Amityville Woman Says Cars Driving In Parking Lane Putting Pedestrians At Risk

Lee has been writing letters and calling Suffolk County authorities in an effort to get orange barrels or large signs telling motorists not to drive in the parking lane.


Homes were evacuated after a toxic chemical plume at a soap factory in Amityville on Tuesday, July 7. (Credit: CBS2)

Toxic Chemicals At Soap Factory Prompts Evacuations In Amityville

Toxic chemicals at a soap factory promoted a major hazardous materials situation in Amityville, Long Island Tuesday.


FILE -- Students sit in a classroom in Hempstead. (credit: CBS2)

School Administrator Files Racial Discrimination Complaint Against Amityville School District

Wilkins said he was kept out of planning meetings, belittled in front of staff and relocated to a kitchen facility within the administrative building.


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Suffolk Police: Woman Left Racist Voicemail On Church Phone In Amityville

Suffolk County police said the pastor of New Hope Institutional Baptist Church on Harrison Avenue called police to report a racist message left on a church phone on July 1.


Willie Owens (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Recalls Horrifying Experience After Being Grazed By Stray Bullet Inside LI Apartment

Police said the bullet went through the wall, then the television set before grazing the side of his head.


Sen. Charles Schumer speaks with formerly homeless veterans at Liberty Village in Amityville, NY on Feb. 23, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer: Once Homeless LI Vets In Danger Of Losing Homes, Other Critical Services

Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to reverse its denial of thousands of dollars in assistance for Liberty Village in Amityville to cover the cost of rent and support services.


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Uniondale Man Sentenced In 2012, Amityville Box-Cutter Attack

A Uniondale man has been sentenced to has been sentenced in a boxcutter attack on an Amityville man following a dispute with a woman in Freeport in 2012.


Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: LIRR To Spend $14 Million To Replace Recently Upgraded Escalators

The Long Island Rail Road plans to spend $14 million to replace six escalators that were upgraded less than two years ago.


Suffolk DA Thomas Spota (at podium) and Anthony Scandiffio of US Department of Homeland Security announce bust of major Long Island cocaine ring. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA Spota: Businessmen Among Those Arrested In LI Drug Bust

Nineteen Suffolk County residents have been indicted in a cocaine sweep that led investigators from California to New York.


Amityville police SUV (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Amityville Considers Capping Police Salaries At $150,000

Amityville trustees said capping police salaries at $150,000 would save the village approximately $800,000 over four years.


The Deer Park Long Island Rail Road Station - Deer Park, NY - File / Photo: MTA

Report: L.I. Man Killed In Collision At Deer Park LIRR Station

A Long Island man is dead after he lost control of his car and crashed into a Long Island Rail Road platform.


The house from "The Amityville Horror" at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, NY - Mar 31, 2005 - Photo: Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images

Crowds Expected Outside ‘Amityville Horror’ House This Halloween

It’s been an attraction for nearly 40 years, when the bloody murder mystery sparked the famed horror in Amityville.


Soccer Coach Isha Hamilton (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Soccer Coach Saves Seventh Grader’s Life

Seventh-grader Kiavelyn Altagracia was trying out for the soccer team at Edmund W. Miles Middle School in Amityville when she suddenly collapsed on the field Monday.


Monk parakeets in Amityville (credit: CBS 2)

Excitement Soars Over Tropical Birds On Long Island

A colony of tropical parakeets has been living on Long Island for decades, providing a thrill for Suffolk County residents.


Rich Kissel's Sandy-damaged house in Amityville, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Aid To Cover Suffolk Home Elevations; Nassau Residents Not Eligible

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has earmarked $500 million to lift 4,500 homes five to 10 feet to weather future storms.