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Officials announcing arrests in heroin bust. From left:   FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge Janice K.Fedarcyk, Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas V. Dale, United States Attorney Loretta E. Lynch (at podium) (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

FBI, Nassau County Police Break Up Massive Heroin Drug Ring

At least 20 people have been indicted in connection with an operation that sources say sold and distributed a potent brand of heroin that has been linked to several overdose deaths in the region.

03/13/2012

Bernadette Greenwald (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Rockville Centre Woman Held Teen At Gunpoint After ‘Ring And Run’ Prank

A Rockville Centre attorney is under arrest after allegedly holding a suspected teenage prankster at gunpoint until officers arrived at her home Sunday night, Nassau County police said.

01/24/2012

Sketch of the stolen chalice stolen from a Long Island church. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Gold-Plated Chalice Stolen From L.I. Church

The chalice was last seen on September 22 and police believe that it was stolen from St. Agnes Cathedral between then and September 28.

10/11/2011

Ground Spraying for Mosquitos (file / credit: AP)

Nassau County To Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying To Prevent West Nile Virus

After one man died from West Nile Virus and a number of mosquitos tested positive for the virus, the Nassau County health department has decided to spray the pesticide Scourge.

09/20/2011

Driver's License (credit: AP)

Sen. Schumer, Officials Push To Stop Fake NY State Driver’s Licenses From China

More and more fake Chinese-made driver’s licenses are ending up in the hands of underage New Yorkers.

08/09/2011

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Record-High Temperature Of 98 Degrees Set At John F. Kennedy Airport

The sweltering, humid weather that made stepping out the front door like stepping into a hot, slick sponge kept its hold on the Tri-State area Tuesday.

07/12/2011

Suspect in custody after drug bust in Rockville Centre (credit: CBS 2)

Early-Morning Drug Bust Nets 14 On Long Island

Police descended on an apartment complex on Old Mill Court in the Town of Rockville Centre in a pre-dawn drug bust and raid.

06/01/2011

Michael Leboff (credit: Facebook)

20-Year-Old Decides To Run For Mayor In Rockville Centre

A surprise candidate has thrown his hat into the ring in the Rockville Centre mayoral race.

04/11/2011

Faith Ross (L), Francesca Maselli (R) (Photo/Nassau Co. Police)

Long Island Mom And Daughter Plead Guilty To Animal Neglect

Faith Ross and her daughter Francesca Maselli ran into trouble in January when police investigating a bad stench found 26 dead pets in their Rockville Centre home.

02/26/2011

St. Agnes Church (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Water Main Ruptures After Lightning Strikes LI Steeple

Lightning struck the top of St. Agnes Church in Rockville Centre around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday and traveled to the ground underneath Clinton Avenue blowing out a three-inch hole in an 80-year-old water main.

01/28/2011

Jan. 27, 2011 - New Hyde Park, L.I. - Photo by John

‘Thundersnow’ Stuns Long Islanders

As Long Islanders continue to dig out from the latest storm which brought snow, sleet, and then more snow, many were talking about the lightning and thunder that accompanied the heavy wintry mix.

01/27/2011

Two women are accused of animal cruelty inside this home on Montauk Avenue. (Photo/Terry Sheridan, 1010 WINS)

13 Dogs, 2 Cats Rescued From ‘Living Hell’ In Rockville Centre

The animals were found inside the Montauk Avenue home along with carcasses of 26 other animals, including dogs, ferrets, cats and birds, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said.

01/15/2011

Cocker Spaniel puppies, generic image (Credit: AP)

Animal Control Officers Make ‘Grisly’ Discovery At L.I. Home

Five dead animals and 17 severely neglected dogs were found in what officials called a “grisly” scene at a home in Rockville Centre.

01/13/2011

Some L.I. residents are heated - they've been without gas for weeks!

Not Exactly Home Sweet Home

Residents of a Long Island apartment building are beyond frustrated Tuesday night.

08/24/2010

AP Photo/Ed Betz, File

L.I. DA Who Prosecuted Amy Fisher, LIRR Gunman Dies

Former Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon, who in more than three decades on the job prosecuted Long Island Lolita Amy Fisher and the gunman in the 1993 Long Island Rail Road massacre, has died.

08/16/2010

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