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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.

51 mins ago

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.

13 hours ago

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

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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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L.I. Man Pleads Guilty To Fatally Punching Child Who Wouldn’t Take A Nap

A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to murder for fatally punching a 4-year-old boy because he wouldn’t take a nap.

10/16/2014

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‘Piano Man’ Billy Joel Sells Sagaponack Mansion

Billy Joel has sold his beachfront mansion on Long Island.

10/15/2014

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Lewd L.I. High School Scavenger Hunt Upsets Parents, Town Officials

Leaked instructions for a scavenger hunt involving local students are causing a stir in Long Island’s Sachem school district.

10/15/2014

The Hurricane roller coaster at Adventureland Amusement Park on Long Island (Credit: WLNY)

Long Islanders Bid Farewell To Hurricane Roller Coaster At Adventureland

Folks lined up at Adventureland on Route 110 to ride the Hurricane one last time.

10/13/2014

A dead fin whale was found washed up on shore at Smith Point County Park on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Expert Says Whale That Washed Ashore On L.I. Had Injuries Likened To Hitting A Vessel

A dead 58-foot whale caused quite a stir on Smith Point Beach on Long Island this week after it washed ashore.

10/11/2014

Village Hall - Sagaponack, NY (file / credit: Americasroof via Wikipedia)

27 Long Island Towns Make Forbes’ Wealthiest Zip Codes List

Of the 27 most expensive zip codes that are on Long Island, Sagaponack — where Billy Joel used to own a house — ranked second on the Forbes list.

10/11/2014

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