Long Island

FIRSTTech Challenge Robotics Competition on Jan. 31, 2015 (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

LI High School Students Compete In FIRSTTech Challenge Robotics Competition

The winning robots were able to pick up the most balls and put them into moving targets.


Montauk Point Lighthouse (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Survey: Many Young Adults Leaving Long Island Due To Lack Of Jobs

Thirty percent of young adults plan to leave Long Island primarily because of a lack of well-paying jobs, according to a new Suburban Millennial Institute study.


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

Police: Man Was Robbed, Pistol-Whipped While Looking For Shoveling Jobs On L.I.

Police were investigating Wednesday after a man was robbed and pistol-whipped while trying to get jobs shoveling snow in Elmont, Long Island.


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1/27 CBS2 Tuesday Evening Weather Headlines

The blizzard that just spared the city had moved on to the northeast. There are a few flakes still flying around the twin forks even at this hour. Still have yet to get accurate reports from our viewers and trained spotters.


Holocaust survivors Ruth Mermelstein (left) and Annie Bleiberg bond at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County. (Credit: CBS2)

Women Who Survived Horrific Experiences In Holocaust Bond At Long Island Museum

Seventy years ago Tuesday, Russian troops liberated the infamous Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland – giving the world its first glimpse of the atrocities committed against Jews and other minorities.


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1/27 CBS2 Tuesday Morning Weather Headlines

By Giorgio Panetta, CBS2 Chief Meteorologist/Weather Producer Hello everyone, This is a serious storm we’re under. Heavy bands of snow deriving from a tropical low down in the Caribbean are smacking the coast. Long Island […]


Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.


Marcus Lewis, 32, is charged in the 2010 shooting that killed Michael Anderson in West Babylon, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Man Charged In Fatal 2010 Shooting In West Babylon, Long Island

A suspect was arrested and charged Thursday in a 2010 shooting that left a man dead in West Babylon, Long Island.


Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Man, 94, Killed After Hitting Car-Carrier Truck In Huntington Station

A 94-year-old man was killed Thursday afternoon when he slammed into a car-carrier truck on Long Island, police said.


A blue tarp covers the area where an SUV struck this Hauppauge home. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Long Island Woman Drove Intoxicated, Crashed Into House With Daughter In SUV

A Long Island woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Wednesday night, after police say she crashed into a house with her teenage daughter in the vehicle.


Kieran Walsh (credit: Nassau County Police)

Hicksville, L.I. Teen Found Dead Day After Being Reported Missing

A teen from Hicksville, Long Island was found dead Tuesday – the day after he disappeared and was reported missing.


Steve Auletta searches for treasure in the sand with his metal detector. He recently found a missing wedding ring in a Massapequa park. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Man Seeks Rightful Owner Of Wedding Ring Found In Massapequa Park

A Long Island man’s hobby may prove to be golden. He was out with his metal detector and came across a wedding ring.


Pumps were stolen from this out-of-business gas station in Westbury, Long Island, along with others in Islip Terrace and Hauppauge. (Credit: CBS2)

Pumps Stolen From 3 Out-Of-Business Gas Stations On Long Island

Police on Monday were trying to find the thieves who stole seven gas pumps from several shuttered service stations on Long Island.


Former students have rallied around Long Island track coach Bruce MacDonald, after he lost his home in a fire. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Former Students Rally For Beloved Race-Walking Coach Who Lost Home In Fire

Former Olympian Bruce MacDonald helped generations of athletes achieve their dreams, and on Monday, many of those athletes were rooting for him.


Three people were injured after a fire destroyed two houseboats in Port Washington on Jan. 19, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Port Washington Fire Damages Houseboats, Injures 3

A fire tore through two houseboats at a Long Island marina, sending three people to the hospital Monday morning.