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Blind Brook-Rye Free Union School District Superintendent William Stark. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Westchester School Administrator’s Double Dipping Infuriates Public

A school superintendent in Westchester County, in fact, is raising eyebrows by going through the motions of retirement without even changing offices.

06/12/2013

This little dog's owner is furious after she said it was killed by a bigger dog on the street, but yet the man walking the attacking animal never stopped to offer help. (Photo: handout)

EXCLUSIVE: Woman Seeks Dog — And Owner — In Brutal Killing Of Her Dog

A routine trip to walk the dog turned into a nightmare for a Brooklyn woman. On Monday she tracked down surveillance video, showing the savage attack on her dog by another dog whose owner did nothing to help.

06/10/2013

LIPA's Glenwood Power Station will be demolished this summer, but its removal could lead to big financial problems for nearby towns. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Eyesore National Grid Plant’s Demise May Mean Problems For Nearby Towns

It has been a fixture on the Long Island landscape since the 1920s — and not a pretty one. An old power plant is finally coming down, but residents nearby said they are worried about their taxes going way up.

05/07/2013

A Long Island attorney is suing Southampton village officials, claiming that 'McMansion' homes are being built on land not scaled for homes so big. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Hamptons Resident On 1-Woman Crusade Against ‘McMansions’

They are the homes that dreams are made of – 12-foot ceilings, eight bedrooms. Mega mansions are popping up all over the Hamptons. But one resident said “not in my backyard,” so she’s taking her fight to federal court.

04/26/2013

Billy and Ashley Streiter were killed back in 2003 on the Garden State Parkway by a drunk driver. Their parents have fought the good fight against drinking and driving ever since. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: N.J. Couple Uses Somber Anniversary To Continue Fight Against Drunk Driving

A New Jersey couple is taking action after losing two of their children to a drunk driver exactly 10 years ago. They are taking aim at drunk drivers, and helping their victims.

04/05/2013

An investigation is underway into why 8-year-old Anthony Suarez, a special needs student, was left on a school bus all alone for five hours on March 11, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Not Again! Another Special Needs Student Left Abandoned On A School Bus

They were hired to protect, but instead were arrested for neglect. A bus driver and matron face charges for allegedly leaving a special education student on a school bus for five hours in the cold.

03/22/2013

Women Training For FDNY (CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Behind The Scenes Look At Women Training To Join FDNY

They yearn to be part of New York’s Bravest, but to stand shoulder to shoulder with the men of the FDNY, women have to endure the same grueling entrance exam.

02/27/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: DOT Investigating After Giant ‘Rock’ Crashes Down Onto Windshield

An innocent driver had a brush with death after a massive chunk of concrete came crashing through her windshield on Thursday.

02/15/2013

Electricity meter (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: LIPA Customers Hit With Shockingly High Electricity Bills

Electric bills are out for Sandy victims on Long Island and they are causing a stir.

01/30/2013

CBS 2 took a guided tour of Hurricane Sandy-ravaged Mantoloking, N.J., on Jan. 15, 2013. Officials believe the town will ultimately lose half of its homes and will not be rebuilt for years. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Witnessing What’s Left Of Sandy-Ravaged Mantoloking, N.J.

Two hundred damaged homes that still stand will likely come down, officials said. Once that happens, only half of Mantoloking’s 500 homes will remain.

01/15/2013

This artillery piece was given as a gift to NYC back during the Civil War, but when workers recently removed the concrete that had sealed the 230-year-old cannon, they found that it was loaded with a cannonball and gun powder. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Loaded Revolutionary War-Era Cannon Found In Central Park

A dangerous and historic discovery was made in Central Park on Friday afternoon. Parks workers came upon a live cannon ball, loaded in a cannon that is getting refurbished.

01/11/2013

Handguns

EXCLUSIVE: Cuomo Close To Announcing Sweeping New Gun Control Laws

A deal to give New York one of the toughest gun control laws in the nation is being negotiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who, sources said Tuesday, is hoping to announce the plan Wednesday.

01/08/2013

The scene inside Clifford Fusco's New Dorp, Staten Island home is not pretty, but his angst has been multiplied by the federal government's inaction because his flood insurance has not been allowed to kick in. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Washington Dysfunction Devastating Those With Flood Insurance

On Friday, Congress will finally vote on the first bit of aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy. That won’t be soon enough for thousands of people, including a Staten Island man who is left out in the cold.

01/03/2013

The missing persons poster for 24-year-old Marisha Cheong. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Mysterious Text At Center Of Missing Local Woman Case

The family said it was completely out of character for 24-year-old Marisha Cheong, characterized as steady and dependable, to disappear.

01/02/2013