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A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

07/11/2014

Suffolk Police investigate after arm found in Hempstead (credit: CBS 2)

Police Look For Connection After Third Body Part Found On Long Island

Police on Long Island are investigating after the discovery of body parts in three different locations.

07/11/2014

The 1969 Mets are celebrated at the Summer of '69 exhibit at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cradle Of Aviation Museum Exhibit Celebrates Magical Summer Of 1969

Mention the summer of ’69, and you may think of the 1985 Bryan Adams song of that title, which was not really about the summer of 1969 when Adams was just 10 years old.

07/11/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

No New Talks Set Between MTA, LIRR Unions As Possible Strike Deadline Nears

There is still no deal between union workers and the MTA to avert a possible Long Island Rail Road strike in just nine days.

07/11/2014

People board a Long Island Rail Road train in Jamaica on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

What’s Your Backup Plan In Case LIRR Goes On Strike?

What is your plan B if the LIRR Strikes? Let us know how you plan to navigate.

07/11/2014

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

Riverhead Police Warn Residents Of Violent Robberies Targeting Hispanic Men

There have been eight robberies this year and about 15 last year, Riverhead Police Chief David Hegemiller.

07/11/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train. (credit: CBS 2)

With 10 Days Before Potential Strike, Still No Deal For MTA, LIRR Unions

With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.

07/10/2014

A second severed arm was found in as many days on Thursday, July 10 in Hempstead, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Severed Arms Found In Hempstead In As Many Days

Police are trying to determine if an arm found in the yard of a home in Hempstead is connected to the discovery of partially dismembered remains in Bay Shore.

07/10/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suspect Arrested Following Attack, Robbery In Patchogue

According to Suffolk County Police, the 38-year-old victim was walking near the Patchogue Long Island Rail Road station on Division Street when he was attacked by two men at around 5:45 a.m. Thursday.

07/10/2014

Artem G. Ayzen (Credit: WLNY)

Stony Brook Grad Student Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash

Artem G. Ayzen, 25, of Brooklyn was rollerblading on North Country Road around 10:55 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, police said.

07/10/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

CBS 2′s Marcia Kramer Gives Breakdown Of What Both Sides Want In Potential LIRR Strike

With 10 days to go Thursday before a possible Long Island Rail Road strike, many have been wondering just how far apart the two sides really are.

07/10/2014

Michael Elardo is escorted to court on June 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Retired NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Deadly Levittown Hit-Run

A grand jury has decided not to add or upgrade charges against a retired NYPD officer accused in the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown.

07/10/2014

Plane lands on Sunrise Highway on July 10, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Sunrise Highway Median In East Moriches

No one was hurt when a single-engine plane made an emergency landing on the grassy median of a Long Island highway.

07/10/2014

Hempstead Body Part

Shocking Discovery On Long Island: Police Find Arm In Hempstead Yard

Police on Long Island are investigating a report of a body part found in the yard of a home in Hempstead.

07/09/2014

Jason Quick, 24, allegedly bolted from Suffolk County police after an officer caught him providing a fake name he could not spell. Quick was later apprehended. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Man Bolted After Giving Officer Fake Name He Could Not Spell

A man was arrested for fleeing police on Long Island on Wednesday after an officer caught him trying to use a fake name he could not spell, cops said.

07/09/2014