Sophia Hall

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Snowy Friday Morning Commute To Follow Dangerously Deep Freeze

Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.

01/08/2015

Suffolk County Dept of Public Works yard, Commack , Long Island. (Photo: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

County Executive Steve Bellone Declares Suffolk Ready For Winter

County Executive Steve Bellone announced the Department of Public Works has added four new heavy-duty snow vehicles to its fleet.

01/08/2015

Kitten Shot, Killed (Nassau SPCA)

Nassau SPCA Vows Stronger Court Presence In Animal Abuse Cases

From now on, the investigators say they will be in court for each and every case involving animals.

01/08/2015

Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting has chosen the vacant Fortunoff store at The Source mall in Westbury  as the site of a new gambling hall. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

North Hempstead Supervisor: Residents Worried About Planned Westbury Gambling Parlor

OTB announced last month it had chosen the vacant store in The Source mall for the gambling parlor, which would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. It could open sometime in 2015.

01/07/2015

Wilson Reyes (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Long Island Babysitter Assaulted 2-Year-Old Girl In His Care

Wilson Reyes, 21, was babysitting the 2-year-old girl when the attack happened on New Year’s Day in Freeport, police said.

01/07/2015

Jax, a pit bull found dead in a Long Island backyard. (credit: Justice For Jax/Facebook)

Pit Bull Found Shot To Death In Long Island Backyard

The dog’s owner, John Balk, said the 4-year-old pooch was shot to death and a pellet was found in his chest.

01/06/2015

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Northport Police: Heroin Arrests Have Doubled In Past Year

The lieutenant said the Police Department is taking part in a program designed to help young people arrested for drug use get on the right track.

01/06/2015

Home in North Bayshore where James Creekmore was fatally shot (Credit: CBS2)

Man Fatally Shot Inside North Bay Shore Home

Investigators said the suspect was fumbling with the lock at the home on North Gardiner Drive in North Bay Shore Friday night when someone inside the home opened the door.

01/03/2015

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Officials Warn Of Tax Assessor Scam In Brookhaven

The letters claim town workers will be going door to door inspecting properties, but it’s not true said the town supervisor.

01/03/2015

Wymann Wiggins (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: LI Man Drove Drunk, Hit Police Cruiser While Attempting To Evade Arrest

It was in Huntington Station that police said Wymann Wiggins, of Amityville, was finally stopped after a drunken pursuit that started in Commack.

01/03/2015

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Street-Sweeper Driver Charged With Drunken Driving On Long Island

The operator of a street-sweeping vehicle who was spotted driving erratically on a highway has been arrested on drunken-driving charges.

01/02/2015

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Man Accused Of Assaulting, Threatening Cop Inside Long Island Laundromat

A Connecticut man is accused of assaulting a police officer at a Long Island laundry.

01/02/2015

FILE -- Deer (credit: ClipArt)

East Hampton Village To Begin Deer Sterilization Program

East Hampton Village will begin a non-lethal program in an effort to reduce its deer population on Friday.

01/01/2015

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North Hempstead Considering Door-To-Door Dog Census

Many communities count on dog owners to get their pets licensed. But a Long Island town is considering counting the pooches itself.

12/31/2014

Gavel (file/credit: clipart.com)

Long Island Man Pleads Not Guilty To Second Arson Charge

Investigators say David Osiecki, 54, of Sagaponack, used a cigar to start the fire at the Off Key Tiki Bar in Patchogue after an argument with the owner in November 2013.

12/30/2014

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