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Martha Hernandez-Majano, 27, and Renen Vides Jr., 4, were both killed in the crash, police said. (WLNY)

Police: LI Man Charged In 2013 Crash That Killed Girlfriend, 4-Year-Old Son

Renen Vides, 29, was arrested on two counts of second degree manslaughter, reckless endangerment, reckless driving and other charges, police said.

08/15/2015

Detectives are seeking to identify the subjects involved in this case and request anyone with information, regarding this incident or the identity of the subjects involved, to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous. (NYPD)

Suspects Sought After Alleged Stolen Car Sold On Craigslist

Authorities say that during the sale of the vehicle, the victim captured a video and photos of the apparent suspects.

07/28/2015

Disbarred attorney Janice Jessup is accused of bilking a disabled client out of more than $1 million. (Credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Disbarred L.I. Attorney Accused Of Bilking Disabled Client Out Of $1 Million

A disbarred attorney turned herself in to the Nassau County District Attorney’s office Thursday, after being indicted on charges that she stole $1 million from a physically and mentally disabled client.

04/09/2015

Police say these two men stole $1,600 worth of beer in Westbury on Apr. 5, 2015. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau County Police: Bandits Stole $1,600 Worth Of Beer In Westbury

Two men cut the lock on an external, walk-in refrigerator at the NYCB Theater Sunday night and made off with several cases of beer worth about $1,600, police said.

04/06/2015

The Ellison Avenue Bridge over the Long Island Rail Road in Westbury will be closed for a year as it is replaced. (Credit: CBS2)

Westbury Residents Not Looking Forward To Replacement Of Bridge Over LIRR

A deteriorating, heavily-used Long Island bridge over railroad tracks is going to be replaced. But that means a year of detoured traffic, and snarled road closures near the busy Roosevelt Field Mall in Nassau County.

02/27/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

LI Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Halt Gaming Facilities In Nassau, Suffolk Counties

After the Westbury community came together and fought the plan to bring a casino to their neighborhood, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would halt gaming facilities in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

02/24/2015

Westbury Burglary suspect (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau Police Search For Suspect In Westbury Burglary, Attack

According to Nassau County police, the 21-year-old woman arrived at her basement apartment on Oliver Avenue in Westbury to find the door open.

02/18/2015

Crews in Westbury, NY work to fix a broken LIRR rail on Feb. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

LIRR Fixes Broken Rails That Caused System-Wide Delays

The system was getting back to its regular service for the afternoon rush, spokesman Sal Arena said Friday afternoon.

02/13/2015

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Elmont Legislator Worries Nassau OTB Will Look To His Community To Open Casino

Now that the Nassau County Off-Track Betting has decided not to pursue opening a casino in Westbury, one Elmont, New York, legislator is worried it will look at his community.

02/03/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau OTB Backs Off Plans For Casino In Westbury Following Strong Opposition

The attorney for Nassau OTB said although they believed the site would have received all the necessary approvals, the opposition no longer made the property viable.

01/31/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Off-Track Betting, Long Island Residents Fight Over Proposed Video Gambling Parlor

More than a year ago, New York State approved video gambling in Nassau County, but residents now say it’s a gamble they don’t want to take.

01/30/2015

The vacant Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island is seen on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Lawsuit Planned In Effort To Stop Westbury, Long Island Gambling Hall

Three municipal governments and a number of residents said Thursday that they plan to ask a judge to issue a restraining order to try to stop a proposed gambling hall in Westbury, Long Island.

01/29/2015

The vacant Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island is seen on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Huge Crowds Expected At Meeting On Proposed Nassau County Gaming Parlor

The proposal by Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting would turn the former Fortunoff store in Westbury into a video gaming parlor with 1,000 slot machines.

01/21/2015

Pumps were stolen from this out-of-business gas station in Westbury, Long Island, along with others in Islip Terrace and Hauppauge. (Credit: CBS2)

Pumps Stolen From 3 Out-Of-Business Gas Stations On Long Island

Police on Monday were trying to find the thieves who stole seven gas pumps from several shuttered service stations on Long Island.

01/19/2015

The Nassau Coliseum. (Credit: CBS2)

Opponents: Move Planned Westbury, L.I. Casino To Nassau Coliseum

Some opponents of a controversial proposal for a gambling hall at the former Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island have said it should be built at the Nassau County Coliseum instead.

01/14/2015

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