East Hampton

Jason Lee (credit: Handout)

Judge Plans To Announce Verdict In Hamptons Rape Trial

A judge hearing a non-jury trial in the case of a former New York City investment banker charged with raping an Irish tourist he met at a Hamptons nightclub on Long Island.

04/28/2015

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Lawsuit Claims East Hampton’s Airport Noise Curfews Are Unconstitutional

A group representing helicopter operators has filed a lawsuit claiming new laws restricting flights at East Hampton’s town airport are unconstitutional.

04/22/2015

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East Hampton Imposes Take-Off, Landing Curfew For Noisy Air Traffic

Finally, Long Island residents say they will be able to get a good night’s sleep thanks to flying restrictions.

04/17/2015

Jason Lee (credit: Handout)

Friend Of Accuser Tearfully Testifies At Hamptons Rape Trial

The judge at the non-jury trial allowed the woman from Ireland to testify Tuesday using only her first name: Fiona.

04/14/2015

Jason Lee (credit: Handout)

Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director Faces Rape Trial In The Hamptons

A former New York City investment banker faces trial on eastern Long Island on charges he raped a woman he took home after celebrating his birthday at a Hamptons nightclub.

04/08/2015

Daniel Pelosi (credit: CBS2)

Daniel Pelosi Appealing Conviction In Notorious 2001 Hamptons Murder Case

Daniel Pelosi was found guilty in the 2001 bludgeoning death of investment banker Ted Ammon inside his East Hampton home.

03/13/2015

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East Hampton Considers Ban On Helicopters During Peak Times This Summer

Tens of thousands of complaints have poured in to the town board

02/07/2015

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

East Hampton Residents Complain Of Incessant Helicopter Noise During Summer Months

Resident say they can’t take the noise of helicopters humming through East Hampton at all hours of the day and night in the summer months and they want something done about it.

02/05/2015

The Village of East Hampton has launched a plan to sterilize female deer as a population control method. (Credit: CBS 2)

Group Collects Over $110,000 To Sterilize Deer In East Hampton

Donations have exceeded expectations in an unusual fundraiser on Long Island, in which a group is raising money to capture and sterilize deer and then set them free.

09/19/2014

Fire Island beaches (Photo: CBS 2)

Alcohol Ban Goes Into Effect At Several Fire Island Beaches

Drinking is no longer allowed on two stretches of the federally-owned Fire Island National Seashore as well as during peak hours at East Hampton’s Indian Wells Beach.

08/01/2014

Dangerous blue green algae are polluting bodies of water on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dangerous Blue-Green Algae Turn Long Island Waterways Toxic

Out of control algae have become a serious problem in Suffolk County, and experts said the build-up has turned some of the waterways toxic.

07/22/2014

File -- Alcohol on beach (credit: Clip Art)

East Hampton Looking To Ban Alcohol On Indian Wells Beach

The party may soon be over at one of East Hampton’s rowdiest beaches.

07/03/2014

West Babylon Junior High School (credit: jhs.wbschools.org/)

5 L.I. School Districts Seek School Budgets That Break State Tax Cap

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A handful of Long Island school districts will ask voters next month to approve education budgets that would break the state tax cap. As WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief […]

04/11/2014

A new, taller utility pole in East Hampton, N.Y., stands next to an existing pole about half the size. (credit: CBS 2)

Towering Utility Poles Cause High Anxiety On Long Island’s East End

PSEG Long Island is hoisting the 65- to 70-foot hurricane-resistant poles from East Hampton to Amagansett to bolster the power grid on Long Island.

03/03/2014

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East Hampton Police: 2 Cops Caught Having Tryst While Trespassing

One East Hampton Village cop is out of a job and another has been suspended after police say they were caught in a “compromising position” while trespassing in a vacation home.

01/20/2014

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