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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Nassau County School Zone Speed Cameras Likely To Be Repealed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

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

Controversial Nassau County Mini-Casino Months Away From Becoming A Reality

As a controversial mini-casino becomes a reality on Long Island, residents of Nassau County want to know its location and hours.

12/08/2014

Thomas Datre Jr.&  Sr. leaving court after pleading not guilty in Islip dumping scandal (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

6 Charged, Including 2 Former Islip Town Officials, In Illegal-Dumping Probe On Long Island

The six also include two businessmen and local contractors. The 32-count indictment includes charges of criminal mischief, conspiracy and numerous environmental violations.

12/08/2014

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Man Arrested In Carjacking Death Of L.I. Man Helping Poor

Police say a New York City man has been arrested for fatally striking another man with his own vehicle as he attempted to stop a carjacking.

12/06/2014

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

Police Searching For Suspects In Nassau County Home Invasion

Nassau County police are investigating after three suspects, two of which are said to have worn what looked to be UPS uniforms, robbed a home in Elmont around 7:45 p.m. Friday.

12/06/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Nassau Police: Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Car In Hempstead

According to Nassau County police, two men were walking across Clinton Street at Dartmouth Street in Hempstead at around 1:15 a.m. when they were struck by an orange 2013 Dodge Challenger travelling northbound.

12/06/2014

The eastbound lanes of the Southern State Parkway were closed for hours following a deadly hit-and-run on Dec. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Person Killed In Hit-Run Crash On Southern State Parkway

One driver was killed in a hit-and-run crash involving two vehicles on a Long Island highway Friday morning.

12/05/2014

John Alaia (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Superintendent Charged With Stealing From Apartments Where He Works

A superintendent at a Long Island senior community was behind bars Friday night, after admitting to a month-long burglary spree that featured him using his master key to gain entry.

12/05/2014

Owner Jenny Zalak (left) and CBS2's Jennifer McLogan with one of the horses at the Twin Oaks Horse Sanctuary in Manorville, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Exclusive: Donations Pour In After CBS2 Report On Struggling Horse Sanctuary

Social media exploded, and phones rang off the hook, after CBS2 aired a story earlier this week about a Long Island horse sanctuary in danger of closing.

12/05/2014