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Ralphael Brown (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Man Stepped On, Kicked Toddler In Violent Hempstead Robbery

Police have arrested one man after an alleged violent robbery on Long Island.

12/19/2014

The Long Beach Fire Department (Photo: CBS2)

Firefighter Cuts Fast Becoming A Big Topic Of Discussion In Long Beach

The loss of an emergency response grant has prompted the city of Long Beach to say it cannot afford to retain five federally funded firefighters.

12/18/2014

Winners of a housing lottery will move into federally subsidized homes on Long Island in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Housing Lottery Proves To Be Christmas Miracle For Seven New York Families

Christmas wishes came true on Thursday, for seven lucky winners of a unique lottery.

12/18/2014

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Authorities: Smugglers Used SUV With Hidden Compartment To Transport Drugs Into L.I.

An elaborate scheme to sell what prosecutors called poison on the streets of Nassau County in Mexico, police said.

12/18/2014

Bill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington, LI celebrate being reunited with Vadim, their 16-year-old adopted son from Ukraine. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Congressman Helps Bring Family’s Newly Adopted Son Home For The Holidays

Bill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington have been trying to adopt 16-year-old Vadim from Ukraine, but were bogged down by visa and paperwork issues.

12/18/2014

Students at Uniondale High School hold a brief protest before a forum on policing in America on Dec. 17, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Uniondale High School Hosts Forum On Police Interactions

In response to recent shootings and killings of young black men by police, the forum sought to educate students about police behaviors and their rights and wrongs.

12/18/2014

Flu Shot (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Flu Bug Hits Long Island Hard

The flu bug is hitting Long Island hard this year and the number of reported cases since October have more than tripled over last year.

12/17/2014

Peter Fedden's family is suing police for not arresting him following a drunk driving accident in 2013. (Credit:CBS2)

Family Of Man Killed In Drunk Driving Crash Says Suffolk County Cops Are To Blame

The family of a man who died in a drunk driving crash claims the police are to blame.

12/17/2014

Students at the Schechter School Of Long Island celebrate the release of Alan Phillip Gross, the prisoner who had been held in Cuba. The students had written back and forth with Gross while he was imprisoned. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: L.I. Students Overjoyed At Release Of Prisoner They Wrote To In Cuba

JERICHO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Some Long Island schoolchildren have a special bond with Alan Phillip Gross, the American prisoner who has been freed in Cuba. As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported exclusively Wednesday, Gross is a […]

12/17/2014

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Alleged Gang Member, Reginald Ross, Goes To Trial In 2 Suffolk County Slayings

A Long Island man is going on trial in connection with two slayings.

12/17/2014

Celebration held at Beth El Synagogue in New Rochelle ahead of the first night of Chanukah (Credit: CBS2)

Tri-State Area Families Mark Beginning Of Chanukah Festivities

Chanukah began at sundown and celebrations continue through Dec. 24.

12/16/2014

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Video Captures Driver Smashing Into Mineola Building Before Taking Off

Police are searching for a driver who crashed his car into a building on Long Island and took off.

12/16/2014

A third of the students at the Lee Road Elementary School in Wantagh, Long Island, were absent Tuesday amid a flu outbreak. (Credit: CBS2)

115 Students Kept Out Of One Long Island School Amid Flu Outbreak

More than one third of students in a single Long Island elementary school stayed home on Tuesday, with many of them suffering from flu systems.

12/16/2014

Aircraft of the US Air Force air demonstration squadron, the Thunderbirds, fly over Kogalniceanu airport, near Constanta, 230 kms east of Bucharest, on June 8, 2011. The United States and Romania are negotiating the purchase of second-hand F-16 combat aircraft. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL MIHAILESCU (Photo credit DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer: USAF Thunderbirds Returning To Jones Beach

The Air Force Thunderbirds flying team is returning to Jones Beach next Memorial Day.

12/16/2014

Vincent LoGiudice (credit: CBS2)

Judge: Trial Against Nassau County Cop Can Proceed

Supervising Nassau County Judge Christopher Quinn ruled Monday that grand jury evidence against Vincent LoGiudice is “legally sufficient” for an indictment.

12/16/2014