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Williston Park

Firefighters on the scene of a 5-alarm blaze in Williston Park, NY on July 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Spreads Through Row Of Storefronts On Long Island

Business owners are vowing to rebuild after a five-alarm fire ripped through a row of Long Island storefronts early Thursday morning.

07/24/2014

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Off-Duty Nassau Detective, Neighbor Rescue Homeowner From Fire

According to authorities, the detective was passing by when he noticed flames coming from the home on Mineola Boulevard in Williston Park around 7:30 a.m.

04/27/2014

Raymond Kalenka (credit: Handout)

L.I. Man Gets Up To 4 Years In Prison In Deadly Hit-And-Run

In August 2012, Raymond Kalenka, 46, was driving his Mercedes-Benz northbound on Broad Street in Williston Park when he hit 41-year-old Dean LaLima, who was intoxicated and lying in the roadway, prosecutors said.

10/17/2013

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Man Charged With Stealing 4 $50,000 Ice Buckets From L.I. Employer

Police arrested a Brooklyn man late Friday, after he allegedly stole four antique ice buckets valued at a grand total of $200,000 from his employer’s home on Long Island.

04/06/2013

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Cops: L.I. Man Shoots Girlfriend After Argument Over TV Show ‘The Walking Dead’

Jared Gurman, 26, was having an ongoing debate with his long-time girlfriend through text messages over whether or not a zombie apocalypse-type scenario as depicted in the popular AMC show could ever happen in real life, according to police.

12/04/2012

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Winning Tickets Not So Lucky For Long Island Lottery Thieves

Police on Long Island say three people stole beer, cigarettes, and dozens of lottery tickets from a Williston Park store.

09/14/2011

Kim Adams And Mady (credit: CBS 2)

NY Woman Helping Grant Wishes For People With Down Syndrome Across The Nation

“People aren’t always very kind so I just felt this was one way to honor people with Down syndrome and helping them have something special for themselves,” said Kim Adams.

08/17/2011

Bronx residents cooling off to beat the hear. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Hits Record-High 102; Excessive Heat Warning Until Late Friday

Teterboro, N.J., reached 100 degrees and Central Park hit a high of 97. With the humidity factored in, the 97-degree temperature in Central Park actually felt like 109 degrees.

07/21/2011

Cross Street School (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Residents Vote Down Plan To Close Schools

The bond proposal would have closed three schools in the Mineola district.

10/27/2010

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Mineola Residents Vote On Closing Of Schools

Taxpayers in Mineola went to the polls to vote inside the very schools that are being considered for the chopping block.

10/26/2010

Police: L.I. Drug Suspects Tried Running Over Officers

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Two Long Island men could face assault charges after they allegedly tried running over plain clothes officers who had them under surveillance on suspicion of drug trafficking. The incident happened […]

1010 WINS–08/05/2010