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FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Police Officer Saves Boy During Severe Allergic Reaction

A Suffolk County police officer came to the rescue this week, using an epipen to save a 12-year-old boy suffering from a severe allergic reaction.

02/26/2015

Kevin Westley displayed a St. Patrick's Day-themed T-shirt he finds offensive. (Photo: CBS2)

Long Island Man Takes On Walmart Over St. Patrick’s Day-Themed T-Shirts

St. Patrick’s Day is less than three weeks away, and businesses are hoping to see lots of green. But a Long Island man says retailers are cashing in on a stereotype.

02/26/2015

Stony Brook University campus (credit: CBS2)

Former Student Claims In Lawsuit Stony Brook University Mishandled Sexual Assault Case

The 22-year-old woman says she was sexually assaulted in a dorm room in January 2014 and left with numerous bruises, including on her neck.

02/26/2015

Police in Nassau County are searching for a brazen tire and rim thief targeting luxury cars. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau County Police Warn Mercedes-Benz Owners Of Tire And Rim Thefts

Dozens of expensive cars parked on driveways and in front of homes across Nassau County have been hit by thieves.

02/26/2015

Nautical Mile, Freeport, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Travel Site Names Freeport, LI, And Asbury Park, NJ, Among 20 Coolest Towns In US

Freeport, Long Island and Asbury Park, New Jersey are among the top 20 coolest towns in America, according to the travel website Matador Network.

02/26/2015

Authorities on the scene of a two-car crash in Hauppauge, NY on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

3 Injured In Hauppauge Crash, Including Stony Brook Fire Chief

Police said a man driving with a passenger was heading south on Route 111 when their car struck the SUV belonging to the Stony Brook fire chief.

02/26/2015

Surveillance video shows a knife-wielding man robbing Evan's Corner Store in Valley Stream, N.Y. (credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Police Search For Armed Suspect In Long Island Candy Store Robbery

In a struggle caught on surveillance video, the robber brandishes a large butcher knife and yanks out the cash register drawer while Patel calls 911.

02/25/2015

Cops monitor a protest at Sen. Skelos' office on Long Island over property tax breaks for rich. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Protesters Storm Sen. Skelos’ LI Office Over Property Tax Program For Wealthy

Protesters want Skelos to stop letting multi-million-dollar condos, like those at the One57 building in Manhattan, get out of paying most real estate taxes while Long Islanders pay double or triple the amount.

02/25/2015

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

Nassau County Administering New Drug Aimed At Combating Heroin Addiction

Dr. Jacob Sperber said the medication Vivitrol helps free heroin addicts of their cravings.

02/25/2015

Pedro Hernandez was sentenced to 2 1/2 to 5 years in prison for a wrong-way crash that left a couple seriously injured. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Man Sentenced In Wrong-Way Crash After Pleading Guilty To DWI

A Long Island man has been sentenced to 2 1/2 to five years in prison in connection with a wrong-way crash that seriously injured a married couple last year.

02/25/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brookhaven Officials Call For Extended Electric Rail Service On LIRR

Extending electric train service on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk Branch would increase ridership, improve service and help boost the East End economy, Brookhaven officials say.

02/25/2015

Lucky (Credit: CBS2)

LI Shelter Returns Family Dog After Threatening To Put Him Up For Adoption

Lucky was picked up along a road and taken to Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center, where family friends told CBS2 shelter workers would not release the dog without proof of ownership.

02/24/2015

Gary Melius, owner of Oheka Castle, sits down for an exclusive interview with 1010 WINS. (credit: 1010 WINS)

Oheka Castle Owner Says Shooting That Wounded Him Remains Mystery One Year Later

It has been one year since a masked gunman drove up to Oheka Castle, got out of his SUV, pressed a gun against the driver side window of Melius’ car and opened fire.

02/24/2015

Andrew Quattrone is with two counts of attempted use of a child in a sexual performance, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal solicitation. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Long Island Man Arrested After Asking Teenage Girls To Appear In Porn Video

The man showed the girls a box of condoms, asked them if they would appear in an adult video with him and then showed them pornographic images on his cellphone, authorities said.

02/24/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

LI Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Halt Gaming Facilities In Nassau, Suffolk Counties

After the Westbury community came together and fought the plan to bring a casino to their neighborhood, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would halt gaming facilities in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

02/24/2015