Valley Stream

A sketch of a man wanted in connection with a brutal sexual assault in Valley Stream State Park. (credit CBS 2)

Cops Release Sketch Of Suspect Wanted In Brutal L.I. Sex Assault

The park’s tranquility was shattered on Sunday morning when a 60-year-old woman was raped during an exercise walk on a wooded trail. Park Police said that the man jumped the woman as she walked past him on the Children’s Explorer Trail.

09/02/2013

Lee and Morty Kaufman (credit: Swiffer)

Swiffer Couple From Long Island Enjoys The Spotlight

The Valley Stream, Long Island, couple, who has been married for 44 years, landed the gig after their daughter knew a casting director.

08/21/2013

Does this flood map make any sense to you? It sure doesn't to the people of Valley Stream, N.Y., which is why the village has a beef with FEMA. (Photo: CBS 2)

Perplexing Flood Zone Maps Pit The Village Of Valley Stream Against FEMA

Confusion reigns on Long Island in the Village of Valley Stream after the Federal Emergency Management Agency agreed to drop 1,500 homes from its new flood maps.

08/14/2013

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 2 Teens Charged In Connection With String Of L.I. Burglaries

Onyx Arroyo, 18 of Queens and Omar Allen, 17, of the Bronx are accused of breaking into a home on Roeckel Avenue in Valley Stream on Monday afternoon.

06/25/2013

William Hotz (credit: NCPD)

Cops: L.I. Man Charged With Stealing Ice Cream Cone From Valley Stream Carvel

William Hotz is charged with robbery and resisting Arrest.

05/02/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau County PBA Blames Police Precinct Merger For Crime Spike

The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.

04/17/2013

Douglas Dukofsky (Nassau County PD)

Valley Stream Chiropractor Charged With Forcibly Touching Patient

A Long Island chiropractor is accused of inappropriately using a massaging device on a patient.

03/25/2013

Kelly Ann Tinyes

24 Years Later, Young Murder Victim’s Parents Say Justice Hasn’t Been Served

The grieving parents of a murdered teenage girl renewed their call for justice Tuesday, more than two decades after the crime.

03/05/2013

Police said the body of Marisha Cheong was found washed ashore in Queens over the weekend (credit: CBS 2)

Police Focus Efforts On Boyfriend’s Acquaintance In Death Of Marisha Cheong

A Long Island mother said she believes her daughter was murdered by her boyfriend after her body was found on a Breezy Point beach.

02/19/2013

FEMA Flood Zones (credit: CBS 2)

Confusion Sets In Over FEMA’s Revamped Nassau County Flood Zone Map

More than 4,000 properties on Nassau County’s South Shore, including Cedarhurst, Lybrook and Valley Stream, have been removed from the new federal flood zone maps.

01/03/2013

LIPA crew at Richmond Avenue in Amityville on Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials Demand LIPA Work Quicker To Restore Power, Improve Communications With Customers

Just over 255,000 Long Islanders remained in the dark Monday, down from more than 935,000 immediately after the storm.

11/05/2012

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

LIRR Train Detained As Father, Son Carry Realistic-Looking Guns En Route To Comic Con

Police briefly detained a Long Island Rail Road train headed to New York City after a pair of passengers got on dressed in camouflage and carrying realistic-looking guns.

10/13/2012

Norman Weissman says his garage roof was hit by blue ice falling from an airplane. (credit: CBS 2)

Another L.I. Homeowner Blames Airplane Lavatory Waste For Gaping Hole In Garage Roof

Norman Weissman recently saw the scene after coming home from vacation. The FAA, however, says there is no evidence linking the gaping hole in his home to blue ice falling.

09/26/2012

Airplane toilet

FAA: Falling Frozen Waste From Plane Possibly Caused Holes In Long Island Roofs

The FAA is now looking into why two homes on Long Island have gaping hole in their roofs. The homeowners suspect something fell from an overhead airplane — and what it may have been has them disgusted.

09/10/2012

Fire In Valley Stream (Credit: CBS 2)

Fast-Moving Fire Damages, Destroys Row Of Stores In Valley Stream

Store after store was wiped away by a fast-moving fire in one Long Island community. Owners who spent years building their businesses lost them in a moment’s notice.

08/09/2012

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