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Mount Sinai High School (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Mount Sinai High School Student Arrested For Threatening To Blow Up School

Police said the ninth grader used a social media app called Yik Yak to make the threats.

9 hours ago

Scott Shea is accused of leaving the scene of an accident in a hit-and-run that injured a 3-year-old girl in Shirley, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2/Suffolk County Police)

Suspect In Alleged LI Hit-And-Run That Injured 3-Year-Old Girl Appears In Court

Scott Shea, 30, was arrested Monday and charged with leaving the scene of an accident.

13 hours ago

A helicopter arrives to take a child to the hospital after the child was struck by car in a hit-and-run in Shirley, Long Island. (Credit: Tristan Avery Adams)

Girl, 3, In Stroller Struck In Shirley, Long Island Hit-And-Run

A child in a stroller was struck and injured by a vehicle Monday afternoon on Long Island, and authorities said the driver fled from the scene.

09/15/2014

Billy Crystal talks with Sen. Charles Schumer on Sept. 15, 2014, in Long Beach, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Billy Crystal, Sen. Charles Schumer: Feds Should Pay To Replace Long Beach Trees Lost In Superstorm Sandy

The actor and Sen. Charles Schumer held a news conference Monday calling on the federal government to foot the bill for replacing more than 2,500 trees lost in Superstorm Sandy, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported.

09/15/2014

Donna Gold of Long Island made it onto a flight from Atlanta to New York, despite having the wrong boarding pass. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Woman Makes It Onto Flight With Wrong Boarding Pass

Even after three security checks, a woman from Long Island was somehow able to get onto a plane at LaGuardia Airport with the wrong boarding pass.

09/15/2014

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Search For Robbery Suspect Forces Lockout At Roslyn Schools

The schools were placed in lockout out of an abundance of caution after police notified Roslyn school district officials of a robbery suspect on the loose in the area.

09/15/2014

McDonald's McCafe coffee (Scott Olson/Getty Images News)

McDonald’s To Give Away Free ‘McCafe’ Coffee For Two Weeks

McDonald’s announced it is giving away a small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants across the country beginning Sept. 16, and ending on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29.

09/15/2014

Artist rendering of the planned Ronkonkoma Hub project (credit: TRITEC Real Estate)

Suffolk Makes Ronkonkoma Hub A Priority, Says It Will Help Reverse ‘Brain Drain’

The county will assist in the development and reinvention of the hub with the aim of creating an environment that young people desire.

09/15/2014

Marie Braccia (right) was struck and wounded in a hit-and-run in Shirley, Long Island, on Thursday, Sept. 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Arrest Suspect In Long Island Hit-And-Run

John Almeida faces several charges, including leaving the scene of a crime and aggravated operation of a vehicle.

09/14/2014

Police said two men broke into this home in Westbury early Saturday and shot a man (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Neighborhood Shocked After Man Shot During Home Invasion

Police said the man shot inside the home was taken t a local hospital in critical condition. Two women were also inside at the time and were not hurt.

09/14/2014

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Police: Man Shot Through Front Door Of Long Island Home

Suffolk County police said the suspect knocked at the front door of the home located at 660 Dixon Ave. before firing multiple shots through the door.

09/14/2014

Recording artist Nicki Minaj attends the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Hempstead High School Extends Invitation To Nicki Minaj, News Release Says

According to a news release, Hempstead Board of Education President Lamont Johnson has no qualms about Minaj visiting Hempstead High School.

09/13/2014

Money (credit: ClipArt)

Syosset Man Pleads Guilty To Running $30M Ponzi Scheme

Eric Aronson told a federal judge in Central Islip Friday he knew what he was doing was wrong.

09/13/2014

A Plover bird and her chicks walk on the pitch during the AFC Champions League match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Kawasaki Frontale at Blue Tongue Stadium on April 8, 2009 in Gosford, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Endangered Birds Halt Long Island Dune Replenishment Project

A federal judge has temporarily halted a dune replenishment project on New York’s Fire Island over concerns it could harm an endangered bird population.

09/13/2014

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L.I. Law Warns Of Toxic Chemical Found On Power Poles

On Long Island, a new law is warning of toxic chemicals that have long been used to preserve power poles.

09/12/2014