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Andrew Berger (left) and Matthew McGurk are charged with 12 counts of second-degree robbery. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: 2 Men Charged In 12 Suffolk County Armed Robberies

Two men under surveillance by police have been arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies at gas stations and doughnut shops in Suffolk County.

01/15/2015

The Nassau Coliseum. (Credit: CBS2)

Opponents: Move Planned Westbury, L.I. Casino To Nassau Coliseum

Some opponents of a controversial proposal for a gambling hall at the former Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island have said it should be built at the Nassau County Coliseum instead.

01/14/2015

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

Police Commissioner: Major Crime In Nassau County At All-Time Low

Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter announced Tuesday that major crime is down 9.5 percent.

01/13/2015

Mulchfest allows residents to drop of their Christmas trees so they can be made into mulch. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC’s Parks Department Launches Annual MulchFest For Christmas Tree Recycling

New Yorkers can now bring their Christmas trees to designated parks to be turned into mulch.

01/10/2015

Eleven people were injured when a fire broke out in a building in the Bronx near Van Cortlandt Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Neighbors: Cat May Have Spread Flames In Bronx Apartment Fire

Two people are in critical condition and another nine were sent to the hospital.

01/10/2015

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LI Widow Sues Doctor For Negligence After Husband’s Suicide

Attorney Jeffrey Lisabeth said a loving, hardworking police lieutenant became a different person before committing suicide with his service revolver.

01/10/2015

(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Suffolk Executive Warns Of Space Heater Dangers As Temps Remain Frigid

Space heaters cause 25,000 house fires every year and 6,000 emergency room visits.

01/10/2015

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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

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

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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