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State troopers investigate at the scene of a single-vehicle crash that left five people dead on the Southern State Parkway on Aug. 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Elected Officials Call For Aid For Southern State Parkway Crash Victims’ Family

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and other community leaders gathered Friday to call for support for the relatives of five people killed last weekend in a fiery crash on Long Island.

08/29/2014

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Long Island Father Accused Of Leaving Child In Hot Car Faces Judge

A father accused of leaving his child in a hot, locked car while he went shopping faced a judge Thursday on Long Island.

08/28/2014

A group of children and mothers return to Guatemala on July 22, 2014, after being deported from the United States amidst the humanitarian crisis caused by Central American immigrant children. (Credit: Getty Images)

Long Island A Popular Landing Spot For Undocumented Children

The latest government figures show that more than 2,200 of the undocumented, unaccompanied minors are now on Long Island.

08/28/2014

Suffolk DA Thomas Spota (at podium) and Anthony Scandiffio of US Department of Homeland Security announce bust of major Long Island cocaine ring. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA Spota: Businessmen Among Those Arrested In LI Drug Bust

Nineteen Suffolk County residents have been indicted in a cocaine sweep that led investigators from California to New York.

08/27/2014

Stony Brook University campus (credit: CBS 2)

Some Stony Brook University Students Placed In Dorms Far From Campus

Attempting to address a chronic shortage of on-campus beds, Stony Brook is leasing dorms at Dowling College in Shirley.

08/27/2014

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Officials: Long Island Dad Arrested After Leaving Daughter In Hot Car

A Long Island man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly left his 4-year-old daughter inside a locked vehicle for approximately 15 minutes.

08/27/2014

Lee Ackerman of Stewart Manor, Long Island, believes this aircraft part fell from the sky into his backyard. (Credit: CBS 2)

FAA Confirms Debris Found In Stewart Manor Yard Is That Of A-380 Aircraft

The FAA confirms that debris found in a Stewart Manor yard last Friday is a piece of an A-380 aircraft’s instruction panel from the inside of a landing gear door.

08/27/2014

Michael Sitler, 7, is credited with saving his mother's life with a 911 call in their Selden, Long Island home. (Credit: CBS 2)

7-Year-Old Long Island Boy Honored For Calling 911, Saving Mom

A Suffolk County boy was being hailed as a hero Tuesday night for saving his mother’s life after she had a seizure.

08/26/2014

Hampton Bays residents found Ku Klux Klan recruitment pamphlets at their homes. (credit: CBS 2)

Hamptons Residents Shocked After Finding Ku Klux Klan Pamphlets

Some homeowners in the Hamptons are puzzled and angry after finding recruitment pamphlets for the Ku Klux Klan at their homes.

08/26/2014

Noah Rubin, 18, competed in the US Open on Aug. 26, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island’s Noah Rubin Competes In US Open

Noah Rubin’s family said they’ve been bringing him to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center since he was a baby.

08/26/2014

Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Michael Balsamo)

Joseph Beer Gets 5 To 15 Years For Long Island Wreck That Killed 4 Friends

A judge has denied youthful offender status for 19-year-old Joseph Beer,who was 17 at the time of the crash.

08/26/2014

Brandon Ward and Joshua Dacunha (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: 2 L.I. Teens Robbed After Setting Up Meeting To Buy Sneakers On Facebook

Social media helped two teenagers connect with a few muggers on Long Island, police said.

08/26/2014

Precious Pups in Calverton, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick Dogs Fights To Remain Open

A Calverton no-kill dog rescue operation that is under investigation by the state attorney’s office is fighting to stay open in an attempt to prevent dozens of dogs from being euthanized.

08/26/2014

One of several unidentified wedding and family photos found in Long Beach, Long Island shortly after Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Looking For Owners Of Wedding Photos Found In Long Beach After Superstorm Sandy

A man who has had some wedding photos in his possession since the day after the storm is looking for their owners.

08/25/2014

Domingo Santos and Vanessa Liriano (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Couple Accused Of Stealing 650 Gallons Of Used Cooking Oil From Suffolk County Restaurants

Call it “liquid gold.” It’s as valuable to thieves as copper. It’s a commodity so valuable it is being stolen by the gallon.

08/25/2014