Sophia Hall

Firecrackers and bottle rockets (Photo by Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Suffolk Police Warn Of Illegal Fireworks Dangers

Authorities said they will have zero tolerance for those who are possessing or setting off fireworks this weekend.

07/04/2015

Gaven Benson

Teen Accused Of Shooting Man During Robbery In Kings Park

Detectives said around 11 p.m. Wednesday Benson pulled out a gun and stole money from Cummings and her friend Henry Wrobel, then shot Wrobel in the leg before running from the scene.

07/04/2015

Madeline Singas was sworn in as acting district attorney in Nassau County. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Acting Nassau DA: Implementation Of Anti-Bullying Dignity Act Has Failed

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas expressed skepticism Friday about the numbers in a new report on bullying.

07/03/2015

A utility pole is seen on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

L.I. Official PSEG Long Island Still Using Dangerous Chemical On Poles

The Town of North Hempstead was complaining this week that PSEG Long Island continues to use harmful and cancer-causing chemicals on its utility poles.

07/03/2015

Elisa Pellino

Long Island Woman Accused Of Leaving Racist Voicemail On Church Phone Pleads Not Guilty

Pastor Sallie Lloyd said the voicemail included a racial epithet and because of the recent racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, she called police.

07/03/2015

FILE - A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday Weekend

State troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols.

07/03/2015

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

Nassau Police Seek Perp Who Shot Driver, Sent Him Plowing Into School Before He Died

Nassau County police on Thursday were investigating a homicide that also caused three children to be rushed to the hospital.

07/02/2015

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

Long Island Woman Accidentally Runs Over, Kills 90-Year-Old Friend

A 90-year-old woman was killed in a tragic accident on Long Island.

07/02/2015

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Urgent Care Opening Delayed Due To Generator

Congressman Kathleen Rice says the federal government will not allow South Nassau Communities Emergency Department to open because the facility has a Type 3 generator.

07/01/2015

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Huntington Steps Up Boating Patrols For Fourth Of July Holiday

Huntington’s supervisor Frank Petrone said they are reducing the speed limit to 5 mph in the waters off the town including Huntington Bay and Northport Bay.

06/30/2015

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Boarded-Up Gas Stations Slowly Reopening On Long Island

The Long Island Gasoline Retailers Association’s Kevin Beyer said a company that was running the stations ran into financial problems.

06/30/2015

American Airlines Flight 1320 at John F. Kennedy International Airport after a bird strike. (credit: CBS2)

Report: Number Of Bird Strikes Going Up At Tri-State Area Airports

There were 175 bird strikes last year at LaGuardia Airport — the most since the FAA started tracking the incidents in 1990.

06/27/2015

A celebration was held in Jackson Heights, Queens on June 27, a day following the Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in the U.S.  (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Queens Community Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

The group cut a symbolic wedding cake as a way to celebrate something that so many in the community had fought for, for so long.

06/27/2015

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

Judge: Flight Restrictions Due To Noise At East Hampton Airport Are Legal

A judge said the town board’s restrictions on flights to and from the airport are legal and can go into effect on July 2.

06/27/2015

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Suffolk Cop Hailed Hero After Reviving Toddler Who Fell Into Pool

Suffolk County Police Inspector Bob Brown said it does not matter the size of the pool, they can all be dangerous for little ones.

06/26/2015

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