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Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers following a deadly derailment earlier this month. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Amtrak To Install Long-Sought Cameras In Locomotives

The move follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer’s actions just before the crash.

16 hours ago

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Retired Firefighter Rescues Two Teen Kayakers In Long Island Sound

Retired firefighter Paul Hashagen was relaxing at his vacation home in Greenport over the holiday when he was summoned to help rescue two teenagers in the Long Island Sound.

21 hours ago

Air Force Thunderbirds fly over New York City on May 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Bethpage Air Show: A Preview From High In The Air

More than 300,000 people are expected at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach this weekend.

05/22/2015

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

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

NYPD Sgt. Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera during a media press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Nassau County Police To Get Body Cameras Under Pilot Program

Thirty-one county police officers from the First, Third and Fifth precincts will test 62 body cameras from three vendors as part of a yearlong pilot program.

05/18/2015

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Mourners Salute Navy Midshipman Killed In Amtrak Crash

A funeral is being held for one of the victims killed in this week’s Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.

05/15/2015

15 arrested in Nassau County dogfighting, drug ring (Nassau County DA's Office)

L.I. Officials: 15 Gang Members Arrested In Heroin, Dogfighting Ring

A Nassau County drug selling and dogfighting ring has been busted, according to authorities.

05/14/2015

Arik McArthur says he was robbed of $3,000 in concert tickets and his cellphone. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Man Says He Was Beaten, Robbed Of $3K In Concert Tickets

Police are now searching for the suspects, who got away with $3,000 worth of tickets and McArthur’s cellphone.

05/13/2015

Security cameras caught a group of men stealing the tires and rims from a car in Massapequa. (credit: Handout)

Surveillance Camera Catches Tire Thieves In Action On Long Island

A Long Island man has released surveillance video of a group of thieves who ripped off his daughter’s car over the weekend.

05/11/2015

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Long Island High School Principal Quits Over Common Core Reforms

A Long Island high school principal is taking her fight against Common Core standards to a new level.

05/11/2015

Patrick O'Sullivan (credit: Handout)

Man Gets 25 Years In Stony Brook Rape Case

A 23-year-old Long Island man accused of raping and terrorizing a woman nearly three years ago has been sentenced to 25 years in prison under a plea deal.

05/07/2015

Long Island replanting trees destroyed by Asian long-horned beetle

Program To Replace Trees Destroyed By Asian Long-Horned Beetles Kicks Off On Long Island

A planting project on Long Island will replace trees destroyed by Asian Long-Horned Beetles.

05/06/2015

New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos speaks to members of the media following a conference with republican senators on June 17, 2011, in Albany, New York. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

New York State Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Surrender In Federal Probe

New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos has surrendered to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son.

05/04/2015

Lauren Bates of Texas used to live in the Hamptons and lost her dog, Jessie, on Long Island two years ago. (credit: Guardians of Rescue)

Texas Woman Finds Dog She Lost On Long Island 2 Years Ago

After searching for years, a Texas woman will finally be reunited with her dog.

05/01/2015

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