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Debris is left out for removal on Nov. 20, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

FEMA Exec Says He Has Seen Evidence Of Insurance Fraud After Sandy

The executive in charge of FEMA’s insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.

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The Ellison Avenue Bridge over the Long Island Rail Road in Westbury will be closed for a year as it is replaced. (Credit: CBS2)

Westbury Residents Not Looking Forward To Replacement Of Bridge Over LIRR

A deteriorating, heavily-used Long Island bridge over railroad tracks is going to be replaced. But that means a year of detoured traffic, and snarled road closures near the busy Roosevelt Field Mall in Nassau County.

02/27/2015

Police in Nassau County are searching for a brazen tire and rim thief targeting luxury cars. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau County Police Warn Mercedes-Benz Owners Of Tire And Rim Thefts

Dozens of expensive cars parked on driveways and in front of homes across Nassau County have been hit by thieves.

02/26/2015

Michael Greico received a parking ticket for parking in a handicapped space even though he has a placard, and still had to pay a $30 fee to Nassau County when the ticket was dismissed. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Nassau Lawmakers Agree With Complaints About Fees For Dismissed Tickets

A CBS2 story Thursday about parking ticket fees in Nassau County has received an overwhelming response.

02/20/2015

Paul Keiley (right) and Sharona Abraham protest against the $30 Nassau County Driver Responsibility Fee, which is charged even for tickets that are dismissed. (Credit: CBS2)

Extra Parking Ticket Fee Infuriates Nassau Drivers, But Judge Advises Getting Used To It

Some Long Island drivers are livid, after their tickets were dismissed but they were stuck with a costly surcharge anyway.

02/19/2015

MARS - JANUARY 6:  In this handout released by NASA, a portion of the first color image of Mars that was taken by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is seen January 6, 2003. The rover landed on Mars January 3 and sent it's first high resolution color image January 6.  (Photo by NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory/ Cornell University via Getty Images)

New Jersey Woman Among 100 Candidates In The Running to Take Part In Mission to Mars

One hundred people are now one step closer to being the first humans on Mars.

02/18/2015

Nassau County police Officer Mohit Arora speaks to reporters outside the Mineola criminal courthouse Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Burglar Takes Plea Deal In Shooting Of Nassau County Cop

Cong Xu, a Chinese national living in Brooklyn, pleaded guilty Tuesday to the shooting of Officer Mohit Arora following a New Hyde Park home invasion in August 2013.

02/17/2015

Bella, a bulldog who was stolen from her owners, has been returned thanks to a microchip. (Credit: CBS2)

Beloved Bulldog Reunited With Owners Years After Disappearing On Long Island

A beloved bulldog that was stolen from her owners has found her way home years later.

02/16/2015

Actress Dakota Johnson and actor Jamie Dornan attend the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' premiere during the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Zoo Palast on February 11, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Some Moviegoers Excited, Some Shy As They Flock To See ’50 Shades Of Grey’

Swarms of moviegoers flocked to theaters for the release of “50 Shades of Grey” Friday, as the movie opened to uneven reviews.

02/13/2015

Three Tuskegee Airmen visit Gardiner Manor Elementary School in Brightwaters, N.Y., on Feb. 12, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Suffolk Schoolchildren Learn History First-Hand From Tuskegee Airmen

Gardiner Manor Elementary School in Brightwaters honored Tuskegee airmen — survivors of World War II, survivors of harsh racial segregation

02/12/2015

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LI Parents Ask School Districts To Enforce Stricter Safety Regulations For Contact Sports

There are calls being made on Long Island for new rules to protect student athletes from unsafe equipment.

02/11/2015

Babylon residents are split over a proposed soup kitchen that would be used to feed the needy. (Credit: CBS2)

Babylon Homeowners Divided Over Plan To Feed Needy Residents

A controversy is cooking in a Suffolk County village as residents fight a church’s plan to feed the needy.

02/10/2015

East Meadow High School students walk down a treacherous sidewalk on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Residents Say They’re Getting Runaround Over Snow-Packed Bus Stops

Passing the buck is what many Long Island pedestrians and bus riders have been complaining is happening, when they report precarious passage along sidewalks, streets, and bus shelters.

02/09/2015

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Hundreds Of Women ‘Go Red’ For Cardiovascular Health Awareness

Heart disease survivors are sharing their personal journeys with CBS2 in honor of national Go Red Day, raising awareness about growing heart risks to women across the country.

02/06/2015

Steven Smalls Jr. was the engineer on the Metro-North train involved in an accident on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Six people were killed. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents Of Engineer In Deadly Metro-North Crash Say Son Is A Hero

The parents of the engineer on the Metro-North train involved in the deadly crash and fire this week could not believe their son made it out alive.

02/05/2015

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