Uniondale

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Mangano Proposing Smaller Nassau Coliseum

Mangano believes that a new smaller venue would be more competitive for concerts, minor league sports, and family shows.

03/13/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Man Lying In Road Struck By Car In Uniondale

A woman struck and killed a man who was lying in the road early Saturday in Nassau County.

03/02/2013

Sign in front of a home in Malverne, Long Island. (credit: Samantha Mevorach)

LIPA Trustees Propose Ways To Improve Communication With Customers

Following Sandy, many angry residents descended upon the Hicksville headquarters of LIPA to protest the utility’s response to the storm.

02/28/2013

Guns at a buyback event in Los Angeles (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Nassau County Holds One Of The Largest Gun Buybacks In Its History

One of the largest gun buybacks in Nassau County history was held Saturday morning, and police believe the large turnout had to do with the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.

02/16/2013

Uniondale Pit Bulls

Neighbors On Edge After Pit Bulls Chase Kids In Uniondale

Neighbors in Uniondale, Long Island, were on edge Saturday after two pit bulls got loose and chased a group of children.

02/16/2013

Pit Bull (credit: clipart.com)

Pair Of Pit Bulls Chase Kids In Nassau County Before Being Tranquilized

Emergency service officers eventually tranquilized the dogs using a dart, police said. The pit bulls then were returned home and then removed by the Town of Hempstead Animal Control.

02/15/2013

Stolen music equipment (Credit: Surveillance Camera)

Alleged Robbers Nabbed After Chance Encounter In Long Island Music Store

Three accused thieves, who allegedly stole church audio equipment, were arrested while trying to sell the goods to a Long Island music store — while church leaders were inside the same location.

02/01/2013

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Latest Proposal For Nassau Coliseum: A Biotech Campus

With the New York Islanders heading to Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2015, the search is on for a replacement for the decaying Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

01/11/2013

Hofstra Arrests

Police: Hofstra Basketball Players Admit To Dorm Room Burglaries

Authorities said four Hofstra University men’s basketball players have made admissions of guilt after being arrested on burglary charges

12/01/2012

Utility worker (file/credit: CBS 2)

Out-Of-State Utility Workers Say L.I. Power Restoration Became ‘Free-For-All’

Bottlenecks and red tape made getting back on line nearly impossible for the powerless across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

11/15/2012

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Some See Islanders’ Move To Brooklyn As Fresh Start For Nassau County

With the hockey team’s announcement it is packing up its sticks and pucks in 2015, the field appears to have widened greatly on the possibilities for developing one of the last large parcels of prime real estate in the heart of Long Island.

10/26/2012

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EXCLUSIVE: L.I. Students Perplexed By Written Exams In Gym And Art Classes

A new type of exam is making the rounds in subjects where students aren’t used to being put to the test.

10/10/2012

Jose Sorto (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

East Meadow Man Surrenders To Authorities After Being Accused Of Fatal Hit-And-Run

Nassau County detectives said that 48-year-old Jose Sorto of East Meadow surrendered to authorities on Saturday night, and he has been charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an incident.

07/22/2012

Tire Rack Street Survival program (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Tire Rack Street Survival Program On L.I. Teaches Teens How To Better Operate Vehicles

The Tire Rack Street Survival program — which was held on Saturday — is designed to teach teens how to maneuver their vehicles better.

07/14/2012

uniondale shooting

Uniondale Man, 26, Shot To Death In Front Of His Home

A Uniondale man was shot outside of his home on Sunday morning. Ainsworth Evans, 26, was studying at Nassau Community College, he dreamed of becoming a police officer.

07/08/2012

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