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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.

01/31/2015

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.

01/30/2015

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.

01/28/2015

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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.

01/27/2015

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.

01/27/2015

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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 […]

01/27/2015

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.

01/26/2015

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.

01/22/2015

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.

01/22/2015

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.

01/22/2015

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.

01/21/2015

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.

01/20/2015

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.

01/19/2015

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.

01/19/2015

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.

01/19/2015

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