Long Island

Winners of a housing lottery will move into federally subsidized homes on Long Island in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Housing Lottery Proves To Be Christmas Miracle For Seven New York Families

Christmas wishes came true on Thursday, for seven lucky winners of a unique lottery.

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Activists of Pakistan civil society hold candles for the victims of an attack by Taliban gunmen on an army-run school in Peshawar, in Karachi on December 17, 2014. Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif and Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani vowed to fight "terrorism and extremism" together, a day after Taliban militants killed 148 people at a Pakistani school. AFP PHOTO / Asif HASSAN        (Photo credit should read ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Pakistani Communities Mourn Deaths In Taliban Attack On School

A group of Pakistanis on Long Island gathered to condemn the violence and to plead for help for innocent Pakistanis

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Students at the Schechter School Of Long Island celebrate the release of Alan Phillip Gross, the prisoner who had been held in Cuba. The students had written back and forth with Gross while he was imprisoned. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: L.I. Students Overjoyed At Release Of Prisoner They Wrote To In Cuba

JERICHO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Some Long Island schoolchildren have a special bond with Alan Phillip Gross, the American prisoner who has been freed in Cuba. As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported exclusively Wednesday, Gross is a […]

12/17/2014

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Video Captures Driver Smashing Into Mineola Building Before Taking Off

Police are searching for a driver who crashed his car into a building on Long Island and took off.

12/16/2014

A third of the students at the Lee Road Elementary School in Wantagh, Long Island, were absent Tuesday amid a flu outbreak. (Credit: CBS2)

115 Students Kept Out Of One Long Island School Amid Flu Outbreak

More than one third of students in a single Long Island elementary school stayed home on Tuesday, with many of them suffering from flu systems.

12/16/2014

A surveillance image of a man holding up a Dunkin' Donuts at knifepoint in Farmingdale, Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Suspect Robbed Long Island Dunkin’ Donuts At Knifepoint

Police were searching for a suspect Friday, after a Dunkin’ Donuts in Farmingdale, Long Island was robbed at knifepoint.

12/12/2014

Long Island parents were furious after chaperones left their son behind at a convenience store during a field trip. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents Furious When Son Is Left At Convenience Store After Falling Ill On Class Trip

A Long Island high school student was left at a convenience store after becoming sick on a class trip.

12/11/2014

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Utah Man Pleads Guilty In Killing Of L.I. Equestrian

A Utah man has pleaded guilty to murder and other charges in the killing of a suburban New York equestrian and wounding of his partner.

12/10/2014

Rain from the nor'easter on Tuesday, Dec. 9 left donated toys ruined at the John Theissen Children's Foundation in Wantagh. (Credit: CBS2)

Flooding From Nor’easter Leaves Toys Ruined At Long Island Charity

A charity that runs holiday toy drives for needy and sick children was dealing with a blow from Mother Nature Wednesday.

12/10/2014

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Ex-L.I. Soccer Official Admits Running Ponzi Scheme

A former president of a suburban youth soccer cub has pleaded guilty to running a $5 million Ponzi scheme.

12/09/2014

Long Island Puppy Rescue

91 Puppies Saved From West Coast, Put Up For Adoption On Long Island

If you are looking for a new puppy, dozens had just arrived on Long Island Monday from the West Coast.

12/08/2014

Owner Jenny Zalak (left) and CBS2's Jennifer McLogan with one of the horses at the Twin Oaks Horse Sanctuary in Manorville, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Exclusive: Donations Pour In After CBS2 Report On Struggling Horse Sanctuary

Social media exploded, and phones rang off the hook, after CBS2 aired a story earlier this week about a Long Island horse sanctuary in danger of closing.

12/05/2014

Southampton Trails Preservation Society trail marker on Long Island's East End (credit: CBS2)

Miles Of Public Trails On Long Island’s East End Now Marked For Hiking

Every week members of the Southampton Trails Preservation Society walk the public trails dotting the landscape from Southampton to Bridgehampton, but until now, you had to know the way.

12/02/2014

Grace Mahler of Levittown with Luke Rosenthal, the boy who saved her from a swarm of wasps. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Boy Gets Award For Saving Woman Being Attacked By Wasps

An 8-year-old Long Island boy was recognized as a hero Monday, after he saved his neighbor when a swarm of wasps attacked her.

12/02/2014

Leonard Stern was awarded a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in the Battle of the Bulge. (Credit: CBS2)

LI WWII Veteran Awarded Purple Heart Decades After Fierce Battle With Germans

A World War II veteran finally has the Purple Heart that he earned in a fierce and legendary battle against the Germans.

12/01/2014

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