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L.I. Asphalt Factory Tries To Keep Pace With Demand In Fight Against Potholes

As potholes swell across our region, local asphalt is in high demand and factories can barely keep pace.

03/24/2015

The City of Long Beach plans to plant 2,700 new trees to replace those destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

2,700 New Trees To Be Planted In Sandy-Ravaged Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, ravaged by Superstorm Sandy in the fall of 2012, is about to get a new look.

03/24/2015

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Skeletal Remains Found Off Long Island Nature Trail

Police are investigating after human remains were found off a nature trail on Long Island.

03/24/2015

Supporters of a domestic violence policy bill that is expected to be voted on by the Suffolk County Legislature. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Legislature To Vote On Domestic Violence Policy Bill

Under the legislation, Suffolk County police would receive new tools for differentiating offenders at highest risk of escalating domestic violence and provide training for victim advocates.

03/24/2015

Police are looking for two women who they said stole $2,000 worth of merchandise from a TJ Maxx in Commack on Dec. 15, 2014. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Women Sought For Stealing $2K In Merchandise From Commack TJ Maxx

Suffolk County police said the women stole more than $2,000 worth of clothing, handbags and outerwear from the store and then fled.

03/24/2015

A variety of  electronic cigarette flavors are viewed for sale at Vape New York, an electronic cigarette store on June 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Law Requires Suffolk County Retailers Post Warnings About Liquid Nicotine

Retailers will be required by local law to display signs warning consumers of the dangers of liquid nicotine, which is not regulated by the federal government.

03/24/2015

A robbery suspect was shot and killed by police as he was fleeing a store in Bay Shore on March 22, 2015, Suffolk County police said.  (credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Robbery Suspect Dies After Being Shot By Police In Bay Shore

It happened at 7:45 p.m. Sunday outside a Best Buy on West Sunrise Highway as police were responding to a 911 call about a robbery at the store, police said.

03/23/2015

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Robbery Suspect Shot At Long Island Best Buy Store

Suffolk County Police said they received a call about a robbery at the electronics store in Bay Shore around 7:45 p.m. Sunday.

03/22/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Warns Of Canceled, Diverted Trains For LIRR’s Morning Rush

The service disruptions are due to the derailment of a non-passenger train in the railroad’s Westside Yard.

03/22/2015

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‘Momma-Connect’ Celebrates All Things Mom Related On Long Island

Mother’s Day might be two days away, but one huge event on Long Island is celebrating all things mom related.

03/22/2015

Mauricio Zamora (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: LI Man Driving Drunk Crashes Car With 2 Daughters Inside

A Long Island man has been arrested after police say he crashed his car while driving intoxicated with his two daughters in the car in Dix Hills.

03/21/2015

A MetroCard machine at Grand Central. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

MTA Fare And Toll Hikes Go Into Effect Sunday

The MTA said the hikes are needed to balance the budget against rising operating costs, pointing out they’ve cut $1 billion in spending.

03/20/2015

Sheldon Leftenant pleaded not guilty Thursday, March 12, in the shooting of Suffolk County Police Officer Mark Collins. (Credit: CBS2)

Grand Jury Indicts Man In Shooting Of Suffolk County Police Officer

A grand jury has indicted a Huntington Station man accused of shooting a Suffolk County police officer last week.

03/20/2015

Jerome Arnold has been charged with crashing a vehicle into a Panera Bread in East Farmingdale, Long Island as an unlicensed driver. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS; Suffolk County Police)

Man Who Crashed SUV Into LI Panera Bread, Seriously Injuring 2 Women, Pleads Not Guilty

Jerome Arnold, 69, was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of an accident and aggravated unlicensed operator for driving with a suspended license.

03/20/2015

An SUV inside a Panera Bread shop in East Farmingdale on March 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

1 Nurse Pinned Under SUV, Another Seriously Hurt, After Crash Into L.I. Panera Bread

Four people were injured, two seriously, after an SUV smashed through the front of a Panera Bread restaurant in East Farmingdale Thursday morning.

03/19/2015