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Tobay beachgoers look into the water after a possible shark sighting on July 23, 2015. (credit: Instagram/Christina Salavec)

Shark Sighting Prompts Scare, Evacuation At Tobay Beach

A popular stretch of beach on Long Island was shut down for several hours Thursday after two sharks were spotted in the water.


Chad Morizsan is brought into a Central Islip courtroom on July 23, 2015. (credit: James Carbone/POOL)

LI Man Gets 25 Years For Running Down Two Police Officers

A Long Island man will spend 25 years in prison for running down two police officers in a stolen car, critically injuring one of them.


Bing Yang (credit: Nassau County Police)

Prosecutors: Westbury Man Beat Pomeranian ‘Mercilessly’ To Death

A Long Island man is accused of beating his dog to death.


Matthew Horsley, Bellport village lifeguard who left the job. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Beach To Reopen After Dispute With Lifeguards

A Long Island beach that was closed to swimming last week over a dispute with lifeguards is scheduled to reopen on Friday.


Fire damage can be seen at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in West Babylon on July 22, 2015. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Fire Damages Greek Orthodox Church On Long Island

The fire broke out Tuesday night at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in West Babylon.


Bayport residents say a gas line has been leaking a nauseating smell into their neighborhood. (Credit: CBS2)

Bayport Residents Demand That National Grid Repair ‘Nauseating’ Gas Leak

The noxious smell of natural gas has been constantly wafting through a residential neighborhood.


Con Edison crews making repairs after heat overloaded power lines, leading to temporary outages around parts of New York City on July 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Manhole Explodes In Brooklyn As Storms, Heat Hit Tri-State Area

Con Edison crews worked overnight to make repairs to the system, including fixing power lines that became so overheated, they caught on fire.


The drowning of a child on Long Island has safety advocates reminding pool owners of mandatory safety laws. (WLNY)

Advocates Remind Pool Owners Of Safety Laws In Wake Of Islip Drowning

The drowning of a child on Long Island has safety advocates reminding pool owners of mandatory safety laws.


U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Schumer Under Intense Pressure To Make Right Call On Iran Nuclear Pact

The Iran nuclear deal’s ratification could hinge on the vote of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer. So what will he do if push comes to shove? CBS2’s Marcia Kramer attempted to find out.


Police investigate a fatal crash on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, NY on July 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

1 Dead In Hempstead Turnpike Crash In East Meadow

The wreck happened around 11:40 p.m. Monday.


Amy Grabina, woman killed in Suffolk County limo crash. (credit: Image via CBS2)

Family, Friends Say Goodbye At Funeral For Victim Of Long Island Limo Crash

A funeral was held Tuesday for one of the four women killed in a limousine crash on Long Island.


Montauk Partying

Montauk Cracks Down On Weekend Partiers Following Complaints From Residents

This weekend, tighter controls were in effect after locals met earlier in the week to tell officials they’d had enough.


File Photo: Dog inside car (Credit: Thinkstock)

Long Island Town Eyes Tougher Penalties For Leaving Pet In Hot Car

Supervisor Judy Bosworth said the animal shelter gets calls every day from concerned citizens worried when they see a dog locked in a car with no water or air conditioning.


Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck (Photo: Suffolk Times)

Friend Of Women Killed In Limo Crash Reportedly Backed Out Of Outing At Last Minute

The limo driver, however, told investigators he didn’t see the truck coming when he tried to make the turn along Route 48 in Cutchogue, Spota said.


Madison Cammarata, left, faces animal cruelty charges in the death of Duncan, a 7-year-old Pit Bull. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

LI Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges Over Starving Pit Bull

Madison Cammarata of East Patchogue faces charges after Duncan, a 7-year-old Pit Bull was brought to the Guardians of Rescue group.