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Tree Down In Huntington, Long Island Oct. 29, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens In Huntington To Assist With Federal Aid Requests

The FEMA setup at Huntington Town Hall is one of two new centers announced by the federal agency on Sunday. The other new center has been opened at Staten Island Borough Hall.

11/12/2012

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Boy, 2, Drowns In Pond In Suffolk County

A 2-year-old boy fell into a pond and drowned in Suffolk County, Long Island Sunday morning.

11/11/2012

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Feds: Deer Park Man Charged In Home Depot Bomb, Extortion Plot

A Home Depot employee has been arrested on charges he tried to extort $2 million from the company by planting a bomb at a Long Island store, prosecutors said Thursday.

11/08/2012

East New York Gas Line

Public Told To Stay Away From Free Defense Dept. Fueling Stations In NYC, LI

The public is now being told to stay away from fueling stations sent in by the Pentagon. They had been set up in five locations in New York City and on Long Island.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on November 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Working To Bring Gas To Tri-State As Residents Struggle To Find Fuel

Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”

11/02/2012

Home Depot in Elmont, Long Island - Oct. 17, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Home Depot Customers Return Despite Bomb Scare

When some people need home improvement supplies, even the threat of violence can’t keep them away.

10/18/2012

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Suspicious Package Forces Evacuation of Home Depot, Plaza In Elmont

A Home Depot in Nassau County was evacuated Wednesday after a suspicious device was found days after a pipe bomb was discovered in another of the retail giant’s stores in Suffolk County.

10/17/2012

Parking garage in Huntington (credit: CBS 2)

LIRR Commuters In Huntington Could See 1,200 Percent Hike In Parking Garage Cost

The proposed budget in Huntington includes a huge increase in parking costs and commuters are picking up the tab — again.

10/16/2012

Robert Sanfilippo (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Baseball Coach Accused Of Stalking His Rival’s Family, Sending Threatening Messages

Police said that 45-year-old Robert Sanfilippo, who manages a team of 10- and 11-year-old boys, was arrested on charges of stalking and aggravated harassment. He appeared in court on Saturday for arraignment.

09/22/2012

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DA: Woman Took Responsibility For DWI Crash To Cover For Boyfriend

A young couple allegedly tried to pull a fast one, but prosecutors say they know who was really behind the wheel of a car that slammed into a Long Island house. And apparently it wasn’t the woman they originally arrested.

09/19/2012

Manhole (credit: CBS 2)

Manhole Covers Being Stolen In Town Of Huntington Leaving Residents On Alert

The town has had to replace about 20 of the cast-iron covers at $400 a piece in the past two months.

08/09/2012

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2 Girls Killed In Tragic July 4 Boat Accident Laid To Rest

A small white casket was carried out of St Patrick’s Church in Huntington at the funeral of Victoria Gaines, one of the girls who died when a boat capsized near Oyster Bay on the Fourth of July.

07/10/2012

Brooke Bene's engagement ring. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I Woman Reunited With Engagement Ring She Lost On LIRR Train

Brooke Bene, who got engaged in April, said she took the ring off one morning while on the 6:38 a.m. train from Huntington to Atlantic Terminal to apply hand lotion.

06/29/2012

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

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Elderly Disabled Woman Carried To Safety After Fire Breaks Out In Huntington Apartment

Suffolk County police said that Officer Joseph Lanzisera broke a window to climb into the smoke-filled Huntington apartment at around 9 p.m on. Friday. Police said that the woman has been hospitalized with burns to her face.

06/16/2012

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