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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

Wincoram Commons (Credit: CBS2)

Lucky Winners Picked For Long Island Affordable Housing Lottery

There were dozens of excited Long Islanders in the town of Brookhaven Thursday. They jumped for joy when they heard their names announces as the winners of an affordable apartment lottery.

03/19/2015

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First Batch Of Sandy-Damaged Long Island Homes Ready For Auction

The first of hundreds of state-owned storm-damaged homes are ready for auction on Long Island.

03/19/2015

Abdelgheni Dakyouk is accused of striking and killing a pedestrian with a car in Coram. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Man Charged In Fatal Coram Hit-And-Run

Abdelgheni Dakyouk, 48, has been charged with leaving the scene of an incident involving a fatality. He is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday.

03/19/2015

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Some Lindenhurst Residents Upset With Proposed Cellphone Tower

Some Lindenhurst residents are upset with a proposed plan to build a cellphone tower in a parking lot near the Long Island Rail Road station.

03/19/2015

Some Long Beach residents are adamant that the barrier island needs its own hospital. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Expanded Health Care Options, But No Full-Service Hospital, Coming To Long Beach

Steps are being taken at last to replace a hospital in Long Beach, Long Island that was ruined by Superstorm Sandy.

03/18/2015

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Police Search For Couple Who Dined And Dashed In Coram

A man and a woman on Long Island are wanted for not paying their restaurant bill and endangering the safety of a waitress who chased after them.

03/18/2015

Human and animal footprints in fresh snow cover the ground in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Snow Expected To Fall In NYC On First Day Of Spring

The snow and rain will come to an end Friday evening with possible snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches in the NYC area.

03/18/2015

From left: Aimee Slate, Pietro Ciampa, Richard Cincotta and Steven Croce. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Detectives Find Makeshift Heroin Mill In Basement Of Elmont Home

Four people were arrested on drug charges Tuesday night by detectives conducting an undercover operation in Elmont.

03/18/2015

LIRR commuters wait on the platform at the Great Neck Plaza station on March 18, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

East River Tunnel Track Condition Snarls Commute For Some LIRR Riders

Trains are running on or close to schedule again after a track condition in one of the East River tunnels snarled the morning commute for Long Island Rail Road riders.

03/18/2015

A man and woman wanted for injuring a diner employee while trying to flee the restaurant without paying bill, police said. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Suspects Hit Coram Diner Worker With Car After Leaving Restaurant Without Paying Bill

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in an altercation outside a Long Island restaurant.

03/18/2015