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School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Parents Back Push For Interlock Ignition Devices On School Buses

Some parents on Long Island are encouraging lawmakers to pass a new law that would prevent school bus drivers from getting behind the wheel drunk.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Driver Of School Bus That Crashed Into L.I. Home Was Drunk

Frederick Flowers, 66, has been charged with five counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, five counts of endangering the welfare of a child, five counts of reckless endangerment and two counts of driving while intoxicated.

10/04/2012

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Mini School Bus Crashes Into Syosset Home

A mini school bus carrying children crashed into a house on Long Island Wednesday afternoon.

10/03/2012

Joshua Lafazan (credit: 2012 Josh Lafazan for School Board)

New Syosset School Board Member Is NY’s Youngest Elected Official

At only 18-years-old, Joshua Lafazan is now a member of the Board of Education in Syosset. He said his landslide election sent an important message to young people.

05/16/2012

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Everardo Nieto Sentenced In Syosset Crash That Killed Myron Jacobs, 86

On Nov. 28, 2010, Everardo Nieto was drag racing his landscaping truck while drunk and crossed into oncoming traffic, crashing head-on into an elderly couple on Jericho Turnpike in Syosset, prosecutors said.

04/16/2012

Shopping Mall (file / credit: clipart.com)

Fight Against Syosset Mall Is Back On

Over the past 15 years, there has been an on and off fight against a mammoth mall project on Long Island.

11/02/2011

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New Healthy Living Center Opens For Young Girls On Long Island

The center called Oh My Girls! in Syosset is all about teaching girls ages 8 to 18 how to live a healthy lifestyle that they will continue to follow for years to come.

09/25/2011

Jeremy Weckerle Awaiting Sentencing After Pleading Guilty In Fatal L.I. Crash

Weckerle pleaded guilty to manslaughter and to driving while impaired by drugs.

09/01/2011

LIPA Crews In Syosset, Aug. 31 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIPA Races To Restore Power; Gov’t Reaches Out To Irene-Affected Residents

LIPA crews say they have restored power to nearly 300,000 customers in three days and get upset when given an “F” grade by a politician or slammed by customers.

08/31/2011

The home at 6 Alexander Drive is seen after an explosion - Syosset, NY - May 5, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Man Hospitalized After Home Explodes In Syosset

A Nassau County man is lucky to be alive after his Syosset home suddenly exploded, with the force of the explosion literally rocking the neighborhood.

05/05/2011

The emergency preparedness staff at North Shore-LIJ Health System are looking, listening, and learning from the Japan crisis about what to do should something similar happen in the Tri-State. (Credit: CBS 2)

Local Rescue Workers Hope To Learn From Japan Disaster

Local rescue workers are keeping a close eye on the crisis in Japan, watching and learning in case of a similar disaster in the Tri-State.

03/16/2011

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: LI Man Arrested After Returning To Accident Site

Police say a man who left the scene of a Long Island traffic accident where a woman was run over twice has been arrested after going back there.

12/23/2010

Car back-up cameras

Automakers To Eliminate Back-up Blind Spots

A Long Island father accidentally backed his SUV over his 2-year-old son, killing him. But instead of drowning in their grief, he and his family pushed for a new law to end this driveway danger.

12/09/2010

Syosset Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Cops Still Searching For Second L.I. Truck Drag Racer

An elderly man is dead, and his wife is fighting for her life — both of them victims of a head-on collision that police said was caused by drag racers.

11/30/2010

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Drag Racing May Have Led To Deadly Syosset Crash

According to authorities, 32-year-old Everardo Nieto, was drunk when his Ford dump truck crossed into the opposite lane on Jericho Turnpike and smashed into a Mercedes.

11/29/2010

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