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Person Struck And Killed By LIRR Train In New Hyde Park

Service has been temporarily suspended on the main line in both directions between Penn Station and Hicksville. The accident also is affecting trains on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches.

01/01/2013

Yola Dessables (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Elderly L.I. Couple Battles Town Over Permits For Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom Door

John and Yola Dessables are facing $6,000 in fines after the Town of North Hempstead said the couple never got the proper permits to widen their bathroom door by a foot.

10/12/2012

Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Wake, Funeral Monday For L.I. College Student Harsha Maddula

A fisherman found the 18-year-old’s body Thursday night in Wilmette Harbor, a few miles north of Evanston, six days after he disappeared after leaving an off-campus party near Northwestern University in suburban Chicago.

10/01/2012

Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Family Offering $25,000 Reward In Case Of Missing College Student From L.I.

Northwestern University sophomore Harsha Maddula has been missing since Saturday. The 18-year-old was last seen around 12:30 a.m. following an off-campus party with friends.

09/27/2012

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Search Widens For Harsha Maddula, Missing College Student From Long Island

Harsha Maddula vanished Saturday around 12:30 a.m. following an off-campus party with friends near Northwestern University outside Chicago.

09/26/2012

Michael Augugliaro, of Bellerose, holds a mosquito swatter and bug repellents during a rally demanding the city spray for West Nile virus in Eastern Queens. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Some Queens Residents Call On City To Spray For West Nile Virus

Sen. Tony Avella said Nassau County has been conducting a series of treatments along the Queens and Nassau County border but the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has yet to spray along the Queens side of the border.

09/06/2012

Rudy Santana (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: S.I. Man Held Woman Against Her Will, Extorted Money From Victim’s Mother

New Hyde Park neighbors of the 35-year-old victim and her 62-year-old mother were stunned that a stranger could pull off such a nightmarish crime — a crime allegedly committed by Rudy Santana.

03/21/2012

Elderly Couple Holding Hands (Clipart)

Couples Married Over 50 Years Share Their Stories Of Enduring Love

What are the keys to a successful marriage? “There’s gotta be great chemistry between people. You have to learn how to compromise within a relationship. You gotta be able to communicate appropriately,” said 85-year-old Grace Lewis.

02/14/2012

Good Samaritan Eric Minkoff (credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritan Stops NYPD Officer Arrested For DUI On Long Island

Eric Minkoff, 32, said he never imagined he’d one day be responsible for saving the lives of countless drivers.

12/08/2011

Flooding in Massapequa (credit: CBS 2)

Rainfall Record Broken At JFK Airport Sunday

Heavy rain and flooding Sunday has caused power outages, train service disruptions and has stranded motorists throughout the area. So much rain has fallen that New York City set a record for rainfall on Sunday.

08/14/2011

Yankee Stadium is seen from Chopper 880 - Bronx, NY - Apr 13, 2010 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

New Hyde Park Concrete Lab Charged With Faking Test Results Of NYC Projects

A concrete-testing laboratory faked results for a LaGuardia Airport control tower, the new Yankee Stadium, the Lincoln Tunnel, a hospital and more than a dozen other projects around New York City, according to an indictment.

08/04/2011

FILE - Water comes to a boil on a gas stove. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Parts Of Nassau County

Health officials in Nassau County are warning residents to boil water before using after the dangerous bacteria E-coli was found in the water supply.

07/21/2011

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Heat Wave Brings Record High Temperatures To NYC

As the mercury rose Thursday, temperatures continued their relentless march upward. The sweltering, baking Tri-State area broke some records as the heat wave continued for a second straight day.

06/09/2011

The alleged thief hides behind a display of baked goods after snatching the victim's purse. (Photo/CBS 2)

Brazen L.I. Pathmark Mugging Caught On Surveillance Tape

After the alleged thief snatched a wallet, he ran and hid behind a display of baked goods. That’s when the victim confronted him and was subsequently pushed to the ground.

03/28/2011

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79-Year-Old Man Killed In New Hyde Park House Fire

A fire in New Hyde Park killed a 79-year-old man early Sunday morning. Neighbors heard a big explosion just before 1 a.m. on Seventh Avenue and within a few minutes 526 Seventh Ave. was completely engulfed in flames.

02/06/2011

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