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Trial Begins For Alleged Drunk Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Long Island Teen

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The trial for an alleged drunk driver accused of killing a Long Island teenager while she was driving home from work began Monday. 342 more words


Plane Cabin Cleaners At LaGuardia Airport Strike Over Health, Safety Issues; Cite Ebola Concerns

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Airplane cabin cleaners have set up pickets outside a LaGuardia Airport terminal over health and safety issues.

About 200 Air Serv workers who support domestic flights at Terminal D began a 24-hour strike on Wednesday night. 995 more words


Woman Named First Female President Of Long Island Mosque

WESTBURY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Islamic Center of Long Island — the oldest mosque and one of the largest on the island — has named a woman as its next president. 205 more words


Residents On Alert Following Home Invasion In Bellmore

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A family was tied up and robbed in a frightening attack in Bellmore, Long Island Friday morning.

As CBS 2’s Alice Gainer reported, police were searching late Friday afternoon for three armed men. 468 more words


Suffolk County To Step In After Lawsuit Halts Fire Island Dune Project

FIRE ISLAND, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Suffolk County is getting involved in a lawsuit filed by the New York Audubon Society to protect the piping plover nesting grounds on Fire Island. 281 more words


Schumer Wants To Close Federal Loophole In Missing Child Cases

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Sen. Charles Schumer is looking to close a federal loophole that he said hinders the search for missing children.

Schumer’s bill, the Bringing Missing Children Home Act, makes several changes to existing rules, which currently prevent local and state law enforcement officials from quickly sharing or updating missing children files. 367 more words


Summerlike Weather Has Many Flocking To The Beach On LI

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It may be fall, but it sure feels like summer.

Friday will see plenty of sunshine with a high of 75 and temperatures are expected to be in the low 80s over the weekend. 223 more words