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Firecrackers and bottle rockets (Photo by Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Suffolk Police Warn Of Illegal Fireworks Dangers

Authorities said they will have zero tolerance for those who are possessing or setting off fireworks this weekend.

07/04/2015

A sign welcoming people to Wyandanch, NY - File / Photo: Vision Long Island

Long Island Native Give Back To Community With College Scholarships

The eight recipients are all college-bound seniors.

07/04/2015

Gaven Benson

Teen Accused Of Shooting Man During Robbery In Kings Park

Detectives said around 11 p.m. Wednesday Benson pulled out a gun and stole money from Cummings and her friend Henry Wrobel, then shot Wrobel in the leg before running from the scene.

07/04/2015

Madeline Singas was sworn in as acting district attorney in Nassau County. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Acting Nassau DA: Implementation Of Anti-Bullying Dignity Act Has Failed

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas expressed skepticism Friday about the numbers in a new report on bullying.

07/03/2015

Tony Brinkhuis is charged in nine bank robberies in Suffolk County. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Apprehended In 9 Suffolk County Bank Robberies

Police on Long Island arrested a man Friday in connection with nine different bank robberies going back to the month of April.

07/03/2015

A utility pole is seen on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

L.I. Official PSEG Long Island Still Using Dangerous Chemical On Poles

The Town of North Hempstead was complaining this week that PSEG Long Island continues to use harmful and cancer-causing chemicals on its utility poles.

07/03/2015

Wounded Iraq War veteran Sam Cila and his service dog, Gillian. (Credit: CBS2)

Wounded L.I. Veteran Commemorates Harrowing Anniversary On July 4, Plows Ahead

This Fourth of July weekend holds special meeting for a Long Island veteran, who was observing the tenth anniversary of injuries that nearly killed him in Iraq.

07/03/2015

Woman falls between LIRR train and platform

CBS2 Exclusive: Woman Talks About Falling Into Gap, Landing On LIRR Tracks

A woman was speaking out Friday afternoon after a frightening fall at the Long Island Rail Road station in Great Neck.

07/03/2015

Elisa Pellino

Long Island Woman Accused Of Leaving Racist Voicemail On Church Phone Pleads Not Guilty

Pastor Sallie Lloyd said the voicemail included a racial epithet and because of the recent racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, she called police.

07/03/2015

FILE - A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday Weekend

State troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols.

07/03/2015

Elisa Pellino

Suffolk Police: Woman Left Racist Voicemail On Church Phone In Amityville

Suffolk County police said the pastor of New Hope Institutional Baptist Church on Harrison Avenue called police to report a racist message left on a church phone on July 1.

07/02/2015

42 million Americans are expected to travel for the 4th of July weekend. (credit: CBS2)

AAA Predicts 42 Million Americans To Travel For 4th Of July Weekend

With Fourth of July landing on a Saturday this year, Thursday has become the big getaway day for travelers.

07/02/2015

Woman falls between LIRR train and platform

Woman Rescued After Falling Between LIRR Train, Platform In Great Neck

The Port Washington line was temporarily suspended for about a half-hour while the woman was rescued.

07/02/2015

Spectators at a suburban fireworks display. (Credit: CBS2)

Suburbs Prepare Amid Worries Of Fourth Of July Terror Threat

Worries have been mounting about a terror threat during Fourth of July celebrations in New York City, and the NYPD is not the only agency that has added extra protection.

07/02/2015

Spikeball is described as a hybrid of volleyball and four square. (Credit: CBS2)

Spikeball Craze Sure To Be Showcased On Area Beaches Over Holiday Weekend

If you’re heading to the beach this weekend, you will most likely see a new sport taking this country by storm.

07/02/2015