The students had written back and forth with Gross while he was imprisoned. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: L.I. Students Overjoyed At Release Of Prisoner They Wrote To In Cuba

JERICHO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Some Long Island schoolchildren have a special bond with Alan Phillip Gross, the American prisoner who has been freed in Cuba. As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported exclusively Wednesday, Gross is a […]

12/17/2014

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NYC Woman Accused Of Attempting To Defraud New Hyde Park Bank

Sabrina Spencer pleaded not guilty Sunday to attempted grand larceny, identity theft and possessing a forged instrument and resisting arrest.

09/29/2014

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New Hyde Park Teen Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter Appears In Court

More than a month after a New Hyde Park teenager, who was allegedly high, slammed into the Antoine family, the youth was charged with crimes that could lock him away for 25 years.

09/24/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Teenager Charged In Deadly Crash

A Long Island teenager faces charges in connection with a crash that left a 55-year-old man dead and the victim’s wife and child injured.

08/20/2014

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Police: Woman Who Crashed Into New Hyde Park Firehouse Had Stolen Snake Wrapped Around Her Neck

Sarah Espinosa, 22, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to reckless endangerment, driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana and petit larceny charges.

08/05/2014

A car slammed into a garage at the fire house in New Hyde Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Car Slams Into Garage At New Hyde Park Firehouse, Two Trucks Damaged

Two fire trucks were damaged when a driver crashed into a firehouse on Long Island. A Toyota Prius rammed through the garage door of the firehouse in New Hyde Park, and hit the trucks.

08/04/2014

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Cops: Scammers Are Using Distraction Burglaries To Rip-Off The Elderly

As Nassau County Police Chief Kevin Smith explained, perpetrators have been arriving at homes claiming to work for a gas or water company and requesting permission to come inside to check on a problem.

06/28/2014

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Hofstra Professor To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From Italian-American Group

After more than 50 years as a teacher, professor Michael D’innocenzo will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Association of Italian American Educators.

04/26/2014

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New Hyde Park Woman Charged With Illegally Using Handicap Parking Permits Since 2010

The 22-year-old legally received the first handicap permit following a leg injury but then forged the doctor’s license number and signature to obtain the next nine, police said.

04/24/2014

The mail hasn't been delivered consistently in one Long Island town, prompting outrage from residents. (Photo: CBS 2)

Long Island Community Not Alone In Quest For Regular Mail Deliveries

New Hyde Park residents are apparently not alone in their quest for their mail deliveries. Several zip codes across Long Island and the country are seeing inconsistent U.S. mail service.

03/05/2014

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Police: Woman Attacked, Beat Bus Driver On Long Island

Police on Monday were investigating an attack on a bus driver on Long Island, which allegedly happened after a woman got mad that the bus did not make an unscheduled stop.

02/24/2014

Plows hit the road in White Plains on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Some LI Residents Contend With Snow-Covered Sidewalks Days After Last Snowstorm

In New Hyde Park, shoveled sidewalks have been quickly covered with snow and ice after plows pass by. Meantime, residents in Elmont are demanding that businesses be held accountable for failing to shovel their sidewalks.

02/10/2014

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2-Year-Old Boy Still In Desperate Need Of Bone Marrow Transplant

After several drives, the 2-year-old son of a New York City firefighter remained in need of a bone marrow transplant this week.

11/30/2013

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Police: Headless Chickens Found In Bag Outside L.I. Church

Authorities believe the bag was left at the church between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 8:50 a.m. Thursday.

10/17/2013

Tree limb crashes down during New Hyde Park block party. (credit: Geoffrey Walter, New Hyde Park Patch)

Tree Limb Injures 4 At L.I. Block Party; Quarrels Lead To Arrests Afterward

One man sustained a broken leg in the incident. Others suffered bumps, bruises, cuts and scratches, police said.

09/08/2013

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