Captree State Park

Robert Moses State Park (credit: CBS 2)

$7.7M Dredging, Beach Restoration Project Under Way On L.I.

The project will help open up the Captree State Park boat canal and bring about 520,000 cubic yards of sand to restore beaches at Robert Moses State Park.

03/26/2013

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

L.I. Authorities Find No New Clues In Serial Killer Case During Ocean Parkway Search

About three dozen local and state police along with cadaver dogs resumed the search for missing escort Shannan Gilbert in desolate areas along Ocean Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

12/05/2011

Fireworks (file / credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Jones Beach Fans Will Have A Different Fireworks Show To Enjoy

It’s not the Jones Beach fireworks, but it is guaranteed to dazzle.

06/28/2011

Captree State Park - Babylon, NY - Jun 7, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nothing Found On Long Island In New NY Serial Killer Probe Search

Investigators say nothing was found in their latest search for possible remains on a barrier island south of New York’s Long Island.

06/07/2011

FILE - Authorities aboard a Nassau County police helicopter search for possible victims of a suspected serial killer along Ocean Parkway at Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y., in this April 14, 2011 file photo. Authorities on Long Island suspect a serial killer may be responsible for the deaths of four prostitutes found in December dumped just steps from an isolated beach highway, but news this week that other killers have used the same strip of Ocean Parkway near Jones Beach as a dumping ground of death ratcheted up an already intense investigation. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea, File)

LI Beach Community Becomes Dumping Ground Of Death

Authorities on Long Island suspect a serial killer may be responsible for the deaths of four prostitutes found in December dumped just steps from an isolated beach highway.

05/14/2011

A car in the water at the Captree Auto Show (credit: melissa_gallman/Photobucket)

Driver Hospitalized After Car Lands In Water At Captree State Park Auto Show

Police were investigating how a car accelerated across a parking lot and into the water near a Long Island boat basin. They said the driver was able to swim to safety.

05/09/2011

Common Ground Dove - File / Photo via Wikipedia

Rare ‘Common Ground Dove’ Spotted In New York

Bird-watchers on Long Island are all atwitter at the sighting of a common ground dove, normally not seen north of South Carolina.

11/03/2010