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Piping plover. (Credit: TV 10/55)

Fight Over Piping Plover Stalls Fire Island Dune Replenishment Project

A court fight over the piping plover is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish the sand along a 19-mile stretch of Fire Island.

10/08/2014

Severe Weather Threat

Slight Risk Of Tornadoes Forecast For Overnight Storms

A severe storm system blowing into the Tri-State Area posed a minor threat for tornadoes during the overnight hours Tuesday into Wednesday.

10/07/2014

Boyd Holland, 22, is charged in a shooting that left Eric Brooks, 35, dead in Wyandanch in 2012. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Arrested In Florida In 2012 Wyandanch, Long Island Slaying

A man was returned to Suffolk County arrested in Orlando, Florida Tuesday and charged in a shooting that left a man dead nearly two and a half years ago in Wyandanch.

10/07/2014

Chad Morizsan and Nicholas Franzone (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Men Accused Of Running Down Police Officer Could Face 25 Years In Prison

Two Long Island men now face charges that could land them 25 years in prison for allegedly running down a police officer as they tried to flee police after stealing a car.

10/07/2014

Powdered caffeine (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Votes To Ban Sales Of Powdered Caffeine To Minors

Suffolk County legislators voted unanimously Tuesday to ban the sale of highly concentrated powdered caffeine to minors.

10/07/2014

A hearse is seen with a replica of 16-year-old Tom Cutinella's football jersey at his funeral in Wading River, NY on Oct. 7, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Community Mourns Loss Of High School Football Player Who Died After On-Field Collision

A hearse carrying a huge football jersey with Tom Cutinella’s number emblazoned in flowers arrived at St. John the Baptist Catholic church in Wading River Tuesday morning.

10/07/2014

FILE -- Gay pride rainbow flag (credit: Getty Images)

Senior LGBT Housing Planned For Suffolk County

The Long Island GLBT Network says the 50-unit development is planned for a site in Bay Shore. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and other community leaders are supporting the project.

10/07/2014

Surveillance images of a suspect who police said robbed a bank while wearing a surgical mask in Nesconset, NY on Oct. 7, 2014. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Man Wearing Surgical Mask Robs Nesconset Bank

The man walked into the bank, said he had a gun and demanded money, police said.

10/07/2014

Pope Francis presides over marriage of 20 couples (Credit: CBS 2)

Pope Francis Summons Bishops From Around The World To Discuss Issues At ‘Synod’

In Rockville Centre schoolchildren at Holy Child watched in awe as Pope Francis addressed the world. They and their parents were plugged into his modern message of a more merciful church.

10/06/2014

Isma Chaudhry (Credit: Handout)

Woman Named First Female President Of Long Island Mosque

Isma Chaudhry said having the first female president of a Long Island mosque sends an important message.

10/06/2014

An alligator that was rescued from a home in Mastic Beach, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Alligator Rescued From Home In Mastic Beach

The 30-inch, 3-year-old gator was dropped off at a rescue group, which then contacted the SPCA.

10/06/2014

Tom Cutinella (credit: CBS 2)

Wake Continues For Tom Cutinella, L.I. High School Football Player Who Died After On-Field Hit

Tom Cutinella, a 16-year-old linebacker and guard at Shoreham-Wading River High School, died Wednesday after a collision with an opponent.

10/06/2014

Tirza Artiga-Acosta (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: LI Mother Left 10-Month-Old In Car While She Shopped

Tirza Artiga-Acosta, 20, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

10/05/2014

Flooding on Rockaway Beach Boulevard as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in Queens.  (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Queens, Nassau Lawmakers Call On State To Improve Storm Emergency Routes

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Far Rockaway) and Nassau County Leg. Howard Kopel are urging the state to improve local roads needed for emergency evacuations during disasters.

10/05/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police: Drunk Driver Crashes Car, Kills Passenger On L.I.

A Long Island man has been arrested on a drunken-driving charge after a one-car crash that killed his passenger

10/04/2014