East Islip

Heckscher State Park (file / credit: DanTD via Wikipedia)

18-Year-Old Woman Struck By Lightning At Picnic In East Islip

18-year-old Nicole Burke is in the hospital after being struck by lightning over the weekend.


EpiPen (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Mom Fights To Get EpiPens In All Schools

A nearly tragic incident has prompted one Long Island mother’s crusade, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.


This 1977 Cessna made an emergency landing at Heckscher State Park on April 15, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Long Island

A small plane made an emergency landing at Heckscher State Park in East Islip on Sunday afternoon.


Generic Police Light File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk Co. Police: Woman Arrested For DWI While Taking Shooting Victim To Hospital

Suffolk County police say it all started when a group of people got into a fight outside Norton’s Bar and Grill on Connetquot Avenue in East Islip just after 3 a.m.


DWI Suspect Richard Hughes (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Richard Hughes Arrested For DWI Following Deadly Accident On Route 110 In North Amityville

Authorities said Richard Hughes, 49, was driving a 2002 Lincoln Continental southbound on Route 110 around 5:56 a.m. when his vehicle struck two pedestrians near Ritter Avenue.


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18-Year-Old Joseph Mastrangelo Dies In Go-Kart Crash In East Islip

Police say a Long Island teenager died after he lost control of his go-kart and crashed into a parked car near his home Sunday afternoon.


Drunk Driving Demonstration at East Islip High School - Islip Terrace, NY - Jun 1, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

East Islip High School Tries To Teach Lesson About Drunk Driving Ahead Of Summer

There is a reason authorities call the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day the Deadly Days of Summer.


The Little League of the Islips created the Challenger League, a brand new league for disabled children, this year. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids With Disabilities On L.I. Get ‘A (Little) League Of Their Own’

There’s a brand new little league on Long Island that’s proving the be an inspiration to anyone who has a dream. That’s because every player has a disability – but that’s not stopping them from getting onto that playing field.


Police investigate a shooting following an alleged home invasion in East Islip on April 13, 2011 (credit: Video Still/CBS 2)

Police: Homeowner Shoots Intruder To Death In East Islip

Police said a homeowner fought back after a gunman and two other suspects forced their way inside a home on Adams Street in East Islip around 2 a.m.


Dix Hills Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Snow And Cold Lead To Treacherous Road Conditions

Police and emergency responders have been busy all night on Long Island. Slick, icy road conditions are to blame. The thin coating of wet snow and temperatures in the low 20s led to accidents.


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L.I. High School Coach Resigns Amid Sex Allegation

In a lawsuit, Rachel Primm, who is now 21-years-old, claims she began having sex with her basketball coach during her senior year of high school.


East Islip Superintendent Wendell Chu (Photo/Mona Rivera)

L.I. Parents On Edge After Attempted Child Abductions

Police on Long Island are warning parents to keep a close eye on their children following several incidents of attempted abductions.