Carolyn Gusoff

Nassau County Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas wants tougher penalties in the wake of the death of a young boy killed by an alleged suspended driver. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County DA Calls For Stiffer Penalties For Drivers With Suspended Licenses In Deadly, Serious Accidents

Nassau County Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas wants tougher penalties in the wake of the death of a young boy killed by an alleged suspended driver.

04/02/2015

Long Beach Police Officer Brian Eidens (Credit: CBS2)

Long Beach Police Officer Crashes Head-On Into Runaway Car To Save Others

A Long Beach police officer says he was just doing his job when he stopped an erratic driver on Sunday night by putting himself in the path of the runaway car.

03/31/2015

A feral cat colony near Field 10 in Jones Beach. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Organization Says Feral Cat Colonies At Jones Beach Threaten Piping Plovers

The American Bird Conservancy is demanding that state officials remove feral cat colonies at Jones Beach.

03/30/2015

Melvin Pineda, Kquamel Jones and Teisean Kemp. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Teens Handed Out Fake $20 Bills To Fellow Students At Uniondale High School

Melvin Pineda, 17, Teisean Kemp, 16, and Kquamel Jones, 16, were arrested at Uniondale High School on Tuesday and are each charged with several counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument.

03/25/2015

The City of Long Beach plans to plant 2,700 new trees to replace those destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

2,700 New Trees To Be Planted In Sandy-Ravaged Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, ravaged by Superstorm Sandy in the fall of 2012, is about to get a new look.

03/24/2015

A TSA PreCheck line for low-risk passengers. (Credit: CBS2)

Lawmakers Alarmed After Convicted Murderer Goes Through TSA PreCheck Airport Screening

How did a convicted murderer with ties to a terrorist group get aboard an airplane through a reduced security screening?

03/23/2015

Sheldon Leftenant pleaded not guilty Thursday, March 12, in the shooting of Suffolk County Police Officer Mark Collins. (Credit: CBS2)

Grand Jury Indicts Man In Shooting Of Suffolk County Police Officer

A grand jury has indicted a Huntington Station man accused of shooting a Suffolk County police officer last week.

03/20/2015

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First Batch Of Sandy-Damaged Long Island Homes Ready For Auction

The first of hundreds of state-owned storm-damaged homes are ready for auction on Long Island.

03/19/2015

Bob Reffi gets a prosthetic limb fitted. New York state Affordable Health Care insurance currently covers only one prosthetic device per limb, per lifetime. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: NYS Amputees Say Insurance Limits Them To One Prosthetic Per Limb For Life

Living with the loss of an arm or a leg is hard enough, and now amputees have begun a fight for insurance coverage in New York state.

03/17/2015

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Pothole Problems Persist Throughout Tri-State Area

It’s an all out war against potholes in the Town of Hempstead on Long Island.

03/16/2015

Vicky Fradella received this ticket for an uninspected vehicle from the county. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau Judge: Enforcement Of 20-Year-Old Tickets Is Attempt To Clear Backlog

Multiple drivers on Long Island were recently shocked and baffled by traffic tickets dating back 20 years or more.

03/13/2015

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Suspect In Shooting Of Suffolk County Cop Pleads Not Guilty

Officials say Officer Mark Collins was shot just before midnight Wednesday while confronting a suspect who fled a traffic stop in Huntington Station.

03/12/2015

Vicky Fradella and her husband, Joe, are fighting a 22-year-old ticket. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Drivers Stunned By Tickets Dating Back 20 Years Or More

Vicky Fradella of Levittown said she was flabbergasted when she got a notice in the mail from the Nassau County Traffic and Parking Violations Bureau for an alleged violation from 22 years ago.

03/11/2015

An Ohio State University study cautions parents against heaping undue praise on children, such as telling them they are "exceptional" or "more deserving." (credit: CBS2)

Study: Overpraising Kids Leads To Narcissism

A new study warns well-meaning parents to avoid heaping on praise, like telling their kids they’re special.

03/10/2015

Police say Ari Drucker attacked a woman following a dispute between her and his girlfriend at a gas station. (Credit: CBS2)

LI Woman Says Long Running Dispute Spilled Over Into Terrifying Road Rage Incident

A Long Island woman was involved in a terrifying road rage incident. Police say another driver intentionally plowed into her car on Sunday night, leaving her seriously hurt.

03/09/2015

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