Long Island

Suffolk County has approved legislation allowing for prescriptions for exercise in parks. (Credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Approves Legislation Calling For Park Exercise Prescriptions

In a first for the Tri-State Area, health care professionals in the suburbs may soon be giving patients unusual prescriptions.

11/20/2014

IVF Reunion

Long Island Parents Reunite To Celebrate In Vitro Miracles

A reunion held on Long Island Tuesday was years in the making – and began even before the honored guests were born.

11/11/2014

U.S. Navy veteran Shafqat Wasi and his family are joined by Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and other local leaders for the dedication of their new house in Hicksville. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Navy Vet, Family Honored With House Built By Other Veterans

A deserving serviceman and his family were handed the keys to their new home Monday. It is a subsidized house, built over the last five months by other veterans working in their spare time.

11/10/2014

Corner in Cedarhurst where police said a 60-year-old woman was mugged while walking from train station. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 60-Year-Old Woman Robbed By 4 Women In Cedarhurst

The victim was walking from the Cedarhurst Train Station when the suspects came up to her, punched her in the head and then took off with her pocketbook, police said.

11/10/2014

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Jones Beach Holiday Light Show To Return After Going Dark In 2007

A popular holiday light show is returning after going dark for seven years due to budget cuts.

11/06/2014

Dozens of drivers were left with flat tires during heavy rains on the Northern State Parkway on Long Island, on Saturday, Nov. 1. (Credit: CBS2)

Heavy Rains, Potholes On Northern State Parkway Leave Dozens Of Tires Flat

Dozens of frustrated drivers found themselves stranded on the side of the road with flat tires during this past weekend’s heavy rainfall.

11/03/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Seek 5 Men Following Halloween Night Home Invasion In Farmingdale

According to police, a 34-year-old woman answered the door to her home on Beach Street in Farmingdale expecting trick-or-treaters, but instead, she was ambushed by a group of men who forced their way into the house.

11/01/2014

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L.I. School Computer Technician Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Possession

A computer technician for a company contracted to do work for Long Island schools pleaded guilty Friday to possessing child pornography.

10/31/2014

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Town, Residents Debate Whether Private Memorials Should Be Allowed On Public Land In Huntington

In parks across Long Island, a passionate debate is underway: should private memorials be allowed on public land?

10/31/2014

Psychiatrists Marshall Hubsher (left) and Howard Mahler are accused of conspiring to prescribe Adderall and Xanax illicitly on Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Prosecutor's Office)

2 Psychiatrists, 1 Who Lost License, Accused Of Selling Dangerous Drug Prescriptions

Two psychiatrists – one of whom already lost his license to practice medicine, were charged Thursday on Long Island with conspiring to sell prescriptions to dangerous and addictive drugs, prosecutors said.

10/30/2014

Jessica Ortiz, 21, was struck and killed while waiting in her car for a tow truck on the shoulder of the Sunrise Highway, on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Was Waiting In Car For Tow Truck When She Was Struck, Killed On L.I.

A woman thought she was playing it safe by waiting for a tow truck in her car, but where she parked ended up making the difference between life and death.

10/30/2014

Parents in Lawrence, Long Island are furious over a plan to move students out of one school and use it for special education. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents Furious Over Plan To Move Kids Out Of L.I. School, Lease It To Special Ed Students

Some parents in the Five Towns on Long Island have claimed they were blindsided by plans to move out kids and lease part of their beloved school.

10/28/2014

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AARP Survey: Most Baby Boomers Looking To Leave Long Island After Retirement

According to a new study by the AARP, 70 percent of Long Islanders who expect to retire at some point said it’s likely they’ll leave the state.

10/28/2014

A homeowner rescued a 79-year-old man who accidentally drove into his swimming pool in Commack, Long Island on Monday, Oct. 27. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Homeowner Rescues Man Who Accidentally Drives Into Pool On Long Island

A homeowner rescued a man Monday after he accidentally drove right into an in-ground swimming pool on Long Island.

10/27/2014

Toys collected in Huntington/file (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Toys For Tots Kicks Off Season Of Giving

Toys for Tots is the largest holiday toy drive program in the nation.

10/27/2014

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