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Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

Pine Beetle Ravaging A Thousand Acres Of Long Island’s Pine Barrens

One of the most destructive pests that have already ravaged forests in New Jersey are now threatening Long Island.

02/20/2015

Commuters at Penn Station/file (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Power Problems, Icing Cause Significant Delays On LIRR, NJ TRANSIT

Long Island Rail Road and NJ TRANSIT commuters faced significant delays Friday morning due to power problems and icing in the tunnels.

02/20/2015

A puppy the Suffolk County SPCA says was dumped into a clothing bin in Centereach. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Puppy Rescued After Being Dumped In Clothing Bin In Centereach

A witness saw a woman throw the puppy, a 3-month-old black lab, into a clothing bin at a shopping center at the intersection of Middle Country Road and South Coleman Road, Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said.

02/20/2015

Firefighters respond to a blaze at 100 Terrace Ave. in Hempstead, Long Island, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dozens Spend Night In Shelter After Hempstead Apartment Fire

The Red Cross says about 40 people stayed overnight in a shelter, and more went to friends’ and families’ homes, after a fire raged through a Long Island apartment complex.

02/20/2015

A fire broke out an apartment complex at 100 Terrace Ave. in Hempstead, Long Island, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Massive Fire Erupts At Hempstead Apartment Complex

About 200 firefighters battled a fire — and strong winds — at a Hempstead apartment complex Thursday.

02/19/2015

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Suffolk Co. Police Recruit Pool Smaller This Year Than Years Past

One of the largest and highest paid police departments in the nation is looking for more than a few good men and women.

02/19/2015

Paul Keiley (right) and Sharona Abraham protest against the $30 Nassau County Driver Responsibility Fee, which is charged even for tickets that are dismissed. (Credit: CBS2)

Extra Parking Ticket Fee Infuriates Nassau Drivers, But Judge Advises Getting Used To It

Some Long Island drivers are livid, after their tickets were dismissed but they were stuck with a costly surcharge anyway.

02/19/2015

Black is seen with stitches. (credit: Handout)

Bay Shore Family Demands Investigation After Dog Shot By Police Officer

Darell Baldwin said his 9-year-old dog, named Black, was in the fenced-in backyard of their Bay Shore home Sunday playing with a ball in the snow when he heard a pop.

02/19/2015

Hempstead Public Schools (credit: CBS 2)

NY Attorney General Orders Hempstead Schools To Open Their Doors To Immigrant Students

Immigrant students must be enrolled in the Hempstead School District, according to an order by the attorney general.

02/19/2015

Westbury Burglary suspect (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau Police Search For Suspect In Westbury Burglary, Attack

According to Nassau County police, the 21-year-old woman arrived at her basement apartment on Oliver Avenue in Westbury to find the door open.

02/18/2015

Frozen pipes caused by frigid temperatures keep plumbers around the Tri-State area busy (file/credit: CBS 2)

Expert Gives Tips On How To Remedy Frozen Pipes

Frustrating is an understatement when the pipes in your home freeze up.

02/18/2015

A pit bull the Suffolk County SPCA says was found abandoned and beaten in Central Islip, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Reward Offered After Pit Bull Found Beaten, Abandoned On L.I.

The dog, a pit bull, was found in the middle of the road Monday night at Route 111 and Sage Street in Central Islip.

02/18/2015

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Singer-Songwriter Who Lost Mom In Hit-And-Run Honors Her Through Music

It’s a milestone for an aspiring singer-songwriter from Long Island who has recorded her first album.

02/17/2015

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

Man Robs Bank Branch, Makes Off With Cash In Nesconset, L.I.

Police on Tuesday were investigating the afternoon robbery of a bank in Nesconset, Long Island.

02/17/2015

Debris is left out for removal on Nov. 20, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Superstorm Sandy Victims: Insurance Companies Conspired Not To Pay Us

Homeowners who saw their lives devastated by Superstorm Sandy say they were betrayed after the storm by insurance companies.

02/17/2015