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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

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

16-Year-Old Fatally Shot, 13-Year-Old Wounded At Marcy Houses In Brooklyn

The two boys were sitting on a bench in a courtyard of the complex at the time of the shooting.

04/18/2015

Sayville Plaza businesses (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sayville Plaza Business Owner: Constant Car Towing Is Negatively Affecting Business

Business owners in a Sayville shopping center are upset after they said the landlord recently began towing cars almost immediately after a person parks in the lot in front of their stores.

04/16/2015

Stephan Harbison (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Long Island Man Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Fatal Crash

A Suffolk County man charged with DWI after a fatal crash pleaded not guilty Thursday.

04/16/2015

The Sandpiper Co-Op complex in Westhampton, Long Island was destroyed by fire on Wednesday, April 15. (Credit: Westhampton Beach Volunteer Fire Department)

Westhampton Summer Resort Complex Destroyed By Fire

Firefighters from at least 10 departments were dispatched Wednesday to battle a large blaze at a co-op building in the Hamptons.

04/15/2015

Willie Owens (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Recalls Horrifying Experience After Being Grazed By Stray Bullet Inside LI Apartment

Police said the bullet went through the wall, then the television set before grazing the side of his head.

04/11/2015

Investigators on the scene of a fatal carbon monoxide incident in Floral Park, Queens on Apr. 10, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Investigators: Running Car In Garage Caused Fatal Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Queens

Emergency responders rushed to the single family home at 260th St. near 86th Avenue around 3:15 p.m. Friday

04/11/2015

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NY Teachers’ Unions Urge Parents To Opt Children Out Of Common Core Tests

Meanwhile, some superintendents have warned that if too many students opt out, districts will lose state funding.

04/11/2015

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Long Island Town Giving Residents DNA Tool To Fight Crime

The Town of Huntington is providing 500 residents with a vial containing a plant-based product which leaves an invisible mark on valuables, which can be traced back to the owner if stolen.

04/10/2015

This house in Deer Park, N.Y., has not had running water or heat in a decade.  (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Board Votes To Clean Up Unsightly Deer Park Property At Owner’s Expense

Neighbors said they’ve seen raccoon, possums and mice going in and out of the Osceola Avenue home. Inside the two-story house are rotten food and stacks of old magazines and newspapers, neighbors said.

04/09/2015

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

New York Approves Use Of Heroin-Overdose Antidote At Schools

As part of the new state budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature approved the use of the medicine, also known as naloxone, that reverses the effects of an overdose.

04/09/2015

Jose Cartagena is charged with killing his former live-in girlfriend. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Suspect In Glen Cove Stabbing Death Arrested In California

Cartagena has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, 32-year-old Yanira Martinez. She was killed on March 26 while walking to pick up her 5-year-old daughter from school.

04/08/2015

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