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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.


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.



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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


American Pharoah trains in preparation of the Belmont Stakes at Churchill Downs on May 30, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Arrives At Belmont Park Ahead Of Run At History

That leaves seven challengers to face the Derby and Preakness winner in his bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.


Dr. Howard Schneider of Huntington, Long Island, says he received threatening calls after another dentist with the same name in Florida was accused of harming children. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Dentist: Mistaken Identity Has Led To Threats

The dentist shares a name with a Florida dentist who is accused of harming young patients.


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Roslyn Students Present Surprising Findings On Clothing Choices, UV Exposure

It’s sunscreen season and not only can UV rays cause skin cancer, but they can also result in aging, even under your clothing.


Valentina Allen of Howard Beach, Queens died of a congenital heart defect at the age of 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Community Rallies Around Parents After Queens Girl With Congenital Heart Defect Dies

The Queens community of Howard Beach had been rooting for little Valentina Allen’s recovery – but she didn’t make it, and now the neighborhood is rallying around her grieving parents.


A baby beluga whale is captured on video. (Credit: Erin Silva)

Baby Beluga Whales Make Big Splash Off Long Island

Since Friday, sightings abound of three whales in the shallow, calm Long Island Sound.


Crowds at Jones Beach on May 25, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Crowds Head To Jones Beach For Memorial Day

Crowds headed to Long Island Monday to spend Memorial Day having some fun in the sun at Jones Beach.