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Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both the LIRR and Metro-North test their engineers for sleep apnea. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Schumer Wants LIRR, Not Just Metro-North, To Screen Engineers For Sleep Apnea

Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both of New York’s big commuter railroads — not just the one that suffered a fatal derailment — test their engineers for sleep apnea, the disorder blamed for the 2013 accident.

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Study: Consuming Caffeine Before The Gym Can Lead To A More Enjoyable Workout

Does a cup of coffee before a workout jolt your athletic performance? According to a new scientific study, caffeine affects physiology, mood, alertness and even appetite,

01/29/2015

Snow in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 28, 2015.  (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Digging Out From Storm That Dumped 2 Feet Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

01/28/2015

Snow plows clear the roads on Long Island on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

County Executive Bellone Says Suffolk ‘Hit Hard’ By Storm

Highway crews passed over wind-whipped snowdrifts multiple times, as residents slowly began digging out from as much as two feet of snow following a blizzard.

01/27/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

Mary Elliott (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Woman Steals Wallets From Long Island Museum’s Coat Check Room

A Long Island wife and mother stood charged Wednesday night with stealing from a coat check room at the popular Long Island Children’s Museum.

01/21/2015

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and families of victims of fatal hit-and-runs holds a news conference Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Victims’ Families Demand Stiffer Sentences For Hit-And-Run Killers In New York

The families, accompanied by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and state senators, demanded that the maximum sentence be increased from seven to 15 years for hit-and-run drivers.

01/20/2015

Brown water is seen in a Malverne, Long Island, bathtub. (credit: CBS2)

Malverne Residents Seeing Red Over Brown Water

Malverne residents have been documenting — through photos and videos — their nearly three-year battle to get 90-year-old water mains in Malverne replaced.

01/19/2015

Long Island light poles with chemicals. (Credit: TV 10/55)

PSEG Long Island Files Lawsuit Against Town Over Warning Signs On Poles

The battle over PSEG Long Island’s controversial towering new utility poles continues.

01/16/2015

This historic Southampton, Long Island house, which once belonged to former slave Pyrrhus Concer, has been demolished. (Credit: CBS2)

Southampton Residents Furious After Owners Tear Down Historic Home, Build Nothing

Allegations were flying Thursday that a Southampton, Long Island couple demolished American history for profit.

01/15/2015

Diane O'Neill is charged in connection with the death of a beloved Long Island barber. (credit: CBS2)

Beloved 90-Year-Old Barber Struck, Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver On L.I.

A Long Island woman is facing a DWI charge after a 90-year-old man was struck and killed by a car.

01/14/2015

Irving Gerber, 87, former college professor who filed age discrimination complaint with NYS Division of Human Rights. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Ex-LIU Professor Files Age-Discrimination Complaint

A former adjunct professor at a Long Island university claims age discrimination played a role in his and two colleagues’ termination.

01/09/2015

This Jeep Grand Cherokee crashed into a home in Rocky Point, Long Island, on Jan. 8, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Long Island Family Describes Horror Of SUV Crashing Into Home

Aura Dimon was arraigned Thursday on two counts of leaving the scene of an accident, and driving under the influence of drugs.

01/08/2015

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Experts Warn Of Frozen Pipe Dangers As Temps Plummet Across Tri-State

Utilities are making house calls across Long Island as temperatures plunge and homeowners worry.

01/07/2015

FILE -- Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Carolyn McCarthy, Advocate For Gun Violence Victims, On Retiring From Congress

It was a bittersweet farewell to Congress for Carolyn McCarthy, a voice for gun violence victims.

12/26/2014

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