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Bruno the Rottweiler. (credit: Northwind Kennels)

Superstorm Sandy Dog Moves To New Shelter, Awaits New Home

The last dog that was displaced by Superstorm Sandy and living in a temporary shelter on Long Island has been relocated, but there is no shortage of prospective parents for Bruno the Rottweiler.

03/16/2013

Kitten at Nassau temporary pet shelter. The shelter is to close on Friday. (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Of Pets Remain Unclaimed With Nassau’s Temporary Shelter To Close

Nassau’s emergency pet shelter will officially close its doors Friday. But as of midnight on Monday, the pets will all be officially placed in the custody of Nassau’s SPCA.

03/11/2013

Melanie Donus

Lawsuit: Garden City Schools Discriminate Against Special Needs Students

Three Long Island mothers – all tired of battling school administrators – are now going to do battle in federal court over claims that their disabled children are being discriminated against in public school.

02/25/2013

Visitors at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center (credit: CBS 2)

Businesses Suffer After Many School Districts Cancel Mid-Winter Break Due To Sandy

Many businesses rely on revenues from mid-winter break when families are typically looking for indoor activities for their kids.

02/19/2013

Elizabeth Marrinan, 47, is charged with stabbing her husband in Garden City, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Beloved Long Island School Bus Driver Charged With Stabbing Husband

Elizabeth Marrinan is loved by the students she drives to school every day, but on Monday, the Long Island school bus driver stood charged with attempted murder.

01/21/2013

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Nassau County Works To Help Find Homes For Sandy Pets

With pets still in need of a permanent home after superstorm Sandy, Nassau County is putting out a call for help.

01/11/2013

United States Postal Service Job Event at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Long Island - Dec. 27, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

U.S. Postal Service Holds Job Fair At Roosevelt Field Mall

Some shoppers were looking for more than just bargains at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Thursday.

12/27/2012

Shoppers At Roosevelt Field Mall Dec. 26, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Shoppers Flock To Stores For Post-Christmas Bargains

Holidays sales numbers so far have been disappointing, but people appear to be ready for the post-Christmas bargains, and even the tourists know to wait if they want to save money.

12/26/2012

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Tree Stump-Strewn Neighborhoods Pose Pricey Problems For Long Island Towns After Sandy

Hempstead is just one of many Nassau County towns that is dealing with this pricey problem. In Garden City, neighborhoods are strewn with uprooted stumps and shattered sidewalks.

12/21/2012

Edward Orenchuk III (credit: Nassau County DA)

L.I. Boy Scouts Leader Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Edward Orenchuk III of Garden City faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.

12/13/2012

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Long Island Boy Scouts Leader Charged With Child Porn Possession

A Boy Scouts leader in Long Island has been arrested after author allegedly found hundreds of images of child pornography on his computer – some reportedly showing children as young as 5.

12/12/2012

Artie Jackson (credit: police handout)

After Sandy, Armed Looters Creating Fear For Garden City Residents

Police have a possible suspect in the break-ins, 46-year-old Artie Jackson. DNA evidence could link him to other post-Sandy break-ins.

11/12/2012

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

An aerial view of John F. Kennedy Airport. (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Long Island Neighbors Complain About Constant Air Traffic Noise From JFK

The Federal Aviation Administration has scheduled a meeting Monday night at the East Williston Village Hall on Long Island, to address concerns about the number of flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport zooming overhead.

WCBS 880–10/20/2012

Members of a military police brigade wish loved ones goodbye before being deployed to Afghanistan. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Army National Guard Members Wish Families Goodbye Before Deployment To Afghanistan

One hundred members of a military police brigade wished loved ones goodbye at a time when the death toll for Americans in the Afghan conflict is climbing.

08/23/2012

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