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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.

07/21/2015

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.

07/21/2015

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.

07/21/2015

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.

07/21/2015

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.

07/20/2015

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.

07/20/2015

Huntington Gun Buy Back Program

70 Guns Taken Off Streets Following Gun Buyback Event On Long Island

Last march, a Suffolk County police officer was shot and wounded following a traffic stop not far from where the gun buyback was held Saturday.

07/18/2015

Jamaica Train Incident

LIRR Trains Collide Near Jamaica Station; Service Snagged For Hours

Westbound service on the Long Island Rail Road was suspended for hours early Friday evening after two trains sideswiped and windows were left shattered.

07/17/2015

Freed Slave Pyrrhus Concer's House

Southampton Plans Museum At Site Of Torn Down Home Of Freed Slave

As Southampton celebrates its 375th birthday, it is acknowledging the difficult chapters of slavery in its past

07/17/2015

LIRR Worker Salaries

Report: Many LIRR Workers Making Six-Figure Salaries

The Empire Center for Public Policy said the average LIRR worker pulled in $106,000 and 130 employees earned more than $200,000, while riders struggle with rising fares.

07/17/2015

Rohan Kahn Mug

Levittown Man Convicted In 2014 Attack On Landlord

On Feb. 11, 2014, Kahn punched, kicked and repeatedly shot at the landlord after an argument.

07/17/2015

Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride

Hundreds On LI Show Support For Veterans At Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride

It was a 25-mile ride from town hall to the ocean, all to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

07/17/2015

Oneil Sharpe (left) and Demetri Stewart are charged in a crash on Long Island that killed a father and two children. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

1 Driver Out On Bail, Another Held In LI Crash That Killed Father, 2 Children

One man has been released on bail, and another remained in custody Thursday night, in a fiery car crash on Long Island that killed a father and his two young children.

07/16/2015

Wildlife Action Plan

DEC Gears Up To Renew New York’s Wildlife Action Plan

The Department of Environmental Protection must determine which — among hundreds of species — need the most help to survive.

07/16/2015

Long Island burning car rescue

Autistic Son Saves Mother From Burning Car On Long Island

Tyler Gianchetta said he knew something was wrong when his 50-year-old mother stopped responding to him while driving in West Hills.

07/16/2015