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Mariejunia Ally delivered twins at bus stop in Elmont, L.I., April 11, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Mom Gives Birth To Premature Twin Boys At Bus Stop

New mom Mariejunia Ally, 33, went into labor about two months early as she was waiting for the bus in Elmont around 6:40 a.m. Friday.

04/11/2014

Siblings Lance and Melinda Weinrib say their father died not knowing his proper diagnosis because his requests for a sign language interpreter were denied. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Suing 3 L.I. Medical Facilities After Deaf Man Dies Without Knowing Diagnosis

Born deaf to deaf parents, the Weinribs claim their 82-year-old father Alfred was repeatedly denied requests for a sign language interpreter at three different hospitals on Long Island.

02/18/2014

Long Island Snow Fatigue

Falling Trees, Dangerous Roads Leave Long Island Residents In Despair

Snow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.

02/05/2014

Nassau County Police Big DL

Police: Woman Robbed At Knifepoint In L.I. Medical Building Parking Lot

Police on Saturday were searching for a suspect who robbed a woman at knifepoint in a Long Island parking lot.

11/30/2013

Brothers Nick (left) and David Pereira (right) hold their babies born less than an hour apart at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Wives Of Long Island Brothers Give Birth Within Hour Of Each Other

Brothers Dave and Nick Pereira found themselves in the labor and delivery room at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola on Wednesday morning.

04/03/2013

Nassau County Legislator Peter Schmitt (credit: Nassau County Legislature)

Nassau Co. Legislator Peter Schmitt Dies Of Heart Attack

Schmitt, the Legislature’s presiding officer, was in a meeting with County Executive Ed Mangano in Mangano’s office when the 62-year-old collapsed.

10/03/2012

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Long Island Health Clinic For 9/11 Survivors Expanding

Stony Brook University’s World Trade Center Health Program is expanding to neighboring Nassau County. Officials will open the second site on Friday. The new location is at Winthrop-University Hospital’s “wellness pavilion” in Garden City.

01/13/2012

Syringes containing the mumps, measles and rubella vaccine (Photo by Mark Kegans/Getty Images)

Nassau County Health Officials Issue Measles Warning

The Nassau County Health Department says someone exposed to the contagious disease was at Winthrop University Hospital sometime between last Friday and Monday.

05/14/2011

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Elderly Woman Struck And Killed On Long Island

Police on Long Island say a 75-year-old woman has died and an 80-year-old woman was injured when they were struck by an SUV while crossing a street in New Hyde Park.

12/11/2010

Roz Stone

LI Woman Survives Case Of Deadly, Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A terrible case of oft-lethal, flesh-eating bacteria on Long Island almost claimed the life of a Bellmore mother, but some quick-thinking doctors managed to save the day.

12/08/2010

Stacy Galette, with attorneys demonstrating how she has to put on her prosthesis/Terry Sheridan

Minor Procedure Turns Into Double Amputation For NYC Woman

A Brooklyn mom was supposed to be in and out of the hospital on the same day. Instead, both her legs had to be amputated because of an alleged medical mishap and now she wants justice.

11/19/2010