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Melissa Weiner, 31, is charged with leaving her 6-year-old son home alone for 16 hours in Port Jefferson, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Mom Who Allegedly Left Son Home Alone Says It Was All An Accident

A Long Island mother accused of leaving her young child alone at home all night so she could go on a date was in court Monday to plead her case.

06/24/2014

Melissa Weiner

Police: L.I. Woman Left Son, 6, Home Alone Overnight While She Was On Date

A Long Island woman has been arrested and charged, after police said she left her 6-year-old home alone overnight while she went on a date.

06/23/2014

Wyckoff Police Car (file/credit: CBS 2)

Wyckoff Burglary Resembles ‘Wet Bandits’ Home Alone Break-Ins

An odd burglary in Wyckoff, New Jersey had all of the hallmarks of the 1990s classic ‘Home Alone.’

06/21/2014

Melissa Weiner (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Port Jefferson Woman Accused Of Leaving Boy, 6, Home Alone

According to Suffolk County police, the little boy had stopped a Port Jefferson Village Constable at approximately 12:25 p.m. Friday and told him he was home alone.

06/20/2014

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Police In New Jersey Investigate ‘Wet Bandit’ Burglary

The odd burglary had all the hallmarks of the 1980’s classic “Home Alone.”

06/20/2014

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Long Island Couple Accused Of Leaving 4 Kids Home Alone For 6 Days

A Long Island couple was facing serious allegations Thursday evening, claiming they left their four children home alone for six days without any food or heat.

02/13/2014

Roselle Park 2-Year-Old Home Alone

Girl, 2, Left Alone In Smoky N.J. Apartment; Mother Arrested

A Roselle Park, N.J. mother has been arrested, after her 2-year-old daughter was found alone in a smoky apartment.

07/09/2013

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Cops: 9-Year-Old Thwarts Burglar In Wanaque, New Jersey

Police Captain Tom Norton said a quick-thinking 9-year-old girl locked herself in a bedroom after coming face-to-face with an alleged burglar and called her mother who subsequently called 911.

11/23/2011