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Conservationists are trying to figure out what has caused a turtle die-off on Long Island. (Credit: SoutholdLocal/Katie Blasl)

Conservationists Race To Solve Mystery Of Long Island Turtle Die-Off

Turtles are washing up on Long Island beaches, and the die off could signal trouble for fish, shellfish, and the health of local bays.

05/21/2015

Anita Place in Amityville Village and Amity Harbor share the same name and ZIP code. (Credit: CBS2)

Streets With Same Name Causing All Kinds Of Confusion In Long Island Town

What’s in a name? A lot of confusion, apparently.

05/21/2015

A car drove into this house in North Bellmore, N.Y., on May 21, 2015, police said. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Driver Crashes Car Into North Bellmore Home, Flees

The same driver is accused of another hit-and-run earlier in the evening, in which he struck a car, cops said.

05/21/2015

Reynaldo Bonilla is charged with training roosters for cockfighting, as well as drug charges. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Long Island Man Was Training 45 Roosters For Cockfighting

Police arrested a Long Island man on drug charges Wednesday, and claimed that he was also training roosters in his home for cockfights.

05/20/2015

Convicted drunk driver Charles Koukalenious of East Islip says goodbye to his family at his sentencing. (Credit: CBS2)

East Islip Man Sobs As He Is Sentenced Following Guilty Plea In Deadly DUI

A convicted drunk driver cried in court before he was sentenced for killing an elderly woman.

05/20/2015

Parents say underage teens' photos are appearing on this pornographic website without their permission. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Parents Aghast At Website Sharing Nude Photos Of Teens Without Permission

Some Long Island parents have issued a warning, after naked pictures of high school students were posted online without their permission.

05/20/2015

Sunrise at Jones Beach - May 31, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Major Upgrades Coming To Jones Beach This Summer

The exciting upgrades include new expanded restrooms, meaning no more long lines for ladies.

05/20/2015

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Suffolk Police: Website Has Been Cataloging Pornographic Photos Of Underage Girls

Police on Long Island were investigating Tuesday night, after allegations that a website run overseas has been displaying naked and pornographic photos of teenage girls.

05/19/2015

Police were looking for this man in connection with the theft of an Islanders player's glove from Nassau Coliseum. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Arrest Made In Case Of Stolen NY Islanders Glove From Nassau Coliseum

Nassau County police said Matthew Kircheim has been charged with petit larceny in connection with the stolen glove.

05/19/2015

Long Island United for Police Reform

Dozens Rally For Police Reform As Former Suffolk Sergeant Appears In Court

Dozens of Hispanic women and men called for an end to what they say is biased and abusive policing.

05/19/2015

Some experts worry that crumb rubber playing fields may be linked to cancer cases among young athletes. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Concerns Mount That Crumb Rubber Soccer Fields May Pose Danger

Worries have mounted that certain artificial turf fields may be linked to a growing number of cancer cases in young athletes.

05/19/2015

Sandy home for auction (Credit: Mike Xirinachs/ WCBS 880)

Hurricane Sandy-Damaged Homes In Nassau County Go Up For Auction

Dozens of Sandy-damaged homes in Nassau County were auctioned off Monday.

05/19/2015

Diamondback turtle (credit: Mary Hollinge/NOAA/Wikimedia Commons)

Long Island Officials Work To Find Cause Of Turtle Die-Off

A rare die-off of about 100 diamondback turtles has led New York to temporarily ban harvesting of shellfish and gastropods in portions of Long Island.

05/19/2015

American Pharoah crosses the finish line to win the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Racing Fans Anticipate Possible Triple Crown At Belmont Park

American Pharoah has a shot at the Triple Crown next month at the Belmont Stakes on Long Island, and things will be a little different for fans at Belmont Park next year.

05/18/2015

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

Police: Truck Driver Caught Naked And Waving Machete In L.I. Parking Lot

A man was arrested on Long Island Monday, after police claimed he was seen going around naked threatening people with a machete in a Costco parking lot.

05/18/2015