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New York Pakistani Communities Mourn Deaths In Taliban Attack On School

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mass funerals were underway in Pakistan Wednesday following a massacre by the Taliban at a military-run school in the country’s troubled northwest. 359 more words


City Council Looks Into Lighting And Safety In Wake Of Akai Gurley Death

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York City Council Committee on Public Housing held a hearing Tuesday in response to the death of Akai Gurley, 528 more words


Long Island Couple Recounts Fatal Fire On Oceania Insignia

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A Long Island couple who were aboard the cruise ship that caught fire in the Caribbean last week are recounting the harrowing experience. 430 more words


Nassau County Jail Affirmative Action Officer Hit With Discrimination Complaint

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Nassau correction union has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the county jail affirmative action specialist whose Facebook posts have enraged the officers. 293 more words


Long Island Man Claims He Found Needles In Toys 'R' Us Package

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man claims he received a shipment of needles from Toys “R” Us after ordering toys online.

Robert Stoebe of Holbrook said he received the package Tuesday. 192 more words


12-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck By SUV While Walking To School In Valley Stream

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A 12-year-old boy was fatally struck by a SUV while walking to school on Long Island, police said.

It happened at West Merrick Road and South Franklin Avenue in Valley Stream around 7:20 am. 501 more words


6 Charged, Including 2 Former Islip Town Officials, In Illegal-Dumping Probe On Long Island

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Prosecutors on Long Island have filed criminal charges against six people, including two former Islip town officials, following an investigation into alleged… 647 more words