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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.


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.


Nassau County Police respond to the shooting of an officer on Aug. 14, 2013. Inset: Police display the gun they say was recovered at the scene. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Police: 2 Charged In Connection With Burglary, Shooting Of Nassau County Cop

Cong Xu, 21, and Renhang Qui, 22, both from Brooklyn, were charged with burglary, attempted robbery and criminal possession of a weapon. Xu is also charged with attempted murder of a police officer.


Nassau County Police respond to the shooting of an officer on Aug. 14, 2013. Inset: Police display the gun they say was recovered at the scene. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Police: Nassau County Cop Shot, Injured While Responding To Burglary

An officer who police said was responding to a report of a home burglary was shot and injured early Wednesday morning on Long Island.


Jericho Turnpike runs through the heart of downtown New Hyde Park, N.Y. (Photo: CBS 2)

Plan In Place To Turn Downtown New Hyde Park Into Shopping Destination

It’s a historic Long Island village of 10,000, and like many suburban communities, many of its businesses are struggling and forgotten.


LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

MTA: Person Struck, Killed By Empty Train In New Hyde Park

Long Island Rail Road service is back to normal after it was suspended Friday on several lines when a man was struck and killed on the tracks in New Hyde Park.


Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Police: Alcohol May Have Played Role In L.I. College Student’s Death

Police said Wednesday that alcohol might have played a role in the death of a Long Island teen whose body washed up on Lake Michigan, after he went missing from a party at Northwestern University outside Chicago.


Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Police: Alcohol A Factor In Death Of Northwestern Student From L.I.

Evanston police said tests showed 18-year-old Harsha Maddula’s blood-alcohol content was one and a half times the legal limit. They determined his death was accidental.



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.


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.


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.


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.


(credit: CBS 2)

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.


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.


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.