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Massapequa DUI Crash Simulation

Staged Accident Hits Point Home About Driving Drunk For L.I. Students

Students in Massapequa, Long Island, have been through a rare and sobering experience, as the football field was turned into the scene of a simulated deadly drunken driving accident.

04/17/2013

Deer (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Essex County, N.J., Begins Hunt To Reduce Deer Population

At three wooded reservations in Essex County, don’t be surprised if you hear the crack of a gun, or see a hunter going into the woods this week.

01/22/2013

Westchester County Flag

Democrats Walk Out; Westchester Budget Bill Approved Without Them

A scene of chaos erupted in Westchester County this week, as lawmakers passed a budget bill after all but two Democrats walked out of the meeting.

12/08/2012

Shopping (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Bergen County, N.J. To Reinstate Blue Laws This Week

Bergen County, N.J. this week will reinstate its Blue Laws that ban retail shopping on Sundays, according to a published report.

11/13/2012

Sandy's storm surge buries cars in Long Beach under feet of sand. (credit: CBS 2)

Mangano: Many Challenges Remain In Nassau County Post-Sandy

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano on Sunday said that many challenges remained in his Long Island County following the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy.

11/04/2012

Nassau County

Nassau County Residents Clear Out As Storm Moves In

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said Sunday evening that police will be on the scene to protect the areas subjected to evacuation, and those that try to enter “will be arrested and put away immediately.”

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Steve Levy (Photo/Douglas Healey/AP FILE PHOTO)

Suffolk County Legislator Calls For County Exec To Step Down

As the investigation continues into Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy’s campaign finances, one lawmaker is already calling for Levy to step down.

03/26/2011

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel - White Plains, NY - File Photo

County Board Vs. County Executive In Westchester

What’s the property tax levy in Westchester County?

01/20/2011

Westchester County Board of Legislators - File Photo

Westchester County Legislators Pass Term Limits Bill

The Westchester County Board of Legislators has passed a bill that would limit terms for county legislators and the county executive.

12/07/2010

Can money buy happiness?

Westchester County Gets Medicaid Reimbursement Check

County Executive Rob Asterino said it’s not a whole lot of money but its a start.

11/28/2010

A deer crosses in front of a car on a road (credit: AP)

Essex County Opens Deer Hunt To Ease Overcrowding

Sharpshooters are ready to take aim at deer for Essex County’s fourth deer hunt to help stem overcrowding, but some residents and animal rights activists are outraged.

11/10/2010

Bergen County Clerk Kathleen Donovan campaigns for County Executive - Ramsey, NJ - Sep 11, 2010 - Photo: Friends of Kathe Donovan for County Executive

Republican Wins Top Job In Bergen County

Republican Kathleen Donovan unseated Democratic incumbent County Executive Dennis McNerney.

11/03/2010