Roosevelt

Kayden's family lift him and his wheelchair up the steps  of their Roosevelt, Long Island, home on July 30, 2015. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Hempstead Grant To Help Family Bring Child With Cerebral Palsy Into, Out Of Home

The Johnsons have been struggling to bring 7-year-old Kayden, who sits in a wheelchair, up and down the few stairs outside their Roosevelt house.

07/30/2015

Ezekiel Pittman, now age 21, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a string of robberies targeting cab drivers (Photo Credit: NCPD)

LI Man Gets 20 Years for Armed Robbery Spree Targeting Cab Drivers

The suspect pleaded guilty to robbery, assault and various other charges.

06/02/2015

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

Police: Man Shot In Mouth During Attempted Robbery In Roosevelt

A 29-year-old man was shot in the mouth during an attempted robbery on Long Island, police said.

04/21/2015

(Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Man Killed, 2 Injured In Fast-Moving Fire In Rooming House On Long Island

Eleven people were inside a Long Island home early Friday morning when a fire erupted, leaving one man dead and two others injured.

04/03/2015

Gavel (file/credit: clipart.com)

Long Island Mom Who Allegedly Drove Drunk With Kid In Car Appears In Court

Sheri Hinds, of Farmingdale, was drunk and speeding with her 8-year-old boy in her minivan when police pulled her over in Roosevelt around 6:45 a.m. Sunday, authorities said.

12/29/2014

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

Farmingdale Mother Accused Of DWI With Child In Car

Sheri Hinds, of Farmingdale, was pulled over at around 6:45 a.m. Sunday for speeding in Roosevelt, Nassau County Police said.

12/28/2014

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.

12/18/2014

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.

07/30/2014

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.

06/18/2014

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.

01/31/2014

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.

01/04/2014

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.

11/06/2013

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.

08/25/2013

(credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880, FILE)

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.

08/18/2013

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.

09/11/2012

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