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Lainie's Way toy store staying open after community fundraising effort (credit: Facebook/Lainie's Way)

Donations Help Save LI Toy Store In Danger Of Closing

Lainie’s Way toy store in Port Jefferson has been in business for nearly 11 years. They sell educational games and art projects that are hard to find in big box stores.

03/25/2014

Gas Pump (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Suffolk Lawmaker Wants More Notification Of Price Discrepancies At Gas Pumps

The proposal would require the price difference be clearly displayed on every automated pump screen and give motorists the opportunity to opt out of the higher credit/debit price.

03/25/2014

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Seen At 11: Position Yourself For A Good Night’s Sleep

Everyone knows the importance of getting a good night’s sleep, but many people may not be aware that the position they sleep in can lead to some serious health problems.

03/24/2014

A pregnant woman. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Dr. Max Gomez: Investigating The Link Between Stress And Infertility

A team of researchers at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, led by Dr. Courtney Lynch, have made a connection between stress and a couple’s inability to get pregnant.

03/24/2014

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius  (file/credit: Getty Images)

HHS Secretary In NJ To Push Health Insurance Enrollment Ahead Of Next Week’s Deadline

Those who fail to sign up for health insurance by next Monday will not be able to enroll until next year and will have to pay a penalty on their taxes.

03/24/2014

Firefighters battle a motel blaze in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on March 21, 2014. (credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutor: Improperly Discarded Cigarette Sparked Fatal Jersey Shore Motel Fire

A cigarette is believed to have ignited a stuffed chair in the second-floor smoking area of the 25-unit Mariner’s Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach, according to authorities.

03/24/2014

Metro-North Railroad

New Safety Measures In Place For Metro-North Trains

Following the release of a scathing report from the Federal Railroad Administration, Metro-North Railroad has instituted some new safety measures.

03/24/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Protests Force De Blasio Announcement On Public Housing Repairs Inside

More than 100 New York City public housing buildings damaged by superstorm Sandy will be getting new, federally funded boilers, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer announced Sunday.

03/23/2014

A fire destroyed the James Monroe Elementary School in Edison, N.J. Saturday evening. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Edison Elementary School Fire Under Investigation As Possible Arson

Classes have been canceled for the 500 students for Monday, school officials announced via the school’s website Sunday afternoon.

03/23/2014

MommaCon (credit: CBS 2)

LI Mom Helps Launch First-Ever ‘MommaCon’ Event

MommaCon offers parents one place to get lots of tips on raising kids. There is also information to help mothers make their lives easier.

03/23/2014

Mayor de Blasio delivers a speech on charter schools at Riverside Church, March 23, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio On Charter School Students: ‘We Need Them To Succeed’

Just weeks after moving to prevent their expansion, Mayor Bill de Blasio has offered an olive branch to the charter school movement.

03/23/2014

Firefighters battle a motel blaze in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on March 21, 2014. (credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Authorities To Use DNA To Identify 4 Victims Of Jersey Shore Motel Fire

Arson investigators were back on the scene of a deadly Point Pleasant Beach motel fire Sunday morning.

03/23/2014

Kids ice skating (file/credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Ice Celebration Set For Monday In Prospect Park

The completely free program is held at the rink in Prospect Park. There are 40 students in the current program, which is funded through donations.

03/23/2014

Babies in a nursery (file/credit: DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Sisters Deliver Babies Hours Apart At Same LI Hospital

Michelle Clarke, 29, delivered daughter Savannah at about 1:30 p.m. Friday, just two hours after younger sister Christina Santos-Santiago delivered little Nicolas.

03/23/2014

Grabbing a beer from a refrigerated case. (file/credit: ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Arrested In Suffolk County Sting For Selling Alcohol To Minors

Suffolk County Police conducted underage alcohol stings at 12 businesses. Five of the establishments took the bait and illegally sold alcohol to minors, police said.

03/23/2014

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Opening day of New York Comic Con 2013 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

New York Comic Con 2013

New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest popular culture convention.

WEST NEW YORK, NJ - JULY 04:  Spectators watch the 2012 Macy's Fireworks Spectacular over the Hudson River from Port Imperial on July 4, 2012 in West New York,  New Jersey. Every year the celebration takes place on Independence Day commemorating the 1776 adoption of the Declaration of Independence.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

New York City Celebrates The 4th Of July

A day of baseball, hot dogs, fireworks, patriotism, and fun.

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