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Long Island City Immigration Office (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Inclusive Immigration Policy A Hot Topic At Hofstra Summit

Inclusive immigration policy was the topic of a summit at Long Island’s Hofstra University Friday.

02/27/2015

Police in Nassau County are searching for a brazen tire and rim thief targeting luxury cars. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau County Police Warn Mercedes-Benz Owners Of Tire And Rim Thefts

Dozens of expensive cars parked on driveways and in front of homes across Nassau County have been hit by thieves.

02/26/2015

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

Nassau County Administering New Drug Aimed At Combating Heroin Addiction

Dr. Jacob Sperber said the medication Vivitrol helps free heroin addicts of their cravings.

02/25/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brookhaven Officials Call For Extended Electric Rail Service On LIRR

Extending electric train service on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk Branch would increase ridership, improve service and help boost the East End economy, Brookhaven officials say.

02/25/2015

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Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

Long Island Expressway (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Business, Government Leaders To Albany: Invest In Our Infrastructure

A coalition of union and business leaders and elected officials gathered Monday to urge state lawmakers and the governor to dedicate more money to rebuilding Long Island’s roads and bridges.

02/23/2015

Winter Storm Brings Cold Winter And Light Snow To New York Area

Bitterly Cold Air Leads To Record Lows, Brutal Wind Chills Across Tri-State Area

Winter is keeping its icy grip on the Tri-State area as Arctic air continues to plunge the region into a deep freeze.

02/20/2015

A woman in a parka walks on a Manhattan street during frigidly cold weather on February 16, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Officials Urge Caution As Potentially Record Low Temps Again Hit Tri-State Area

Another blast of Arctic air will move into the Tri-State area Thursday, bringing with it potentially record-breaking temperatures.

02/19/2015

Snowy roads in Fords, New Jersey on Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Snow, Frigid Temps Cause Slick Roads Across Tri-State Area

Commuters faced some hazardous travel conditions during the morning rush hour on Tuesday.

02/17/2015

Police say three people are dead in a murder-suicide inside a home in Wading River, NY on Feb. 16, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivrea/1010 WINS)

Police: 3 Dead In Murder-Suicide On Long Island

Suffolk County police say 44-year-old Thomas Calhoun shot his girlfriend, 43-year-old Tanya Lawrence, and her 7-year-old daughter Danielle Lawrence before killing himself.

02/16/2015

Crews in Westbury, NY work to fix a broken LIRR rail on Feb. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

LIRR Fixes Broken Rails That Caused System-Wide Delays

The system was getting back to its regular service for the afternoon rush, spokesman Sal Arena said Friday afternoon.

02/13/2015

Christ Episcopal Church in Babylon Village. (Credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Babylon Village Residents Pack Meeting On Church’s Plan To Feed The Needy

There’s an effort underway in one Long Island community to derail a planned church program to feed the needy.

02/12/2015

Craig Perkins turned himself in to police four days after fatally striking Kieran Smith with his vehicle in 2012. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

Driver In Fatal Brentwood Hit-And-Run Sentenced To 1 Year, But Walks Free With Time Served

A Long Island man who killed a college student in a hit-and-run crash nearly three years ago walked free Wednesday after his sentencing.

02/11/2015

A man wanted in connection with 10 armed robberies in Nassau County. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Investigate Spree Of Nassau County Gas Station, Convenience Store Robberies

There have been 13 robberies at gas stations and a convenience store since December. At least three of the businesses may have been struck twice.

02/10/2015

LIE billboard rendering by Allvision (Credit: Allvision/CBS2)

Nassau County Considers Billboards Along LIE, Near Roosevelt Field Mall

The plan is erect 48-foot-wide electronic billboards all along the Long Island Expressway and near Roosevelt Field mall.

02/09/2015

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