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A family killed in a deadly wreck on the Southern State Parkway was to be laid to rest on Saturday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Killed In Southern State Parkway Wreck To Be Laid To Rest

The family who died in a crash on the Southern State Parkway last weekend was to be laid to rest on Saturday.

09/06/2014

Darrell Fuller is escorted by police on his way to court on Oct. 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Killed Nassau County Police Officer, Driver Sentenced To Life In Prison

Nassau County Court Judge Jerald Carter told 34-year-old Darrell Fuller on Friday that the sentence would be a “prelude to the hell that may await you.”

09/05/2014

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L.I. Man Discovers Winning $2.9M Lottery Ticket Forgotten For Weeks In His Truck

A Long Island man was driving around for weeks with a winning lottery ticket worth $2.9 million in his truck and didn’t even know it.

09/05/2014

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5 NYC Police Precincts To Get Body Cameras Under Pilot Program

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will soon roll out a pilot program in five precincts and one housing project in which patrol officers will wear body cameras.

09/04/2014

Long Island lifeguard on August 28, 2014.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Proposed Suffolk County Bill Aims To Protect Lifeguards From Sun

The bill, which is sponsored by Legis. Kara Hahn (D-Setauket), is intended “to protect lifeguards from the harmful effects of ultraviolet light while on duty.”

09/04/2014

This woman named Linda was robbed in her garage in Woodmere, Long Island on Tuesday, Sept. 2. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman Recalls Horror Of Being Robbed In Her Garage

Police continued to search Thursday for a suspect who followed a 74-year-old woman into her garage, and robbed her of an expensive diamond engagement ring, in Woodmere, Long Island.

09/04/2014

Wendy Lantigua started a petition to extend bus service to high school students in Levittown. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Some Levittown Parents Say Hempstead Turnpike Is Too Dangerous For Their Kids To Cross

Parent Wendy Lantigua has started a petition to get buses for all Division Avenue High School students living south of Hempstead Turnpike.

09/04/2014

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

Police: Man Robbed Woman, 74, Of Jewelry Outside Long Island Home

Nassau County police were searching Wednesday night for a suspect who accosted and robbed a 74-year-old woman in broad daylight in Woodmere.

09/03/2014

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L.I. Elementary Students Learn Math, Science From Unlikely Tutor

The students at Jericho Elementary School couldn’t stop laughing and applauding the robot show at their school on Wednesday, which even included a demonstration in Tai Chi.

09/03/2014

Virginia Villafane-Kaplan, 5, of Rocky Point, Long Island, suffers from a severe nut allergy. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl’s Parents Told Teachers Have Right To Eat Nuts In Classrooms

The first day of school Wednesday for a kindergarten student on Long Island meant health worries for the 5-year-old girl’s mother.

09/03/2014

Vacant home demolished in Selden (Credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Brookhaven Begins Demolishing Vacant, Structurally Unsound Homes

The Town of Brookhaven on Long Island has begun demolishing vacant, structurally unsound homes.

09/03/2014

Louisa Givens, 21, is accused of starving her children. Her baby son died of malnutrition, the Suffolk ME determined. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Long Island Mom Gets Time Served In Child-Starvation Death

Louisa Givens, of Lake Ronkonkoma, was sentenced to time served plus five years of probation by a Suffolk County judge on Wednesday.

09/03/2014

Patty Armine holding photo of Bubba (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Battle Over Bubba: Long Island Woman Fights To Get Her Pug Back

Patty Armine of Holbrook said her 16-year-old pug, Bubba, got out of her backyard and was turned over to a pug rescue group, Curly Tail Pug Rescue, which is accusing her of neglecting the dog.

09/03/2014

Police are looking for the driver of this minivan that police said was involved in a hit-and-run in Central Islip on Aug. 17, 2014. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Police Release Photo Of Minivan Involved In Hit-And-Run

Suffolk County police have released a surveillance image of a dark-colored minivan they said was involved in a hit-and-run last month in Central Islip.

09/03/2014

Police escort two men accused of posing as chimney inspectors and burglarizing two elderly women. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: 2 Men Face Bias Crime Charges In L.I. Chimney Scam

Two Long Island men accused of posing as chimney inspectors and targeting the elderly will be arraigned Wednesday on a grand jury indictment.

09/03/2014