Long Island

Brett Knight (credit: Handout)

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

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

2 L.I. Schools Placed On Lockdown When Police Find Man With Gun To Own Head

Two schools were briefly placed on lockdown in Hicksville, Long Island Monday afternoon, after police found and apprehended a man walking outside with a gun to his own head.

12/01/2014

Kristy Barbosa (left), Paulo R. Barbosa (middle). Paula Ligotti (right) Credit: Nassau County PD

3 Arrested In Counterfeit Goods Raid At Long Island Store

The arrests were made on Thanksgiving night during a raid by Nassau County police at the Lavish Creations store in Wantagh.

12/01/2014

John Farrelly of North Babylon is looking for the owner of this ring that he found on the beach at Robert Moses State Park on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Man Is On Quest To Find Owner Of Ring Left On Beach

If you thought finding a needle in a haystack was hard, try finding an engagement ring buried on a beach.

12/01/2014

A firefighter and EMT shortage has struck several communities in Suffolk County. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Communities Face Major Volunteer Firefighter, EMT Shortage

Volunteer fire and rescue services on Long Island are in need of more than a few good men and women.

11/27/2014

Brittney Walsh (credit: Facebook), Michael Grasing (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Parents Of Girl Killed In L.I. Crash Lament Lack Of Murder Conviction For Driver

There were tears of disappointment this week for the parents of a Long Island teenager killed in a drunken driving crash on Long Island.

11/27/2014

An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

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North Hempstead Considers Raising Dog Poop Fine To Match Mistake On Signs

The Long Island community of North Hempstead says residents have to pick up after their dogs or pay the price – but exactly what that price is might be a little confusing.

11/26/2014

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