Long Island

Courtroom
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 11, 2020 - 3:06 pm
A new trial got underway Monday for a Long Island man who was convicted of fatally shooting two men in 2000, because he is hard-of-hearing.
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Dennis Dillon with rescuers
Stony Brook University Heart Institute
WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 11, 2020 - 9:53 am
In August, Dennis Dillon had a brush with death on the Long Island Sound. On Saturday, he had the chance to thank the people who saved his life.
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Sophia Hall
February 10, 2020 - 4:26 pm
A Riverhead babysitter was arrested after police found a pre-schooler wandering on the street alone.
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Bail
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Sophia Hall
February 10, 2020 - 2:28 pm
Legislators in Nassau County introduced a bill on Monday that would require quarterly crime reports to look into the effects of the bail reform law.
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Indecent Exposure Car
Nassau County Police Department
WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 07, 2020 - 7:26 pm
A potential serial flasher is on the loose in Nassau County, after police say he exposed himself three times within the last week.
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Genri Palacios Acosta
Nassau County Police Department
WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 07, 2020 - 6:06 pm
A man wearing an ankle bracelet was busted on Long Island after police say he tried to rob a Target and then made off in a stolen vehicle.
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Gun Trafficking Bust
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Sophia Hall
February 05, 2020 - 5:36 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday announced an illegal gun trafficking ring that was recently busted on Long Island.
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Martin Tankleff
Handout
Steve Scott
February 05, 2020 - 2:17 pm
A Long Island man who was exonerated after serving 17 years in prison for the murder of his parents – a crime he did not commit – was sworn in as an attorney on Wednesday.
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Thomas Valva
Family Handout
Sophia Hall
February 04, 2020 - 3:18 pm
Suffolk County Legislators heard from the commissioner and others from the Department of Social Services Tuesday, as they try to make changes following the death of 8-year-old Thomas Valva.
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Michael Valva, Thomas Valva
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Sophia Hall
February 03, 2020 - 1:30 pm
There were at least 17 calls were made to the state child abuse hotline about Michael Valva's children in the months before his 8-year-old son died after a night in a freezing garage according to a report.
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