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Timothy Burzynski, 26, is charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon . (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

CBS2 Exclusive: LI Construction Worker Shot With Pellet Gun; Alleged Gunman Reportedly Blames Noise

Nassau County police said Timothy Burzynski, 26, fired the gun around noon Tuesday from his Merrick home because the construction noise was keeping him from sleeping,

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Nico Fiorello stands at a press conference at Nassau County Medical Center on Sept. 2, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Beating The Odds: L.I. Teen Walks Again After Becoming Paralyzed In Swimming Accident

A Long Island teen is walking again months after he was paralyzed in a devastating swimming accident.

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A suspect was wounded and a bystander was killed when NYPD officers opened fire, following an undercover gun deal gone bad in Mount Vernon. (Credit: CBS2)

Bystander Dies After Being Shot By NYPD During Undercover Gun Buy In Mount Vernon

Two bullets struck Felix Kumi as he stood on Beekman Avenue.


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Experts Urge Residents To Organize Disaster Relief Kits

Only 15 percent of Americans are prepared for a disaster, according to Allstate’s Paul Dellauniversita.


Oniel Sharpe Jr. appears in court in Central Islip, Long Island, on Aug. 27, 2015. (Credit: Pool/Newsday)

Charges Upgraded Against Driver In Southern State Parkway Crash That Killed 2 Kids, Their Dad

A driver pleaded not guilty Thursday to upgraded charges in a 100-mph crash that killed a man and his two children on Long Island.


Stephen Ruth is accused with tampering with red light cameras on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

Long Island Man Explains Why He Moved Red Light Cameras

Stephen Ruth calls himself the “Red Light Robin Hood.”


The Whispering Pines condo community in Yaphank. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents At Yaphank Condo Community On Edge After Series Of Break-Ins

Police are investigating a number of break-ins inside a condominium community on Long Island.


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Pope Expected To Call For Acceptance Of Immigrants During US Visit

Father Stephen Grozio of the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays, where many immigrants worship, said the pope will focus on love and peace.


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LI School District Brings In New First Aid Kits That Could Save Lives

Connetquot Superintendent Linda Adams said the equipment can help in any emergency, not just a shooting.


FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Violence Worsening At Rikers Island

Violence reportedly skyrocketed at the jail complex in July, when there were 21 slashings and one stabbing, all involving gang members.


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Family Suing American Airlines After Man With Alzheimer’s Goes Missing From LaGuardia

The family spent three nightmarish days searching, hoping and praying that the man would be OK.


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Current, Former Teachers File Discrimination Lawsuit Against Riverhead Charter School

Attorney Joseph Dell said the principal wanted teachers to wear seductive clothing and harassed those who didn’t.


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Town Councilwoman: Residents Oppose Proposed LIE Rest Stop In Dix Hills

Huntington Town Councilwoman Susan Berland suggested the rest stop would be better at Exit 67, where there is more space.


FILE -- A lobster fisherman throws back a premature lobster in the Long Island Sound. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Climate Change Blamed For Pushing Lobsters Out Of Long Island Sound

Commercial lobster boats in New York landed 112 metric tons of lobsters in 2013, a record low.


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Long Island Man Says Blind Date Broke Into House, Stole Pills

It turns out his date sneaked into his house Monday through the doggy door and stole Vicodin pills prescribed for him to use after dental surgery, John Gallagher said.