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Flooding on the Long Island Rail Road near Hicksville on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: rjvaleo/Instagram)

Flooding Briefly Shuts Down 2 Branches Of Long Island Rail Road

Flooding west of the Hicksville station halted the Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson branches of the Long Island Rail Road Thursday evening.

07/30/2015

Heather Horstmann of Lindenhurst has a house with an open foundation for flood prevention. Many Long Island municipalities are banning such foundations. (Credit: CBS2)

LI Towns Ban Open Foundations For Elevated Homes Despite Savings

Homes built on pilings fit in well in beach communities and can stand up to storms, but some Long Island towns and villages are banning such open foundations.

07/30/2015

Tiona Rodriguez

Brooklyn Woman Indicted In Death Of Infant Son Found In Bag At Victoria’s Secret

The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner ruled the baby’s death was caused by homicidal asphyxiation.

07/30/2015

Potholes

Comptroller: NYC Paid $138 Million In Settlements Related To Pothole Damage, Injuries

Manhattan’s Third Avenue, Second Avenue and Broadway led the the way in trip and fall claims related to potholes between 2010 and 2015.

07/30/2015

Dawn DeNicola, of Cameo Drive, shows one of her four cars that were keyed. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Residents Ask ‘Why Us?’ After Every Car On One Massapequa Block Keyed

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Residents of one Long Island block say they feel violated after someone came to their neighborhood and damaged their cars. At least 17 homeowners on Cameo Drive in Massapequa have filed complaints […]

07/30/2015

Kayden's family lift him and his wheelchair up the steps  of their Roosevelt, Long Island, home on July 30, 2015. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Hempstead Grant To Help Family Bring Child With Cerebral Palsy Into, Out Of Home

The Johnsons have been struggling to bring 7-year-old Kayden, who sits in a wheelchair, up and down the few stairs outside their Roosevelt house.

07/30/2015

CBS2's Christine Sloan confronts a man accused of selling fake event tickets. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Police Hot On Trail Of Alleged Ticket Scammer

CBS2’s Christine Sloan reported Wednesday night on an alleged scam artist who was accused of selling fake tickets to an event at the Barclays Center. On Thursday, the NYPD was investigating.

07/30/2015

Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda Placed On DL With Forearm Strain, Could Miss A Month

WFAN host Mike Francesa first reported that Pineda is injured and would not pitch on Thursday night against the Rangers.

07/30/2015

Jeweler Aron Aranbayev poses with basketball star LeBron James. (Credit: Rafaello_Eric/Instagram)

MTA Train Operator Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Well-Known Jeweler

An MTA train operator has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of a well-known jeweler.

07/30/2015

Architect Yu Inamoto is charged in the deaths of his two dogs in a hot vehicle. (Credit: CBS2)

Manhattan Man Arraigned On Animal Cruelty Charges After Dogs Die In Hot SUV

Court was adjourned until next month because Yu Inamoto has yet to retain a lawyer

07/30/2015

The Mariners’ Dustin Ackley dives back to first base on a pick-off against the Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 10, 2015. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Yankees Add Positional Depth, Acquire Dustin Ackley From Mariners

Ackley, 27, came up a second baseman in 2011, but had been used almost exclusively as an outfielder this season in Seattle, playing 63 games in left, 21 in center and two in right.

07/30/2015

A van drove off with a bag filled with tens of thousands of dollars that was accidentally left behind by an employee of an ATM company in Mahwah, N.J. (credit: CBS2)

NJ Police Arrest Suspect In Theft Of ATM Bag With $150,000 Left On Curb

Surveillance video shows a worker for ATMForUs.com placing the bag down next to his car on Industrial Avenue on Monday before driving off.

07/30/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio gives an update on the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in the South Bronx on July 30, 2015. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

City Pinpoints Two Sources Of Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak In Bronx

Since July 10, the city has identified 46 cases of Legionnaires’ disease, all in the South Bronx, with two deaths, the mayor said.

07/30/2015

A "Welcome to New Jersey" sign is seen in the front of the New Jersey Department of Transportation headquarters in Ewing, N.J. (Credit: Famartin/Wikimedia Commons)

Poll: New Jerseyans’ Opinion Of Garden State Hits 35-Year Low

According to a new Monmouth University poll, 55 percent of New Jerseyans have a positive opinion about living in the state.

07/30/2015