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Tucker the horse was killed after escaping from the Double D Bar Ranch in Manorville, Long Island. (Credit: Double D Bar Ranch/CBS2)

Runaway Horse Struck, Killed By Tractor Trailer After Escaping From LI Ranch; 2 Other Horses Found Safe

One horse is dead after escaping with two other horses from a ranch on Long Island.

12/11/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

2 Men Arrested In Series Of Long Island Robberies

Sgt. John Giambrone said the men targeted business owners, believing they had large amounts of cash on them.

12/11/2014

Rusty Torres walks into court on Dec. 11, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Ex-Yankees Outfielder From Early 1970s Gets 3 Years For Sexual Abuse

A former New York Yankees outfielder who worked as a youth baseball coach was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl during baseball practice.

12/11/2014

Ed Mangano (file / credit: County Executive's Office)

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano Lists Options For Plugging Budget Hole If Speed Cameras Repealed

The Legislature is expected to unanimously approve a repeal of Nassau’s controversial speed camera program Monday.

12/11/2014

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Metro-North, LIRR To Ban Alcohol For SantaCon This Weekend

Nobody attending SantaCon this weekend – and nobody else either, for that matter – will be drinking alcohol on Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road for most of this weekend.

12/10/2014

Brett Knight (credit: Handout)

Utah Man Pleads Guilty In Killing Of L.I. Equestrian

A Utah man has pleaded guilty to murder and other charges in the killing of a suburban New York equestrian and wounding of his partner.

12/10/2014

Thomas Donovan (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Gym Owner Used Clients’ Credit Card Info To Shop At Home Depot

A Long Island gym owner has been arrested on identity theft charges, police said.

12/10/2014

bird rescued from Huntington home (credit: CBS2)

Dozens Of Animals Rescued From Home On Long Island

The SPCA described the living conditions as deplorable, while the women caring for the animals claim they only wanted the best for them.

12/10/2014

Rain from the nor'easter on Tuesday, Dec. 9 left donated toys ruined at the John Theissen Children's Foundation in Wantagh. (Credit: CBS2)

Flooding From Nor’easter Leaves Toys Ruined At Long Island Charity

A charity that runs holiday toy drives for needy and sick children was dealing with a blow from Mother Nature Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Edward Ramirez (Nassau PD)

L.I. Stop & Shop Clerk Accused Of Exposing Himself To 2 Young Girls Inside Store

On Nov. 24, store clerk Edward Ramirez, 43, exposed himself to a 5-year-old girl and her 7-year-old sister at the Stop & Shop located at 177 Forest Ave. in Glen Cove, police said.

12/10/2014

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How Low Will It Go? Gas Prices Expected To Drop Even More In 2015

The Energy Department has again lowered its prediction for the average price of a gallon of gas next year to $2.60.

12/10/2014

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Ex-L.I. Soccer Official Admits Running Ponzi Scheme

A former president of a suburban youth soccer cub has pleaded guilty to running a $5 million Ponzi scheme.

12/09/2014

Cars drive in front of Plainedge Middle School. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County School Zone Speed Cameras Likely To Be Repealed

Nassau County Republicans have now joined Democrats in calls to repeal the law.

12/09/2014

Thomas Datre Jr., Clara Datre and Gia Gatien head into court on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

3 Members Of Family Charged With Overbilling Town Of Islip For Tree Removal

DA Thomas Spota said the trio also did not pay the proper contract wages to 13 employees, shorting them over $100,000.

12/09/2014

Long Island Puppy Rescue

91 Puppies Saved From West Coast, Put Up For Adoption On Long Island

If you are looking for a new puppy, dozens had just arrived on Long Island Monday from the West Coast.

12/08/2014