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Jennifer McLogan

LI hit-and-run accident victim Steven Acquaviva calls on driver to turn himself in. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Hit-And-Run Accident Victim Calls On Driver To ‘Man Up To What He Did’

Police said the driver of the pickup got out to put a blanket over Steven Acquaviva and then drove off.

04/17/2014

New SAT

Students Look Forward To Revamped SAT With More Focus On ‘Real-World’ Problems

Real-world problems, more “focused” topics, and the elimination of “obscure vocabulary” are among the features of the revamped SAT for college admissions, which will be rolled out in 2016.

04/16/2014

A suspect seen on surveillance video inside Walt Whitman High School in Huntington. (credit: Suffolk County police)

Man Charged With Trespassing After Taking Pictures Inside L.I. High School

Police say 35-year-old James Rankin, a 1996 graduate of Walt Whitman High School, was seen on surveillance video taking photographs inside the school.

04/15/2014

North Massapequa resident Greg Lane looks out a bedroom window. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Ball Fields A Nuisance To Neighbors

Since the site of a former school was transformed into a park, homeowners on the adjacent properties have been dealing with noise, bright lights and balls routinely crashing into their houses.

04/10/2014

Uniondale Cable Guy Impersonator Attack

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Woman Says Cable Guy Impersonator Invaded Home, Attacked

An armed con artist was on the loose Wednesday night, after terrorizing a 74-year-old woman on Long Island.

04/09/2014

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers, N.Y. (credit: kennedycatholic.org)

Religious Schools Call On New York State Lawmakers To Approve Tax Credits

Charter schools and pre-kindergarten are getting funding in the recently approved state budget. But tax credits that would have benefited private schools with up to $150 million a year have so far been denied.

04/08/2014

A tree stump sits in front of a home in Albertson, Long Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Residents Stumped Over Removal Of Trees

More than a dozen 70-year-old trees were suddenly chopped down in one Long Island, and now residents, stuck with unslightly stumps, are demanding answers.

04/07/2014

Carle Place High School: No Cell Phones

Long Island High School Students Challenged To Go A Week Without Cellphones

Students at one Long Island school went through withdrawal from Instagarm, text messages, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr this week, but they learned they could actually live without their cellphones.

04/04/2014

Hofstra students wait in line at a job fair April 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hofstra Job Fair Challenges Companies To Invest In New Graduates

Forty percent of college seniors and recent graduates polled by Reuters this week fear their job prospects are bleak to none.

04/03/2014

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

DA: No Criminal Charges For Officer Who Killed Hofstra University Student

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice issued a 28-page report on the May 17, 2013 shooting Wednesday, following a review of whether police personnel acted appropriately during the deadly confrontation.

04/02/2014

Emergency crews on the scene of a bus crash in Albertson, L.I. on April 1, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

1 Dead, 2 Hurt After Coach USA Bus, Pickup Truck Collide On Long Island

The accident, which involved a Coach USA bus and a pick-up truck, occurred on Roslyn Road near Heathcote Drive in Albertson around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

04/01/2014

Late March snowfall on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Surprise L.I. Snow Angers Residents, Snarls Monday Morning Commute

March is not going out like a lamb. Drivers in Islandia were negotiating through three inches of slush around lunchtime.

03/31/2014

Phelps Lane Park Playground in the Town of Babylon (credit: Town of Babylon)

LI Grandmother Battling With Town Of Babylon Over Parking Sticker

Susan Greenspan lives in Seaford but babysits for her young granddaughters at their Babylon home. She argued the children’s residency – not hers – should be the determining factor in granting a resident permit.

03/28/2014

Selcuk Sevindik sold a winning Mega Millions ticket in Coram. Long Island on Tuesday, March 25. (Credit: CBS 2)

Search On For Buyer Of Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold On Long Island

Only one ticket nationwide matched the Mega Millions jackpot this week, and the $20 million ticket was sold on Long Island.

03/27/2014

Stephen Malusa

Community Shocked After Long Island H.S. Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student

Ward Melville High School teacher Stephen Malusa, 47, is accused of fondling a then 15-year-old student in May of last year.

03/26/2014

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