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Police said 22 computers were stolen from South Grove Elementary School in Syosset, Long Island. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

22 Computers Stolen From School In Syosset, Long Island

Someone broke into a Long Island school and stole a number of computers this week, police said.

07/19/2014

Utility trucks at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

National Grid Rolls Out New Pilot Program To Combat Scammers

Authorities said scam artists in Herricks, Syosset and Westbury posing as National Grid workers conned elderly residents.

07/18/2014

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

Cops: Scammers Are Using Distraction Burglaries To Rip-Off The Elderly

As Nassau County Police Chief Kevin Smith explained, perpetrators have been arriving at homes claiming to work for a gas or water company and requesting permission to come inside to check on a problem.

06/28/2014

Jasmine Joseph

Police: Body Found Inside Car Is Jasmine Joseph

Joseph committed suicide and inhaled noxious fumes of some sort, police told 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera.

03/11/2014

Jasmine Joseph

Family Searches For Long Island Woman Missing Since Monday

The family of a 22-year-old Long Island woman was conducting an all-out search for her this weekend.

03/01/2014

Missing Syosset Boys

Nassau Police Searching For Teen Missing From Group Home; 2 Others Located

Three boys were last seen leaving MercyFirst Group Home in Syosset around 8 p.m. on Sunday. Shakeem Smith, 14, and Gabriel Hernandez, 16, were located on Tuesday. Jonathan Acevedo, 15, remains missing.

01/28/2014

Missing Syosset Boys

Police Search For 3 Teenage Boys Who Vanished From L.I. Group Home

Nassau County police on Monday were searching for three teenage boys who vanished from a group home this weekend.

01/27/2014

John 'Junior' Gotti in 2011 (Credit: Andrew H. Walker
Getty Images/ Entertainment)

John ‘Junior’ Gotti Clams Up In Investigation Of Alleged Stabbing Outside CVS

There’s little doubt that Gotti is nursing a stab wound, but other circumstances surrounding the story are a mystery.

11/12/2013

John 'Junior' Gotti in 2011 (Credit: Andrew H. Walker
Getty Images/ Entertainment)

John ‘Junior’ Gotti Stabbed In CVS Parking Lot In Syosset

John Gotti Jr. told police he was stabbed in the stomach Sunday at around 9:45 p.m. in the parking lot of CVS in Syosset while trying to break up a fight.

11/11/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Long Island Man Accused Of Pulling Box Cutter On Clerk After Lottery Mistake

A man who had losing lottery tickets due to a store clerk’s error stood accused this weekend of threatening the clerk with a box cutter on Long Island.

10/26/2013

Rally in Oyster Bay in favor of referendum on land deal, August 20, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Oyster Bay Voters Approve Land Sale, Block Controversial Mall Plan

Despite its defeat, mall developers Taubman Centers say they’ll continue their fight. They’ve already filed a lawsuit to stop the sale.

08/21/2013

Rally in Oyster Bay in favor of referendum on land deal, August 20, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Oyster Bay Voters Weigh In On Controversial Land Sale

A no vote will keep the nearly 20-year-old fight over the 54-acre tract of land in Syosset alive.

08/20/2013

Childrens Place T-Shirt

Experts: Discontinued T-Shirt Sent Harmful Message To Girls

Following complaints of sexism about girls’ T-shirt suggesting that math is not among the wearer’s “best subjects,” some organizations have been emphasizing that girls can excel in math and every other subject.

08/07/2013

Bhoomika Kochhar Jatia (credit: Facebook/Remembering Bhoomika Kochhar)

L.I. Congressman Threatens To Withhold Aid To Nepal Over Syosset Native’s Death

Her family said they suspect foul play in Bhoomika Kochhar’s June 15 death, but authorities in Nepal have labeled it a suicide. Rep. Steve Israel has demanded the government there cooperate in a full investigation.

07/22/2013

Catalytic converter (credit: CBS 2)

Metal Thieves Targeting Cars At LIRR Station Lots For Pricey Part

Crooks have been removing catalytic converters off vehicles to make quick cash. Police said the platinum found in the car part can be worth as much as $1,500 an ounce.

07/12/2013

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