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A robbery suspect was shot and killed by police as he was fleeing a store in Bay Shore on March 22, 2015, Suffolk County police said.  (credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Robbery Suspect Dies After Being Shot By Police In Bay Shore

It happened at 7:45 p.m. Sunday outside a Best Buy on West Sunrise Highway as police were responding to a 911 call about a robbery at the store, police said.

03/23/2015

Sheldon Leftenant pleaded not guilty Thursday, March 12, in the shooting of Suffolk County Police Officer Mark Collins. (Credit: CBS2)

Grand Jury Indicts Man In Shooting Of Suffolk County Police Officer

A grand jury has indicted a Huntington Station man accused of shooting a Suffolk County police officer last week.

03/20/2015

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First Batch Of Sandy-Damaged Long Island Homes Ready For Auction

The first of hundreds of state-owned storm-damaged homes are ready for auction on Long Island.

03/19/2015

The Facebook page for freshmen at Great Neck South High School where an anti-Semitic picture was posted. (Credit: Facebook)

LI Parents Outraged Over Photo Of Boy As Hitler Posted On Facebook Page

Parents of students at a Long Island high school have met with administrators to voice their concerns after an anti-Semitic photo was posted to Facebook.

03/17/2015

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is joined by Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter and others  to announce a new initiative seeking to enhance communication and cooperation between law enforcement and immigrant victims and witnesses. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County Reaches Out To Immigrant Crime Victims, Witnesses

Law enforcement officials in Nassau County said Monday they plan to reach out to immigrant crime victims and encourage them to cooperate with authorities to help prosecute the perpetrators.

03/17/2015

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Hicksville Gas Station Heist Matches Pattern Of Other Armed Robberies

An armed robber made off with an unspecified amount of cash from a Hicksville gas station Sunday night, Nassau County police said.

03/16/2015

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Suspect In Shooting Of Suffolk County Cop Pleads Not Guilty

Officials say Officer Mark Collins was shot just before midnight Wednesday while confronting a suspect who fled a traffic stop in Huntington Station.

03/12/2015

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Disgruntled Commuters Demand Better Service On No. 7 Subway Line

New York City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer joined straphangers as they voiced their concerns and expressed their outrage outside the 40th Street station in Sunnyside.

03/11/2015

Parents rally against Common Core standardized testing in Patchogue, Long Island on Tuesday, March 10. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents, Educators Rally Against New York State Common Core Plan

Outraged parents around New York state voiced their discontent with the state’s Common Core standardized testing program Tuesday.

03/10/2015

Ducks sit on ice in Southampton, NY on March 9, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Southampton Seeks Public’s Help To Fatten Up Starving Ducks

Southampton Town officials say the harsh winter has incapacitated the fowl.

03/09/2015

Residents in Wantagh demanded lawmakers put an end to door-to-door solicitations, similar to a program in Oyster Bay. (Photo: CBS2)

Hempstead Launches ‘Do Not Knock’ Program To Combat Door-To-Door Solicitors

Violators could fined up to $500 under the new program.

03/09/2015

Snow falls in Massapequa, Long Island on March 5, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

As Another Snowstorm Hits, Long Islanders Fed Up With Winter

Long Islanders were saying “enough already” Thursday as yet another snowstorm hit the area, and some towns have also been hit with serious concerns about road salt shortages.

03/05/2015

Crews respond after an LIRR train struck an SUV at Rocklyn Avenue in East Rockaway, N.Y., on March 2, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

MTA Officials Consider Elevated Tracks At LIRR Crossings

The option would cost an esimated $100 million for each crossing. That has some riders worried about rising fares.

03/04/2015

PSEG utility trucks work outside Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

Opposition Strong To LIPA, PSEG Long Island Rate Hike Proposal

PSEG officials say they need the $440 million generated by the increase to expand maintenance programs and fund new system upgrades.

03/03/2015

This SUV was struck by an LIRR train on March 2, 2015 in East Rockaway, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Service Restored On Long Beach Branch After LIRR Train Strikes Vehicle On Tracks

The driver survived the crash and was taken to South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside with neck and back injuries.

03/02/2015

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