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FILE: Hampton Bays residents found Ku Klux Klan recruitment pamphlets at their homes in August 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hamptons Residents Shocked After Finding Ku Klux Klan Pamphlets

Some homeowners in the Hamptons are puzzled and angry after finding recruitment pamphlets for the Ku Klux Klan at their homes.

08/26/2014

Road sign dedicated to hit-and-run victim in Water Mill, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sign Honoring Hit-Run Victim In The Hamptons To Be Taken Down Following Complaints

A road sign that was put up to honor a nun who was killed in a hit-and-run in the Hamptons may be coming down for good.

08/05/2014

Garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns has been shipped into the town of Brentwood, and one lawmaker wants to know why. (Photo: CBS 2)

Lawmaker Screams Environmental Racism After Hamptons Garbage Shipped To His Town

A Long Island community was upset Monday, outraged that garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns is being held in their town until state officials can figure out how to send it to a landfill out of state.

07/28/2014

The aluminum colossus dubbed "Walking Figure" appeared at the airport in Westhampton, not far from the village and beaches. (Credit: CBS 2)

Massive Sculpture Turning Heads In Westhampton Beach

The aluminum colossus dubbed “Walking Figure” appeared at the airport in Westhampton, not far from the village and beaches.

06/11/2014

Senator Charles Schumer (left) and Congressman Tim Bishop (right) with LI residents Craig Cooper and Lenny Piskorz, holding map of helicopter routes (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sen. Schumer, Rep. Bishop Call For Extension To Chopper Noise Regulation On Long Island

Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Tim Bishop are calling on the FAA to extend the over-the-water route regulation for helicopters flying to and from Long Island’s East End.

05/27/2014

Gavel

Investment Fund Manager Admits To $96 Million Ponzi Scheme

An investment fund manager has admitted in a Long Island courtroom to stealing nearly $100 million of investors’ money in a Ponzi scheme that helped fund his interest in a Hamptons resort.

04/29/2014

A Long Island family wants to tear down a house that may have once been owned by freed slave Pyrrhus Concer. (Credit CBS 2)

Demolition Plans Delayed For Supposedly Historic Hamptons Home

The home represents the legacy of one of the most prominent former slaves in the northeast, according to village historians.

09/30/2013

It's possible the notorious Neptune Beach Club in the Hamptons could be sold to the Town of Southampton. (Photo: CBS 2)

Popular Hamptons Party Spot Could Be Closed, Sold

Neptune was once a historic lifeguard station and is located on three acres of oceanfront property in East Quoge. The spot has been valued for its shimmering waters and tidal marshes.

09/12/2013

(Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Rash Of Luxury Car Thefts Plagues Hamptons

Police on Long Island issued a warning Wednesday about a rash of luxury car thefts in the Hamptons.

08/21/2013

Josh Charles at the 62nd Annual Artists & Writers Charity Softball Game (credit: ManhattanSociety.com 2010 by Christopher London)

Celebrity Softball Game Brings Tradition, Nostalgia To The Hamptons

It’s not often you find a turnip and a grapefruit playing integral roles in a competitive softball game, but it’s part of the fun and tradition in East Hampton where the Artists and Writers game is celebrating 65 years of play.

08/14/2013

Wayne Rennalls says he was injured in a fight with Justin Bieber and his bodyguards. (Credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Justin Bieber Faces Lawsuit By Hamptons Clubgoer

A 22-year-old man plans to sue Justin Bieber after he says the pop star and his bodyguards roughed him up outside a Hamptons nightclub last weekend.

1010 WINS–08/09/2013

Portuguese Man O' War

Dangerous Portuguese Man O’ War Invade Long Island Beaches

Beachgoers have been advised to be on the lookout, as dozens of venomous Portuguese man o’ war have been washed ashore on beaches along the East End of Long Island.

07/03/2013

A helicopter in the sky (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Helicopters To Alter Routes To Reduce Noise On Long Island’s East End

The Hamptons is known for its beautiful beaches and wealth, and summertime helicopter noise. Some, however, hope a solution to the noise has been found.

06/13/2013

A trailer park in Montauk Shores has been overrun from people you wouldn't expect to be occupying a trailer park. (Photo: CBS 2)

Newest Trend: Well-To-Do Hamptons Residents Go ‘Glamping’ In A Trailer Park

As summer approaches, some families are trading their year-round homes in East Hampton, for “trailers.” And it’s all to make some serious cash.

05/30/2013

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

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