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US soldiers keep watch at the entrance of a military base near Alkozai village following the shooting of Afghan civilians allegedly committed by a rogue US soldier in Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: Jangir/AFP/Getty Images)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Make Pledge To Recruit, Hire Veterans

Sixteen companies, along with both Nassau and Suffolk counties, have made a pledge to train, recruit and hire veterans for jobs, WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall reported.

15 hours ago

Nassau County Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Nassau County Doled Out Big Bucks To Part-Time Employees In Last Year

Nassau County paid more than $26 million last year to 2,000 part-time or season workers, WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall reported.

16 hours ago

Police on the scene after a human head was found in a Hempstead yard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Probe For Link Between Dismembered Body, Head Found In Hempstead

The latest discovery was reported Thursday in Hempstead, where what appears to be a human head was found in bushes in front of a neatly kept home.

07/18/2014

PSEG Long Island recently installed 80-foot-tall, hurricane-proof utility poles in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS 2)

Double Utility Poles Spark Complaints From Long Island Homeowners

The Kim family of Glen Head speaks for many on Long Island’s North Shore: “I think there are too many power poles.”

07/14/2014

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

Woman Dead, Toddler Hospitalized Following Separate Swimming Pool Incidents On Long Island

A woman is dead and a toddler has been hospitalized following separate drowning incidents on Long Island.

07/13/2014

Eva Casale of Long Island has set out to run seven marathons in as many days. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman Completes Self-Inflicted ’7 Marathons In 7 Days’ Challenge

Eva Casale, 49, ended her self-inflicted foot challenge in her hometown of Glen Cove. She was followed by other runners who joined her along the way.

07/13/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

07/11/2014

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13 Long Island Beaches Closed To Swimming Due To Bacteria Concerns

Health officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.

07/05/2014

Charles Riehl being led away in handcuffs (Credit: CBS 2)

Homeless Man Arrested In Connection With Series Of Long Island Bank Robberies

A homeless man has been arrested in connection with a series of bank robberies on Long Island.

06/28/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Queens Village Man Allegedly Threatened To Blow Up Several Police Precincts

The 30-year-old was upset over summonses that he received so he called 911 and said that he had a bomb strapped around him and was going to blow up precincts in Nassau County and Queens, according to prosecutors.

06/28/2014

Phil Grucci and Pat Buffolino, chief pyrotechnician, setting up for Saturday's fireworks show at Eisenhower Park. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Gets Ready For Independence Day Celebration At Eisenhower Park

The 11th annual TD Bank Celebrate America Concert and Fireworks is being held Saturday evening at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park.

06/26/2014

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

L.I. Man Charged After Dog Is Found Dead In Hot Car

A Long Island man was facing animal cruelty charges Wednesday, after his dog was found dead inside a hot car.

06/25/2014

Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Candidate Loses GOP Endorsement Over Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

A Republican candidate from Long Island said officiating at same-sex wedding ceremonies has cost him the endorsement of his party.

06/25/2014

Distraction Burglaries

Police Release Sketches Of Men Wanted In LI ‘Distraction Burglaries’

Police investigating a series of so-called “distraction burglaries” in Nassau County have released sketches suspects wanted in connection with two incidents.

06/25/2014

(credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Voters Head To The Polls For Long Island Primaries

Four candidates are competing for the chance to replace longtime Rep. Carolyn McCarthy in Nassau County while two Republicans face off in Suffolk County.

06/24/2014

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