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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

Photo Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images

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

A car slammed into a garage at the fire house in New Hyde Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Car Slams Into Garage At New Hyde Park Firehouse, Two Trucks Damaged

Two fire trucks were damaged when a driver crashed into a firehouse on Long Island. A Toyota Prius rammed through the garage door of the firehouse in New Hyde Park, and hit the trucks.

08/04/2014

Housing Sales (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Proposed Initiatives Aim To End Veteran Homelessness On Long Island

A series of legislative initiatives has been proposed on Long Island that aim to end homelessness for military veterans.

08/04/2014

Charles Okonkwo has been charged with second-degree assault on his 52-year-old mother, police said. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Critical Beating Of Mother

A Long Island man was arraigned Friday in the beating of his mother in the same house where his brother was found dead.

08/01/2014

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L.I. Law Proposes Protection For Those Rescuing Children In Hot Cars

A new law being proposed on Long Island aims to protect Good Samaritans from being sued from breaking into a vehicle to rescue a child under 8 years old, CBS 2’s Maurice DuBois reported.

07/31/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Armed Thief Fires Shot Inside Roosevelt Home

The 36-year-old man and 39-year-old woman were not hit by the gunfire.

07/30/2014

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