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

Nassau County Cops Warn Of Burglars Posing As Utility Workers

At least three elderly people have been victims of recent so-called “distraction burglaries,” police said.

06/24/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Scott Greene, Former Suffolk Police Sergeant, Hit With More Charges Of Stealing From Hispanic Drivers

Twenty more victims have accused Scott Greene of stealing from them, bringing the total number of alleged victims to 26.

06/24/2014

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One Person Killed After Mattituck Fire Rips Through Apartment & Four Stores

A raging fire ripped through four stores and killed one person on Friday night.

06/21/2014

Dorka Lopez (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Mom Accused Of Helping Daughter In Fight With Another Teen Faces Judge

Dorka Lopez, 41, of Brentwood, said nothing to the judge during her arraignment Friday at First District Court in Central Islip, but through her lawyer proclaimed her innocence.

06/20/2014

Suffolk County Water Authority Maps (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials Assure Islip Residents Water Near Contaminated Sites Is Safe

The Suffolk County Water Authority wants to assure residents in the Town of Islip, where a number of contaminated dumping sites were recently discovered, that the water is safe to drink and bathe in.

06/03/2014

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Grand Jury Indicts L.I. Nursing Home Employees In Connection With Patient’s Death

A grand jury has indicted at least six employees of a Long Island nursing home in connection with the death of a 72-year-old patient.

05/31/2014

PSEG Long Island building in Melville (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

PSEG Long Island Customers To See Decrease In Monthly Power Bill

In the past eight months PSEG Long Island customers have seen increase after increase in their monthly bills because of power supply charges.

05/31/2014

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White Police Lieutenant Awarded $1.35 Million In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Lt. Christopher Barrella, who is white, had accused the village of awarding the police chief’s job to a Hispanic officer with few qualifications and a lower test score.

05/30/2014

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Long Island Park Reopens More Than A Year And A Half After Sandy

FEMA picked up the $350,000 cost to repair the damage. The park has a lighted baseball field as well as three soccer fields.

05/29/2014

Suffolk County officials say this illegal dump site in Central Islip contains asbestos and possibly other contaminants. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: Illegal Dumping Investigation Reveals Banned Pesticides, Dangerous Metals At 2 Suffolk County Locations

Test results show that two locations under investigation for illegal dumping in the Town of Islip are more dangerous than first thought.

05/29/2014

Bullet holes patched up on a car in Islip Terrace (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Shots Fired At 3 Homes, 1 Car On Long Island

Kyle Rowlinson, 24, of East Islip, was charged with two counts of reckless endangerment in connection with the East Islip and Islip Terrace incidents.

05/28/2014

Parents and teachers protest against the Common Core academic standards on Nov. 13, 2013, outside Mineola High School (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nearly 2 Dozen School Board Candidates Against Common Core Elected Into Office On LI

Mary Calamia, a clinical social worker, said she’s not surprised voters on Long Island wanted their voices heard and elected candidates who are in favor of opting out of the Common Core testing.

05/27/2014

Hookah Bar (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Glen Cove Mayor Wants To Ban Hookah Lounges

A city on Long Island wants to ban hookah lounges before any even open up in the neighborhood.

05/27/2014

Stony Brook University Hospital (credit: Google Street View)

Vast Increase In Opportunities For Women Over 40 Years At Stony Brook Medical School

The Stony Brook University School of Medicine recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of its first graduating class.

05/26/2014

Crowds look on as pilots execute stomach turning tricks during the Bethpage Airshow. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS880)

Skilled Pilots Make Stomach-Turning Stunts Look Easy At Bethpage Air Show

From the Blue Angels to the Golden Knights parachute team, necks were hurting as the crowd strained to catch every minute of the sky-high action.

05/24/2014

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