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L.I. Jewelry Store Owner Bound, Gagged In Armed Robbery

Three masked men pulled off a bold and frightening heist at a jewelry store on Long Island.

01/22/2015

Snow in Morningside Heights on Jan. 9, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

So Far This Winter, Snow Business Is Slow Business

At Commack Hardware, for example, there are stacks of shovels, ice scrapers and snow melt.

01/22/2015

Arlene Lamb-Palermo, a woman accused of driving while intoxicated after crashing vehicle into Hauppauge house. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Long Island Woman In Court On Leandra’s Law Charge After Crashing SUV Into Home

Arlene Lamb-Palermo, 48, of Hauppauge crashed her SUV into a house on Sky View Court around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

01/22/2015

A blue tarp covers the area where an SUV struck this Hauppauge home. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Long Island Woman Drove Intoxicated, Crashed Into House With Daughter In SUV

A Long Island woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Wednesday night, after police say she crashed into a house with her teenage daughter in the vehicle.

01/22/2015

Kieran Walsh (credit: Nassau County Police)

Hicksville, L.I. Teen Found Dead Day After Being Reported Missing

A teen from Hicksville, Long Island was found dead Tuesday – the day after he disappeared and was reported missing.

01/21/2015

Mary Elliott (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Woman Steals Wallets From Long Island Museum’s Coat Check Room

A Long Island wife and mother stood charged Wednesday night with stealing from a coat check room at the popular Long Island Children’s Museum.

01/21/2015

Lawyers John Michael Reck (left) and Jeff Anderson (right) holds photo of Father Gregory Yachyshyn, accused of sexual abuse, with accuser at news conference on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Woman Files Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Abuse At Hands Of Priest When She Was 8

The suit’s defendants include the Diocese of Rockville Centre and Father Yacyshyn.

01/21/2015

Flavor Flav in court in Mineola, Long Island on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rapper Flavor Flav Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Long Island Traffic Stop

Flav was arrested on Jan. 9, 2014. Police said he was caught speeding and driving with a suspended license on the Meadowbrook Parkway while driving to his mother’s funeral.

01/21/2015

The vacant Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island is seen on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Huge Crowds Expected At Meeting On Proposed Nassau County Gaming Parlor

The proposal by Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting would turn the former Fortunoff store in Westbury into a video gaming parlor with 1,000 slot machines.

01/21/2015

Steve Auletta searches for treasure in the sand with his metal detector. He recently found a missing wedding ring in a Massapequa park. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Man Seeks Rightful Owner Of Wedding Ring Found In Massapequa Park

A Long Island man’s hobby may prove to be golden. He was out with his metal detector and came across a wedding ring.

01/20/2015

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L.I. Congressman Calling For EPA Study Into Potential Risks Of Crumb Rubber On Playgrounds

Just how safe are the playgrounds and athletic fields our children use? Some say the answers we’re getting from the Environmental Protection Agency aren’t good enough and now lawmakers want something done.

01/20/2015

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and families of victims of fatal hit-and-runs holds a news conference Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Victims’ Families Demand Stiffer Sentences For Hit-And-Run Killers In New York

The families, accompanied by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and state senators, demanded that the maximum sentence be increased from seven to 15 years for hit-and-run drivers.

01/20/2015

Kieran Walsh (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau County Police Search For Missing Mentally Disabled Hicksville Teen

Kieran Walsh, 18, has mental disabilities, police said. He was last seen in his Hicksville home at around midnight Monday.

01/20/2015

Pumps were stolen from this out-of-business gas station in Westbury, Long Island, along with others in Islip Terrace and Hauppauge. (Credit: CBS2)

Pumps Stolen From 3 Out-Of-Business Gas Stations On Long Island

Police on Monday were trying to find the thieves who stole seven gas pumps from several shuttered service stations on Long Island.

01/19/2015

Brown water is seen in a Malverne, Long Island, bathtub. (credit: CBS2)

Malverne Residents Seeing Red Over Brown Water

Malverne residents have been documenting — through photos and videos — their nearly three-year battle to get 90-year-old water mains in Malverne replaced.

01/19/2015