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Charles Pray (left) is charged with murder in the death of Monica Lino of Farmingville, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Man Charged In Farmingville Woman’s Death Pleads Not Guilty

More than a dozen family and friends of 36-year-old Monica Lino filled the courtroom Tuesday for the arraignment of 34-year-old Charles Pray.

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Monica Lino (credit: Facebook)

Suspect Charged In Slaying Of Woman In Farmingville, Long Island

A search was under way on Long Island and beyond Monday evening, for a killer responsible for the violent apparent slashing of a 36-year-old Suffolk County mother.

07/28/2014

Leah Cuevas is accused of killing and dismembering Chinelle Browne and scattering her body parts on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cab Driver Claims To Be Key Witness In Long Island Body Parts Case

Chinelle Browne’s family is demanding answers on where the woman was killed and dismembered, and if the woman charged in the crime, Leah Cuevas, had help.

07/25/2014

Leah Cuevas (credit: CBS 2)

Investigators: Brooklyn Murder Victim May Have Threatened To Expose Suspect’s Secret

Leah Cuevas, of Brooklyn, faced a judge Thursday. She is charged in the alleged killing and dismemberment of a woman whose body parts were found scattered around Long Island earlier this month.

07/24/2014

Hendrickson taking weather observations at his farm in Bridgehampton, N.Y. (Photo: NOAA/ 2008)

NOAA To Honor World’s Oldest Weatherman, Richard G. Hendrickson, 101

He’s certainly seen his fair share of sunny and stormy days.

07/23/2014

Dangerous blue green algae are polluting bodies of water on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dangerous Blue-Green Algae Turn Long Island Waterways Toxic

Out of control algae have become a serious problem in Suffolk County, and experts said the build-up has turned some of the waterways toxic.

07/22/2014

Neighbors say baseballs coming from a park in West Babylon are damaging their homes. (Credit: CBS 2)

West Babylon Residents Cry Foul Over Barrage Of Balls, Noise Coming From Little League Field

Homeowners in one Long Island village say they have a simple request. They want the park across the street and the little league baseball players who use it to be better neighbors.

07/21/2014

FILE -- The 2012 Marcum Workplace Challenge

It’s Not Too Late To Get Involved In Long Island’s Marcum Workplace Challenge Walk/Run

The Marcum Workplace Challenge will be held July 29 at Jones Beach State Park.

07/20/2014

The pilot of this small plane made an emergency landing on Sunrise Highway for the second time in a week on July 18, 2014. (Plane at Lufker/Spadaro Airport. Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Pilot Of Small Plane Makes Second Emergency Landing On Sunrise Highway In One Week

Around 1 p.m. Friday, the plane landed on the eastbound side of Sunrise Highway near exit 62 in East Moriches, Suffolk County police said.

07/18/2014

A pile of scrap metal is seen at the Gershow Recycling facility in Riverhead, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Riverhead Residents Not Breathing Easy Over Recycling Plant

A giant scrap metal heap has neighbors in one Long Island town worried about what they’re breathing in.

07/16/2014

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Warning To North Hills Homeowners: Clean Up After Your Pets, Or Else

A new proposed law in North Hills, Long Island is designed to make sure homeowners clean up after Fido and Fifi.

07/15/2014

PSEG Long Island recently installed 80-foot-tall, hurricane-proof utility poles in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS 2)

Double Utility Poles Spark Complaints From Long Island Homeowners

The Kim family of Glen Head speaks for many on Long Island’s North Shore: “I think there are too many power poles.”

07/14/2014

SAT Test (credit: CBS 2)

SAT, ACT Will Be Optional For Applicants To Hofstra University In 2015

The new policy will apply to all undergraduate students entering in the fall of 2015 except international and home-schooled students.

06/27/2014

Christine Nunes (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Nanny Locked Child In Van, Shoplifted From LI Target Store

Christine Nunes, 37, of Lynbrook left the 3-year-old girl in the backseat of a locked 2006 Dodge Caravan while she went inside a Target store, where she stole several items, police said.

06/25/2014

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

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