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FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Truck Driver Caught Naked And Waving Machete In L.I. Parking Lot

A man was arrested on Long Island Monday, after police claimed he was seen going around naked threatening people with a machete in a Costco parking lot.

05/18/2015

A Levittown family said their home has been hit by vehicles 4 times in 10 years. (Credit: CBS2)

Same Levittown Home Has Been Hit By Vehicles Four Different Times

Four times is not a charm. Unwelcome visitors once again came barreling into the same suburban home and police had to respond to an SOS call for a house getting hit.

05/18/2015

High school students from Syosset teamed up to raise funds for kids in need of heart surgeries around the world. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Teens Team Up To Bring Life Saving Surgery To Kids Around The World

Monday, marked the start of a full week of life saving heart surgeries around the world that they made possible.

05/18/2015

Police were looking for this man in connection with the theft of an Islanders player's glove from Nassau Coliseum. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Cops Looking For Man Who Allegedly Stole Islanders Glove After Nassau Coliseum Finale

Police have released a photo of the suspect, who is seen holding a beer bottle with a navy blue and orange padded glove.

05/18/2015

NYPD Sgt. Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera during a media press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Nassau County Police To Get Body Cameras Under Pilot Program

Thirty-one county police officers from the First, Third and Fifth precincts will test 62 body cameras from three vendors as part of a yearlong pilot program.

05/18/2015

Five rescued after two boats collided 17 miles south of Shinnecock. (credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard, Good Samaritan Rescue 5 People After Boats Collide Near Shinnecock

Coast Guard crews and a good Samaritan rescued five people after two boats collided in the waters off Long Island.

05/18/2015

John Shultz

Suffolk SPCA Arrests Man In Connection With Drowned Dog In West Islip

The dog, described as a brown and tan-colored Rottweiler mix about 7 years old, was found floating in the canal behind a home on Secatogue Lane East on Sept. 18.

05/16/2015

Passengers ride the AirTrain Newark at Newark International Airport July 18, 2002 in Newark, New Jersey. The nation's top airline carriers are expected to post a loss of about $1.4 billion in the second quarter of 2002 following around $7 billion in losses in 2001. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Commuter Alert: Weekend LIRR & AirTrain Service Disruptions

Maintenance work will affect AirTrain service at Newark and JFK airports.

05/16/2015

An abused dog found in a drug and dogfighting ring on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Lawmakers Call On Public To Report Animal Abuse After Dogfighting Ring Bust

A call has mounted on Long Island for the public to report animal abuse, after nearly a dozen dogs were rescued from alleged drug dealers who were believed to be training them to fight.

05/15/2015

Shea Megale celebrates the graduation of her new assistance dog, Pierre, in Medford, Long Island on Friday, May 15. (Credit: CBS2)

Assistance Dogs Graduate Into Life Helping People With Disabilities On Long Island

It was a graduation day on Long Island Friday, as some very special students set out to begin a life of service.

05/15/2015

Seerojnie Ram (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Woman Charged With Stealing Identities Of 500 People

An arrest on Long Island has halted a scheme that plundered the identities of hundreds of people, including the dead and disabled, in 31 states, authorities said Friday.

05/15/2015

Justin Zemser

Mourners Salute Navy Midshipman Killed In Amtrak Crash

A funeral is being held for one of the victims killed in this week’s Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.

05/15/2015

A sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery in Valley Stream, Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Robbery Victim Wrestles BB Gun Away From Attacker

A Long Island teenager managed to turn the tables after wrestling a BB gun from a robbery suspect, police said.

05/15/2015

A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) conductor is viewed on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

LIRR Service Canceled Between Mineola And Hicksville This Weekend

Repair work is expected to cause major disruptions for some 40,000 Long Island Rail Road riders this weekend.

05/15/2015

Nassau County residents say noise from generators at a sewage treatment plant have become a nuisance. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Residents Say Noisy Generators Are Rattling Their Nerves

The generators were supposed to provide a temporary fix after Superstorm Sandy flooded a sewage treatment plant, but they’re still cranking out power and noise.

05/14/2015