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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

Police say Joseph Kearns fatally stabbed his mother and wounded his sister. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

LI Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Mother, Wounding Sister

Police say a Long Island man is accused of stabbing his mother to death and wounding his sister.

09/12/2014

A car ended up submerged in the water at Glenwood Landing on the North Shore of Long Island, on Friday, Sept. 12. (Credit: CBS 2)

Car Ends Up In Water At Long Island Boat Launching Ramp

A car ended up in the water Friday afternoon on a boat loading ramp on the North Shore of Long Island.

09/12/2014

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

CBS 2 Exclusive: Video Shows Driver Striking Woman, Speeding Off In Shirley, L.I.

A Long Island mother of two was mowed down by a driver this week, moments after she dropped off her son at a music lesson.

09/12/2014

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Man Accused Of Dropping Pants At Long Island Middle School

The 45-year-old East Northport man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly dropped his pants in the presence of three East Northport Middle School students.

09/12/2014

Donna Michael's parents want to know why their daughter was able to walk away from a Long Island elementary school in the middle of the day. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents Furious After 8-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing From LI School

A Long Island girl went missing from school and no one called her family. The school said that it followed procedure, but the girl’s mother disagrees.

09/11/2014

John Ottaunick (center) has been told he can no longer play football at Oyster Bay High School because he is now 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island High School Senior Cut From Football For Being Too Old

A high school senior had been excited for the upcoming football season, but was told on a day before the first practice that he cannot play because he is too old at 19.

09/11/2014

Memorial at Point Lookout, Long Island (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mourners Gather On Long Island Beach To Remember 9/11

Mourners from Long Island gathered at Point Lookout for a sunrise service to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

09/11/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Seizing Vehicles After DWI Arrests

Nassau County police have started seizing vehicles of motorists arrested for DWI and holding them while the cases proceed through the courts.

09/11/2014

Economic woes will soon force a family owned duck farm on Long Island to close. (Credit: CBS 2)

Owners: Increased Economic Burden Will Spell The End For Family Owned LI Duck Farm

For three generations Chester Massey, his father, and his sons have been raising world-famous Long Island ducklings from the cradle to the dinner table. By year’s end they will mark the end of an era.

09/10/2014

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Reward Fund Established To Catch Those Behind Anti-Semitic Crimes In Nassau County

Nassau County community leaders announced Thursday a reward fund to help catch those behind anti-Semitic crimes.

09/10/2014

Jesse Friedman and his wife Lisabeth Walsh after the DA issued a report on his conviction, June 24, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LI Prosecutors Agree To Evidence Hearing In Jesse Friedman Sex Abuse Case

Despite the hearing, the Nassau County district attorney’s office said Wednesday it remains confident Friedman’s conviction will be upheld.

09/10/2014

PSEG utility trucks work outside Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

Long Island Business Owner Seeks Reimbursement From PSEG Over Lost Revenue

A gas station owner said PSEG Long Island closed the street next to his business, blocking customers from getting to his gas pumps and costing him tens of thousands of dollars.

09/10/2014