Roosevelt Field Mall

Roosevelt Field mall in Garden City, N.Y. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Police Change Policy On Shoplifters At 2 Malls

Nassau County Police say shoplifters at Green Acres and Roosevelt Field malls are no longer being taken into custody after being arrested.

06/09/2015

Roosevelt Field mall in Garden City, N.Y. (Credit: CBS2)

Shoppers Concerned After Worker Mugged At Gunpoint Outside Roosevelt Field Mall

A 25-year-old employee just finished her evening shift, her purse filled with cash from her night’s work.

05/28/2015

The Ellison Avenue Bridge over the Long Island Rail Road in Westbury will be closed for a year as it is replaced. (Credit: CBS2)

Westbury Residents Not Looking Forward To Replacement Of Bridge Over LIRR

A deteriorating, heavily-used Long Island bridge over railroad tracks is going to be replaced. But that means a year of detoured traffic, and snarled road closures near the busy Roosevelt Field Mall in Nassau County.

02/27/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Off-Track Betting, Long Island Residents Fight Over Proposed Video Gambling Parlor

More than a year ago, New York State approved video gambling in Nassau County, but residents now say it’s a gamble they don’t want to take.

01/30/2015

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Snagging The Perfect Parking Spot During The Holiday Shopping Madness

Prime shopping season means a mob scene not just inside the mall, but outside too: in the parking lot.

12/04/2014

Black Friday shoppers at the Queens Center Mall on Nov. 28, 2014. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Holiday Shopping Season Continues With Black Friday

The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down their turkey legs on Thanksgiving.

11/28/2014

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Santa Claus Makes Early Toy Pickup At Long Island Mall

It’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but Santa Claus made an early appearance on Long Island Wednesday.

11/12/2014

Police are looking for a group of men who committed a smash and grab robbery at a Long Island jewelry store. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thieves Make Off With Thousands In Jewelry In Long Island Smash-And-Grab

Thieves stormed a jewelry store at a Long Island mall on a busy shopping day. They were caught on camera smashing and grabbing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.

09/19/2014

Construction at Roosevelt Field mall in Garden City on Sept. 17, 2014. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Roosevelt Field Mall Getting $100 Million Makeover

The redevelopment project includes a luxury wing with up to 20 new high-end retailers, a 100,000-square-foot building that will house Neiman Marcus, more parking and a dining district with al freso dining and more sit-down restaurants.

09/17/2014

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Police: L.I. Woman Arrested After Son, 7, Left In Lego Store Unattended For Nearly 90 Minutes

A Hempstead mother has been arrested, accused of leaving her child unsupervised at a store while she shopped at the mall.

08/06/2014

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Police: Banks Lost Over $9,000 To Credit Card Skimming Operation On Long Island

Two men were charged Thursday with using a skimming device to capture credit numbers and create fraudulent cards – resulting in losses of $9,000 to multiple banks.

05/23/2014

John Benevento, 32, has been accused of stealing over $20,000 from his workers at a L.I. parking company. (Credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Parking Company Manager Accused Of Stealing Thousands From Valets

A manager of a parking-attendant company has been charged with stealing $23,541 in tips from parking valets at a mall on Long Island.

02/08/2014

Roosevelt Field Mall was evacuated Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 after a shoplifting incident caused a scare. (credit: CBS 2)

Shoplifting Incident Prompts Scare At Roosevelt Field Mall

During a shoplifting incident, a large rack fell over in Macy’s, CBS 2 reported. Shoppers thought the sound of the crashing rack was gunshots and that caused a panic.

12/24/2013

Shoppers in a shopping mall (file/credit: CBS 2)

A Look At This Year’s Hot Holiday Gifts

In the electronics department, tablets are still tops and what’s old is new again in toy stores.

12/09/2013

Shoppers in a shopping mall (file/credit: CBS 2)

Deals Already Hitting Stores To Make Up For Shortened Holiday Shopping Season

This year, there are six fewer days to shop between Thanksgiving and Christmas. There are four full shopping weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, compared with five last year.

11/01/2013

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