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Crews on Long Island are fighting to prevent the spread of Asian Longhorned Beetles. (Credit: CBS 2)

Clock Is Ticking In Fight Against Asian Longhorned Beetles

The Asian Longhorned Beetle first appeared in New York in 1996. It is believed that it came from China to Brooklyn in packaging material.

06/23/2014

Huntington, Long Island Valet Parking

In Attempt To Boost Economy, Long Island Town Tries Free Downtown Valet Parking

The frustrating hunt for a parking space can turn shoppers off. But one local municipality is taking a cue from the high-end hotels and restaurants.

06/20/2014

Police officer Arthur Lopez and Darrell Fuller (credit: Handouts)

Video, Audio Recordings From Fatal Shooting Of Nassau Cop Released To Public

Police radio transmissions were released Thursday in the trial against Darrell Fuller, a parolee accused of fleeing from a crash then shooting Nassau County police officer Artie Lopez.

06/19/2014

Roosevelt High School Yearbook

Long Island Principal Accused Of Plagiarizing Yearbook Message To Seniors

The words in the yearbook at Roosevelt High School in Roosevelt, Long Island, appear to be lifted from another school. While school officials said it was a clerical error, others have alleged it was plagiarism.

06/18/2014

Michael Elardo is escorted to court on June 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Bail Set At $1 Million For Retired NYPD Officer Charged In Deadly Levittown Hit-Run Crash

A retired NYPD officer charged in connection with the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown faced a judge Tuesday.

06/17/2014

Long Island Strawberry Crop

Rainy June After Bitter Winter Is Bad News For Long Island Strawberries

This rainy week has taken its toll on local farmers, with fruits and vegetables hungry for sunshine after already having been delayed by the cool spring.

06/13/2014

Hempstead Student Protest

Hempstead High School Students Worry Missing Grades Will Keep Them From College

Grades for hundreds of Long Island high school students were never recorded, and the students have been left worried that the missing transcripts could cause problems as they prepare for college.

06/12/2014

Nearly half of working moms polled said they are "hanging by a thread." (Credit: CBS 2)

Poll: Many Women Struggle To Find Satisfying Balance Between Careers, Families

The age-old dilemma of balancing life and work may be taking a greater toll than women realize.

06/11/2014

Harry Paul won the top honor at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Teen In World Spotlight After Inventing Award-Winning Spinal Treatment

Children suffering from scoliosis — curvature of the spine — may one day have a new treatment, thanks to the invention of a Long Island high school student.

06/10/2014

Darrell Fuller is escorted by police on his way to court on Oct. 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Trial Of Alleged Cop Killer Darrell Fuller Begins On Long Island

34-year-old Darrell Fuller has pleaded not guilty in the October 2012 killing of Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez and a second man.

06/09/2014

Long Island Graduating Twins

CBS 2 Exclusive: 10 Sets Of Twins, Triplets Set To Graduate From One Long Island High School

Graduation was poised to be double the fun at a Long Island high school this year, as 10 sets of multiples – twins and triplets – were set to graduate in the same senior class.

06/05/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado, walks in his barn after training on the main track at Belmont Park on June 4, 2014 in Elmont, New York. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

California Chrome Made 3-5 Favorite For Belmont; Draws No. 2 Post

California Chrome is the 3-5 early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion.

06/04/2014

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists opened in May at Belmont Park (Credit: CBS 2)

New Equine Hospital Providing Better Care For Horses At Belmont Park

A newly opened equine hospital at the facility is catering to its 3,000 thoroughbreds.

06/03/2014

A graphic presented by NOAA  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) of potential storm surge flooding in the Gulf Coast region as NOAA issued the initial outlook for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season during a press conference May 22, 2014 at the New York City Office of Emergency Management's Emergency Operations Center in Brooklyn.  (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

L.I. Officials Urge Preparedness For Upcoming Hurricane Season

Although forecasters are expecting a slower-than-usual hurricane season, officials are still advising residents to be ready.

05/30/2014

Suffolk County officials say this illegal dump site in Central Islip contains asbestos and possibly other contaminants. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: Illegal Dumping Investigation Reveals Banned Pesticides, Dangerous Metals At 2 Suffolk County Locations

Test results show that two locations under investigation for illegal dumping in the Town of Islip are more dangerous than first thought.

05/29/2014

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