Parents rally against Common Core standardized testing in Patchogue, Long Island on Tuesday, March 10. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents, Educators Rally Against New York State Common Core Plan

Outraged parents around New York state voiced their discontent with the state’s Common Core standardized testing program Tuesday.


View from a beach on the "West End" in Roatan, Honduras in 2002. (ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Service Planned For Slain Great-Granddaughter Of L.I. Cereal Heiress

A published report said a memorial service has been planned for the great-granddaughter of heiress, socialite and former Long Island resident Marjorie Merriweather Post, who was found slain at her luxury spa resort last week on the Caribbean island of Roatan.


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New Mom Dead, Several Others Injured When Car Plunges Into Marsh Near JFK; Driver Charged With DWI

A new mother died Tuesday and three others were injured, after a car an off Brookville Boulevard and plunged into a marsh near Jamaica Bay in Queens early Sunday.


$14 Million Mansion In Brookville, Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

Living Large: $14 Million Mansion In Brookville, Long Island

It’s a $14 million mansion with an incredible kitchen, amazing bathrooms and even a mini casino. CBS 2’s Emily Smith goes inside for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of a brand new estate in Brookville, Long Island.


Crime scene tape near where a child was stabbed in Flushing - Queens, NY - May 29, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Police: Mother Stabs 9-Year-Old Daughter In Queens

The mother stabbed Brianni four times: once in the back of the head, once in the shoulder, once in the side and once in the back, police told 1010 WINS.


C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University - Brookville, NY - Aug 9, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

9/11 Children Get Help At Summer Camp On Long Island

Many of the youngest children of 9/11 victims feel anxiety, worry about losing their surviving parent, and are now at an age where they’re asking questions.


Brookville Reformed Church - Brookville, NY - Credit: Brookville Reformed Church

Free Weddings Today In Brookville, Long Island

Brookville Reformed Church on Long Island believes in free love, man. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the church is offering free 15-minute ceremonies for couples looking to get married or renew their vows.


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N.Y. Slaying Suspect Heads To Court

A man suspected in two New York homicides has been ordered to stand trial on charges he murdered a western Pennsylvania couple in April.