Great South Bay

Warning Sign at Huntington Harbor beach - Huntington, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Storm Runoff Forces Swimmers From Long Island Beaches

The effects of Monday’s heavy rain lingered this morning on Long Island, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

06/26/2012

Rescuers search for the missing person in the Great South Bay. (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

Body Of Fisherman Found Following Extensive Search Off L.I.’s Southern Coast

The Coast Guard said that the crash happened at about 4:50 a.m. on Saturday in the Great South Bay, just west of the Robert Moses Causeway near West Islip. One man fell off the recreational vessel and disappeared.

06/23/2012

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6 Injured After 2 Boats Collided In Great South Bay

Four adults and two children were hurt after their pleasure craft was struck by another boat on Long Island early Friday morning, the coast guard says.

07/15/2011

FILE - Authorities aboard a Nassau County police helicopter search for possible victims of a suspected serial killer along Ocean Parkway at Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y., in this April 14, 2011 file photo. Authorities on Long Island suspect a serial killer may be responsible for the deaths of four prostitutes found in December dumped just steps from an isolated beach highway, but news this week that other killers have used the same strip of Ocean Parkway near Jones Beach as a dumping ground of death ratcheted up an already intense investigation. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea, File)

LI Beach Community Becomes Dumping Ground Of Death

Authorities on Long Island suspect a serial killer may be responsible for the deaths of four prostitutes found in December dumped just steps from an isolated beach highway.

05/14/2011

Cracks in the ice (Credit: AP)

Long Island Girl Rescued After Falling Through Ice

Emergency responders on Long Island rescued an 11-year-old girl who had fallen through the ice on the partially frozen Great South Bay.

01/17/2011

Laura Serrano's Homan Avenue home (Photo/Carol D'Auria, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Woman Suing Suffolk County For Sewage Overflow

Laura Serrano, of Bay Shore, blames issues at the Bergen Point Sewage Treatment Plant for her Homan Avenue home being twice flooded by sewage.

12/07/2010

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Man Dies After Being Found Floating In NY Bay

Police said he was last seen by his wife sitting on a dock. That was an hour and 15 minutes before he was discovered in the water.

10/03/2010

Destination: Long Island feature image

Destination: Long Island – Friday, September 3, 2010

Did you hear today’s Destination: Long Island report about moonlight fishing on Great South Bay?

09/03/2010

5 Rescued After Boat Crashes Into Jetty Off Bayport

Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a 32-foot boat crashed into a jetty off of Long Island.

WCBS 880–08/06/2010

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