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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

Taxi meter. (credit: Clip Art)

L.I. Woman Claims NYC Cab Driver Made Anti-Semitic Remarks, Threats

A Long Island woman claims she had a nightmare cab ride in Manhattan and is now suing for financial damages.

02/24/2015

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Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

Residents and lawmakers have unanswered questions about a pending mini-casino in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS2)

State Lawmaker Proposes Legislation To Block OTB Gaming Parlors On Long Island

A state lawmaker is introducing new legislation to prohibit the Off-Track Betting Corporation from building gambling parlors on Long Island.

02/23/2015

Does your insurance company cover damage to your home caused by extreme cold? (Photo: CBS2)

Experts: It Pays To Find Out If Your Homeowners Insurance Covers Extreme Cold Damage

The bitter cold weather that has hammered the Tri-State Area for weeks has been keeping some people very busy, especially in the insurance and home repair field.

02/23/2015

Lucky (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Animal Shelter Threatens To Put Dog Up For Adoption While Family Is Abroad

Adorable 8-year-old Lucky, a King Charles Cavalier, is caught in the middle of a canine custody fight of sorts.

02/23/2015