Long Island

Psychiatrists Marshall Hubsher (left) and Howard Mahler are accused of conspiring to prescribe Adderall and Xanax illicitly on Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Prosecutor's Office)

2 Psychiatrists, 1 Who Lost License, Accused Of Selling Dangerous Drug Prescriptions

Two psychiatrists – one of whom already lost his license to practice medicine, were charged Thursday on Long Island with conspiring to sell prescriptions to dangerous and addictive drugs, prosecutors said.

5 hours ago

Jessica Ortiz, 21, was struck and killed while waiting in her car for a tow truck on the shoulder of the Sunrise Highway, on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Was Waiting In Car For Tow Truck When She Was Struck, Killed On L.I.

A woman thought she was playing it safe by waiting for a tow truck in her car, but where she parked ended up making the difference between life and death.

9 hours ago

Parents in Lawrence, Long Island are furious over a plan to move students out of one school and use it for special education. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents Furious Over Plan To Move Kids Out Of L.I. School, Lease It To Special Ed Students

Some parents in the Five Towns on Long Island have claimed they were blindsided by plans to move out kids and lease part of their beloved school.

10/28/2014

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AARP Survey: Most Baby Boomers Looking To Leave Long Island After Retirement

According to a new study by the AARP, 70 percent of Long Islanders who expect to retire at some point said it’s likely they’ll leave the state.

10/28/2014

A homeowner rescued a 79-year-old man who accidentally drove into his swimming pool in Commack, Long Island on Monday, Oct. 27. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Homeowner Rescues Man Who Accidentally Drives Into Pool On Long Island

A homeowner rescued a man Monday after he accidentally drove right into an in-ground swimming pool on Long Island.

10/27/2014

Toys collected in Huntington/file (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Toys For Tots Kicks Off Season Of Giving

Toys for Tots is the largest holiday toy drive program in the nation.

10/27/2014

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Long Beach Residents Still Struggling After Sandy Protest New York Rising Program

Life after Hurricane Sandy remains a struggle for countless homeowners still trying to rebuild.

10/25/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Crash On Long Island

A two-car crash on Long Island has left one person dead and two others injured.

10/25/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Man Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash In North Lindenhurst, Long Island

A man was killed Friday evening when he struck another vehicle in North Lindenhurst.

10/24/2014

Chris Lapak of Copiague, Long Island, was saved after 11 minutes of clinical death during the New York City Triathlon. (Credit: CBS 2)

Triathlete Back In Good Health After Being Saved From Clinical Death

A Long Island man was clinically dead for 11 minutes when his heart stopped during the New York City Triathlon this past summer, but he has defied the odds.

10/24/2014

A nor'easter pounded the Tri-State Area with rain and cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nor’easter Brings Pounding Rain, Cuts Power To 13,000 Customers On Long Island

Rain and blasting winds cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island Wednesday evening.

10/22/2014

Waters off coast of Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

New Data Shows Alarming Nitrogen Levels In Long Island’s Waterways

In a startling new study by Stony Brook scientists, more than two-thirds of the Island’s coastal waters this summer showed poor to lethal amounts of oxygen.

10/22/2014

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

Long Island Community Honors First Responders For Saving Heroin Overdose Victims

On Monday, a Long Island community honored first responders for the lives that they helped save by using a drug that brings overdosing addicts back to life.

10/20/2014

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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: October 20th-26th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of October 20th- 26th.

10/20/2014

Teachers, parents and students have been complaining about overcrowded classrooms in Hempstead. (Credit: CBS 2)

Education Comm. Calls For Investigation Into Hempstead School Enrollment

Commissioner John King ordered the Nassau BOCES to immediately look into the procedures at Hempstead school district.

10/18/2014

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