Wantagh

Rain from the nor'easter on Tuesday, Dec. 9 left donated toys ruined at the John Theissen Children's Foundation in Wantagh. (Credit: CBS2)

Flooding From Nor’easter Leaves Toys Ruined At Long Island Charity

A charity that runs holiday toy drives for needy and sick children was dealing with a blow from Mother Nature Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Leonard Stern was awarded a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in the Battle of the Bulge. (Credit: CBS2)

LI WWII Veteran Awarded Purple Heart Decades After Fierce Battle With Germans

A World War II veteran finally has the Purple Heart that he earned in a fierce and legendary battle against the Germans.

12/01/2014

Kristy Barbosa (left), Paulo R. Barbosa (middle). Paula Ligotti (right) Credit: Nassau County PD

3 Arrested In Counterfeit Goods Raid At Long Island Store

The arrests were made on Thanksgiving night during a raid by Nassau County police at the Lavish Creations store in Wantagh.

12/01/2014

Brandon Ward and Joshua Dacunha (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: 2 L.I. Teens Robbed After Setting Up Meeting To Buy Sneakers On Facebook

Social media helped two teenagers connect with a few muggers on Long Island, police said.

08/26/2014

Photo Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images

NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: August 11th-15th

Check out the priceless activities in New York City you won’t want to miss this week, August 11th-15th.

08/11/2014

Jones Beach Memorial Day

Crowds Flock To Area Beaches As Summer Season Unofficially Kicks Off

The sun was sizzling, and tons of people were out at the beach Monday for the official beginning of the summer season.

05/26/2014

Boiler Recall

Thousands Of Boilers Recalled, And Homeowners May Not Know It

Thousands of homeowners – many of them on Long Island – were being warned Friday that their boiler has been recalled due to a carbon monoxide danger.

03/14/2014

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

SUV Plows Through House In Wantagh, Long Island

A sport-utility vehicle slammed through a house that had just been remodeled because of Superstorm Sandy in Wantagh, Long Island early Saturday.

03/01/2014

Tom Johnson at his Seaford home. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Family Moving Back Into Unfinished, Unfurnished Sandy-Damaged Home

Tom and Maureen Johnson, both 54, have been living with their two daughters, 11-year-old Viktoria and 12-year-old Stephanie, in rental homes for the past 13 months.

12/10/2013

Nassau County Police Department Patch

Police: 7-Eleven Worker Slashed, Stabbed During Attempted Robbery On L.I.

Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted robbery on Long Island.

11/11/2013

Stinkbugs (credit: CBS 2)

Invasive Stink Bugs Make Their Way To Eastern Long Island

Once a bug gets in it will bring others along and begin to multiply. Bugs that do make it into your home should be trapped and taken outside. Crushing the bugs will create a pungent and overwhelming odor.

10/04/2013

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: One Woman’s Concerns

Elisabeth Benjamin with the Community Service Society of New York said their team of volunteers has been busy helping people figure out the best deal for their specific situation.

09/20/2013

Wantagh Park Body Found

Homicide Investigation Continues After Body Found In Long Island Park

The body of a young male, likely in his 20s, was discovered by a passerby near Mill Pond Park Preserve in Wantagh around 4 p.m. Sunday.

08/05/2013

Wantagh Park Body Found

Homicide Investigation Under Way After Body Is Found In L.I. Park

A homicide investigation has been launched in Nassau County, after a body was discovered in a park in Wantagh Sunday.

08/04/2013

Psychic Lisa King was arrested on grand larceny charges. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau Psychic Arrested For Allegedly Scamming Customer

Nassau County Police arrested Lisa King, 43, on charges of grand larceny after she allegedly conned a woman out of $4,900.

06/30/2013

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