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Holli Haerr

Hempstead Public Schools (credit: CBS 2)

Hempstead School District’s Summer Reading List Riddled With Errors

The seven-page list provided by the Hempstead School District had more than 30 errors.

07/10/2013

Billy Azzinaro

Grilling Enthusiasts Coming Out In Force For 4th Of July

When it comes to sizzling grills, the Fourth of July is the most popular holiday for barbecuing in the U.S., according to a barbecue industry group.

07/03/2013

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Celebrated In West Village

Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court’s Ruling On DOMA

Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.

06/26/2013

Cristina Torre

Joe Torre’s Daughter Catches Falling Baby Boy In Brooklyn

The daughter of legendary former Yankees manager Joe Torre was being hailed as a hero Wednesday, after she caught a 16-month-old baby that had fallen from an awning in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

06/19/2013

Sign in front of a home in Malverne, Long Island. (credit: Samantha Mevorach)

Panel: LIPA As We Know It Has Got To Go

Following the disastrous response to Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said he wants to do away with the current Long Island Power Authority and have the utility run by New Jersey’s PSE&G.

06/05/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a house fire in Queens on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. (credit: FDNY)

House Explodes, Bursts Into Flames In Howard Beach

The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. Wednesday at 162-39 84th St., in Howard Beach.

05/29/2013

Coyote Meeting

Chappaqua Residents Seek Solutions In The Wake Of Coyote Attacks

Following a rash of attacks on small dogs by coyotes in Chappaqua, residents gathered for a meeting to discuss the problem and come up with solutions.

05/29/2013

Liquor bottles at a bar (file/credit: David L Ryan-Pool/Getty Images)

N.J. Bars, Restaurants Accused Of Passing Off Cheap Spirits As Top-Shelf Liquor

More than two dozen bars and restaurants across New Jersey are accused of selling low-quality booze to customers who ordered top-shelf brands.

05/22/2013

Staten Island Pipe Thefts

Sandy-Ravaged Staten Island Homes Vandalized After Extensive Renovations

The owners were back to square one Wednesday at three Sandy-ravaged homes that were rehabbed by volunteers on Staten Island, after vandals stole the copper wire and plumbing.

05/15/2013

An alligator that was found walking in the parking lot of a Pathmark supermarket in Baldwin, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 (credit: Handout via Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Illegal Reptile Amnesty Day Planned In Suffolk County

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will be holding an amnesty day later this month, where anyone who is keeping an illegal reptile can turn the animal in, no questions asked.

04/17/2013

Runners react near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Police Warn Of Internet Scams Related To Boston Bombings

Experts are also of the opinion that such false websites and social media account will increase in number over the coming days, Suffolk Police said.

04/17/2013

Queens Lightning Strike, Fire

Severe Storms Spark Lightning Fire In Queens, Bring Outages

A round of severe thunderstorms cut power, and brought lightning that struck a home and caused a fire in Queens on Wednesday evening.

04/10/2013

New signage installed at South Ferry Station (credit: MTA.info)

Old South Ferry Loop Station To Reopen Thursday Morning

The old loop station will be in operation in time for the morning commute, while the newer terminal continues to undergo extensive repairs.

04/03/2013

(Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Police In Brooklyn To Warn Drivers Who Leave Electronics Out In Cars

We’re all familiar with the advice, “If you see something, say something,” and if police in Brooklyn see a smartphone or tablet lying in your parked car in plain view, they will be saying something to you.

04/03/2013

Kangaroo

Kangaroo Meat On The Menu At Astoria Eatery

If you’ve never tried kangaroo meat, you can change that just by hopping over to Astoria, Queens.

03/27/2013

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