CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Carolyn Gusoff

The Colombian Women's cycling team has raised eyebrows with new 'nude' colored uniforms. (Credit: CBS 2)

Colombian National Women’s Cycling Team Creates Stir With New Uniforms

They’re called cycling kits, the uniforms that cyclists wear in every color of the rainbow, but the color ‘nude’ has sparked something of an international incident.

2 hours ago

Marie Braccia (right) was struck and wounded in a hit-and-run in Shirley, Long Island, on Thursday, Sept. 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Video Shows Driver Striking Woman, Speeding Off In Shirley, L.I.

A Long Island mother of two was mowed down by a driver this week, moments after she dropped off her son at a music lesson.

09/12/2014

North Shore residents say the Long Island Sound is threatening hundreds of homes. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Long Island Sound Threatens Hundreds Of North Shore Homes

The Long Island Sound that is causing some serious erosion concerns on the North Shore of Long Island.

09/09/2014

Teachers, parents and students have been complaining about overcrowded classrooms in Hempstead. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Hempstead Schools Plagued By Overcrowded Classes, Botched Schedules

Class size is reaching the crisis level in the Hempstead Union Free School District, where teachers said they have been packed like sardines with more than 50 students in a classroom.

09/08/2014

Long Island lifeguard on August 28, 2014.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Proposed Suffolk County Bill Aims To Protect Lifeguards From Sun

The bill, which is sponsored by Legis. Kara Hahn (D-Setauket), is intended “to protect lifeguards from the harmful effects of ultraviolet light while on duty.”

09/04/2014

Virginia Villafane-Kaplan, 5, of Rocky Point, Long Island, suffers from a severe nut allergy. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl’s Parents Told Teachers Have Right To Eat Nuts In Classrooms

The first day of school Wednesday for a kindergarten student on Long Island meant health worries for the 5-year-old girl’s mother.

09/03/2014

Milagro Canjura (Credit: CBS 2)

Friends Suspect Pregnant Bay Shore Woman Was Victim Of Revenge Killing

A pregnant woman gunned down outside her Long Island home Saturday night may have been targeted by an enemy of her husband, friends say.

09/01/2014

Precious Pups in Calverton, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick Dogs Fights To Remain Open

A Calverton no-kill dog rescue operation that is under investigation by the state attorney’s office is fighting to stay open in an attempt to prevent dozens of dogs from being euthanized.

08/26/2014

Residents of Westhampton Beach are outraged over a $400,000 payout for their retiring police chief. (Credit: CBS 2)

Some Westhampton Beach Residents Appalled By Police Chief’s Big Payout

Residents of Westhampton Beach, Long Island were outraged Friday night over the size of a retirement package for the police chief.

08/22/2014

Foreclosed homes have been left in states of disrepair around Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Foreclosed Homes Left In Gross States Of Disrepair On Long Island

Foreclosed homes right in the suburbia of Long Island have been left with giant holes in the ceiling and graffiti-filled walls – and they are costing taxpayers thousands of dollars.

08/21/2014

Precious Pups in Calverton, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick Dogs

A court has ordered the Calverton dog rescue called Precious Pups to close its doors after complaints that neglected dogs were being rescued, then simply resold.

08/20/2014

Cars drive in front of Plainedge Middle School. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau Residents Complain About School-Zone Speeding Tickets In Summer

The pilot speed-camera program is generating a lot of complaints from motorists, who say they had no idea school speed zones are in effect in the summer.

08/19/2014

Islip Town Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt, Councilman Steven Flotteron (center) and Public Safety Commissioner John Carney hold a news conference Aug. 18, 2014, asking for homeowners to report flood damage. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Islip Officials Pushing For Flood Victims To Report Damage To Town

Officials so far estimate at least 400 homes suffered flood damage.

08/18/2014

Experts say the harsh temperatures over the winter ruined the summer bloom of the popular hydrangea. (photo: CBS 2)

Experts: Polar Vortex Has Crippled This Summer’s Hydrangea Bloom

You know summer is in full swing when you see those gorgeous blue hydrangea flowers — arguably the most popular shrubs in our area. But this year, the most common of the beloved hydrangea is missing from our landscape.

08/15/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

more