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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Hundreds March Across Brooklyn Bridge In Demand For Stricter Gun Laws

Saturday’s third annual march across the bridge was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

05/09/2015

Staten Island will begin using the devices to keep track of abusers starting next year. (credit: handout via CBS 2)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Mull Proposal For Domestic Violence Ankle Monitors

Lawmakers in both Nassau and Suffolk counties have proposed putting ankle bracelets on those who have orders of protection against them in domestic violence cases.

05/09/2015

Three new homes are expected to be built on this East Setauket property. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

East Setauket Residents: New Construction Could Compromise Groundwater

Residents in East Setauket are upset over homes being constructed on vacant land. They are worried the cesspools attached to the homes may ruin the groundwater.

05/07/2015

Smith Point Beach

Suffolk Executive Bellone Unveils Plans For New Smith Point Bridge

Smith Point County Park is home to the TWA Flight 800 memorial and a 5-mile-long public beach.

05/06/2015

Long Island replanting trees destroyed by Asian long-horned beetle

Program To Replace Trees Destroyed By Asian Long-Horned Beetles Kicks Off On Long Island

A planting project on Long Island will replace trees destroyed by Asian Long-Horned Beetles.

05/06/2015

Montauk Point. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Long Island Woman Running From NYC To Montauk To Raise Money For Kids Fighting Cancer

Eva Casale, 50, is running 150 miles to raise $150,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

04/25/2015

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Fentanyl Deaths On Long Island Skyrocket

Forty-two people have died from fentanyl-related overdoses in the past 15 months.

04/25/2015

A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

Potholes Plague Cold Spring Harbor Roadway

In Cold Spring Harbor, one roadway is riddled with potholes.

04/24/2015

(Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sandy-Ravaged Island Park Village Hall Demolished To Make Way For New Building

After Superstorm Sandy, the Village Hall in Island Park was destroyed. But now, 2 1/2 years later, residents will be seeing a new building constructed.

04/23/2015

Alligators Found In Suffolk County (credit: Suffolk County SPCA Facebook)

Foot-Long Alligator Spotted In Suffolk County Pond

A woman walking near the pond by the Central Islip Courthouse spotted one-foot-long alligator and called the authorities.

04/23/2015

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Woman Accused Of Robbing 2 Long Island Banks Pleads Not Guilty

Authorities say mother of two, Julia Rigby, went from stealing small items from stores to robbing banks on Long Island.

04/22/2015

A generic parking meter (Credit: Getty Images)

Plan For Downtown Parking Meters Angers Some In Bay Shore

Some are concerned the parking meters will hurt business, especially on Main Street, where they also are expected to be installed.

04/21/2015

Jeannie Muller, accused of driving drunk with 4-year-old girl on car. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Recent Leandra’s Law Arrests Raise Concerns On Long Island

The head of a Long Island anti-drunk driving group said it appears more and more mothers are getting arrested and charged under Leandra’s Law.

04/21/2015

Synthetic marijuana (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Warn Against Synthetic Marijuana Use After Spike In Hospitalizations

Mayor Bill de Blasio said synthetic marijuana is a real problem.

04/18/2015

FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

L Train Suspended Between Brooklyn-Manhattan For Weekend Maintenance

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he understands it’s a big inconvenience for those riding the L train on weekends, but that the suspension is part of a much bigger problem.

04/18/2015

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