East Hampton

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

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

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

Jason Lee (credit: Handout)

Goldman Sachs Exec Pleads Not Guilty To Raping Woman In Hamptons Bathroom

Jason Lee, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, was initially arrested a month ago after the woman accused him of attacking her in a bathroom at a home he had rented in East Hampton with his wife.

09/20/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, 1010 WINS' Juliet Papa, Mike Lupica at the 65th Annual Artists Vs. Writers Game, August 17, 2013.

65th Annual Artists Vs. Writers Game Raises $150,000 For L.I. Charities

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly served as an umpire in the game; former President Bill Clinton was in the stands.

08/18/2013

Ninive Petrocelli (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Boater’s Death Appears To Be An Accident

Ninive Petrocelli was a talented and intelligent artist and businesswoman, but officials said she was not wearing a life jacket on her boat this past weekend when she went overboard and lost her life.

08/12/2013

(file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman’s Body Pulled From Water Off L.I. After She Vanished From Boat

A woman reported missing early Sunday was found dead in the waters off Long Island several hours later, and police were investigating the circumstances of her death.

08/11/2013

Blue-Green Algae could pose a serious health risk to humans and animals. (Credit CBS 2)

Bacteria Blamed For Dog’s Death Could Pose Health Hazard To Humans As Well

A test showed that he was filled with cyanobacteria. The contaminated water tested positive for Blue-Green Algae, the same type of algae has made a new home for itself in parts of Southampton.

07/25/2013

(Photo: Artistsvswriters.org)

Exhibit Showcases Works By Artists, Writers Who Have Played In Softball Game

Some of the most famous artists and bestselling authors in the world will be putting down their pens and paint and picking up bats and gloves this summer for the annual Artists vs. Writers softball game.

06/01/2013

Long Island Rail Road Cannonball train at Penn Station (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Express LIRR ‘Cannonball’ Service To Hamptons Begins Today

Starting Friday afternoon, the Long Island Rail Road will be running its new express service to the east end of the island.

05/24/2013

Dog Beach

Plan To Tighten Rules For Dogs On Beach Sparks Quarrel In East Hampton

A squabble has erupted in a community on the East End of Long Island, as town officials rethink controversial leash laws affecting dog owners on the beach.

03/27/2013

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