Long Island

(clockwise from top left): Jean Guilberto, Troy Russell, Larry Henley, Jahmari Monroe, and Alecia Holland are charged with participating in a fake accident and insurance fraud ring on Long Island. (Credit: New York State Attorney General's Office)

5 Arrested In Alleged Accident Staging, Insurance Fraud Ring On Long Island

Five people have been arrested and charged in an alleged staged car accident ring on Long Island, the New York State Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday.

01/07/2015

A Walmart store. (credit: Getty Images)

Sunrise Mall Walmart To Close In March

Walmart will be closing its store at the Westfield Sunrise Mall on Long Island later this winter, the mall announced Monday.

01/05/2015

Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

Officials: Destructive Beetles Are Attacking Pine Trees On Long Island

Pine trees are under attack from tiny beetles, smaller than grains of rice, that are invading by the thousands.

01/05/2015

Poster brought to sentencing by supporters of Brittney Walsh's family (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Man Sentenced In DWI Crash That Killed High School Grad

Prosecutors said Grasing had a blood alcohol level four times the legal limit and was speeding when he rear-ended 18-year-old Brittney Walsh’s car on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst, causing her car to tumble off the road.

01/05/2015

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Long Island Woman Involved In Head-On Crash With 2 Kids In Car Was Drunk

Police say a 44-year-old woman was drunk and had two young boys in her car when she crashed head-on with another vehicle on Long Island.

01/03/2015

Mark Palmer, 49, is charged with driving drunk with three children in his vehicle in Hampton Bays, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With 3 Kids In Vehicle On Long Island

A father stood accused Thursday of taking his children on what authorities say could have been a death ride – driving at unthinkable speeds while drunk.

01/01/2015

A procession to visitation for Joseph Sanford Jr., who died after being injured fighting a fire on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Thousands Come Out In Show Of Support For Fallen Inwood, L.I. Firefighter

Thousands of firefighters came out on Tuesday night, in a show of support for a fallen colleague.

12/30/2014

Smithtown High School East (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mumps Case Confirmed At Smithtown High School East On Long Island

A suspected case of the mumps at Smithtown High School East on Long Island has been confirmed, Suffolk County officials said Tuesday.

12/30/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Man Dies After Falling Off Moving Vehicle In Farmingville, Long Island

A man was killed early Saturday when he fell off the trunk of a moving vehicle on Long Island.

12/27/2014

This classic 1971 Chevrolet Camaro was stolen from a home in Huntington Station. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: ’71 Camaro Stolen From Huntington Station Home

Suffolk County Police are asking for help in finding the person who stole a classic car from a home in Huntington Station.

12/26/2014

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

Police: Apparent Selden Abduction Was Prank Between Friends

Police on Long Island say witness claims that a woman was stopped while jogging by one or more people and then forced into a van, were the result of a prank between friends.

12/26/2014

Duane Franzone and Jada (Credit: CBS2)

LI Veteran With PTSD Finds New Strength With Rescue Dog

So far, Guardians of Rescue’s Paws Of War program has placed 22 rescue dogs with military veterans suffering from PTSD.

12/25/2014

A Ronkonkoma family had a message for the Grinch who slashed their Christmas decorations. (Credit: CBS2)

Christmas Grinch Slashes Decorations In Front Of Long Island Home

The family placed a sign on the front of the Ronkonkoma home that reads in part ‘Christmas Slasher, We Have A Video Surveillance System.’

12/23/2014

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

Homicide Detectives Investigating Deaths Of 2 Men Found 2 Miles Apart In Coram

Homicide detectives on eastern Long Island are investigating the deaths of two men, whose bodies were found less than two miles apart within about 90 minutes.

12/22/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Local Police Departments Take Precautions Following Deadly Shooting Of Cops In Brooklyn

The deadly shooting of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn has prompted police departments around the New York area to take precautions.

12/21/2014

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