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Meghan Solomons (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Woman, 65, Chases Purse Snatcher, Gets Bag Back In Massapequa

A 65-year-old woman managed to chase down a purse snatcher and get her bag back over the weekend in Massapequa, police said.

11/25/2014

Tudor Oaks tenants Desira Mack and Anthony Schiano with one of their three children. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Middle Island Residents Fear Eviction After Co-Op Goes Bankrupt

The Tudor Oaks co-op went bankrupt and was sold at auction. Some tenants received a letter saying they’d be evicted Friday.

11/25/2014

Jeanne Grazia, 70-year-old Islip woman killed in wrong-way crash on Route 109 in East Farmingdale. (credit: Family Handout)

Police: 2 Dead In East Farmingdale Wrong-Way Crash

The crash occurred around 11 p.m. Sunday on Route 109 near Route 110 in East Farmingdale.

11/24/2014

Cecelia Young, 18, has filed a lawsuit against her school and Suffolk County authorities, saying they failed to recognize that she and her two sisters were living in squalor and being neglected. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Girl Who Lived In Long Island House Of Horrors Goes To Court

It made headlines as a house of horrors – an unthinkably vile home on Long Island where a mother raised three children in shocking conditions.

11/24/2014

Fernando Romero-Alvarado (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Bay Shore Man Faces Street Racing, Other Charges

Police have arrested a man on street racing and other charges on Long Island.

11/24/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau Police: Man Caught Stealing Computers From LI School

Nassau County police said Curtis Patterson, of Rosedale, Queens, was spotted inside the Martin De Porres School in Elmont on surveillance camera by an employee at around 3:50 a.m. Sunday.

11/23/2014

Dallas Vadala (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Long Island Man Faces DWI Charge After Allegedly Crashing Into Neighbor’s House

Suffolk County police said 20-year-old Dallas Vadala was awaiting arraignment in Central Islip on Sunday.

11/23/2014

Red-light cameras such as this one are popping up all over Long Island, but without much warning. (Photo: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Legislator On Red Light Cameras: ‘Taxation By Citation’

When it comes to red light cameras on Long Island, Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta has a saying: “It’s clearly taxation by citation.”

11/22/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Nassau Police: Man Killed, Driver Seriously Injured In West Hempstead Crash

The crash happened around 5:15 p.m. on Eagle Avenue in West Hempstead.

11/22/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police Investigate Fatal Shooting In Suffolk County

Police said officers were called to 446 Auborn Ave. around 11:30 p.m. after a report of shots fired.

11/22/2014

Carlo Sicat (credit: Nassau County Police)

FedEx Rage? Police Say Angry Elmont Man Pointed Gun At Delivery Driver

An Elmont man has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing after police said he threatened a Federal Express driver with a handgun.

11/21/2014

(Credit: CBS2)

Holiday Lights Spectacular Returns To Jones Beach After 7-Year Hiatus

Wayne Horsley, regional director of Long Island State Parks. said the display’s return is part of the continued efforts to revitalize Jones Beach.

11/20/2014

Suffolk County has approved legislation allowing for prescriptions for exercise in parks. (Credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Approves Legislation Calling For Park Exercise Prescriptions

In a first for the Tri-State Area, health care professionals in the suburbs may soon be giving patients unusual prescriptions.

11/20/2014

Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Expert: ‘Scarcity Principle’ — Not Discounts — Is What Drives Black Friday Mania

Two-thirds of American consumers plan to hit the stores next week for Black Friday with one mission — big savings. But that’s not the only thing that compels them to hit the stores.

11/20/2014

Microbeads found in facial scrubs/Great Lakes (Credit: The 5 Gyres Institute/5gyres.org)

Suffolk County Legislator Pushes For Study To Find Impact Of Plastic Microbeads On Environment

The small, plastic microbeads found in some facial and body washes have prompted a Suffolk County legislator to push for a study of their effect on the environment.

11/20/2014