Mike Xirinachs

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Great White Shark Becomes Attraction Off Long Island

Researchers believe the 3,500-pound beast is headed to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to give birth.

05/13/2015

Dean Skelos, left, surrenders to authorities on May 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NY Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos Resigns Leadership Post

State Senate Leader Dean Skelos has stepped down from his leadership post Monday following his arrest on corruption charges, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reports.

05/11/2015

Security cameras caught a group of men stealing the tires and rims from a car in Massapequa. (credit: Handout)

Surveillance Camera Catches Tire Thieves In Action On Long Island

A Long Island man has released surveillance video of a group of thieves who ripped off his daughter’s car over the weekend.

05/11/2015

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Long Island High School Principal Quits Over Common Core Reforms

A Long Island high school principal is taking her fight against Common Core standards to a new level.

05/11/2015

A home is torn down in Miller Place, N.Y., on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Schneiderman Pushes For ‘Zombie Homes’ Bill On Long Island

It would require lenders to take responsibility for properties soon after they are vacated, not at the end of a foreclosure process.

05/07/2015

The Stamp Out Hunger food drive will be held May 9, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

US Postal Service Food Drive Saturday

It’s the annual Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive, and Island Harvest CEO Randi Shubin-Dresner is encouraging people to help feed the needy.

05/06/2015

(L): Curtis Granderson wears an NYPD hat during batting practice in honor of slain officer Brian Moore. (R): members of the NYPD salute as the national anthem is played before the game between the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles on May 5, 2015 at Citi Field. (Photos by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Pay Tribute To Slain NYPD Officer Brian Moore

The Mets wore NYPD hats and held a moment of silence before Tuesday night’s game against Baltimore. Across the field, the O’s autographed a jersey for the Moore family.

05/06/2015

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Long Island AARP Members Head To Albany To Push For Care Act

The Care Act would ensure that families receive instructions from hospital staff on how to properly care for loved ones discharged to home.

05/05/2015

A man and woman were found shot to death in a suspect murder-suicide in Mastic Beach, Long Island on Thursday, April 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Couple Dead In Mastic Beach Murder-Suicide; 6 Children Taken From Home

A man and woman were found shot to death Thursday in a home in Mastic Beach, Long Island.

04/30/2015

Suffolk County police Sgt. Scott Greene was arrested following an undercover sting showing him stealing from a driver after pulling him over. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

Lawsuit: Suffolk County Cops Targeted Latino Drivers For Traffic Stops, Robberies

The federal class-action suit alleges that at least 21 Latinos and immigrants were stopped and some were robbed of money.

04/30/2015

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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