Jennifer McLogan

Ghost peppers pack 400 times the mouth-numbing heat of Tabasco. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: L.I. Teen’s Family Sues After He Is Punished For Bringing Super-Hot Pepper To School

A bizarre lawsuit on Long Island will have parents thinking twice about what they pack in their children’s lunch.

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Lt. Edward Weckerle Park

Long Island Residents Push To Clean Up Park Named For WWI Veteran

Lt. Edward Weckerle Park, a historic suburban neighborhood park, has sadly seen better days.

05/25/2015

Coney Island

Businesses, Beaches Ready For Summer From The Hamptons, To Coney Island, To The Jersey Shore

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the unofficial start to the summer, and many businesses are looking forward to a great season.

05/22/2015

Conservationists are trying to figure out what has caused a turtle die-off on Long Island. (Credit: SoutholdLocal/Katie Blasl)

Conservationists Race To Solve Mystery Of Long Island Turtle Die-Off

Turtles are washing up on Long Island beaches, and the die off could signal trouble for fish, shellfish, and the health of local bays.

05/21/2015

Convicted drunk driver Charles Koukalenious of East Islip says goodbye to his family at his sentencing. (Credit: CBS2)

East Islip Man Sobs As He Is Sentenced Following Guilty Plea In Deadly DUI

A convicted drunk driver cried in court before he was sentenced for killing an elderly woman.

05/20/2015

Sandy home for auction (Credit: Mike Xirinachs/ WCBS 880)

Hurricane Sandy-Damaged Homes In Nassau County Go Up For Auction

Dozens of Sandy-damaged homes in Nassau County were auctioned off Monday.

05/19/2015

A Levittown family said their home has been hit by vehicles 4 times in 10 years. (Credit: CBS2)

Same Levittown Home Has Been Hit By Vehicles Four Different Times

Four times is not a charm. Unwelcome visitors once again came barreling into the same suburban home and police had to respond to an SOS call for a house getting hit.

05/18/2015

Seerojnie Ram (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Woman Charged With Stealing Identities Of 500 People

An arrest on Long Island has halted a scheme that plundered the identities of hundreds of people, including the dead and disabled, in 31 states, authorities said Friday.

05/15/2015

Cosmin Florea (credit: Nassau County Police)

Daughter Of Hit-And-Run Victim Says She Forgives Father’s Killer

It was an emotional day in court as a 34-year-old man was sentenced for the hit-and-run death of a Long Island father.

05/12/2015

Security cameras caught a group of men stealing the tires and rims from a car in Massapequa. (credit: Handout)

Surveillance Camera Catches Tire Thieves In Action On Long Island

A Long Island man has released surveillance video of a group of thieves who ripped off his daughter’s car over the weekend.

05/11/2015

Children on a playground in Nassau County, where multiple attempted lurings have been reported in recent weeks. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Residents On Edge After String Of Attempted Child Lurings

Parents in Nassau County recently received a letter from police, warning them about a man trying to lure young children with candy.

05/08/2015

Nassau County residents say air traffic from JFK Airport is too loud, and has increased in frequency due to a runway closing. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau Neighbors: Passing JFK Planes Are Dangerously Loud

Frustration has been mounting among some Long Island homeowners, as their ears are rattled by planes flying overhead.

05/07/2015

Hempstead School District

Parents Outraged After Proposed Budget Would Cut 100 Staff From Hempstead School District

Many parents say due to the district’s extra student burden, the superintendent should first reach out to state and federal government for more funding.

05/06/2015

Aurelia Rios (credit: Handout)

Trial Under Way For Nursing Home Workers In L.I. Woman’s Death

Workers at a Long Island nursing home faced a judge Tuesday, on allegations that they killed a patient and tried to cover it up.

05/05/2015

Drinking water (Photo: CBS2)

Report: Increased Nitrogen Levels Threatening Suffolk County Water Supplies

There is a looming water crisis on Long Island. A new report says excessive lawn watering and pesticide runoff from homes is threatening drinking water, bays and harbors.

05/04/2015

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