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Kristen Kelly with her Russian terrier, Yuri. (credit: Handout)

Dog Swept Away By Floodwaters Found Dead On Long Island

The search for a dog that was swept away by floodwaters in West Babylon during the height of Wednesday’s historic storm has come to a tragic end.

08/14/2014

Litchfield Avenue in Babylon flooded after a nasty story dumped 13 inches on parts of Long Island on August 13, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Advisory Against Swimming Issued For 66 Suffolk County Beaches

The Suffolk County health department says the advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday because of the potential for bacteria from runoff following heavy rain and flooding.

08/14/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Parts Of Long Island, New York Inundated With Flash Floods

CBS 2’s Lonnie Quinn: Atmospheric Anomaly Brought Virtually Unheard Of Rain Totals To Long Island

A virtually unheard of anomaly in the atmosphere was to blame for a devastating rainstorm on Long Island Wednesday, which set a new one-day record for rainfall in New York State.

08/13/2014

Heavy rains caused flooding at Jones Beach. (Credit: CBS 2)

Drenching Rains Set Off Powerful Flooding, Health Warning At Jones Beach

Drenching rains set off powerful flooding on Jones Beach leading to a health warning on Wednesday night.

08/13/2014

Fire investigators believe the fire that damaged this Port Washington home may have been deliberately set. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Port Washington Explosion Victim Identified As Husband Who Had Been Unaccounted For

Police have confirmed that the man found dead in an explosion in a Port Washington, Long Island garage last week was a resident who had been unaccounted for.

08/13/2014

JFK Airport

Rep. Israel: Long Island Communities ‘Tormented’ By JFK Air Traffic Noise

Rep. Steve Israel is demanding officials reduce the amount of flights coming in and out of a specific runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

08/13/2014

Sinkhole that opened up in a shopping plaza on Main Street in Bayshore following severe flooding on Aug. 13, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Record Rainfall Causes Flooding, At Least One Sinkhole In Bay Shore

Motorists were still moving slowly as crews directed traffic through flooded out roadways in Bay Shore Wednesday afternoon.

08/13/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police: Driver Killed In Weather-Related LIE Crash

According to Suffolk County Police, a man driving a Jeep Liberty westbound on the Long Island Expressway near exit 49 lost control of his vehicle at around 5 a.m.

08/13/2014

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk DA Tom Spota Not Offended FBI Is Handling Corruption Investigation

Sheriff’s Lt. Ed Walsh, who is also chairman of Suffolk’s Conservative Party, is accused of taking more than $50,000 in overtime pay for hours he didn’t work.

08/13/2014

The Empire State Building on the cloudy evening of Tuesday, Aug. 12. (Credit: CBS 2)

Flash Flood Watch Issued; Rainy Wednesday Morning Commute Expected

Heavy rains and flooding were expected to make for a frustrating commute for the Tri-State Area on Wednesday morning.

08/12/2014

A drug workstation in a Brentwood house. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

More Than 20 People Arrested In Long Island Drug Ring Takedown

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said sales occurred on side streets near the Sunrise Highway or the Long Island Expressway and some regular customers got home delivery.

08/12/2014

Nearly 200 oak trees need to be removed in Seaford because they have damaged sidewalks. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Nearly 200 Oak Trees Being Removed In Seaford

County officials say the trees have damaged the sidewalks beyond repair, posing a pedestrian hazard.

08/12/2014

Daniel Lanigan (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County Jail Guard Arrested On Drug Charges

A Long Island correction officer is facing charges he possessed amphetamines with the intention of selling them.

08/12/2014

Raymond Balboa (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Long Island Man Charged After Deadly Boating Accident

Raymond Balboa, 53, is charged with vehicular manslaughter, operating a vessel while intoxicated and operating an unregistered vessel

08/11/2014