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

Two Arrested On Long Island After Reports Of Shots Fired

Witnesses told them that a man fired a gun and then fled with another man in a Honda Civic. Police found the suspects inside the car at a nearby parking garage.

10/01/2012

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Nassau Police: Suspect Shot After Aggressively Backing Up Van, Nearly Hitting Officer

Police surrounded the 2007 Town & Country minivan after getting the call that it was the same van involved in multiple car break-ins around Westbury and Valley Stream.

09/18/2012

Monument to Charles Lindbergh's takeoff - Westbury, NY - Aug 24, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Push On To Preserve Site Of Lindbergh’s Takeoff

On Long Island, residents and lawmakers want to preserve the site where Charles Lindbergh took off for his historic 1927 Transatlantic flight to France.

08/24/2012

Long Island Rail Road station - Hicksville, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Island Rail Road Plans To Spend $200 Million To Upgrade Main Line

The Long Island Rail Road has scheduled a major facelift for its busiest line. More than $200 million will be spent to upgrade the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line, which carries more than 40 percent of its traffic.

05/20/2012

Manuel Carranza, inset, and items police say were seized from his New Cassel home (credits: Handout and Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Fake Dentist Case Spurs Investigation Into Unlicensed Doctoring

An investigation is underway to determine whether any labs participated in a cover-up and into just how widespread unlicensed doctoring may be.

04/27/2012

Weather In Manhattan March 8 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Tri-State Area Basks In Unusually Warm Winter Weather; Temps Hit 70 Degrees

What winter? It is windy outside, but who cares? With temps expected to reach 70 on March 8, who’s complaining?

03/08/2012

Joseph Mistrulli (photo via Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Woman Upset Over Robbery Of 9/11 Husband’s Grave

Philomenia Mistrulli received a letter from the Cemetery of the Holy Rood in Westbury telling her the bronze vase on her husband’s grave was stolen.

02/17/2012

Nassau County police and AMTs speak about their baby rescue - Feb 1, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Nassau Cops, AMTs Rescue Newborn Baby

Nassau County police officer Todd Atkin said when he arrived at a Westbury home responding to a 911 call, he saw a 40-year-old mother with her newborn son in her arms.

02/01/2012

Tissues (file / credit: clipart.com)

Radioactive Tissue Boxes Removed From NYC Area Bed, Bath And Beyond Stores

New York Health Commissioner Nirav Shah says 12 decorative metal tissue boxes contaminated with radioactive material have been removed from four Bed, Bath and Beyond stores in the state.

01/13/2012

One of the victims of a Westbury Long Island armed robbery. (Credit:CBS2)

Gunman Follows Women Home In Shocking Mid-Day Robbery On Long Island

Police in Long Island are hunting for a gunman who followed three women to their Westbury, Long Island home in the middle of the day and then robbed them.

01/11/2012

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Report: 9-Year-Old Stabbing Victim Gets Care Package From Derek Jeter

The boy was just 8-years-old when Evan Sachs, 23, attacked him at a Dave & Buster’s restaurant in Westbury in October of 2010. Sachs was sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to the attack.

12/29/2011

Place Setting (file / credit: clipart.com)

Westbury High School Offers Etiquette Class

Math, science, and history are all very important classes at the Westbury school district, but another class will also help young people grow up to be proper adults.

12/25/2011

Pathmark Store (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Union Unhappy With A&P/Pathmark Christmas Openings

We usually accept that, on certain days of the year, virtually everything is closed. Well, one company decision to open its businesses is causing controversy on Long Island.

12/13/2011

Homeowners on Long Island are being warned about potential scammers. (credit: CBS 2)

Westbury, Carle Place Residents Being Warned About Door-To-Door Scammers

Westbury Mayor Peter Cavallero said the scheme could involve the promise of services, asking for money up front, then the scammers would take off with the cash.

10/20/2011

Made in USA (credit: AP)

Rep. Steve Israel Wants National Parks To Sell Only Items Made In The U.S.A.

Rep. Steve Israel of Long Island says that one way to slow the sale of made in China products here in America is to prevent them from being sold in our national parks.

10/20/2011

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