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FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Suspects Fatally Shot Dog While Trying To Break Into LI House

Police on Long Island were seeking as many as five suspects who allegedly tried to break into a house Thursday afternoon. One of them shot and killed a dog, cops said.

07/17/2014

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North Hills, L.I. Approves Law Requiring Residents To Clean Up After Dogs On Own Property

The village of North Hills, Long Island has approved a law requiring homeowners to clean up after their dogs – even on their own property.

07/17/2014

FILE -- Speed radar placed near the scene of a fatal accident on Conklin Street in Farmingdale (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Farmingdale Mayor Applauds Cuomo For Conklin Street Safety Upgrades

Farmingdale residents have been complaining for years about Conklin St., where they said drivers speed regularly.

07/17/2014

Members of the Bristal All-Stars work with camp kids from Hempstead during an annual event in Baldwin Harbor. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bristal All-Stars Relive Glory Days On The Diamond, Teach Kids About Life And Baseball

It was a field of dreams for everyone in Baldwin Harbor on Wednesday, when seniors from the Bristal All-Stars showed children from a Town of Hempstead summer camp how to pitch, catch, and more.

07/16/2014

The Thatched Cottage in Centerport will close for good on October 6. (Credit: WCBS 880/Sophia Hall)

Well-Known LI Catering Facility Closing Its Doors

The catering facility will close Oct. 6 after financial troubles.

07/16/2014

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Warning To North Hills Homeowners: Clean Up After Your Pets, Or Else

A new proposed law in North Hills, Long Island is designed to make sure homeowners clean up after Fido and Fifi.

07/15/2014

Josephine Rivera is charged with throwing a dog from a car in Mastic, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Woman Charged With Throwing Dog From Car On Long Island

A woman has been arrested and charged with throwing a dog from her car and leaving the animal at a gas station in Mastic, Long Island, officials announced Monday.

07/14/2014

Musician Billy Joel performs at Madison Square Garden on January 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Rosalind Nyman Joel, Mother Of Billy Joel, Dies At 92

The mother of Billy Joel passed away this past weekend at the age of 92.

07/14/2014

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Woman Dead, Toddler Hospitalized Following Separate Swimming Pool Incidents On Long Island

A woman is dead and a toddler has been hospitalized following separate drowning incidents on Long Island.

07/13/2014

Eva Casale of Long Island has set out to run seven marathons in as many days. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman Completes Self-Inflicted ’7 Marathons In 7 Days’ Challenge

Eva Casale, 49, ended her self-inflicted foot challenge in her hometown of Glen Cove. She was followed by other runners who joined her along the way.

07/13/2014

Plane flies Swastika banner on July 12, 2014 (Credit: proswastika.org/)

Plane Spotted Flying Swastika Over Coney Island, Long Island

A plane flying a banner advertisement over Coney Island and parts of Long Island Saturday created an uproar among residents.

07/12/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

Despite Contingency Plan Riders Fear Messy Commute If Strike Halts LIRR Service

There are eight days and counting until a possible Long Island Railroad strike that could severely disrupt the commutes for more than 300,000 riders.

07/12/2014

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.

07/09/2014

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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