Jennifer McLogan

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

The lack of rain in the Tri-State area means water restrictions in Bergen County, N.J.  (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

Jessie the hound was found in a zombie home on Long Island. She will soon be reunited with her family in Texas. (Credit: CBS2)

Dog Found In Long Island Zombie Home Will Be Returned To Texas Family

Jessie was reported missing 2-years-ago from her East Hampton home. She had been lost or stolen by the family pet sitter.

05/01/2015

Woman seen on cellphone video attacking another woman in the parking lot of the Green Acres Mall on Long Island (Credit: N*5 Chanel/YouTube)

Shoppers Upset By Violent Altercation Caught On Video At Green Acres Mall

Police are continuing to investigate a violent exchange at a Long Island mall parking lot.

04/29/2015

Experts say you may be able to get a break on your property taxes if you file a grievance. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts: Homeowners Can Reap Rewards By Challenging Property Tax Assessments

It is nearing a season that many people in the Tri-State Area dread, property tax assessment time.

04/28/2015

Maxwell Sherman BIG DL

Man Pleads Guilty In 2013 Rockville Centre Murder Case

A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to murder and sex abuse charges in the death of an 18-year-old newlywed.

04/24/2015

An alleged carjacker held up a woman in this East Rockaway driveway. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Long Island Woman Was Carjacked By Suspect In Midst Of Crime Spree

A Long Island woman was recently carjacked steps from her front door, and police said the frightening encounter was all part of a disturbing crime spree.

04/23/2015

From left: Dr. Anthony Moschetto, 54, of Sands Point, James Chmela, 44, of Selden, and James Kalamaras, 41, of Suffolk County (credit: Nassau County Police)

Long Island Doctor, 2 Others Face Charges In Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot

Dr. Anthony Moschetto, 54, of Sands Point, James Chmela, 44, of Selden, and James Kalamaras, 41, of Suffolk County were arrested by drug enforcement agents and Nassau County police.

04/15/2015

A marina freezes over on Long Island's South Shore. (credit: CBS2)

Long Island Officials Racing To Repair Marinas Damaged By Winter Ice

Across Long Island’s South Shore, bay constables and national park service rangers snapped photos of docks being swallowed in ice. Pilings were crusted in 13 feet of frozen water, only now thawing.

04/14/2015

Julio Acevedo was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in the hit-and-run that killed Nachman and Raizy Glauber in Brooklyn in 2013. (Credit: CBS2)

25 Years To Life For Driver Who In Brooklyn Crash That Killed Expectant Parents

A driver was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Monday, after being convicted in a Brooklyn crash that killed a young couple expecting their first child two years ago.

04/13/2015

Evelyn Ain walks with her 15-year-old son, Matthew. (credit: CBS2)

Hofstra Research Could Lead To New Autism Treatments

Professor Keith Shafritz of Hofstra University and a team of medical scientists found a pointed difference in the way blood flows to specific brain regions, between those with and without autism.

03/31/2015

Renovations at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre were unveiled in time for Holy week. (Credit; CBS2)

St. Agnes Cathedral Unveils New Look In Time For Holy Week

There is a new look for holy week and Easter Sunday at St. Agnes Cathedral on Long Island.

03/30/2015

Jen Lentini with the mother of Matthew Brannon. (Credit: YouTube)

Donor Heart Recipient Pleads For Others To Become Organ Donors

Every 18 hours someone in New York dies waiting for an organ transplant. Religious concerns, language barriers and the unappealing subject of mortality make our area last in the country for organ donation.

03/27/2015

Domino's pizza in Sayville, Long Island (credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Cops Hunt For Hefty Armed Robber Who Stole Cash, Then Pizzas, From Long Island Domino’s

The man, believed to weigh at least 350 pounds, robbed a Domino’s in Sayville and demanded an employlee serve him two pizzas before he left.

03/25/2015

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