Long Island

Meningitis
Dreamstime
May 29, 2018 - 12:20 pm
There's a meningitis scare in Great Neck.
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A late week dry spell is expected to give way to some wet weather over Memorial Day Weekend.
AccuWeather
May 27, 2018 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Will your cookout be a washout? AccuWeather's Dean DeVore is tracking some wet weather that could show up on the back end of the holiday weekend. WEB EXTRA: While You're Here Get A Look At Traffic Too! It looks like the best weather will be the entry into the holiday weekend...
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The beach in Belmar, New Jersey.
John Montone/1010 WINS
May 26, 2018 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Got outdoor plans for the holiday weekend? Better get them in on Saturday. The weekend will be all over the place, and some of those places aren't good. Whatever the weather bring, expect to see plenty of extra police officers on the roads. Governor Cuomo says state and...
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Hands of a beggar with coins
Dreamstime
May 17, 2018 - 9:55 am
MINEOLA, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Officials in Mineola on Long Island want to make aggressive panhandling a crime. They define "aggressive" as "intentionally or recklessly making any physical contact." Some residents complain it's been happening at the LIRR station -- particularly at ticket machines. A...
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Drug syringe and cooked heroin on spoon
Dreamstime
May 10, 2018 - 9:18 am
BETHPAGE, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Long Island has an enormous problem with opiate and heroin addiction -- which is not only life threatening to the addict, but can be a real threat to their family as well. A conference on Long Island on Friday, will deal with that aspect of the epidemic. Anyone who has...
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Carlos F. Ruiz-Mendoza
Nassau County Police
April 29, 2018 - 3:18 pm
LAWRENCE, Long Island, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- A Lawrence, Long Island man was arrested early Sunday for allegedly driving drunk with two other people in the car – including a 13-year-old boy. Nassau County police said Carlos F. Ruiz-Mendoza, 42, of Lawrence, was headed north on Lawson Boulevard in a...
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Jamel Turner
Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS
April 26, 2018 - 8:59 pm
Prosecutors on Thursday upgraded charges for a man accused in a crash that left five people dead on Long Island on Valentine’s Day.
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Runner legs between running in marathon competition in the city road.
Dreamstime
April 21, 2018 - 4:48 pm
Some people dream of one day running a marathon.
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Generic police officer, file image.
Dreamstime
April 20, 2018 - 8:38 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops have been cracking down on MS-13, and now MS-13 is said to be ready to strike back the way they do in their headquarters in El Salvador. An MS-13 member from Hempstead reportedly vowed to execute a police officer. "MS-13 wants to threaten a cop in this county, MS-13 is...
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A jail cell.
Dreamstime
April 10, 2018 - 8:36 am
Prosecutors say 32-year-old Juan Lopez was an enforcer for MS-13, who threatened to kill those who refused to join the gang.
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