Uniondale

Long Island Marathon

Beefed Up Security Put Into Place For Long Island Marathon

Bomb-sniffing dogs and state troopers are on hand. There are officers on horseback and motorcycle along the route and police helicopters are also keeping an eye on things from the sky.

05/05/2013

Greenfield Cemetery in Uniondale, N.Y. - April 23, 2013 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Police Seek Cemetery Vandals On Long Island

Police say they are on the look out for two teenagers who broke into a cemetery in Uniondale and caused damage Monday night.

04/23/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

L.I. High School Student Accused Of Stabbing Classmate In Lunchroom

A 20-year-old high school student was charged Wednesday evening with stabbing a fellow student in a school lunchroom on Long Island.

04/17/2013

Nassau Coliseum

County Residents Skeptical Of Proposal To Downsize Nassau Coliseum

The Islanders are skating off to Brooklyn in 2015, leaving cash-strapped Nassau County once again on the hot seat to come up with a critically needed plan to save its coliseum.

03/14/2013

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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