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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.

05/18/2015

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.

05/15/2015

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.

05/07/2015

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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.

04/30/2015

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.

04/16/2015

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.

04/13/2015

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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.

03/20/2015

Ducks sit on ice in Southampton, NY on March 9, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Southampton Seeks Public’s Help To Fatten Up Starving Ducks

Southampton Town officials say the harsh winter has incapacitated the fowl.

03/09/2015

A driver allegedly on heroin slammed into this nail salon in Deer Park on Wednesday, March 4. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Driver High On Drugs Crashes Car Into Long Island Nail Salon

Police say a driver high on drugs crossed a busy highway, struck another car and then drove right into a nail salon in a busy strip mall.

03/04/2015

A wooden figure wearing a sweatshirt that police said a man had in his vehicle in the HOV lane on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills on Feb. 27, 2015. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Man Caught Driving In Long Island Expressway HOV Lane With Fake Passenger

A Long Island man was caught Friday morning driving in the HOV lane with a fake passenger in his vehicle, Suffolk County police said.

02/27/2015

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Singer-Songwriter Who Lost Mom In Hit-And-Run Honors Her Through Music

It’s a milestone for an aspiring singer-songwriter from Long Island who has recorded her first album.

02/17/2015

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Long Island Family Making Winter Memories On Backyard Ice Rink

On Long Island, a super-passionate hockey fan is making sure his family and neighbors can learn to appreciate the sport…by building his own backyard hockey rink.

02/12/2015

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Police: L.I. Man Burglarizes Home, Kills Cat After Crashing Car

A Suffolk County man facing a series of charges in connection with a crime spree that started with a car crash and ended in the death of a cat is due in court Thursday, Nassau County police said.

02/05/2015

The vacant Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island is seen on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Lawsuit Planned In Effort To Stop Westbury, Long Island Gambling Hall

Three municipal governments and a number of residents said Thursday that they plan to ask a judge to issue a restraining order to try to stop a proposed gambling hall in Westbury, Long Island.

01/29/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

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