Storm damage in Setauket, NY on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Intense Storm Takes Down Trees, Power Lines On Long Island

An early morning storm has knocked out power to thousands of customers on Long Island and snarled rail service for LIRR riders.


Suffolk County police Officer Nick Guerrero was struck and nearly killed in a 2014 hit-and-run in Huntington. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Suffolk Officer Speaks For First Time Since Near-Deadly Hit-And-Run

A Suffolk County police officer had slim chances of survival when he was mowed down by a fleeing car thief last year, but now, the grateful cop has spoken out for the first time.


A woman was rescued moments before her car burst into flames. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Woman Rescued Seconds Before Car Exploded Into Flames On Long Island

The woman suffered a medical emergency while she was driving the Subaru and crashed into a tree on Cold Spring Hills Road.


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Huntington Steps Up Boating Patrols For Fourth Of July Holiday

Huntington’s supervisor Frank Petrone said they are reducing the speed limit to 5 mph in the waters off the town including Huntington Bay and Northport Bay.


The Dogs Playing for Life program helps socialize shelter dogs for adoptability. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Play Group Helps Socialize Shelter Dogs To Become Adoptable

Dogs are frolicking on Long Island, as part of a well-orchestrated play group that helps workers classify shelter dogs and match them with families for adoption.


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Long Island Man Accused Of Asking Children To Show Their Underwear

According to Suffolk County police, Bitinkunar Patel was working at the Jericho Convenience store in Huntington Friday around 7:20 p.m. when he asked two boys and two girls if they were wearing underwear.


Huntington convenience store clerk Bitikunar Patel is accused of offering children money if they exposed themselves to him. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police Claim LI Convenience Store Clerk Asked Kids To Expose Themselves For Money

Police on Long Island alleged Friday that a convenience store clerk in Huntington offered children money if they exposed themselves to him.


Errol James and Derrick Simon. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

2 Men Face Animal Cruelty Charges After Badly Wounded Dogs Rescued From Huntington Home

Two men face animal cruelty charges after two dogs that were badly wounded were rescued from a home in Huntington.



Woman Claims Huntington Dry Cleaners Lost Daughter’s Wedding Dress

A Long Island mother claims her dry cleaners lost her daughter’s wedding gown.


FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Ex-Home Depot Worker On Long Island Sentenced For Extortion Bomb Plot

It was a major scare at the Huntington Home Depot back in 2012 after a pipe bomb was planted in the store by then-employee Daniel Sheehan, authorities said.


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Suffolk County Investigating 2 Deaths During Snowstorm

A 17-year-old boy was killed in a tragic tubing accident in Elwood, while an 83-year-old man was found dead in his backyard in Bay Shore.


bird rescued from Huntington home (credit: CBS2)

Dozens Of Animals Rescued From Home On Long Island

The SPCA described the living conditions as deplorable, while the women caring for the animals claim they only wanted the best for them.


Workers say a brazen thief made off with a large amount of food meant for needy families on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Brazen Thief Makes Off With Food Meant For Needy Long Island Families

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Just before Thanksgiving someone stole food meant for hundreds of needy families on Long Island, but an outpouring of response from the community may replace what the thief took. Shawn Labero is […]


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Town, Residents Debate Whether Private Memorials Should Be Allowed On Public Land In Huntington

In parks across Long Island, a passionate debate is underway: should private memorials be allowed on public land?


Suffolk County police officer struck by hit and run driver (CBS 2)

Suffolk County Police Officer Hurt In Hit-And-Run; 2 In Custody

The incident happened after the officer pulled over a vehicle on Partridge Lane in Huntington around 1:35 p.m. Monday.