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Disbarred attorney Janice Jessup is accused of bilking a disabled client out of more than $1 million. (Credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Disbarred L.I. Attorney Accused Of Bilking Disabled Client Out Of $1 Million

A disbarred attorney turned herself in to the Nassau County District Attorney’s office Thursday, after being indicted on charges that she stole $1 million from a physically and mentally disabled client.

04/09/2015

Delays at Penn Station after Long Island Rail Road service was shut down due to a report of a person on the tracks. (Credit: Twitter/Mitchell Trinka)

Man Hit By Train At Penn Station; LIRR Service Shut Down As Evening Rush Begins

Long Island Rail Road service was shut down at Penn Station as the Thursday afternoon rush began, amid reports of a person under a train.

04/09/2015

Two-time defending Glen Oaks Country Club champion Jennifer Rosenberg, right, gives CBS2's Otis Livingston some putting pointers. (Photo: CBS2)

Long Island 15-Year-Old Shines During Pre-Masters Tournament At Augusta National

Golf fans dream about teeing it up on the hallowed grounds of Augusta National Golf Club, home of The Masters. A young lady from Long Island lived that dream this past weekend.

04/09/2015

Ryan Mallon and Enrique Montanez were kicked out of this Lido Beach playground for being too old. (credit: CBS2)

Long Island Men Kicked Off Playground Say Signs Weren’t Clear

While praciting their moves last week, their camera was rolling when two town of Hempstead public safety officers told them they were too old to be there and would have to leave,

04/09/2015

This house in Deer Park, N.Y., has not had running water or heat in a decade.  (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Board Votes To Clean Up Unsightly Deer Park Property At Owner’s Expense

Neighbors said they’ve seen raccoon, possums and mice going in and out of the Osceola Avenue home. Inside the two-story house are rotten food and stacks of old magazines and newspapers, neighbors said.

04/09/2015

Fire Island beaches (Photo: CBS 2)

Controversy Brews In Asharoken Over Public Beach Access For Federal Aid

As the busy summer season approaches, one private beach community on Long Island is dealing with the thorny issue of public access for public help.

04/09/2015

Jose Cartagena is charged with killing his former live-in girlfriend. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Suspect In Glen Cove Stabbing Death Arrested In California

Cartagena has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, 32-year-old Yanira Martinez. She was killed on March 26 while walking to pick up her 5-year-old daughter from school.

04/08/2015

Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

Long Island’s Battle Against Southern Pine Beetles Stretches To Fire Island

Parts of the Fire Island National Seashore are now closed to the public for two weeks while the race is on to stop one of the most destructive forest pests.

04/08/2015

A Long Island gymnastics coach took a video while being confronted by public safety officers at a Long Island park. (Credit: Ryan Mallon)

L.I. Gymnastics Coach ‘Highly Offended’ By Public Safety Officer’s ‘Pedophile’ Comments

A gymnastics coach claims he was insulted by a public safety officer and kicked out of a public park that he was training at last week.

04/08/2015

Ramon Rodriguez (top left), Michael Stevens (bottom left), Jonte Hatcher (top middle), Mark Powers (bottom middle) and Demetrius Williams (right) (CREDIT: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

5 Men Accused Of Impersonating Police To Burglarize Long Island Homes

Five men face charges that they impersonated plainclothes detectives to burglarize homes on Long Island.

04/08/2015

Andrew Denton (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Teen Calls 911, Falsely Reports Seeing Man With Rifle In L.I. Park

Andrew Denton, 17, made the call around 7:41 p.m. Monday and said he saw a man with a rifle walking down the trails of Brady Park in Massapequa, according to detectives.

04/08/2015

Jason Lee (credit: Handout)

Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director Faces Rape Trial In The Hamptons

A former New York City investment banker faces trial on eastern Long Island on charges he raped a woman he took home after celebrating his birthday at a Hamptons nightclub.

04/08/2015

Ramon Rodriguez (top left), Michael Stevens (bottom left), Jonte Hatcher (top middle), Mark Powers (bottom middle) and Demetrius Williams (right) (CREDIT: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

Suffolk DA: 5 Men Arrested In Connection With 7 Home Invasions

Spota said once inside a home, the men would brandish guns and restrain anyone who was in the home with zip ties or duct tape before ransacking the place.

04/07/2015

Many residents have come out against plans for gasoline tanks at the United Riverhead Terminal oil storage facility. (Credit: CBS2)

Catsimatidis: Gasoline Tanks At Riverhead Oil Terminal Will Provide Jobs, Other Benefits

A David and Goliath fight of sorts continues to heat up on Long Island – with a small country community pitted against big-city money.

04/07/2015

Firefighters respond to a house fire in Dix Hills, N.Y., on April 4, 2015. (credit: Dix Hills Fire Department)

Dix Hills Fire Department Uses First Cyanokit To Treat Cyanide Poisoning, Smoke Inhalation

For the first time in Suffolk County, a new medicine was used to help save a man’s life after he was rescued from his burning home in Dix Hills.

04/07/2015