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Long Island college dorm briefly evacuated due to stove fire

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say a stove fire spurred a brief evacuation of a Long Island college dorm, but no one was injured. It happened around 9:30 a.m. Monday at Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale. College spokeswoman Kathy Coley says the fire was in a fourth-floor kitchen in Orchar


What's Open, Closed In West Islip On Presidents Day

WEST ISLIP, NY - Presidents Day originally began in 1885 as a way to celebrate George Washington's birthday. Since then, it's become a way to celebrate all presidents, according to History.com. It is celebrated on the third Monday in February.


Amityville father with kids in car hit with DWIs under Leandra's Law

An Amityville man, who police said was driving drunk Sunday with his children in the car, faces numerous charges, including aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law.


Long Island's taxing tax season

Jennifer and Paul Cellura planned to use their IRS refund to put up new fencing around their backyard in Huntington Station. And they were going to spend whatever was left on diapers and clothes for the new baby, due any day now.


Muslims touched by kindness of Episcopalians

The Muslims needed at place to pray until the dental office that they had bought in Deer Park was renovated. No one, it seemed, wanted to rent to them, leaders of the group said. Then, after a year of searching for a temporary home, they found an Episcopal church not far from the dental office that


Police: Amityville man drove drunk with son, daughter in back seat

An Amityville man was arrested and charged with a felony Sunday night for allegedly driving drunk with his two children in the car. Police say an officer spotted 43-year-old Shem McCoy rolling through a stop sign on Countyline Road in Massapequa just before 8 p.m. He then allegedly swerved into onco


NYS budget plan has $18.3B for Long Island

Touting his proposed 2020 budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is including $18.3 billion for Nassau and Suffolk counties – “the largest and most aggressive investment for Long Island in the history of the State of New York,” he said.


NYPD: Man Followed Woman Off Bus, Asked for Directions & Raped Her

Police are looking for a man they say followed a woman off a bus, pretended to ask for directions to the subway and then raped her. NYPD officials said the attacker approached the woman after she got off the bus at 54th Street and Skillman Avenue in Woodside, Queens, around 10:40 p.m on Friday.


Mother and Teen Son Found Dead With Head Trauma in NYC Apartment: NYPD

A mother and her 14-year-old son were found dead with head trauma inside a Bronx apartment on Sunday, police said. Marisol Ortiz, 51, and her son, Alanche Delorbe, were found in their home on 185th Street in the Belmont neighborhood shortly after 5:30 p.m., the NYPD said. Both were pronounced dead a


Nassau Police Issue Alert for Missing 13 Year-Old from Bethpage

Bethpage, NY - February 18, 2019 - The Missing Person Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 2:18 a.m. in Bethpage. According to detectives, Lily Smith, 13, was last seen leaving her Parkview Circle residence. She is described as a female white,


Nassau County Package Thief Caught On Camera, Police Say

CEDARHURST, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police say a package thief is on the prowl on Long Island. The man is suspected of stealing deliveries from three Nassau County homes around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.


Woman Seriously Hurt in Crash on Sunrise Service Road

ISLIP TERRACE, NY – A 33-year-old woman who was seriously injured in a single-car crash on a Sunrise Highway service road Monday morning was high on drugs at the time, police said.


Rental project starts on former NYIT campus in Central Islip

Site work has begun on a new 268-unit apartment development in Central Islip. The project, on 30 acres of land formerly owned by New York Institute of Technology, was originally pitched by Paul Aniboli and his Bay Shore-based Ramco Development in 2016 when the firm bought the parcel from the school.


5 New Deer Park-North Babylon Area Houses For Sale

DEER PARK-NORTH BABYLON, NY — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Fear not! To help simplify your search, we've compiled a fresh batch of five new


Jersey trucking company with Bethpage terminal to shut down

A New Jersey-based trucking company with a Bethpage facility has shut down, a week after it announced it was filing for bankruptcy. The family-owned company, New England Motor Freight Inc., is owned by the father of Nancy Shevell, the wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney.


Man charged with DWI in Southern State Parkway crash that hurt 11, police say

A Queens man is facing a drunken driving charge after a four-vehicle crash that injured him and 10 others on the Southern State Parkway in West Hempstead early Sunday, police said.


Fetus found next to tree in Brooklyn, authorities investigating

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Authorities are investigating after a fetus was found next to a tree in Brooklyn Monday morning. The gruesome discovery was made just before 7 a.m. at Linden Boulevard and Bradford Avenue in East New York.


Deer Park-North Babylon Weekly Weather Forecast

DEER PARK-NORTH BABYLON, NY — Time for your weekly weather report, as reported by Darksky. Mixed precipitation overnight. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening. Mixed precipitation (1–3 in. of snow) starting in the afternoon.


CBS2 Exclusive: Valerie Reyes Died From Asphyxiation, Sources Confirm

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Valerie Reyes, the 24-year-old New Rochelle woman found dead in a suitcase abandoned in Greenwich, Connecticut, died from asphyxiation, not a head injury, sources tell CBS2’s Tony Aiello.


50 Firefighters Battle Blaze at Melville Home

A fire broke out at a Melville home Saturday morning. The Melville Fire Department responded to fire on Seton Street at about 9:30 am. Firefighters quickly found an active fire on the exterior rear of the home and the basement, first and second floors.