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The Long Beach Fire Department (Photo: CBS2)

Long Beach City Officials, Firefighters Locked In Battle Over Reduction Of Fire Force

There’s a fire fight going on in Long Beach, but it’s not the kind having to do with flames.

04/22/2015

Fans arrive for a game between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Respond To Claims Of Abusive Behavior At Coliseum

Some fans of the Capitals say they had to put up with racist and homophobic remarks while attending Game 3 of Washington’s playoff series against the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum.

04/21/2015

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Nassau County Reopens Fifth Police Precinct In Elmont 2 Years After Controversial Plan

An old police precinct has been reopened on Long Island to the delight of residents who never wanted it closed.

04/20/2015

Iona and Emily Costello (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Mother, Daughter Missing For 3 Weeks Found Unharmed

Iona Costello and her 14-year-old daughter Emily had been missing for three weeks after coming into Manhattan for a quick vacation.

04/20/2015

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Organization Dedicated To Reuniting Military Veterans With Their Furry Friends

Reuniting returning military veterans with their best friends, is the never-ending goal of one organization.

04/18/2015

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East Hampton Imposes Take-Off, Landing Curfew For Noisy Air Traffic

Finally, Long Island residents say they will be able to get a good night’s sleep thanks to flying restrictions.

04/17/2015

FILE -- NYC school buses (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Launches Statewide Campaign To Crack Down On Drivers Who Illegally Pass School Buses

HAPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Operation Safe Stop, a statewide campaign to crack down on motorists who illegally pass school buses when children are being dropped off or picked up, is launching Thursday. School bus drivers […]

04/16/2015

From left: Dr. Anthony Moschetto, 54, of Sands Point, James Chmela, 44, of Selden, and James Kalamaras, 41, of Suffolk County (credit: Nassau County Police)

Long Island Doctor, 2 Others Face Charges In Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot

Dr. Anthony Moschetto, 54, of Sands Point, James Chmela, 44, of Selden, and James Kalamaras, 41, of Suffolk County were arrested by drug enforcement agents and Nassau County police.

04/15/2015

Crews battle a brush fire in Suffolk County on April 10, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Volunteer Firefighters To Receive Specialized Wildfire Training

The training includes the latest in brush fire equipment with a focus on saving lives.

04/13/2015

State-owned, Sandy-damaged homes can now be viewed by the public before they go up for auction next month. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Public Can Now View Sandy-Damaged Homes Going Up For Auction

Monday marks the first day the public can view 150 Sandy-damaged homes acquired by the state that will be auctioned off on Long Island.

04/13/2015

Ramon Rodriguez (top left), Michael Stevens (bottom left), Jonte Hatcher (top middle), Mark Powers (bottom middle) and Demetrius Williams (right) (CREDIT: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

Suffolk Co. Officials Offer Words Of Caution After 5 Men Pose As Plainclothes Detectives To Rob Homes

The arrests of five men accused of posing as plainclothes detectives to gain entry to Long Island homes and ransack them has local officials offering words of caution.

04/10/2015

Errol James and Derrick Simon. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

2 Men Face Animal Cruelty Charges After Badly Wounded Dogs Rescued From Huntington Home

Two men face animal cruelty charges after two dogs that were badly wounded were rescued from a home in Huntington.

04/10/2015

Fire Island beaches (Photo: CBS 2)

Controversy Brews In Asharoken Over Public Beach Access For Federal Aid

As the busy summer season approaches, one private beach community on Long Island is dealing with the thorny issue of public access for public help.

04/09/2015

Ramon Rodriguez (top left), Michael Stevens (bottom left), Jonte Hatcher (top middle), Mark Powers (bottom middle) and Demetrius Williams (right) (CREDIT: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

5 Men Accused Of Impersonating Police To Burglarize Long Island Homes

Five men face charges that they impersonated plainclothes detectives to burglarize homes on Long Island.

04/08/2015

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Straphangers Lament Delays, Problems On No. 7 Train

Another day, another problem on the No. 7 train.

04/07/2015

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