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Officers, Good Samaritans Rescue Sisters, Mother At Long Island Beach

Two sisters caught in riptide currents and their terrified mother were rescued at a Long Island beach over the weekend.

7 hours ago

Wounded Iraq War veteran Sam Cila and his service dog, Gillian. (Credit: CBS2)

Wounded L.I. Veteran Commemorates Harrowing Anniversary On July 4, Plows Ahead

This Fourth of July weekend holds special meeting for a Long Island veteran, who was observing the tenth anniversary of injuries that nearly killed him in Iraq.

07/03/2015

Harrison Selnick, 7, uses a nebulizer to quell asthma attacks. (Credit: CBS2)

New N.Y. State Law Allows Kids To Bring Anti-Asthma Nebulizers Onto Athletic Fields

A new law goes into effect Wednesday that will help some kids – and their parents – breathe easier.

06/30/2015

A firefighter stands next to a car that smashed into a home in Woodbury, N.Y. on June 29, 2015. (credit: Carolyn Gusoff/CBS2)

Driver Loses Control, Crashes Car Into Bedroom Of Elderly Woman’s Woodbury Home

“We couldn’t get it to stop,” driver Arthur Goldberg said. “I think we crashed some cars over there and wound up in here.”

06/29/2015

Hempstead Public Schools (credit: CBS 2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Hempstead High School, Other LI Schools Must Improve Or Face Takeover

Six Long Islands schools face receivership — including Central Islip, Roosevelt and Wyandach high schools.

06/25/2015

Long Beach Sandy Damage

Lawmakers Fight Back Against FEMA’s Request For Sandy Victims To Pay Back Funds

Reps. Rice and Meeks are sponsoring legislation to allow FEMA to forgive debts owed by storm victims

06/19/2015

Joshua Golson-Orelus faces murder and robbery charges on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Arrest In January Shooting Of Jericho Gas Station Attendant

Joshua Golson-Orelus, 23, was arrested Wednesday on murder, robbery, attempted robbery and criminal possession of a weapon charges, Nassau County police said.

06/18/2015

Suffolk County residents say in spite of recent rain, Deer Lake is in danger of drying out. (Credit: CBS2)

Despite Recent Rain Storms, Suffolk County Lake Is Nearly Dried Up

With all the rain we’ve had recently you’d think our lakes would be overflowing. But, that’s not the case on Long Island where one lake is nearly dried up.

06/17/2015

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Deer Sterilization Program Blamed For Deaths

A non-profit called White Buffalo tranquilized 114 deer with dart guns and transported them to veterinarians to be sterilized.

06/15/2015

Dr. James Watson, with Francis Crick , discovered the structure of DNA: A double helix -- the building block of life.

Dr. James Watson To Be Reunited With Nobel Prize Medal He Gave Away

A Nobel Prize medal sold at auction is heading home to Long Island next week.

06/12/2015

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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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Airline Industry Group Recommends Downsizing Carry-On Luggage Limit

A trade group of airlines recommended the change to solve a dilemma: passengers shut out of overhead space on crowded planes.

06/10/2015

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

Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

First Case Of Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Confirmed In Nassau County

Environmental groups are urging the state to step up the war on the insects before they wipe out thousands of additional trees.

06/08/2015

Victor Espinoza, the jockey for American Pharoah, visits the resting place of Grand Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Schneerson. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: American Pharoah’s Jockey Looks To Higher Power Before Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes is the the kind of place where luck looms large. But the team behind American Pharoah is hedging its bets by locking in a little help from above.

06/04/2015

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