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Businesses, Beaches Ready For Summer From The Hamptons, To Coney Island, To The Jersey Shore

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the unofficial start to the summer, and many businesses are looking forward to a great season.

05/22/2015

Jason Lee (credit: Handout)

Judge Plans To Announce Verdict In Hamptons Rape Trial

A judge hearing a non-jury trial in the case of a former New York City investment banker charged with raping an Irish tourist he met at a Hamptons nightclub on Long Island.

04/28/2015

Jason Lee (credit: Handout)

Friend Of Accuser Tearfully Testifies At Hamptons Rape Trial

The judge at the non-jury trial allowed the woman from Ireland to testify Tuesday using only her first name: Fiona.

04/14/2015

Jason Lee (credit: Handout)

Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director Faces Rape Trial In The Hamptons

A former New York City investment banker faces trial on eastern Long Island on charges he raped a woman he took home after celebrating his birthday at a Hamptons nightclub.

04/08/2015

$20 bills (credit: ClipArt.com)

Jury: Billionaire Looted Mining Firm MagCorp; Trial Eyed Huge Home

Jurors have found that billionaire Ira Rennert plundered a now-bankrupt mining company to pay for personal luxuries, including a Hamptons mansion that’s one of the world’s biggest private homes.

02/27/2015

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

East Hampton Residents Complain Of Incessant Helicopter Noise During Summer Months

Resident say they can’t take the noise of helicopters humming through East Hampton at all hours of the day and night in the summer months and they want something done about it.

02/05/2015

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

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

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