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Long Island Couple Accused Of Leaving 4 Kids Home Alone For 6 Days

A Long Island couple was facing serious allegations Thursday evening, claiming they left their four children home alone for six days without any food or heat.

02/13/2014

Bonni Blier (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Special Education Tutor Accused Of Stealing Jewelry From Students’ Homes

A Long Island woman is accused of stealing jewelry from the homes of people who hired her to tutor their special needs children.

02/12/2014

Snow Plow Rage

‘Snow Rage’ Pits Storm-Weary Residents Against Plow Drivers Just Trying To Do Jobs

People have found themselves fed up with the hassle of plowing, shoveling and salting. In fact, people have been pushed to the edge to the point where they have been taking out their frustrations on plow drivers.

02/11/2014

Patrick Vecchio has served as Smithtown's supervisor for 36 years. (credit: CBS 2)

Patrick Vecchio Fights To Regain Office As Smithtown Supervisor After Paperwork Snafu

The town clerk has declared the office vacant because the state’s longest-serving town supervisor failed to file his written oath of office within 30 days.

02/10/2014

The scene of a hit and run in Levittown that left a 14-year-old girl hospitalized. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

14-Year-Old Girl Seriously Injured In Levittown Hit-And-Run

A 14-year-old girl is hospitalized in stable condition after she was mowed down by a hit-and-run driver and then accidentally struck by two other cars.

02/07/2014

Independent Group Home Living Program  suspects (NYS Justice Center)

Hamptons Group Home Workers Allegedly Ran ‘Developmentally Disabled Fight Club’

Police said the four suspects were caught on cell phone video either watching the fight or laughing as the attack occurred.

02/06/2014

Commuters walk through the MTA Subway at 42nd St/Times Square after there were delays with some of the trains due to inclement weather on February 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Robertson/Getty Images)

Commuters Stranded As Ice, Snow Wreaks Havoc On Mass Transit

Hundreds of commuters were left stranded Wednesday after a mix of snow and freezing rain caused icy conditions, signal problems and other issues during the morning commute.

02/05/2014

Geese gather in Seaford, Long Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Hempstead Outlaws Large-Scale Bird Feedings

The Hempstead Town Board voted uananimously Tuesday for a law that targets property owners who attract many birds with large amounts of food.

02/04/2014

Snow in Malverne, N.Y. on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Malgorzata Zielinska)

Heavy, Wet Snow Smacks Long Island

Dozens of school districts have declared a snow day and plows are back out clearing highways as the latest winter storm smacks Long Island.

02/03/2014

Suffolk County Police Sgt. Scott Greene was arrested following an undercover sting showing him stealing from a driver after pulling him over. (credit: Suffolk DA surveillance video)

Veteran Suffolk Police Sergeant Accused Of Stealing From Drivers During Traffic Stops

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said while on patrol, Greene would target Hispanic drivers, pull them over, search their cars and steal whatever cash he could find.

01/31/2014

Bob Fitzgerald pointing to one of the huge potholes he complained about near his Levittown driveway (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Frustrated Levittown Man Fills In Potholes Himself

Limousine driver Bob Fitzgerald, 55, has been filling potholes in Levittown himself for a couple of years after he said it became so frustrating waiting for the town to do the job.

01/30/2014

A sophisticated gang of thieves has ransacked an affluent Long Island town, ripping off seven heavy or bolted down safes, police said. (Photo: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Nassau County Safe Burglary Pattern Continues

Authorities on Long Island are warning homeowners about a pattern of burglaries targeting homes with safes inside. The crime pattern first appeared last summer but the numbers have now more than doubled.

01/29/2014

A worker repairs electrical lines as Long Islanders continue their clean up efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Plainview, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Customers Hit By Sandy Fight For Class-Action Status In Suit Against LIPA

A lawsuit on Long Island could make history as the first class-action suit in the nation against a public utility for storm-related power outages.

01/28/2014

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Long Island Schools Crack Down On Electronic Cigarettes

Fearing electronic cigarettes might be rigged to mask marijuana use, some Long Island schools are banning the devices from their campuses.

01/27/2014

Kids With Cabin Fever

Experts Suggest Cures For Kids’ Cabin Fever During Bitter Blast

CBS 2’s Carolyn Gusoff went in search of the cure for cabin fever, as parents struggle with the challenge of keeping kids busy indoors.

01/24/2014

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