Syosset

The emergency preparedness staff at North Shore-LIJ Health System are looking, listening, and learning from the Japan crisis about what to do should something similar happen in the Tri-State. (Credit: CBS 2)

Local Rescue Workers Hope To Learn From Japan Disaster

Local rescue workers are keeping a close eye on the crisis in Japan, watching and learning in case of a similar disaster in the Tri-State.

03/16/2011

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: LI Man Arrested After Returning To Accident Site

Police say a man who left the scene of a Long Island traffic accident where a woman was run over twice has been arrested after going back there.

12/23/2010

Car back-up cameras

Automakers To Eliminate Back-up Blind Spots

A Long Island father accidentally backed his SUV over his 2-year-old son, killing him. But instead of drowning in their grief, he and his family pushed for a new law to end this driveway danger.

12/09/2010

Syosset Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Cops Still Searching For Second L.I. Truck Drag Racer

An elderly man is dead, and his wife is fighting for her life — both of them victims of a head-on collision that police said was caused by drag racers.

11/30/2010

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Drag Racing May Have Led To Deadly Syosset Crash

According to authorities, 32-year-old Everardo Nieto, was drunk when his Ford dump truck crossed into the opposite lane on Jericho Turnpike and smashed into a Mercedes.

11/29/2010

Heating Assistance Program Funding Deadline Approaching

Congress is approaching the Dec. 3 deadline for refunding the Heating Assistance Program and many Americans are worried about getting their assistance.

11/13/2010

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As Winter Nears, Federal Heating Assistance Could Expire

Winter weather will be upon the tri-state soon enough, but state and federal programs designed to assist homeowners heat their homes could soon run out of money.

11/12/2010

The Long Island Rail Road station in Syosset, NY - File / Photo: MTA

Ridership Declines On Long Island Rail Road

An optimistic spike in ridership over the summer on the Long Island Rail Road has turned into disappointment.

10/26/2010

A Long Island Rail Road train - File Photo

LIRR Signal Modernization Means Weekend Headaches

It’s short-term pain for long-term gain, says Long Island Rail Road spokesman Sam Zambuto.

09/28/2010

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

No Device Found After Bomb Threat At LI Building

Authorities say no explosive device was found at a Long Island building that houses offices belonging to Cablevision Systems Corp.

09/26/2010

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