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Melissa Weiner, 31, is charged with leaving her 6-year-old son home alone for 16 hours in Port Jefferson, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Mom Who Allegedly Left Son Home Alone Says It Was All An Accident

A Long Island mother accused of leaving her young child alone at home all night so she could go on a date was in court Monday to plead her case.

06/24/2014

Melissa Weiner

Police: L.I. Woman Left Son, 6, Home Alone Overnight While She Was On Date

A Long Island woman has been arrested and charged, after police said she left her 6-year-old home alone overnight while she went on a date.

06/23/2014

Melissa Weiner (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Port Jefferson Woman Accused Of Leaving Boy, 6, Home Alone

According to Suffolk County police, the little boy had stopped a Port Jefferson Village Constable at approximately 12:25 p.m. Friday and told him he was home alone.

06/20/2014

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Lime Shortage Has Restaurants, Bars Scrambling Ahead Of Cinco De Mayo

Many restaurants and bars in the Tri-State area fear they may have to contend with a Cinco de Mayo sans limes following a shortage that’s driving up prices.

05/03/2014

Lainie's Way toy store staying open after community fundraising effort (credit: Facebook/Lainie's Way)

Donations Help Save LI Toy Store In Danger Of Closing

Lainie’s Way toy store in Port Jefferson has been in business for nearly 11 years. They sell educational games and art projects that are hard to find in big box stores.

03/25/2014

FILE -- Passengers board LIRR train in Hicksville, Long Island. (file/credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fatal Accident Causes Service Disruptions On 3 LIRR Lines

Service was suspended for about two hours Tuesday morning between Huntington and Hicksville after the LIRR said an unauthorized person was struck by a train.

03/11/2014

Timothy Saunders

Police Arrest Man After Long Island Wall Is Covered With Graffiti

Police on Long Island said Wednesday that they have found the man who spray-painted graffiti using the name “Timothy of the Seven Seas.”

03/05/2014

LIRR ticket machine (file)

Brazen Scammers Target LIRR Riders With Ticket Machine Cameras

Long Island Rail Road vending machines are a quick and easy way for thousands of riders to get tickets. However, investigators fear that some passengers may have been taken for a ride before even getting on a train.

10/18/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police: Man Went On Vehicle Theft, Bank Robbery Spree On Long Island

Suffolk County police on Saturday were holding a man who was caught in Buffalo, after he allegedly stole three vehicles and robbed two banks in a period of five days.

09/21/2013

Long Island Rail Road train (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Island Rail Road To Launch Scoot Trains With East Side Access

The planned “scoot” trains would offer faster, more frequent service from places like Brooklyn to Jamaica, Oyster Bay to Mineola, and Ronkonkoma to Riverhead.

07/23/2013

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Suffolk County Cops Rescue Men From Sinking Boat On LI Sound

Officers from the Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau have rescued two men from a sinking boat in the Long Island Sound.

07/21/2013

Three suspects who police say broke into a pizza parlor in Port Jefferson. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Suspects Steal Food, Serving Trays From Port Jefferson Pizza Parlor

It happened back on June 14 at It’s All Greek To Me Pizza on Main Street in Port Jefferson.

07/16/2013

David Sharp (credit: Image via CBS 2)

2 Caregivers Charged With Brutally Beating 88-Year-Old Nursing Home Patient

Two women charged with caring for elderly patients faced a Long Island judge Tuesday, accused of beating an 88-year-old man in his nursing home bed because he didn’t want to shower.

06/25/2013

LIRR work trains collided on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

LIRR Expects Near-Normal Rush Hour After Work Trains Collide Near Hicksville

Five LIRR workers were hurt; three refused medical aid and two others were taken to nearby hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.

06/04/2013

Port Jefferson Ferry Terminal April 16, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

L.I. Ferry Terminals Under Heightened Alert Following Boston Blasts

The enhanced security at the ferry terminals was first put into place following the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

04/16/2013

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