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Arizona Man Accused Of Helping N.Y. College Student’s Efforts To Join ISIS

An Arizona man was indicated Thursday on charges of helping a New York college student get ISIS training in Syria.

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LIRR: Ronkonkoma Line’s Second Track Project Will Bring Better Service

The railroad is rolling out a $388 million double track project to add an 18-mile line of track to the busy Ronkonkoma branch.

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Lobstermen are grumbling about a pending moratorium on harvesting in the Long Island Sound. (Credit: CBS2)

Pending Ban On Harvesting Draws Grumbles From Long Island Sound Lobstermen

There was plenty of lobster at the Land And Sea Fish Market in Mount Sinai, but none of it is from the Long Island Sound.

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New Brunswick teacher Arnold Anderson is defending himself after a principal tried to have him fired for repeated tardiness. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Suspended New Brunswick Teacher Defends Tardiness Claims

A New Brunswick, New Jersey teacher was late for work 100 times, but will keep his job.

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NYC Lawmaker Wants To Ban Sale Of Big Sugary Drinks To Minors

You may have to show your ID to buy a big soda if a new bill becomes law.

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Lauren Slionski in her wedding dress. (Credit: Handout)

Bride’s Dress Goes Missing Shortly After Wedding

The dress disappeared on June 6 or 7 when Slionski and her new husband spent one of their first nights after the wedding at the famed Waldorf Astoria hotel.

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State Launches Investigation Into Alleged Scam Targeting NY Rising Applicants

Lindenhurst homeowner Michelle Insinga, who runs several Sandy recovery Facebook pages, said dozens of people began complaining about getting suspicious emails.

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A surveillance image of a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Woman Speaks Out After Attempted Rape In Bensonhurst

A Brooklyn mother of two who was followed and attacked as she walked home from work is talking about the terrifying ordeal.

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Facebook Sees 1 Billion Users In A Day For First Time

For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in one day this past Monday.

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Oniel Sharpe Jr. appears in court in Central Islip, Long Island, on Aug. 27, 2015. (Credit: Pool/Newsday)

Charges Upgraded Against Driver In Southern State Parkway Crash That Killed 2 Kids, Their Dad

A driver pleaded not guilty Thursday to upgraded charges in a 100-mph crash that killed a man and his two children on Long Island.

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Edgar Medina is charged with burglary, grand larceny and possession of burglar tools. (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

$1.8 Million Burglary Of Armored Car Company On Long Island Foiled By Alert Officer

Edgar Medina, of Brentwood, was charged with burglary, grand larceny and possession of burglar tools.

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Summer Bummer: Many New Jersey Students Heading Back To Class Before Labor Day

With Labor Day occurring late this year, many schools in New Jersey are opening next week — ahead of the unofficial end of summer.

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Screen capture from GoFundMe page raising money for the funerals of Dante Crump, Kaireem Meeks Jr., Jante Clark and Adam McQueen. (Credit: GoFundMe)

4 Men Killed When Car Plunges Down Embankment In Saugerties

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A car carrying five young co-workers plunged down a 110-foot embankment in the Hudson Valley, hit a house and came to rest on its roof, killing four men inside, police said. Meredith […]

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Tenants of 650 New Jersey Ave. hold a protest over poor living conditions on Aug. 27, 2015. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

East New York Tenants Protest Living Conditions; Lawsuit Filed Against Landlord

Tenants at 650 New Jersey Ave. in East New York say their building is a wreck inside and out.

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Alligator snapping turtle found on Long Island (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Dangerous Alligator Snapping Turtle Found In Smithtown

Authorities caution that an abandoned alligator snapping turtle found on Long Island over the weekend is a dangerous reptile.

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