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

$5,000 Reward Offered In L.I. Purse-Snatchings Case

The violent purse-snatchers have struck again, attacking two more women on Long Island. At least nine women have been terrorized over the past three weeks.


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