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Uptown parents announce their kids are opting out of upcoming Common Core tests (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Some NYC, L.I. Parents Say Their Kids Are Opting Out Of Common Core Tests

Parents from several schools gathered in Harlem on Thursday to announce they are opting into a plan to opt out of Common Core tests for their children.

03/27/2014

Selcuk Sevindik sold a winning Mega Millions ticket in Coram. Long Island on Tuesday, March 25. (Credit: CBS 2)

Search On For Buyer Of Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold On Long Island

Only one ticket nationwide matched the Mega Millions jackpot this week, and the $20 million ticket was sold on Long Island.

03/27/2014

Stephen Malusa

Community Shocked After Long Island H.S. Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student

Ward Melville High School teacher Stephen Malusa, 47, is accused of fondling a then 15-year-old student in May of last year.

03/26/2014

Patricia Hernandez (credit: Nassau County police)

Police: Suspect Sought In L.I. Bank, Shoe Store Robberies Arrested

Patricia Hernandez, 45, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first degree robbery, police said.

03/26/2014

Stephen Malusa

Long Island High School Teacher Accused Of Abusing Student

A Long Island high school science teacher was in court Tuesday on charges that he sexually abused a female student at his school.

03/25/2014

East Meadow Body Found

Man Found Dead Outside Temple On Long Island

A man’s dead body was found Saturday outside a temple on Long Island.

03/22/2014

LIPartyStories Twitter page (credit: Twitter)

Suspension For Twitter Page Allegedly Showing L.I. Teens Drinking, Half Naked

A Twitter page that appeared to show Long Island high school students getting drunk and using drugs has been deactivated.

03/22/2014

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Police In L.I. Rescue Man Who Said He Fell In Water, Got Stuck Under Bridge

Police on Long Island rescued a man early Saturday, after the man said he fell off the Smith Point Bridge into the water.

03/22/2014

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10 Handguns, 5 Assault Weapons Collected At L.I. Gun Buyback

Authorities in Suffolk County collected 10 handguns and five assault weapons at a gun buyback in Bellport Saturday.

03/22/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Plan Afoot In Suffolk To Merge County, Parks Police

A plan has been launched to merge parks police with county police departments in Suffolk County.

03/22/2014

No Tipping

Some Restaurants Do Away With Tips, Raise Menu Prices Instead

An argument that waiters and customers will be happier if tips are done away with seems to be gaining steam.

03/19/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

Suffolk County Lawmakers Vote To Raise Tobacco Purchase Age To 21

Last year, New York City became the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.

03/19/2014

Long Island Mail Thrown Away

Postal Worker Accused Of Throwing Away Thousands Of Pieces Of Mail On L.I.

The mail is supposed to go through snow, rain, heat and gloom of night, but one postal worker stood accused this week of being too lazy to deliver the mail in any weather.

03/18/2014

Gavel

Long Island Cabbie Files Suit Against DA, Police Chief & 8 College Students

A Long Island cab driver has filed a lawsuit claiming he was falsely arrested after some college students refused to pay a fare and threatened him with a Nassau County police connection.

03/14/2014

Brittany Louis (Credit: CBS 2)

Chili’s Waitress On Long Island Accused Of Stealing Customers’ Credit Card Information

Waitress Brittany Louis, 24, was arrested at the restaurant on Thursday for allegedly stealing credit card information from customers for three months with a simple skimmer device, detectives said.

03/14/2014

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