Winners of a housing lottery will move into federally subsidized homes on Long Island in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Housing Lottery Proves To Be Christmas Miracle For Seven New York Families

Christmas wishes came true on Thursday, for seven lucky winners of a unique lottery.


Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Armed Thief Fires Shot Inside Roosevelt Home

The 36-year-old man and 39-year-old woman were not hit by the gunfire.


Roosevelt High School Yearbook

Long Island Principal Accused Of Plagiarizing Yearbook Message To Seniors

The words in the yearbook at Roosevelt High School in Roosevelt, Long Island, appear to be lifted from another school. While school officials said it was a clerical error, others have alleged it was plagiarism.


A woman escaped from a Nassau medical center and allegedly crashed into two cars in Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Emotionally Disturbed Woman Escapes Hospital, Allegedly Crashes Car In Queens

The woman managed to escape from Nassau University Medical Center, got into a car and made several stops before she allegedly crashed the cars in Queens.


Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police On Long Island Report Rash Of Auto Thefts From Driveways

It has happened five times since Jan. 1 – cars being stolen from driveways in Nassau County. Three cars were stolen in West Hempstead, one from Carle Place, and a fifth from Roosevelt.


Students at Washington Rose Elementary School recite their new anti-bullying pledge. (Credit: CBS 2)

Students At L.I. Elementary School Stand Up Against Bullying

The 727 students at Washington Rose Elementary School stood together and held hands as they recited their new anti-bullying pledge Wednesday.


Niheim Levy mug shot. He has been charged with murder and robbery for allegedly pushing a man onto the tracks at an LIRR station. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Suspect Charged With Murder After Man Dies At LIRR Station

According to police, Niheim Levy got into an argument with a 49-year-old Freeport man around 4:50 a.m. on Saturday at the Bellmore station. The victim wound up on the tracks and came in contact with the third rail.


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L.I. Man Arrested For Attempted Burglary With Pitchfork

According to police, Michael Brown, 39, of Freeport was arrested on Saturday at 3:45 p.m. after he tried to break down the door of a Roosevelt home using a pitchfork.


Woman Claims Man Tried To Snatch 3-Month-Old From Her Arms In Roosevelt

The incident took place at around 1:15 p.m. near West Centennial Avenue and Nassau Road in Roosevelt.


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Police: Worker At United Cerebral Palsy Center Taunted Blind Wheelchair-Bound Patient

Gregory Richardson, 21, lowered the back of the wheelchair the patient was in and started bouncing it around saying it was “like a roller coaster ride,” Nassau County police Lt. Kevin Smith said.


This Nov. 15, 1970 file photo shows Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey catching a pass from John Unitas for a touchdown as Buffalo Bills defenders  John Pitts (48) and linebacker Paul Guidry (59) pursue, in Baltimore. Hall of Famer John Mackey has died. He was 69. Chad Steele, a spokesman for the Baltimore Ravens, said Thursday, July 7, 2011,  that Mackey's wife had notified the team about her husband's death. (credit: AP Photo/File)

John Mackey, NFL Hall Of Famer And Long Island Native, Dies At 69

Former NFL tight end John Mackey — Hall of Famer, Syracuse University star and Long Island native — has died. He was 69.


Guns collected in a Nassau County operation - Mineola, NY - Jun 21, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Operation Impact Gets Crooks And Guns Off Of Nassau County Streets

With the help state funds, Operation Impact helped police arrest more than 300 people and get 87 guns off of the streets.


The accident scene along the Southern State Parkway - Credit: CBS 2

Birthday Celebration Ends In Tragic Crash On Long Island

Three friends returning from a birthday celebration in Manhattan were killed when their car crashed on a Southern State Parkway.


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SUV Goes Through L.I. Post Office Wall

A post office worker who was late for his job is thanking his lucky stars.


Taxi - File Photo

Long Island Cabbie Charged With Endangering Child

A Long Island cab driver is accused of leaving a 7-year-old boy with special needs alone on a street.