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Ralphael Brown (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Man Stepped On, Kicked Toddler In Violent Hempstead Robbery

Police have arrested one man after an alleged violent robbery on Long Island.

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Authorities: Smugglers Used SUV With Hidden Compartment To Transport Drugs Into L.I.

An elaborate scheme to sell what prosecutors called poison on the streets of Nassau County in Mexico, police said.

12/18/2014

Bill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington, LI celebrate being reunited with Vadim, their 16-year-old adopted son from Ukraine. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Congressman Helps Bring Family’s Newly Adopted Son Home For The Holidays

Bill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington have been trying to adopt 16-year-old Vadim from Ukraine, but were bogged down by visa and paperwork issues.

12/18/2014

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Alleged Gang Member, Reginald Ross, Goes To Trial In 2 Suffolk County Slayings

A Long Island man is going on trial in connection with two slayings.

12/17/2014

Flu Shot (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NYC To Require Flu Shots For Children 6 Months To 5 Years Old

The New York City Department of Health has announced new measures to fight this year’s outbreak of the flu.

12/17/2014

Celebration held at Beth El Synagogue in New Rochelle ahead of the first night of Chanukah (Credit: CBS2)

Tri-State Area Families Mark Beginning Of Chanukah Festivities

Chanukah began at sundown and celebrations continue through Dec. 24.

12/16/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

2 Men Arrested In Series Of Long Island Robberies

Sgt. John Giambrone said the men targeted business owners, believing they had large amounts of cash on them.

12/11/2014

Rusty Torres walks into court on Dec. 11, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Ex-Yankees Outfielder From Early 1970s Gets 3 Years For Sexual Abuse

A former New York Yankees outfielder who worked as a youth baseball coach was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl during baseball practice.

12/11/2014

One lane of Route 35N closed in Belmar due to flooding from the Shark River. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Nor’easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas Flooded

A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.

12/09/2014

Thomas Datre Jr., Clara Datre and Gia Gatien head into court on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

3 Members Of Family Charged With Overbilling Town Of Islip For Tree Removal

DA Thomas Spota said the trio also did not pay the proper contract wages to 13 employees, shorting them over $100,000.

12/09/2014

Nicole Noble, daycare worker accused of leaving two children at Bay Shore mall. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Day Care Worker Arrested After 2 Children Found Alone At Bay Shore Mall

Two children who were found alone at a Bay Shore mall will be reunited with their parents.

12/04/2014

FILE -- Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Retiring Carolyn McCarthy Hopes To See Congress Pass Gun Control, Tax Cuts In Final Weeks

As Carolyn McCarthy gets set to retire from Congress, she has her wish list of legislation she would like to see passed this term.

12/04/2014

FILE -- PSEG utility trucks work outside a Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

PSEG Long Island Bills On The Rise Again

Spokeswoman Elizabeth Flagler said the utility is raising its power supply charge 14 percent, which for the average customer means another $10.50 per month.

12/02/2014

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

James Tomassi (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Long Island Man Had License Suspended 49 Times

A Long Island man is under arrest for driving with a license that had been suspended 49 times, police said.

11/28/2014

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