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Virginia Villafane-Kaplan, 5, of Rocky Point, Long Island, suffers from a severe nut allergy. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl’s Parents Told Teachers Have Right To Eat Nuts In Classrooms

The first day of school Wednesday for a kindergarten student on Long Island meant health worries for the 5-year-old girl’s mother.

09/03/2014

Police escort two men accused of posing as chimney inspectors and burglarizing two elderly women. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: 2 Men Face Bias Crime Charges In L.I. Chimney Scam

Two Long Island men accused of posing as chimney inspectors and targeting the elderly will be arraigned Wednesday on a grand jury indictment.

09/03/2014

Todd English (Credit: CBS 2)

Celebrity Chef Todd English Charged With DWI On Long Island’s East End

The 54-year-old posted bail of $1,500 later in the day.

08/31/2014

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Long Island Cop Saves Pets From Burning Home

LAKE GROVE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island police officer ran into a burning house to rescue a cat and then went back in again to save two dogs. Suffolk County police say Officer Eli […]

08/29/2014

State troopers investigate at the scene of a single-vehicle crash that left five people dead on the Southern State Parkway on Aug. 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Elected Officials Call For Aid For Southern State Parkway Crash Victims’ Family

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and other community leaders gathered Friday to call for support for the relatives of five people killed last weekend in a fiery crash on Long Island.

08/29/2014

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Long Island Father Accused Of Leaving Child In Hot Car Faces Judge

A father accused of leaving his child in a hot, locked car while he went shopping faced a judge Thursday on Long Island.

08/28/2014

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)

Long Island A Popular Landing Spot For Undocumented Children

The latest government figures show that more than 2,200 of the undocumented, unaccompanied minors are now on Long Island.

08/28/2014

Michael Sitler, 7, is credited with saving his mother's life with a 911 call in their Selden, Long Island home. (Credit: CBS 2)

7-Year-Old Long Island Boy Honored For Calling 911, Saving Mom

A Suffolk County boy was being hailed as a hero Tuesday night for saving his mother’s life after she had a seizure.

08/26/2014

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Police: Long Island Man Set Fire To Home, Threatened Cops

Peter Marren is charged with arson and criminal contempt after the incident around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on Main Street, Islip.

08/23/2014

Entenmann's

Entenmann’s Bakery On Long Island Closing

A famed bakery has left Long Island after nearly a century.

08/23/2014

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

Police: Man Put Woman, 69, In Chokehold, Robbed Her In L.I. Home

Police on Friday were searching for a robber who put a 69-year-old woman into a chokehold as she was walking through her house in Woodmere, Long Island.

08/22/2014

Surveillance images of a suspect who allegedly placed recording devices in a fitting room occupied by a woman in a store in Huntington Station, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Peeping Tom Targeted Woman In Fitting Room At Long Island Store

Suffolk County police on Friday were asking the public to help them find an alleged peeping tom, who police said put a recording device in a fitting room as a woman changed in a department store.

08/22/2014

Residents of Westhampton Beach are outraged over a $400,000 payout for their retiring police chief. (Credit: CBS 2)

Some Westhampton Beach Residents Appalled By Police Chief’s Big Payout

Residents of Westhampton Beach, Long Island were outraged Friday night over the size of a retirement package for the police chief.

08/22/2014

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.

08/21/2014

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.

08/21/2014

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