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Michael Sitler, 7, is credited with saving his mother's life with a 911 call in their Selden, Long Island home. (Credit: CBS 2)

7-Year-Old Long Island Boy Honored For Calling 911, Saving Mom

A Suffolk County boy was being hailed as a hero Tuesday night for saving his mother’s life after she had a seizure.

08/26/2014

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Police: Man Who Fell Onto Third Rail On LIRR Tracks Was Attacked

Early reports said a man who fell onto the third rail and died at the Bellmore Long Island Rail Road station had suffered a seizure, but police said Saturday evening that he was attacked.

08/24/2013

Vivian Wilson hospitalized after a seizure. Her parents have urged Gov. Chris Christie to sign a measure to allow easier access to medical marijuana for children. (credit: handout)

Christie To Decide By Friday Whether To Sign Medical Marijuana Bill For Kids

A campaign stop to Scotch Plains Wednesday brought a tense exchange between the governor and a dad who just didn’t want to take no for an answer.

08/14/2013

New York Police Department officers surround a central tent as they clear the 'Occupy Wall Street' protest from Zuccotti Park in the early morning hours of November 15, 2011 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Settlement Announced In Lawsuit Over Seizure Of OWS Library

A settlement was announced Tuesday in a lawsuit over the seizure of the Occupy Wall Street library at Zuccotti Park.

04/09/2013

Hero subway operator Danny Hay (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Subway Worker Saves 3 People On Tracks At Delancey Street Station

A New York City subway worker is being hailed as a hero for preventing a train from hitting a man who’d had a seizure and two other people who were trying to help him.

04/08/2013

Police at the scene of an accident in Fairfield, N.J. on Jan. 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Eight People Hurt When Car Goes Out Of Control In Fairfield, N.J.

The incident took place around noon in the parking lot of the Skyline Auto Exchange at 100 Route 46 East, police said.

01/08/2013

Albert Martin

New Jersey High School Basketball Player Collapses On Court, Dies

A high school basketball player in New Jersey suddenly collapsed on the court and died Monday.

12/03/2012

Ambulance Medication (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. EMTs Warn They’re Running Out Of Medication

“We expect before the middle of this month to run out of the medication that could stop a seizure which could be a life-threatening to a patient,” said EMT Bob Bauter.

03/06/2012

The apartment building where the Valerios were found. (Credit:Google Maps)

Father And Son Found Dead In Bronx Apartment

A father and son were found dead in the Bronx on Saturday.

02/26/2012

Drew, a 7-year-old boy who saved his mother by calling 911 after she started having a seizure (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Boy Rescues Mom With Life-Saving Phone Call

Drew Gilkes, a third grader at P.S. 13, was getting ready for school shortly after 8 a.m. when his mother began having a seizure at their Hendrix Street home.

09/21/2011

Investigators Remove Nicole Tessa (credit: CBS 2)

Family, Friends Shocked Over Death Of L.I. Mom

The family of a missing Long Island mother, who was found dead in a wooded area, is filled with grief and disbelief. Her husband was questioned by police again on Wednesday.

12/22/2010

ATM, Bank of America

Bank Of America To Stop Home Foreclosures

Bank of America and other financial institutions were reviewing paperwork after rushing the foreclosure process without reading or verifying information.

10/09/2010