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FAA Investigating After Lasers Pointed At 5 Planes Near JFK Airport

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after five pilots reported that a green laser was pointed at their planes while flying over Long Island and New Jersey near John F. 945 more words

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Nearly 6-Foot-Long Alligator Turned Over To Suffolk County SPCA

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A nearly six-foot-long alligator was turned over the Suffolk County SPCA on Tuesday.

“This is the largest that we’ve ever come across here on Long Island,” SPCA Chief Roy Gross told 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera. 127 more words

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Retired Firefighter Rescues Two Teen Kayakers In Long Island Sound

GREENPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A retired firefighter is being praised for saving two teens over the holiday weekend on Long Island.

Retired firefighter Paul Hashagen was relaxing at his vacation home in Greenport when he was summoned to help rescue two teenagers in the Long Island Sound. 221 more words

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Bethpage Air Show: A Preview From High In The Air

WANTAGH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — More than 300,000 people are expected at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach this weekend.

Among those set to appear at the Air Show is aerobatic pilot Sean D. 553 more words

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Nassau County Police To Get Body Cameras Under Pilot Program

UPDATED 5/19/15 8:35 AM

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Body cameras are coming to the Nassau County police force.

Thirty-one county police officers from the 1st, 3rd and 5th precincts will test 62 body cameras from three vendors as part of a yearlong pilot program. 297 more words

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Mourners Salute Navy Midshipman Killed In Amtrak Crash

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman killed in this week’s Amtrak derailment was remembered Friday as a rising star who inspired others and “put everyone before himself.” 893 more words

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