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Mosquito on a person's hand. (credit: Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

West Nile Virus Scare Forces Suffolk County To Restrict Camping In 1 Park

Thanks to a mosquito testing positive for West Nile virus, for the time being there will be no more overnight camping at a county park on Long Island.


The drowning of a child on Long Island has safety advocates reminding pool owners of mandatory safety laws. (WLNY)

Advocates Remind Pool Owners Of Safety Laws In Wake Of Islip Drowning

The drowning of a child on Long Island has safety advocates reminding pool owners of mandatory safety laws.


A Long Island veteran finally received the medals he earned, more than 70 years after the D-Day invasion (CBS2)

Long Island Veteran Receives Medals More Than 70 Years After D-Day Invasion

In all, Guarnaccio received eight service medals for his valor that day 71 years ago.


A 4-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet in Long Beach, Long Island on Friday, June 19. (Credit: CBS2)

4-Year-Old Boy Grazed By Bullet Inside Long Beach Apartment

According to Long Beach City Police, the boy was playing in his apartment in the Channel Park Homes complex on Oak Court when shots rang out at 1:20 p.m. Friday.


Karla Vanston is honored with a 13 years' perfect attendance award at Riverhead High School. (Credit: CBS2)

Riverhead High School Senior Honored For 13 Years Of Perfect Attendance

Riverhead High School senior Karla Vanston has had perfect attendance for 13 years – all the way back since kindergarten.


An advocacy group paid the airfare for Theresa Lamb of Long Island (left) to meet her granddaughter in Florida for the first time. (Credit: CBS2)

Advocacy Group Pays Airfare So Long Island Woman Can Meet Granddaughter In Florida

A Long Island grandmother couldn’t afford the airfare to see her newborn granddaughter, but a local company stepped in to make her dream come true.


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L.I. Teen, Date Make Grand Entrance For Prom In Helicopter

Most teenagers take a limo to their prom, but a Long Island student upped the ante this week when he and his date arrived by helicopter.


The Glen Cove Chorale has been asked to perform in the Vatican. (Credit: WLNY-TV)

Highly Acclaimed Long Island Choir Invited To Perform At The Vatican

A highly acclaimed Long Island choir will sing for the pope at an upcoming command performance at the Vatican.


American Pharoah crosses the finish line to win the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Racing Fans Anticipate Possible Triple Crown At Belmont Park

American Pharoah has a shot at the Triple Crown next month at the Belmont Stakes on Long Island, and things will be a little different for fans at Belmont Park next year.


An abused dog found in a drug and dogfighting ring on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Lawmakers Call On Public To Report Animal Abuse After Dogfighting Ring Bust

A call has mounted on Long Island for the public to report animal abuse, after nearly a dozen dogs were rescued from alleged drug dealers who were believed to be training them to fight.


Marine Lance Cpl. Robert Perez was paired with his service dog, Bella, through the Pets for Vets program. (Credit: CBS2)

‘Pets For Vets’ Pairs Troubled Veterans With Dogs Left In Shelters

A unique approach matches up troubled veterans with companion dogs – and provides healing for both.


Joseph Saccente (credit: Handout)

Police: Long Island Cab Driver, 92, Dies After Crashing Into Home

Joseph Saccente may have suffered a “medical emergency” while driving northbound on Shore Road in Oakdale around 7:10 a.m. Thursday, Nassau County police said.


Mike Fregoe is trying to keep his snowman going in Massapequa Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Well Into Spring, Massapequa Park Snowman Is Still Going

It’s hard to imagine with temperatures in the 60s, but a snowman is still standing on Long Island.


Mary Magnani receives special honor from New York Senate on her 100th birthday (Credit: WLNY)

Long Island Woman Receives Special Tribute On Her 100th Birthday

There was hearty applause from hundreds of well-wishers in Bay Shore, along with hugs, kisses and birthday wishes for a woman born during World War I and who immigrated to America from Italy with her family.


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Tri-State Area Gets Another Blast Of Winter On 1st Day Of Spring

Snow fell across the Tri-State Area all day Friday, causing travel delays and leaving people fit to be tied on the first day of spring.