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People receive a free meningitis vaccine from Dr. Wayne Chen at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation pharmacy on April 15, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

East Islip Mother Who Lost Daughter To Meningitis Starts Foundation to Spread Awareness

Now, the NYS Senate and Assembly have passed a bill requiring seventh and 12th graders to receive the meningococcal vaccine.


Prateek Pokhrel (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau Police: Man Tried To Grab Child, Resisted Arrest

Prosecutors said as a 5-year-old boy was holding his mother’s hand at a bus stop in Westbury Friday evening, Pokhrel grabbed the little boy.


A 4-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet in Long Beach, Long Island on Friday, June 19. (Credit: CBS2)

4-Year-Old Boy Grazed By Bullet Inside Long Beach Apartment

According to Long Beach City Police, the boy was playing in his apartment in the Channel Park Homes complex on Oak Court when shots rang out at 1:20 p.m. Friday.


(credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Man In Wheelchair Says Tobay Beach Turnstiles Inhibit Access To Restrooms

The Town of Oyster Bay said it installed the turnstiles and gate near the bike trail to prevent people from causing a safety hazard and taking their bicycles on the beach.


Long Beach Sandy Damage

Lawmakers Fight Back Against FEMA’s Request For Sandy Victims To Pay Back Funds

Reps. Rice and Meeks are sponsoring legislation to allow FEMA to forgive debts owed by storm victims


Drugs are prepared to shoot intravenously by a user addicted to heroin.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/FILE)

Authorities Bust Bronx-To-Long Island Heroin Ring

All together, 14 men and women were charged in the heroin bust.


Boat at Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Here’s How To Stay Safe At The Beach This Summer

Beaches are popular in the summer and experts are sharing how to stay safe.



Sea Cliff Mayor: Vandal Broke Into Village Hall, Left Message On Wall

When Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy walked into work Monday, he discovered the message scrawled out in marker.


House For Sale Sign (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Long Island Housing Prices On The Rise

According to Multiple Listing Service, the average price of a home in Suffolk County has jumped 10 percent, and Nassau County’s average is up 6 percent.


Bleach (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Long Island Teen Accused Of Throwing Bleach In Counselor’s Face

The teen, who has a 2-year-old child, plead not guilty in court.


Maxwell Sherman, Lauren Daverin (Nassau PD/Facebook)

Man Gets 18 Years To Life In Murder Of Newlywed At Rockville Centre Park

A Long Beach man who admitted strangling a teenager he met near a Long Island park has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.


Brown tide is sweeping across
the Great South Bay. (Photo by Doug Kuntz)

Brown Tide In Great South Bay Puts Clams At Risk

For the third straight year, a brown tide has been spreading across the Great South Bay off Long Island.


Chriscelle Andrews  is  charged with second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Long Island Social Services Employee Charged With Beating Daughter With Broomstick

Chriscelle Andrews looked down Tuesday as prosecutors told a judge the 53-year-old woman used a broomstick to beat her daughter Sunday, leaving the 10-year-old with a fractured arm.


Blighted house in Dix Hills. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Dix Hills Home Seen As ‘Eyesore’ Goes Up In Flames

The blaze broke out at around 6 a.m. Sunday at 4 Carriage Court.


LIRR Belmont Park Station

Renovated LIRR Station Promising Better Ride For Belmont Stakes Fans

With thousands expected at Belmont Park Saturday to watch American Pharoah make a run for the Triple Crown, transit officials are promising a smoother ride this year thanks to a new LIRR station officially opening on Thursday.