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Daniel Donovan Jr.

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Eric Garner’s Family Renews Call For Federal Takeover In Police Custody Death Investigation

Relatives of a man who died in police custody earlier this month told Staten Island’s district attorney Monday that they want federal investigators to take over the probe into his death.

07/28/2014

Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Candidate Loses GOP Endorsement Over Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

A Republican candidate from Long Island said officiating at same-sex wedding ceremonies has cost him the endorsement of his party.

06/25/2014

Joseph Wood (credit: Nassau County Police)

L.I. Man Running For Town Clerk Accused Of Forcible Touching

The alleged incidents occurred on Sept. 27 and Oct. 6 at a sober house in Uniondale where 73-year-old Joseph Wood is a counselor.

10/28/2013