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Suffolk Police Chief Offers Tips On Backyard Pool Safety

The recent near-drowning of a toddler has prompted Suffolk officials to remind residents of backyard pool safety precautions that can be taken at all times.

07/23/2014

Nassau County Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Nassau County Doled Out Big Bucks To Part-Time Employees In Last Year

Nassau County paid more than $26 million last year to 2,000 part-time or season workers, WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall reported.

07/22/2014

Fifty-five World War II veterans took an Honor Flight from Long Island to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

55 World War II Veterans Take Honor Flight From L.I. To Memorial In Washington, D.C.

Fifty-five World War II veterans were honored Saturday, after taking the Honor Flight from Long Island to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II memorial.

07/19/2014

Police said 22 computers were stolen from South Grove Elementary School in Syosset, Long Island. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

22 Computers Stolen From School In Syosset, Long Island

Someone broke into a Long Island school and stole a number of computers this week, police said.

07/19/2014

The pilot of this small plane made an emergency landing on Sunrise Highway for the second time in a week on July 18, 2014. (Plane at Lufker/Spadaro Airport. Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Pilot Of Small Plane Makes Second Emergency Landing On Sunrise Highway In One Week

Around 1 p.m. Friday, the plane landed on the eastbound side of Sunrise Highway near exit 62 in East Moriches, Suffolk County police said.

07/18/2014

Utility trucks at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

National Grid Rolls Out New Pilot Program To Combat Scammers

Authorities said scam artists in Herricks, Syosset and Westbury posing as National Grid workers conned elderly residents.

07/18/2014

Police on the scene after a human head was found in a Hempstead yard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Probe For Link Between Dismembered Body, Head Found In Hempstead

The latest discovery was reported Thursday in Hempstead, where what appears to be a human head was found in bushes in front of a neatly kept home.

07/18/2014

Police on the scene after a human head was found in a Hempstead yard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Human Head Discovered In Hempstead Yard

A human head was found in a Hempstead yard in the same area where two human arms were found just last week.

07/17/2014

FILE -- Speed radar placed near the scene of a fatal accident on Conklin Street in Farmingdale (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Farmingdale Mayor Applauds Cuomo For Conklin Street Safety Upgrades

Farmingdale residents have been complaining for years about Conklin St., where they said drivers speed regularly.

07/17/2014

The Thatched Cottage in Centerport will close for good on October 6. (Credit: WCBS 880/Sophia Hall)

Well-Known LI Catering Facility Closing Its Doors

The catering facility will close Oct. 6 after financial troubles.

07/16/2014

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Warning To North Hills Homeowners: Clean Up After Your Pets, Or Else

A new proposed law in North Hills, Long Island is designed to make sure homeowners clean up after Fido and Fifi.

07/15/2014

Marc Kimmel, left, hugs Christopher Schneider. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Boy, Father Save Neighbors From Burning House

Ten-year-old Christopher Schneider was at his Ulster Court home in Commack on Monday afternoon when he noticed the house next door was on fire.

07/15/2014

Vincent LoGiudice (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Cop Accused Of Beating Man During Traffic Stop Appears In Court

Officer Vincent LoGiudice, 34, is charged with two counts of second-degree assault and one count of third-degree assault in connection with the April 25 encounter involving Kyle Howell, 20. LoGiudice pleaded not guilty to the charges last month.

07/15/2014

Dante Taylor (Credit: CBS 2)

Vigil Held Following Court Appearance For Man Charged In Death Of Medford Woman

Police have made an arrest in the death of a young Long Island mother whose body was found in a wooded area in Medford, last month.

07/12/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

07/11/2014

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