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Runners get ready to hit the road for the LI Marathon weekend's 5k Run. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Runners Lace Up For Marathon Weekend On Long Island

A large police presence that included bomb sniffing dogs was on hand. Bags and backpack were not allowed at the start or finish line.

05/03/2014

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Caved In Selden Home Had Stood For More Than Four Decades

It wasn’t only the roads on Long Island that were affected by the blizzard, the snow also proved to be too much for some buildings including a Selden home that had been standing for more than four decades.

02/10/2013

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LI Woman Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated With Two Children In Her Car

A Wyandanch, Long Island woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated with two children in her car on Friday night, according to Suffolk County Police.

08/25/2012

This 1977 Cessna made an emergency landing at Heckscher State Park on April 15, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Long Island

A small plane made an emergency landing at Heckscher State Park in East Islip on Sunday afternoon.

04/15/2012

Brookville Reformed Church - Brookville, NY - Credit: Brookville Reformed Church

Free Weddings Today In Brookville, Long Island

Brookville Reformed Church on Long Island believes in free love, man. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the church is offering free 15-minute ceremonies for couples looking to get married or renew their vows.

02/14/2011

A partially constructed cell tower is seen on Lori and Michael DiMarco's Lawn - Mount Sinai, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Lori DiMarco

Cell Tower Gone From Lawn In Mount Sinai

Michael DiMarco and his wife Lori came home from work yesterday to find that the 40-foot cell tower that was placed on their front lawn without their knowledge was gone.

02/11/2011

Crime Lab - File / Photo: AP

DA: Errors At Nassau County Crime Lab ‘Deeply Disturbing’

Testing performed by a troubled Long Island police lab appears to have produced erroneous results.

02/10/2011

The Big Bambu bamboo exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Long Island Bamboo Invasion Sparks Proposal Of Ban

Love thy neighbor? Not so much in Smithtown.

02/10/2011

The alligator tank is empty at the Animal Hut - Mastic, NY - Feb 8, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Exotic Animals Stolen From Long Island Pet Store

Police say the owner of The Animal Hut in Mastic reported that someone broke into the store and stole a 3-foot-long American alligator, three albino boa constrictors, and a 5-foot-long Argentine red tegu, a type of lizard.

02/08/2011

Dinosaurs are seen outside the Vanderbilt Museum - Centerport, NY - Feb 7, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Snow Buries Dinosaurs At Long Island Museum

The weight of heavy snow and ice collapsed the roof of the Vanderbilt Museum’s dinosaur exhibit in Centerport.

02/08/2011

A giant pothole is seen off of Old Country Road - Westbury, NY - Feb 7, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Pothole Epidemic Hits Long Island

More than 2,000 potholes have been reported so far this season in the town of Hempstead.

02/07/2011

A partially constructed cell tower is seen on Lori and Michael DiMarco's Lawn - Mount Sinai, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Lori DiMarco

Cell Tower On Front Lawn Stuns Long Island Couple

Shock could not even describe Lori DiMarco’s reaction when she came home a few weeks ago to find a 40-foot-tall cell tower on her front lawn in Mount Sinai.

02/03/2011

Alexandra Woodhouse is seen with her family - Great Neck, NY - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Student Makes It Home From Egypt To Long Island

Alexandra Woodhouse was basically a prisoner in her own home as the violence in Cairo prevented her from leaving her apartment.

02/03/2011

The Roosevelt Field Mall - Garden City, NY - File / Photo: Roosevelt Field via Facebook

Measles Warning On Long Island

Health officials say a 9-month-old baby infected with measles may have exposed others last month at a Long Island department store.

02/03/2011

Flames (file / credit: Woohae Cho/Getty Images)

Homeless Man Burns To Death Hiding From Ice Storm

The victim was found behind a kosher food market in North Lawrence by municipal workers who stopped to turn around their salting truck.

02/02/2011

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