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Man Arrested In 2 Bank Robberies In Suffolk County

A man was arrested and charged Friday with robbing two banks on Long Island.

18 hours ago

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Police: Mount Sinai High School Student Arrested For Threatening To Blow Up School

Police said the ninth grader used a social media app called Yik Yak to make the threats.

09/16/2014

A helicopter arrives to take a child to the hospital after the child was struck by car in a hit-and-run in Shirley, Long Island. (Credit: Tristan Avery Adams)

Girl, 3, In Stroller Struck In Shirley, Long Island Hit-And-Run

A child in a stroller was struck and injured by a vehicle Monday afternoon on Long Island, and authorities said the driver fled from the scene.

09/15/2014

Police say Joseph Kearns fatally stabbed his mother and wounded his sister. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

LI Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Mother, Wounding Sister

Police say a Long Island man is accused of stabbing his mother to death and wounding his sister.

09/12/2014

Marie Braccia (right) was struck and wounded in a hit-and-run in Shirley, Long Island, on Thursday, Sept. 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Video Shows Driver Striking Woman, Speeding Off In Shirley, L.I.

A Long Island mother of two was mowed down by a driver this week, moments after she dropped off her son at a music lesson.

09/12/2014

North Shore residents say the Long Island Sound is threatening hundreds of homes. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Long Island Sound Threatens Hundreds Of North Shore Homes

The Long Island Sound that is causing some serious erosion concerns on the North Shore of Long Island.

09/09/2014

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

Suspects Could Do 25-Years In Alleged Bias Plot Against Elderly Victims

One of two men charged this week, with bias crimes for allegedly targeting the elderly in a chimney repair scam, cited ‘family’ as his reason for the crime, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota.

09/06/2014

Long Island lifeguard on August 28, 2014.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Proposed Suffolk County Bill Aims To Protect Lifeguards From Sun

The bill, which is sponsored by Legis. Kara Hahn (D-Setauket), is intended “to protect lifeguards from the harmful effects of ultraviolet light while on duty.”

09/04/2014

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Police Make Two DWI Arrests In Suffolk County

Police in Suffolk County arrested two people in separate DWI incidents Sunday morning.

08/31/2014

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Long Island Cop Saves Pets From Burning Home

LAKE GROVE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island police officer ran into a burning house to rescue a cat and then went back in again to save two dogs. Suffolk County police say Officer Eli […]

08/29/2014

A group of children and mothers return to Guatemala on July 22, 2014, after being deported from the United States amidst the humanitarian crisis caused by Central American immigrant children. (Credit: Getty Images)

Long Island A Popular Landing Spot For Undocumented Children

The latest government figures show that more than 2,200 of the undocumented, unaccompanied minors are now on Long Island.

08/28/2014

A woman stands at her doorway watching the water level rise on Moffit Boulevard in Islip, N.Y., following heavy rains and flash flooding Aug. 13, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Inspectors Arrive In Suffolk To Assess Damage From Historic Rainfall, Flooding

Ultimately the inspectors will decide if town’s hit hard by flood water should be declared disaster areas, making them eligible for federal aid.

08/20/2014

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Suffolk IT Commissioner Donald Rodgers Resigns Prior To Guilty Plea

Prosecutors said Rodgers failed to report ownership of a consulting firm and income from the firm on his county financial disclosure form.

08/19/2014

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3 Long Island Beaches Closed Due To High Bacteria

Suffolk County health officials say Saturday they’re closing Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore, Sayville Marine Park Beach and Bayport Beach until further notice.

08/16/2014

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Bay Shore Residents Raise A Stink About Sewage Smell

The storm is over, but there’s a new problem in the air for Long Island residents

08/15/2014

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