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Foreclosed homes have been left in states of disrepair around Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Foreclosed Homes Left In Gross States Of Disrepair On Long Island

Foreclosed homes right in the suburbia of Long Island have been left with giant holes in the ceiling and graffiti-filled walls – and they are costing taxpayers thousands of dollars.

9 hours ago

Violet, the 92-year-old woman from Bellport who helped Suffolk Police nab two men who allegedly posed as chimney cleaners and burglarized her home. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Men Posing As Chimney Cleaners Burglarize Elderly LI Woman’s Home

Police have arrested two men who they said pretended to be chimney cleaners and burglarized the home of a 92-year-old Long Island woman.

10 hours ago

A woman was attacked while walking her dog in the Massapequa Preserve on Tuesday, Aug. 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Residents Shocked By Brutal Attack On Woman In Massapequa Preserve

A mother out for a walk was assaulted this week, in a park in Massapequa, Long Island that is popular with joggers and bikers and is generally considered safe.

08/20/2014

The Macari winery at Mattituck, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Some ‘New York’ Wines May Be Made In Part From Out-Of-State Grapes

When you buy a bottle of wine, you think you are paying for vintages made in a specific region – but what are you really getting?

08/19/2014

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Woman Accused Of Stealing Nearly $60K Worth Of Legos Out On Bail

A Long Island woman was out of custody on bail Monday evening, after being charged with stealing $59,000 worth of Lego sets to sell on eBay.

08/18/2014

A group of children and mothers return to Guatemala on July 22, 2014, after being deported from the United States amidst the humanitarian crisis caused by Central American immigrant children. (Credit: Getty Images)

Plan To Send Immigrant Children To NY Causes Uproar

U.S. cities and towns have been asked to identify facilities where children can be temporarily housed. The federal government will cover the cost of preparing, operating and staffing them.

08/16/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cops: New Cassel Woman Left Young Children Home Alone

Police on Long Island say they’ve arrested a woman after her three young children were found home alone.

08/14/2014

Fire investigators believe the fire that damaged this Port Washington home may have been deliberately set. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Port Washington Explosion Victim Identified As Husband Who Had Been Unaccounted For

Police have confirmed that the man found dead in an explosion in a Port Washington, Long Island garage last week was a resident who had been unaccounted for.

08/13/2014

JFK Airport

Rep. Israel: Long Island Communities ‘Tormented’ By JFK Air Traffic Noise

Rep. Steve Israel is demanding officials reduce the amount of flights coming in and out of a specific runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

08/13/2014

Raymond Balboa (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Long Island Man Charged After Deadly Boating Accident

Raymond Balboa, 53, is charged with vehicular manslaughter, operating a vessel while intoxicated and operating an unregistered vessel

08/11/2014

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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: August 11th-15th

Check out the priceless activities in New York City you won’t want to miss this week, August 11th-15th.

08/11/2014

Time and weather are threatening the dwindling number of marsh houses in the water off Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Time, Weather Taking A Toll On Historic Long Island Marsh Houses

You’ve probably seen them in the waters off of Long Island and were not sure what they were. Bay houses, some of them over a hundred years old, are seeing their numbers dwindle.

08/08/2014

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

Boy, 3, Accidentally Shot, Wounded In Smithtown, Long Island

A child was accidentally shot Monday evening in a home in Smithtown, Long Island.

08/05/2014

A house explosion rocked Port Washington, Long lsland on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: Mike Dedona)

1 Dead As House Explosion Rocks Port Washington, Long Island

Flames and smoke were billowing into the sky in Nassau County Tuesday night, after a house apparently exploded.

08/05/2014

John Grega spent 18 years in a Vermont prison for the murder of his wife, a crime he says he didn't commit. (Photo: CBS 2)

Long Island Man Files Lawsuits In Vermont Over Wrongful Murder Conviction

John Grega, who lives in Lake Ronkonkoma, was wrongfully convicted of killing his wife in a Vermont condominium in 1994 while they were on vacation with their son.

08/05/2014

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