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Jennifer McLogan

Marquise Braham (credit: Family Handout)

Father Of LI Teen Who Committed Suicide Following Alleged Hazing Searches For Answers

As the Braham family prepares to bury their son, an investigation is now being launched in two states into whether allegations of college fraternity hazing is connected to the suicide of 18-year-old Marquise Braham.

03/25/2014

The body of Quynton Ross (inset) was discovered on a beach in Edgemere on Monday, March 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Photographer’s Body Found In Shallow Grave Near Rockaway Boardwalk

The family of a Queens man was horrified Monday, after their search led them to a beach in the Rockaways where police later found his body in a shallow grave.

03/24/2014

Gaby Chancay, Roger Kuo

CBS 2 Exclusive: Residency Match Day Turns Into Marriage Proposal For L.I. Med Students

Friday was match day in the U.S., when 25,000 medical students from around the country found out their residency assignments.

03/21/2014

No Tipping

Some Restaurants Do Away With Tips, Raise Menu Prices Instead

An argument that waiters and customers will be happier if tips are done away with seems to be gaining steam.

03/19/2014

Long Island Mail Thrown Away

Postal Worker Accused Of Throwing Away Thousands Of Pieces Of Mail On L.I.

The mail is supposed to go through snow, rain, heat and gloom of night, but one postal worker stood accused this week of being too lazy to deliver the mail in any weather.

03/18/2014

The town of Lindenhurst has rallied around Anthony Mainini. (Credit CBS 2)

Community Helps ID Alleged Donation Jar Thief Caught On Camera In Lindenhurst

After seeing surveillance footage of a thief swiping a donation jar from a store counter in Lindenhurst, local residents went on a mission to help police track down a suspect.

03/17/2014

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

911 Dispatcher, Stony Brook EMTs Help New Mom Deliver Premature Twin Boys

Most babies arrive on their own schedule. The 48-year-old new mom from Stony Brook learned that firsthand when her twin boys came nearly three months early.

03/14/2014

A new strain of treatment-resistant lice has many parents worried (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents Worried Over New Strains Of Treatment-Resistant ‘Super Lice’

The new strains of lice, dubbed “Super Lice,” are showing resistance to traditional treatments and health experts are warning that schools are exactly where these newest strains are being found.

03/13/2014

Alyssa Marie Fox (CBS 2)

L.I. Woman Meets With ‘Guardian Angels’ Who Saved Her From Burning Car

A woman who was injured in a fiery car crash on Long Island met with her two rescuers Tuesday, they are forever united after the harrowing experience.

03/11/2014

Gary Melius speaks publicly for the first time since Oheka Castle shooting. (credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Oheka Castle Owner Speaks Publicly For First Time Since Shooting

The 69-year-old developer and major political donor was in his Mercedes-Benz in the Gold Coast estate’s parking lot when a masked gunman shot him once in the head on Feb. 24.

03/10/2014

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice announces counterfeit beauty goods bust (credit: Nassau DA's Office)

Nassau DA: Phony Chapstick, Baby Oil Among Products Seized In $2 Million Counterfeit Bust

Two brothers have been arrested and charged on Long Island for operating what authorities called a sophisticated counterfeiting operation involving many popular health and beauty products.

03/07/2014

Steven Clancy, Javier Gonzalez

CBS 2 Exclusive: Another Deadly L.I. Accident Just Hours After Safety Meeting About Curve

Just hours before an accident in Roslyn Heights, Long Island that left two teenagers dead, town leaders were meeting about the dangerous curve where it happened and that drivers keep missing.

03/06/2014

Campaign signs are stuck in a lawn (file/credit: Mary Ann Chastain/Getty Images)

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Proposes Fine Against Illegal Roadside Signs

In 2013, the town removed more than 10,000 of the offending commercial signs from along roadways and on utility poles.

03/05/2014

Youssef Abdel-Gawad

LI Man Facing Manslaughter Charge For Shooting, Killing Alleged Armed Burglar

Surveillance video shows Youssef Abdel-Gawad returning fire from an apparent intruder with a gun trying to get into his Huntington Station home in August. The homeowner’s lawyer has said this is a clear case of self-defense.

03/04/2014

A new, taller utility pole in East Hampton, N.Y., stands next to an existing pole about half the size. (credit: CBS 2)

Towering Utility Poles Cause High Anxiety On Long Island’s East End

PSEG Long Island is hoisting the 65- to 70-foot hurricane-resistant poles from East Hampton to Amagansett to bolster the power grid on Long Island.

03/03/2014

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