Police on Long Island released this sketch of the suspect in a string of violent purse-snatchings. (credit: CBS 2)

Violent Purse-Snatchers Terrorize Elderly On L.I.

Police are searching on Long Island for two men who have gone on a violent purse-snatching spree, terrorizing at least seven senior citizens.


5 Accused Of Attacking L.I. Man With Flag Pole

Police have arrested five men for allegedly beating a Long Island gas station worker with American flags.


Handcuffs - File Photo

Police: Children Brought To Long Island Drug Sale

Police say a woman had her four children in the car while driving a friend to a location where that person conducted an illegal drug sale.


Surveillance footage shows police responding to the scene after the student was struck. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Struck By Car On Way To School, Dies

Police arrived within two minutes but the Wantagh High School freshman was pronounced dead at the hospital.


(AP Photo/Dan Gill)

Hempstead Residents Speak Out Against Cell Towers

WANTAGH, N.Y. (1010 WINS) —  Some Long Island residents are up in arms over the proliferation of cell phone towers near their homes and schools. 1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan says more one hundred people showed […]


Wantagh residents are up in arms over the possibility of a new cell phone tower being built in town

Wantagh Up In Arms Over T-Mobile Tower

There’s towering trouble for hundreds of people on Long Island, as residents are fighting the wireless industry and lawmakers.

CBS 2–08/04/2010

Signs protest the installation of new cell phone towers - Wantagh, NY - Aug 4, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Long Islanders Oppose New Cell Towers

A plan to install new cell towers in Wantagh has many residents upset and some concerned about their health.

WCBS 880–08/04/2010