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LIRR: Ronkonkoma Line’s Second Track Project Will Bring Better Service

The railroad is rolling out a $388 million double track project to add an 18-mile line of track to the busy Ronkonkoma branch.

08/27/2015

Lobstermen are grumbling about a pending moratorium on harvesting in the Long Island Sound. (Credit: CBS2)

Pending Ban On Harvesting Draws Grumbles From Long Island Sound Lobstermen

There was plenty of lobster at the Land And Sea Fish Market in Mount Sinai, but none of it is from the Long Island Sound.

08/27/2015

Lauren Slionski in her wedding dress. (Credit: Handout)

Bride’s Dress Goes Missing Shortly After Wedding

The dress disappeared on June 6 or 7 when Slionski and her new husband spent one of their first nights after the wedding at the famed Waldorf Astoria hotel.

08/27/2015

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

State Launches Investigation Into Alleged Scam Targeting NY Rising Applicants

Lindenhurst homeowner Michelle Insinga, who runs several Sandy recovery Facebook pages, said dozens of people began complaining about getting suspicious emails.

08/27/2015

Oniel Sharpe Jr. appears in court in Central Islip, Long Island, on Aug. 27, 2015. (Credit: Pool/Newsday)

Charges Upgraded Against Driver In Southern State Parkway Crash That Killed 2 Kids, Their Dad

A driver pleaded not guilty Thursday to upgraded charges in a 100-mph crash that killed a man and his two children on Long Island.

08/27/2015

Edgar Medina is charged with burglary, grand larceny and possession of burglar tools. (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

$1.8 Million Burglary Of Armored Car Company On Long Island Foiled By Alert Officer

Edgar Medina, of Brentwood, was charged with burglary, grand larceny and possession of burglar tools.

08/27/2015

Alligator snapping turtle found on Long Island (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Dangerous Alligator Snapping Turtle Found In Smithtown

Authorities caution that an abandoned alligator snapping turtle found on Long Island over the weekend is a dangerous reptile.

08/27/2015

Stephen Ruth is accused with tampering with red light cameras on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

Long Island Man Explains Why He Moved Red Light Cameras

Stephen Ruth calls himself the “Red Light Robin Hood.”

08/26/2015

Hempstead High School. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Reported Administrative Chaos At Hempstead High School

A community action group has asked the Nassau district attorney to investigate allegations of corruption in the school district.

08/26/2015

Long Island Expressway (Credit: CBS 2)

Drivers: Rest Stop Desperately Needed Along Long Island Expressway

The state Department of Transportation has withdrawn its bid to build a rest area off the Long Island Expressway in Huntington, between exits 51 and 52.

08/26/2015

Minor injuries were reported when a car slammed into a building in Garden City, Long Island on Wednesday, Aug. 26. (Credit: CBS2)

Minor Injuries When Car Slams Into Building In Garden City, Long Island

Minor injuries were reported Wednesday when a car slammed into a building in Garden City.

08/26/2015

Elizabeth Tutino and her daughters have been wearing rubber gloves and rubber-soled sandals to avoid being shocked in their shower. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Family Blames PSEG For Electrical Shocks In Their Shower

The Tutinos called in an electrician, who told the family their condo was not properly grounded to their utility’s wiring.

08/26/2015

Stephen Ruth is accused of turning red light cameras toward the sky in Ronkonkoma. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Man Turned Red Light Cameras Skyward In Ronkonkoma

A man was arrested Tuesday after police alleged he turned Long Island several red light cameras up to the sky so they would not catch violators.

08/25/2015

A plane went down in Hicksville, Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 16, leaving one person dead and shutting down the Long Island Rail Road. (Credit: Frank Hoeffner)

Audio Recording Captures Final Moments Before Fatal Hicksville Plane Crash

An audio recording capturing the final moments before a plane came crashing down onto a railroad crossing on Long Island has been released.

08/25/2015

The Whispering Pines condo community in Yaphank. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents At Yaphank Condo Community On Edge After Series Of Break-Ins

Police are investigating a number of break-ins inside a condominium community on Long Island.

08/25/2015