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Restoration at two beaches in Babylon, Long Island will be complete for the Memorial Day weekend. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sandy-Ravaged Babylon Beaches Fully Restored For Memorial Day Weekend

Two Sandy-damaged beaches on Long Island have been fully restored, and are now ready to open for Memorial Day.

05/21/2014

James Moran was allegedly stabbed and killed by Michael Grusel on May 17, 2014 in Babylon, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Deadly Long Island Stabbing Makes Court Appearance

A dramatic scene unfolded outside of court on Sunday, after the suspect in a deadly Long Island stabbing appeared in front of a judge.

05/18/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating After Fatal Stabbing Near Babylon Little League Game

Detectives said the stabbing occurred during a fight between the victim, 20-year-old James Moran, and the suspect 28-year-old Michael Grusel.

05/17/2014

A plow goes to work during a winter storm. The town of Babylon, L.I. has expanded its search for plow drivers to Facebook. (Credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Babylon Takes Search For New Plow Drivers To Facebook

The town of Babylon has advertised on Facebook that they need new snow plow drivers. If you have a truck with a plow and are willing to work overnight for $70/hour this may be the job for you.

02/15/2014

Town of Hempstead crews loading salt onto trucks in Leviittown on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Wild Winter Takes Big Bite Out Of Long Island Snow Budgets

Some towns on Long Island have already blown their snow budgets and the season is only halfway over.

02/10/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Broken Rail Snags LIRR Trains During Evening Rush

Three LIRR train runs were canceled during the Wednesday evening rush, due to broken rail west of Rockville Centre.

01/15/2014

6AM. Venetian Blvd and Shore Place - March 7, 2013 (credit: Eileen Lehpamer / 1010 WINS)

LI Officials Launch Pilot Program To Prevent South Shore Flooding

Residents contend saltwater from the Great South Bay creeps up driveways, corroding cars and damaging yards and foundations whenever they get substantial rain.

01/14/2014

Sen. Schumer announces effort to change fluke quotas for recreational fishermen, Jan. 13, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Schumer: Fluke Fairness Could Be On The Way For New York’s Recreational Fishermen

Currently, fishermen in New York cannot catch as many fluke as fishermen in Connecticut or New Jersey. It appears the federal Fisheries Council is prepared to establish new guidelines after decades of fighting for a fairer, regional fluke fishing quota for New York’s recreational fishermen.

01/13/2014

The street in front of a home on Wynsum Lane is littered with contents of a flooded home in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Merrick, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Official: Checks In The Mail For Thousands Of Long Islanders Still Rebuilding After Sandy

The money in question will be used to help with future reconstruction and to help with mortgage payments for displaced homeowners. The checks will go to about 6,000 property owners.

01/10/2014

Volunteers braved frigid temperatures in Babylon to help rebuild a home that was ravaged by Sandy. (Credit CBS 2)

Volunteers Brave Frigid Temperatures To Rebuild Home For Sandy Victims

While most New Yorkers spent their Saturday digging out from the snow storm some residents were still cleaning up after Superstorm Sandy.

01/04/2014

Toasting At A Cocktail Party (file/credit: Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)

L.I. Town Imposes Stricter Public Drunkenness Law

Those caught being drunk and disorderly in Babylon can now be arrested and charged with a misdemeanor carrying a penalty of up to 90 days in jail. Previously, police could only hand out tickets for public drunkenness.

11/08/2013

Most of the money from the New York Rising program will go to Long Island homeowners. (credit: CBS 2)

State Reimbursement Checks A Welcome Boon For Superstorm Sandy Victims

Checks are beginning to roll in from a fund earmarked for homeowners with rebuilding and repair costs not covered by insurance or FEMA.

10/16/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

L.I. Men Rescued 12 Hours After Boat Capsizes

The men set off to go clamming around 1:30 Sunday afternoon and their boat sank in the choppy waters around 7:15 p.m.

10/08/2013

Laquan Brown (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Teen Charged With Robbing Man Walking Home From Babylon Train Station

Laquan Brown was on a bicycle and armed with a BB gun when he rode up to the man, who was walking from the Long Island Rail Road station in Babylon, and stole his wallet, police said.

08/15/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

LIRR Ronkonkoma Service Restored After Train Strikes Man On Tracks

The incident occurred at a grade-level crossing on the Brentwood-North Bay Shore border east of Deer Park around 5:45 a.m. Friday.

08/09/2013

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