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Jason Quick, 24, allegedly bolted from Suffolk County police after an officer caught him providing a fake name he could not spell. Quick was later apprehended. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Man Bolted After Giving Officer Fake Name He Could Not Spell

A man was arrested for fleeing police on Long Island on Wednesday after an officer caught him trying to use a fake name he could not spell, cops said.

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Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Theresa Hannigan (right), seen with her partner Patricia Seagren, is using the ReWalk exoskeleton to walk again after being paralyzed by an autoimmune disease. (Credit: CBS 2)

Robotic Exoskeleton Allows Paralyzed Patients To Walk Again

For the first time, patients with spinal cord injuries have begun using a revolutionary device that helps them walk again at home.

07/07/2014

Long Beach beach patrol (Credit: CBS 2)

Lifeguards On High Alert Over The Weekend As Storm Prompts Rip Current Concerns

Lifeguards at area beaches were on high alert over the weekend as the danger of rip currents increased along the south shore of Long Island.

07/06/2014

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13 Long Island Beaches Closed To Swimming Due To Bacteria Concerns

Health officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.

07/05/2014

A boat that capsized, killing three children, is seen being lifted from the Long Island Sound on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

LI, NJ Lawmakers Crack Down On Unsafe Boating

July is the busiest period for boating accidents, according to the Coast Guard.

07/03/2014

FILE- A cat stares out from behind a cage at an animal shelter. (credit: Getty Images)

Smithtown Calls For New Animal Shelter With More Space

A new animal shelter has been proposed for the town of Smithtown, Long Island.

07/02/2014

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L.I. College Student Decries His Arrest Over Protest Calling For Obama’s Impeachment

A college student from Long Island alleged Tuesday that he was wrongfully arrested for protesting on a Long Island Expressway overpass.

07/01/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Brookhaven Town Officials To Sue Over Contaminated LIRR Yard

Town of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.

07/01/2014

Body found behind Emanuel Lutheran Church and School in Patchogue on June 28, 2014 (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Body Found Behind Church In Patchogue

Sunny Eng told WCBS 880 he was getting ready to open the soup kitchen at the Emanuel Lutheran Church and School in Patchogue when he went around back and discovered a body laying on the ground.

06/28/2014

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

Cops: Scammers Are Using Distraction Burglaries To Rip-Off The Elderly

As Nassau County Police Chief Kevin Smith explained, perpetrators have been arriving at homes claiming to work for a gas or water company and requesting permission to come inside to check on a problem.

06/28/2014

Officials call for changes to dangerous cross walk in Lindenhurst (Credit: TV 10/55)

Long Island Leaders Call For Changes To Dangerous Intersection On Montauk Highway

The renewed call for greater safety measures comes on the heels of an accident that badly injured a 10-year-old boy.

06/27/2014

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

L.I. Man Charged After Dog Is Found Dead In Hot Car

A Long Island man was facing animal cruelty charges Wednesday, after his dog was found dead inside a hot car.

06/25/2014

Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Candidate Loses GOP Endorsement Over Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

A Republican candidate from Long Island said officiating at same-sex wedding ceremonies has cost him the endorsement of his party.

06/25/2014

Melissa Weiner, 31, is charged with leaving her 6-year-old son home alone for 16 hours in Port Jefferson, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Mom Who Allegedly Left Son Home Alone Says It Was All An Accident

A Long Island mother accused of leaving her young child alone at home all night so she could go on a date was in court Monday to plead her case.

06/24/2014

Nassau Police vehicle  used at DWI checkpoints. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Man, 73, Charged With DWI After Slamming Into House In Hicksville

A Long Island man was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated, after he allegedly crashed through a fence and into the back of a house in Hicksville.

06/23/2014

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