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Town of Hempstead steps up BWI patrols

Town Of Hempstead Stepping Up Patrols For Boating While Intoxicated

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said last year, eight people were arrested for BWI as they operated in the waters off of the town

06/26/2015

Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh. (Photo by Mike Pont/Getty Images)

Authorities: At Least 50 Treated At Hospitals After Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa Concert On Long Island

At least 50 concertgoers on Long Island were transported to area hospitals Wednesday night and more than a dozen others were arrested, authorities said.

06/25/2015

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Allows Lawsuit Filed By Slain Hofstra Student’s Family To Proceed

A judge has ruled the lawsuit filed by the family of a Hofstra University student killed in a 2013 police-involved shooting can go forward.

06/24/2015

Toxic Toy Ban In Suffolk County

Suffolk County Bans Sale Of Children’s Toys Containing 6 Toxic Chemicals

After the law goes into effect in December 2016, stores caught selling the toxic toys will face fines of up to $500 per violation.

06/23/2015

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Teen Suffers Brain Injury In LIE Crash

Ryan Brennan was sitting in the back seat of a Nissan GTR when it lost control, struck the center median and crossed over to the right shoulder, where it crashed into the guardrail, police said.

06/23/2015

POLICE

Police Investigate New Lead On Escaped New York Prisoners

The manhunt is leading authorities hundreds of miles away from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora.

06/20/2015

People receive a free meningitis vaccine from Dr. Wayne Chen at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation pharmacy on April 15, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

East Islip Mother Who Lost Daughter To Meningitis Starts Foundation to Spread Awareness

Now, the NYS Senate and Assembly have passed a bill requiring seventh and 12th graders to receive the meningococcal vaccine.

06/20/2015

Prateek Pokhrel (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau Police: Man Tried To Grab Child, Resisted Arrest

Prosecutors said as a 5-year-old boy was holding his mother’s hand at a bus stop in Westbury Friday evening, Pokhrel grabbed the little boy.

06/20/2015

A 4-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet in Long Beach, Long Island on Friday, June 19. (Credit: CBS2)

4-Year-Old Boy Grazed By Bullet Inside Long Beach Apartment

According to Long Beach City Police, the boy was playing in his apartment in the Channel Park Homes complex on Oak Court when shots rang out at 1:20 p.m. Friday.

06/19/2015

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Man In Wheelchair Says Tobay Beach Turnstiles Inhibit Access To Restrooms

The Town of Oyster Bay said it installed the turnstiles and gate near the bike trail to prevent people from causing a safety hazard and taking their bicycles on the beach.

06/19/2015

Long Beach Sandy Damage

Lawmakers Fight Back Against FEMA’s Request For Sandy Victims To Pay Back Funds

Reps. Rice and Meeks are sponsoring legislation to allow FEMA to forgive debts owed by storm victims

06/19/2015

Drugs are prepared to shoot intravenously by a user addicted to heroin.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/FILE)

Authorities Bust Bronx-To-Long Island Heroin Ring

All together, 14 men and women were charged in the heroin bust.

06/17/2015

Boat at Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Here’s How To Stay Safe At The Beach This Summer

Beaches are popular in the summer and experts are sharing how to stay safe.

06/17/2015

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Sea Cliff Mayor: Vandal Broke Into Village Hall, Left Message On Wall

When Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy walked into work Monday, he discovered the message scrawled out in marker.

06/16/2015

House For Sale Sign (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Long Island Housing Prices On The Rise

According to Multiple Listing Service, the average price of a home in Suffolk County has jumped 10 percent, and Nassau County’s average is up 6 percent.

06/16/2015

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