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Police Chase Ends In Crash At Long Island School After Alleged Carjacking

Two vehicles slammed into the side of the Harold D. Fayette School in North Merrick after an alleged carjacking led to a police chase.

03/20/2012

FILE - Cardinal Timothy Dolan (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan Speaks Out Against Birth Control Policy To Crowd In Hicksville

Cardinal Timothy Dolan said the Health and Human Services regulation on providing free contraceptive services to employees of religiously based institutions is a violation of religious freedom.

03/03/2012

John Pappias (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Suffolk County Police Arrest Northport Man In Fatal Hit-And-Run

John Pappias is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on January 15.

01/14/2012

A man scrapes ice from his car on Jan. 4, 2012, in Inwood. (credit: Kristin Thorne/CBS 2)

Cold Snap Continues, With Temperatures Not Expected To Scrape Past Freezing

Recollections of the balmy weekend that saw temperatures in the 50s may seem like long-forgotten vacation memories.

01/04/2012

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Hicksville Woman Struck Unconscious During Attempted Burglary

Police said the 30-year-old woman was asleep in her Heitz Place home when she was awakened by a noise from within her apartment around 11 p.m.

09/28/2011

Ground Spraying for Mosquitos (file / credit: AP)

Nassau County To Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying To Prevent West Nile Virus

After one man died from West Nile Virus and a number of mosquitos tested positive for the virus, the Nassau County health department has decided to spray the pesticide Scourge.

09/20/2011

LIPA Crews In Syosset, Aug. 31 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIPA Estimates Irene Repair Bill At $176 Million

Irene knocked out power to more than 523,000 LIPA customers, a record for the utility.

09/16/2011

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LIPA Board Pledges Investigation As Customers Vent Frustrations

As outages dwindle and LIPA restores full power, its board pledges a complete storm response review and acknowledges that National Grid’s contract may be in jeopardy.

09/05/2011

Frustrated residents of Hicksville, NY made an appearance at a news conference held by LIPA and National Grid on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

LIPA Restores Power To Most On Long Island, But Over 4,000 Remain In The Dark

As of Sunday evening, LIPA estimates power has been restored for 99 percent of customers, meaning over 4,000 are still without power.

09/04/2011

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on August 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Tanks, Closes Down 253 Points On Dismal Jobs Report

Stocks plunged Friday and ended an otherwise positive trading week on a sour note after a dismal jobs report renewed fears of another recession.

09/02/2011

LI Power

East Meadow Residents Thrilled To Get Power Back After Week Of Darkness

On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.

09/01/2011

LIPA Crews In Syosset, Aug. 31 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIPA Races To Restore Power; Gov’t Reaches Out To Irene-Affected Residents

LIPA crews say they have restored power to nearly 300,000 customers in three days and get upset when given an “F” grade by a politician or slammed by customers.

08/31/2011

A Beach Patrol Headquarters used by the City of Long Beach lifeguards was lifted and moved to the boardwalk by the strong winds of Tropical Storm Irene as it swept through Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. (credit: Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

Long Island Cleaning Up After Irene Passes; Thousands Still Without Power

Tropical Storm Irene walloped Long Island over the weekend with the winds causing major problems after knocking down trees and power lines.

08/29/2011

People cool off in a fountain in Battery Park. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Big Apple Heat Wave Packs Steamy Punch; Another Scorcher On Tap For Thursday

It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.

06/08/2011

Long Island Railroad station - Freeport, NY (file / credit: MTA)

Disruptions This Weekend On LIRR’s Busiest Branch

Shuttle buses will be replacing trains between Freeport and Babylon as the LIRR completes work on a $23 million signal and switching upgrade.

04/08/2011

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