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Police Search For Couple Who Dined And Dashed In Coram

A man and a woman on Long Island are wanted for not paying their restaurant bill and endangering the safety of a waitress who chased after them.

03/18/2015

Human and animal footprints in fresh snow cover the ground in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Snow Expected To Fall In NYC On First Day Of Spring

The snow and rain will come to an end Friday evening with possible snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches in the NYC area.

03/18/2015

From left: Aimee Slate, Pietro Ciampa, Richard Cincotta and Steven Croce. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Detectives Find Makeshift Heroin Mill In Basement Of Elmont Home

Four people were arrested on drug charges Tuesday night by detectives conducting an undercover operation in Elmont.

03/18/2015

LIRR commuters wait on the platform at the Great Neck Plaza station on March 18, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

East River Tunnel Track Condition Snarls Commute For Some LIRR Riders

Trains are running on or close to schedule again after a track condition in one of the East River tunnels snarled the morning commute for Long Island Rail Road riders.

03/18/2015

A man and woman wanted for injuring a diner employee while trying to flee the restaurant without paying bill, police said. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Suspects Hit Coram Diner Worker With Car After Leaving Restaurant Without Paying Bill

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in an altercation outside a Long Island restaurant.

03/18/2015

David Decarle, 37, apparently lost control of his motorcycle after hitting a pothole on Reeves Avenue in Riverhead around 4:30 p.m. Monday, police said. (credit: Handout)

L.I. Man Dies After Motorcycle Hits Pothole, Crashes Near His Home

Police on Long Island believe a pothole is to blame for the death of a motorcyclist.

03/17/2015

Bob Reffi gets a prosthetic limb fitted. New York state Affordable Health Care insurance currently covers only one prosthetic device per limb, per lifetime. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: NYS Amputees Say Insurance Limits Them To One Prosthetic Per Limb For Life

Living with the loss of an arm or a leg is hard enough, and now amputees have begun a fight for insurance coverage in New York state.

03/17/2015

The Facebook page for freshmen at Great Neck South High School where an anti-Semitic picture was posted. (Credit: Facebook)

LI Parents Outraged Over Photo Of Boy As Hitler Posted On Facebook Page

Parents of students at a Long Island high school have met with administrators to voice their concerns after an anti-Semitic photo was posted to Facebook.

03/17/2015

Gas

Police: Man Uses Fake Credit Card To Make $5,000 In Purchases At Brentwood Gas Station

Suffolk County Police are searching for a man who they say used a fake credit card to make purchases at a Brentwood gas station.

03/17/2015

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is joined by Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter and others  to announce a new initiative seeking to enhance communication and cooperation between law enforcement and immigrant victims and witnesses. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County Reaches Out To Immigrant Crime Victims, Witnesses

Law enforcement officials in Nassau County said Monday they plan to reach out to immigrant crime victims and encourage them to cooperate with authorities to help prosecute the perpetrators.

03/17/2015

Experts say homeowners should consider an annual sweep for termites. (Credit: New York Pest Management Association/CBS2)

Experts Suggest A Proactive Approach To Termite Prevention

March madness means basketball to some, but to others it means a battle with swarming termites that chew through wood and destroy homes.

03/16/2015

The charred remains of the First Universalist Unitarian Church in Southold, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Congregation Vows To Rebuild After Fire Destroys Historic Church

A Long Island congregation is heartbroken after a fire destroyed their historic 19th century church.

03/16/2015

A natural gas company wants to build a gas transfer station 19 miles off the coast of Long Island's South Shore. (Photo: Handout)

Environmentalists, NYC Officials Call On Gov. Cuomo To Nix Natural Gas Terminal

State Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos is against the project, which the Coast Guard is reviewing.

03/16/2015

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Hicksville Gas Station Heist Matches Pattern Of Other Armed Robberies

An armed robber made off with an unspecified amount of cash from a Hicksville gas station Sunday night, Nassau County police said.

03/16/2015

Officer Mark Collins released from the hospital on March 15, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Cop Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Huntington Station

Officer Mark Collins was shot in the neck and hip Wednesday after pulling over a car at Mercer Court off Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station.

03/15/2015