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Suffolk County police set up a road block in Port Jefferson checking seatbelts and driving violations on July 1, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Police Cracking Down On Illegal Fireworks, Drunk Driving Over Holiday Weekend

All across the Tri-state area, police are out with eagle eyes making sure you stay safe this holiday weekend.

07/02/2011

Fireworks (file / credit: RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Fireworks To Light Up Sky Over Eisenhower Park In East Meadow On Saturday

The show will be held Saturday night, July 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater.

07/01/2011

Beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Holiday Weekend Brings Increased Police Presence To Jersey Shore

Going into this holiday weekend, there will be extra eyes on roads and on the water. Police are stepping up patrols to crack down on illegal fireworks, drunk driving and boating.

07/01/2011

Fireworks are seen on the Hudson River - New York, NY - Jul 4, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Macy’s Fireworks Preparations Underway On Staten Island

The Macy’s folks say this year’s show is going to be a 25-minute show with more colors, shapes and effects.

06/30/2011

(credit: CBS 2)

Residents From New York & New Jersey Flock To Pennsylvania To Buy Fireworks

Every year leading up to the Fourth of July, there is a rush to buy fireworks out of state. This year is no different. An 18-year-old from Yonkers and his father — who wouldn’t reveal their names — said Tuesday that this July 4 will be a blast.

06/28/2011

(Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NYC’s 5 Best Bars & Parties For July 4th

Don’t fight for your perch among the masses clawing for that ideal viewing spot . Instead, reserve one that guarantees a panoramic view and some of the best food and cocktails in the land.

06/28/2011

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

Fireworks (credit: AP)

Jones Beach 4th Of July Fireworks Show Canceled Again Over Safety Concerns

The show had been held annually for 15 years before officials at the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation determined there were not enough trained park police officers to safely hold the display.

06/21/2011

Fireworks (credit: AP)

Red Bank Plans Fines For Disorderly Conduct During July 4 Fireworks Display

Thinking of acting up during Red Bank’s July 4 fireworks? Better start saving now. The borough plans to slap the maximum fines of $2,500 for those convicted of disorderly conduct, public drinking or other misbehavior.

06/13/2011

Asian Lunar New Year is celebrated in Chinatown - New York, NY - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880

New York City Ushers In The Year Of The Rabbit

It’s the year of the rabbit.

02/03/2011

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

Fireworks Family Relative Charged In L.I. Shooting

His lawyer said the 70-year-old Grucci was defending himself after the younger man threatened him. The grandson is expected to recover.

01/01/2011

Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

TSA: Knife Gets Past Security At Newark Airport

A passenger carrying a knife in a carry-on bag was able to pass through security at Newark Liberty International Airport Wednesday, according to the TSA.

08/19/2010

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