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Mega Millions winner Philip Cimino (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Floral Designer Wins $33 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

The 67-year-old purchased the winning ticket for the Nov. 2 drawing in Mineola.

11/29/2012

Utility worker (file/credit: CBS 2)

Out-Of-State Utility Workers Say L.I. Power Restoration Became ‘Free-For-All’

Bottlenecks and red tape made getting back on line nearly impossible for the powerless across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

11/15/2012

Floral Park Trees

Devastation On Long Island: Power Down, Widespread Damage, 2 Dead

Long Island was a disaster area Tuesday night, after Superstorm Sandy uprooted trees and blew them over like matchsticks, and at one point cut power to 90 percent of LIPA customers without power.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Wake, Funeral Monday For L.I. College Student Harsha Maddula

A fisherman found the 18-year-old’s body Thursday night in Wilmette Harbor, a few miles north of Evanston, six days after he disappeared after leaving an off-campus party near Northwestern University in suburban Chicago.

10/01/2012

The message at the Farmingdale State College commencement (Credit: CBS 2)

Plane Crash Victims Remembered At Farmingdale State College Commencement

Graduating students of Farmingdale State College arrived for commencement on Saturday morning. And just steps away was a congratulatory message, mixed with a message of sadness for the two students who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.

05/12/2012

Officer Kevin Brennan (credit: NYPD)

Brooklyn Suspect In NYPD Cop Shooting Charged With Attempted Murder

Officer Kevin Brennan is in critical but stable condition and doctors say he’s expected to make a full recovery. Meanwhile, the suspect, Luis Ortiz, has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer.

02/01/2012

Generic Hospital Bed File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Leak Sends 5 To Hospitals On Long Island

Nassau County police said the gas apparently leaked from a first-floor deli in Garden City Park into the apartments upstairs.

12/31/2010