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Marilyn Looney and her daughter at a press conference on Aug. 11, 2015. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

82-Year-Old Long Island Woman Scratches Her Way To $7 Million Lottery Prize

A Long Island grandmother and her daughter and grandchildren were sharing a big lottery win Tuesday.

08/11/2015

A case of Legionnaires' disease was reported in Rockland County on Friday, Aug. 7. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor De Blasio Says Legionnaires’ Outbreak Is Contained

The state Health Department began sending out teams to test cooling towers on Saturday.

08/09/2015

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Police: Parents Left Young Daughters Inside SUV While Gambling At Resorts World Casino

Maria Loha and Segundo Japa were arrested and charged with acting in a manner injurious to a child.

08/08/2015

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Long Island Parents Sue School District After Son Contracts MRSA

Attorney Jon Ray said Lucia was a wrestler and filthy mats at the school were a breeding ground for the infection.

08/08/2015

Stephanie Epstein is being released from the hospital five days after a tree crash onto her home, pinning her in her bed. (Credit: CBS2)

Great Neck Woman Pinned Under Tree: I Didn’t Think I Was Going To Make It

A Great Neck woman who was pinned under a 5,000-pound oak tree will be released from the hospital Friday.

07/31/2015

Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck driven by Steven Romeo, inset. (Photo: Suffolk Times/Inset: Image via CBS2)

Survivor Files Lawsuit In Limo Crash That Killed 4 On Long Island

A survivor of a crash on Long Island that killed four women when their limousine collided with a pickup truck has sued both drivers and the companies involved.

07/31/2015

Dawn DeNicola, of Cameo Drive, shows one of her four cars that were keyed. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Residents Ask ‘Why Us?’ After Every Car On One Massapequa Block Keyed

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Residents of one Long Island block say they feel violated after someone came to their neighborhood and damaged their cars. At least 17 homeowners on Cameo Drive in Massapequa have filed complaints […]

07/30/2015

Kayden's family lift him and his wheelchair up the steps  of their Roosevelt, Long Island, home on July 30, 2015. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Hempstead Grant To Help Family Bring Child With Cerebral Palsy Into, Out Of Home

The Johnsons have been struggling to bring 7-year-old Kayden, who sits in a wheelchair, up and down the few stairs outside their Roosevelt house.

07/30/2015

Yolanda V. Gilreath and her son Malachi Blaylock face kidnapping and other charges. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Mother Helped Long Island Man Kidnap Ex-Girlfriend

A Long Island man is accused of beating, stabbing and threatening to kill the mother of his child while holding her captive for five days.

07/28/2015

Steve Romeo, reportedly the co-owner of Southold-based Romeo Dimon Marine Services, is charged with driving while intoxicated.

DWI Charge Remains Against Pickup Driver In Deadly L.I. Limo Crash Despite BAC Being Under Legal Limit

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota revealed Friday that Steve Romeo’s blood alcohol level about an hour after the crash was below the legal limit of .08.

07/24/2015

Chad Morizsan is brought into a Central Islip courtroom on July 23, 2015. (credit: James Carbone/POOL)

LI Man Gets 25 Years For Running Down Two Police Officers

A Long Island man will spend 25 years in prison for running down two police officers in a stolen car, critically injuring one of them.

07/23/2015

Bing Yang (credit: Nassau County Police)

Prosecutors: Westbury Man Beat Pomeranian ‘Mercilessly’ To Death

A Long Island man is accused of beating his dog to death.

07/23/2015

Fire damage can be seen at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in West Babylon on July 22, 2015. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Fire Damages Greek Orthodox Church On Long Island

The fire broke out Tuesday night at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in West Babylon.

07/22/2015

Amy Grabina, woman killed in Suffolk County limo crash. (credit: Image via CBS2)

Family, Friends Say Goodbye At Funeral For Victim Of Long Island Limo Crash

A funeral was held Tuesday for one of the four women killed in a limousine crash on Long Island.

07/21/2015

File Photo: Dog inside car (Credit: Thinkstock)

Long Island Town Eyes Tougher Penalties For Leaving Pet In Hot Car

Supervisor Judy Bosworth said the animal shelter gets calls every day from concerned citizens worried when they see a dog locked in a car with no water or air conditioning.

07/21/2015

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