North Merrick

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Vaughan (left) at the groundbreaking of his new home in North Merrick. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Groundbreaking Held For Marine Veteran’s New Long Island Home

A well-known charity for heroes is building a home for a U.S. Marine Corps veteran on Long Island.

09/09/2014

An ambulance at the scene of a scare at Camp Elementary School in Merrick on Oct. 10, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Smoke From Boiler Prompts Evacuation, Emergency Response At LI Elementary School

A call came in just before 2 p.m. that children at Camp Avenue Elementary School in North Merrick were complaining that they weren’t feeling well.

10/10/2013

Louie the dog (credit: Handout)

Family Dog Credited With Saving Pregnant L.I. Woman

Richard Giannetta knew something was wrong when he heard his dog Louie barking ferociously last Friday afternoon.

04/03/2013

Scene of the deadly crash on the Meadowbrook State Parkway - March 4, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Driver Charged With Hitting, Killing 2 Men On Meadowbrook State Parkway

The men were struck with such force that they were flung into the air.

03/04/2013

Southern State Parkway Logo

Calls For Highway Improvements Come After Deadly Wreck On Southern State

Another tragedy over the weekend on a well known deadly stretch of highway on Long Island has residents of the area crying out for changes and help.

01/28/2013

(credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Chase Ends In Crash At Long Island School After Alleged Carjacking

Two vehicles slammed into the side of the Harold D. Fayette School in North Merrick after an alleged carjacking led to a police chase.

03/20/2012

Shashi Sharma who was mauled by two pit bulls on Long Island in September is released from the hospital on Nov. 22, 2011 (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Shashi Bala Sharma, L.I. Woman Attacked By Pit Bulls, Released From Hospital

Doctors said she has made an incredible recovery, and not only will she be able to walk again, she will be able to run again if she so chooses.

11/22/2011

Nassau police released this surveillance photo of two pit bulls that attacked a North Merrick woman. (credit: Handout)

Second Pit Bull That Mauled Long Island Woman Shot & Killed By Police

Police chased the pit bull through backyards and woods before shooting it several times. It happened in front of the Precious Kids II nursery school.

10/17/2011

Nassau police released this surveillance photo of two pit bulls that attacked a North Merrick woman. (credit: Handout)

Doctors Say L.I. Woman Mauled In Pit Bull Attack Expected To Recover

The dogs savaged 62-year-old Shashi Sharma’s face and head and tore at her arms and legs. When she was first hospitalized, doctors were extremely concerned she might lose her left arm, and put her into a medically induced coma.

10/07/2011

Nassau police released this surveillance photo of two pit bulls that attacked a North Merrick woman. (credit: Handout)

Police Continue Search For Pit Bull In North Merrick Attack; Surveillance Photo Released

Friday afternoon, Nassau County Police released a surveillance photo of the two pit bulls. Investigators are also zeroing in on the identity of the dogs’ owner that roamed from his yard with no collars and no ID chips.

09/30/2011

Parking lot in North Merrick where woman was attacked by pit bulls (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

One Pit Bull Shot, Another On The Loose After Mauling L.I. Woman

A Long Island woman is listed in serious condition after being attacked by two pit bulls Thursday morning in North Merrick, police said.

09/29/2011

Incident Map (CBS 2)

Police Investigate Latest Purse-Snatching On L.I.

Women on Long Island were on alert after reports of yet another purse snatching.This time it happened as the female victim was getting into her car at Nassau Community College.

12/09/2010

Police on Long Island released this sketch of the suspect in a string of violent purse-snatchings. (credit: CBS 2)

Serial Purse-Snatchers Strike Again On Long Island

Another woman has been targeted and attacked on her driveway on Long Island, and police say it’s the same group of purse-snatching thieves who have struck throughout Nassau County.

12/01/2010

Police on Long Island released this sketch of the suspect in a string of violent purse-snatchings. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Serial Purse Snatchers Strike Again On L.I.

Investigators say two suspects who have allegedly been snatching purses from women on Long Island have struck again.

11/22/2010

(AP Photo/Dan Gill)

Hempstead Residents Speak Out Against Cell Towers

WANTAGH, N.Y. (1010 WINS) —  Some Long Island residents are up in arms over the proliferation of cell phone towers near their homes and schools. 1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan says more one hundred people showed […]

08/16/2010