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A pit bull the Suffolk County SPCA says was found abandoned and beaten in Central Islip, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Reward Offered After Pit Bull Found Beaten, Abandoned On L.I.

The dog, a pit bull, was found in the middle of the road Monday night at Route 111 and Sage Street in Central Islip.

02/18/2015

Nassau County police Officer Mohit Arora speaks to reporters outside the Mineola criminal courthouse Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Burglar Takes Plea Deal In Shooting Of Nassau County Cop

Cong Xu, a Chinese national living in Brooklyn, pleaded guilty Tuesday to the shooting of Officer Mohit Arora following a New Hyde Park home invasion in August 2013.

02/17/2015

Snow in Garfield, New Jersey on Saturday, Feb. 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Urge Caution As Tri-State Area Is Socked With Snow, Bitter Cold This Weekend

The extreme cold will last throughout the weekend with Sunday being the worse for some areas where it will feel like below zero.

02/14/2015

Utility trucks at the National Grid hub center in Melville, Long Island (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Strike Averted For National Grid Workers On Long Island

A union representing 1,100 workers who repair gas mains and help operate power plants across Long Island is still negotiating as a midnight Friday strike deadline draws closer.

02/13/2015

LIE billboard rendering by Allvision (Credit: Allvision/CBS2)

North Hempstead Town Supervisor: Long Island Expressway Billboards Would Be ‘Visual Pollution’

The county is looking to replace some $30 million in projected revenue that was lost from the failed school zone speed camera program.

02/12/2015

Rendering of police academy training center in Nassau County. (credit: Nassau County Police Department Foundation)

Nassau County To Get $40 Million Police Academy Training Center

The facility will be built on the Nassau Community College campus in Garden City. It’ll be the department’s first county-owned training and intelligence facility.

02/11/2015

Snow-melting machine leased by the town of North Hempstead (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

North Hempstead Leases Snow-Melting Machine

The town has leased a snow melter to help clear snow from commuter parking lots and areas where the snow is blocking viability on roadways.

02/10/2015

Utility trucks at the National Grid hub center in Melville, Long Island (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

National Grid Workers On Long Island Threaten To Strike Friday

The union’s contract expires Friday. A strike would affect 1,200 gas and power-plant employees.

02/10/2015

Chief of Department James Burke (right) with Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber (left) in 2012 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Lawsuit Claims Suffolk Police Chief Beat Suspect While Chained To Floor

Christopher Loeb’s attorney said her 28-year-old client suffered great physical pain after he was beaten while in custody at Suffolk County Police Department in 2012.

02/07/2015

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Ex-Home Depot Worker On Long Island Sentenced For Extortion Bomb Plot

It was a major scare at the Huntington Home Depot back in 2012 after a pipe bomb was planted in the store by then-employee Daniel Sheehan, authorities said.

02/07/2015

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

East Hampton Considers Ban On Helicopters During Peak Times This Summer

Tens of thousands of complaints have poured in to the town board

02/07/2015

(Credit: Oyster Bay Cove Police)

Police: L.I. Man Burglarizes Home, Kills Cat After Crashing Car

A Suffolk County man facing a series of charges in connection with a crime spree that started with a car crash and ended in the death of a cat is due in court Thursday, Nassau County police said.

02/05/2015

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

East Hampton Residents Complain Of Incessant Helicopter Noise During Summer Months

Resident say they can’t take the noise of helicopters humming through East Hampton at all hours of the day and night in the summer months and they want something done about it.

02/05/2015

Michael Angrisano, 79, Glen Cove, shows bedroom closet where stolen safe was kept. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Men Steal Safe With $50,000 From Elderly Long Island Couple

Police are looking for two men who they said stole more than $50,000 from an elderly couple on Long Island.

02/04/2015

Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

Hundreds Of Suffolk County Trees To Be Chopped Down Because Of Beetle Infestation

The insects, so small they fit on the tip of a fingernail, have badly damaged many trees in the Pine Barrens.

02/04/2015

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