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Police on the scene after a human head was found in a Hempstead yard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Human Head Discovered In Hempstead Yard

A human head was found in a Hempstead yard in the same area where two human arms were found just last week.

07/17/2014

FILE -- Speed radar placed near the scene of a fatal accident on Conklin Street in Farmingdale (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Farmingdale Mayor Applauds Cuomo For Conklin Street Safety Upgrades

Farmingdale residents have been complaining for years about Conklin St., where they said drivers speed regularly.

07/17/2014

The Thatched Cottage in Centerport will close for good on October 6. (Credit: WCBS 880/Sophia Hall)

Well-Known LI Catering Facility Closing Its Doors

The catering facility will close Oct. 6 after financial troubles.

07/16/2014

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Warning To North Hills Homeowners: Clean Up After Your Pets, Or Else

A new proposed law in North Hills, Long Island is designed to make sure homeowners clean up after Fido and Fifi.

07/15/2014

Marc Kimmel, left, hugs Christopher Schneider. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Boy, Father Save Neighbors From Burning House

Ten-year-old Christopher Schneider was at his Ulster Court home in Commack on Monday afternoon when he noticed the house next door was on fire.

07/15/2014

Vincent LoGiudice (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Cop Accused Of Beating Man During Traffic Stop Appears In Court

Officer Vincent LoGiudice, 34, is charged with two counts of second-degree assault and one count of third-degree assault in connection with the April 25 encounter involving Kyle Howell, 20. LoGiudice pleaded not guilty to the charges last month.

07/15/2014

Dante Taylor (Credit: CBS 2)

Vigil Held Following Court Appearance For Man Charged In Death Of Medford Woman

Police have made an arrest in the death of a young Long Island mother whose body was found in a wooded area in Medford, last month.

07/12/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

07/11/2014

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

Riverhead Police Warn Residents Of Violent Robberies Targeting Hispanic Men

There have been eight robberies this year and about 15 last year, Riverhead Police Chief David Hegemiller.

07/11/2014

A second severed arm was found in as many days on Thursday, July 10 in Hempstead, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Severed Arms Found In Hempstead In As Many Days

Police are trying to determine if an arm found in the yard of a home in Hempstead is connected to the discovery of partially dismembered remains in Bay Shore.

07/10/2014

Artem G. Ayzen (Credit: WLNY)

Stony Brook Grad Student Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash

Artem G. Ayzen, 25, of Brooklyn was rollerblading on North Country Road around 10:55 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, police said.

07/10/2014

MTA chairman Thomas Prendergast meets with members of the New York Congressional delegation on July 9, 2014 about a potential Long Island Rail Road strike. (credit: MTA/Twitter)

Congress Will Not Intervene In Contract Dispute To Prevent LIRR Strike

Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.

07/09/2014

Nassau Police Officer Matthew Andoos, credited with rescue of three people from Uniondale house fire. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Officer Saves 3 People From Uniondale House Fire

A Nassau County police officer without protective gear ran into a burning home and saved three residents in Uniondale.

07/09/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

MTA, LIRR Union Contract Talks Stall As Potential Strike Date Nears

MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast will travel to Washington on Wednesday to ask Congress what its intentions are if an agreement is not reached by the July 20 deadline.

07/08/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Investigation Underway After Huntington Station Man Is Found Dead On Front Lawn

Homicide detectives on Long Island are investigating the death of a man found dead on his front lawn.

07/05/2014

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