Carolyn Gusoff

Water pipes could freeze in extreme cold, experts warn. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts Warn Extreme Cold Could Freeze, Burst Pipes

The cold weather was causing problems Thursday for people not just outdoors, but indoors too.

01/08/2015

A mountain of mulch is seen in Middle Island, New York. (credit: CBS2)

Middle Island Residents: Mulch Mountain Has Become A Stinking Nightmare

A Long Island community’s fight against a smelly neighbor is proving to be an uphill battle — a hill that has become a mountain.

01/07/2015

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Uniondale Convenience Store Clerks Fight Off Armed Robber

Two brave convenience store clerks came face-to-face with an armed robber and managed to end a violent robbery spree.

01/06/2015

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

Officials: Destructive Beetles Are Attacking Pine Trees On Long Island

Pine trees are under attack from tiny beetles, smaller than grains of rice, that are invading by the thousands.

01/05/2015

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Nassau County Executive Proposes Higher 911 Fees, Highway Billboards To Increase Revenue

Those despised school speed cameras on Long Island may soon be replaced with other things taxpayers may not like: higher 911 fees and highway billboards.

12/22/2014

A volunteer firefighter suffered critical injuries while battling a fire at this home in Woodmere, N.Y. on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Firefighter In Critical Condition After House Fire In Woodmere

The Central Avenue house was totally gutted by the fire, which broke out at around 4 a.m., CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported.

12/19/2014

Winners of a housing lottery will move into federally subsidized homes on Long Island in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Housing Lottery Proves To Be Christmas Miracle For Seven New York Families

Christmas wishes came true on Thursday, for seven lucky winners of a unique lottery.

12/18/2014

Peter Fedden's family is suing police for not arresting him following a drunk driving accident in 2013. (Credit:CBS2)

Family Of Man Killed In Drunk Driving Crash Says Suffolk County Cops Are To Blame

The family of a man who died in a drunk driving crash claims the police are to blame.

12/17/2014

A third of the students at the Lee Road Elementary School in Wantagh, Long Island, were absent Tuesday amid a flu outbreak. (Credit: CBS2)

115 Students Kept Out Of One Long Island School Amid Flu Outbreak

More than one third of students in a single Long Island elementary school stayed home on Tuesday, with many of them suffering from flu systems.

12/16/2014

Mall shoppers. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts Offer Tips To Reduce Your Holiday Shipping Costs

Black Friday might be one of the busiest shopping days of the year, but this Monday, Dec. 15, was to be the biggest shipping day.

12/15/2014

Zachary Ranftle, 12-year-old boy fatally struck by an SUV while walking to school in Valley Stream. (credit: Handout)

12-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck By SUV While Walking To School In Valley Stream

It happened on Merrick Road and Franklin Avenue in Valley Stream around 7:20 am. Thursday.

12/12/2014

Tucker the horse was killed after escaping from the Double D Bar Ranch in Manorville, Long Island. (Credit: Double D Bar Ranch/CBS2)

Runaway Horse Struck, Killed By Tractor Trailer After Escaping From LI Ranch; 2 Other Horses Found Safe

One horse is dead after escaping with two other horses from a ranch on Long Island.

12/11/2014

Thomas Datre Jr.&  Sr. leaving court after pleading not guilty in Islip dumping scandal (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

6 Charged, Including 2 Former Islip Town Officials, In Illegal-Dumping Probe On Long Island

The six also include two businessmen and local contractors. The 32-count indictment includes charges of criminal mischief, conspiracy and numerous environmental violations.

12/08/2014

John Alaia (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Superintendent Charged With Stealing From Apartments Where He Works

A superintendent at a Long Island senior community was behind bars Friday night, after admitting to a month-long burglary spree that featured him using his master key to gain entry.

12/05/2014

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Cold Spring Harbor LIRR Commuters: Too Many Cars, Not Enough Spaces

Many cars and not enough parking spaces—it’s a problem all too familiar to railroad commuters. Now, some are paying a hefty price for trying to solve it on their own.

12/03/2014

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