Amagansett

Humpback Whale

2 Whales Found Beached On East Hampton Shore

Two whales were found beached Sunday on separate stretches on the shores of East Hampton.

01/13/2013

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Former CBS News Correspondent Richard Threlkeld Killed In Amagansett Car Crash

East Hampton Town Police say Threlkeld, 74, was heading north on the Cross Highway at around 8:18 a.m. when his Mini Cooper crashed with a propane tanker.

01/13/2012

9-spotted ladybug

Thought-To-Be Extinct Ladybug Returns To New York State, Stunning Scientists

A surprising discovery in the Hamptons has scientists “buggin’ out.” And as CBS 2’s Mark Morgan explains, what was thought to be long gone is back.

10/05/2011

A view of the Club House from the first tee at Shinneock Hills Golf Course in Southampton, N.Y. (credit: Simon Bruty/Allsport/Getty Images)

The New Yorkers’ Getaway Guide To The Hamptons

The nine little communities that make up the Hamptons’ main vacation zone offer New Yorkers their pick of beaches, art, vineyards, golf and nightlife.

07/30/2011

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Police: Autopsy Shows Body Found On Beach In Amagansett Was Male

East Hampton Town Police Chief Ed Ecker said Tuesday an autopsy determined the victim was between 20 and 30-years-old and small in stature. His race was unknown.

05/24/2011

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Mutilated Body Washes Up On Long Island Beach

East Hampton Town Police Chief Ed Ecker said the body was missing some body parts and may have been in the Atlantic Ocean since the winter, or longer. He did not know the body’s gender. He said he hoped to have autopsy results Tuesday.

05/23/2011

Body found generic image (Credit: AP)

Decomposed Body Found On Eastern Long Island Beach

A badly decomposed body has been found on a beach on the eastern end of Long Island. According to Newsday, authorities say the body was discovered by a beach walker around noon Sunday on a beach in Amagansett.

05/22/2011

Sherri Ross and her husband Lanny (Photo/CBS 2)

911 Dispatcher’s Mix-Up Delays L.I. Heart Attack Response

Confusion over the address of Sherri Ross’s home may have cost rescuers critical time in getting to her 51-year-old husband, who suffered a fatal heart attack.

11/29/2010