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Long Island Beach Reopens After Shark Scare

A Long Island beach is back in business Thursday a day after it was closed over a shark sighting.

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Pedestrians were struck after an accident in Brooklyn on July 1, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

2 Pedestrians Hurt After Cars Crash In Brooklyn

The accident took place at around 10:30 a.m. at Pennsylvania & Cozine Avenues in East New York.

07/01/2015

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Man Fights Tickets For Dropping Niece Off At Roosevelt High School Prom

Sinkler’s tickets totaled $2,200, but he was ultimately vindicated and the tickets were thrown out.

06/25/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

New York Attorney General Schneiderman To Temporarily Take Over Investigations Into Police Killings

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is using his executive power to appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate when police are involved in killings.

06/24/2015

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Lunar New Year Becomes Official Holiday On NYC School Calendar

Mayor Bill de Blasio has made the Lunar New Year an official public school holiday.

06/23/2015

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Legislation Could Help Protect, Restore Long Island Sound

Officials and environmentalists from several communities along Long Island Sound gathered at Hempstead Harbor on Monday to sound the alarm.

06/22/2015

Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy & activists protest at site of NYS DOT yard on June 17, 2015 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Freeport Mayor, Activists Protest Over State DOT Storage Yard On Village Property

Freeport Village, which owns the land, has gone to court to try and push the state off the property.

06/17/2015

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Judge Rules Sikh Hofstra Student Can Enroll In ROTC Without Shaving Beard, Removing Turban

“It was kind of surreal. This is something I have been fighting for for two or three years. I’m excited and nervous; very excited to learn,” Iknoor Singh said.

06/15/2015

Pamela Geller. (Credit:CBS2)

ISIS Reportedly Tweets Upper East Side Address Of Blogger Pamela Geller

ISIS terrorists have reportedly tweeted the Upper East Side address of Pamela Geller, the conservative blogger known for provoking Muslims, with the hashtag #GoForth.

06/15/2015

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Man Gets 18 Years To Life In Murder Of Newlywed At Rockville Centre Park

A Long Beach man who admitted strangling a teenager he met near a Long Island park has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.

06/11/2015

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Forget The Limo! Long Island Teens Fly Helicopter To Prom

Nick D’Amato, 17, was at the controls with his prom date, 18-year-old Danielle Mignogna, at his side as they made their way to the big dance Tuesday night.

06/10/2015

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Brooklyn Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Shooting Nassau County Cop

Cong Xu’s sentence was part of a plea agreement after the 22-year-old Chinese national pleaded guilty in February to assault and burglary.

06/09/2015

Roosevelt Field mall in Garden City, N.Y. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Police Change Policy On Shoplifters At 2 Malls

Nassau County Police say shoplifters at Green Acres and Roosevelt Field malls are no longer being taken into custody after being arrested.

06/09/2015

Police on the scene after three people were found shot to death inside a car in Wyandanch on June 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

3 People Found Shot To Death Inside Car On Long Island; Gunman At Large

Suffolk County police say it happened shortly before midnight Wednesday on a residential street in Wyandanch.

06/04/2015

Police say this burglary suspect was tracked down because of his bright red underwear. (Credit: Hempstead Village Police)

Long Island Burglary Suspect’s Red Underwear Leads To Arrest

A neighbor snapped a photo of him with red boxers visible above his jeans.

06/02/2015

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