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Long Island students are working with local biologists to help replenish the clam population in area bays. (Photo: CBS 2)

Connetquot High School Students Band Together To Help Save Long Island Seafood

Students from Connetquot High School’s “Clam Club” said they want safe and plentiful seafood. They joined their science teachers and marine biologists to seed and plant thousands of baby clams and oysters.

05/31/2013

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Preparing For The Worst: Suffolk County Police Train To React To School Shooter Scenario

Police In Suffolk County learned important lessons during a drill on Saturday, lessons that could equal lives saved during a crisis.

02/23/2013

School Gunman Training

Suffolk County Police Train For Threat Of A Gunman In School

Suffolk County police on Saturday launched a training exercise simulating a gunman opening fire in a school.

02/23/2013

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Long Island Schools Employ New Tactics To ID Intoxicated Students

School districts on Long Island are getting a lesson in drugs. Faculty members and parents are learning how to spot signs of drug use among students.

03/28/2012

David Heise walks into the Suffolk County courthouse (credit: CBS 2)

David Heise, Driver Who Hit, Killed 2 Long Island Teens, Sentenced

David Heise, 29, has been sentenced to six to nine years in prison for the deaths of 17-year-old Eugene Franjola and 16-year-old Stephen Massina.

08/10/2011

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Long Island Mothers Battling To Put Alleged Drunk Driver Away

Their sons were killed, allegedly by a speeding, unlicensed driver who was never tested for drugs or alcohol. On Thursday two grief-stricken Long Island families were fighting for changes in the legal system.

04/21/2011

Last-Minute Filers Race To Make Income Tax Deadlines

Tri-State Area Federal Workers To Face Furloughs During Shutdown

Taxpayers in the Tri-State Area still expecting a refund check in the mail from Uncle Sam may have to wait a bit longer.

04/08/2011

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Teen Pleads Guilty In Connetquot High School Plot

The girlfriend of a teenager who had planned a Columbine-style attack on his former Long Island school has acknowledged her role in the aborted plot.

03/03/2011