George Kanganis (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Cops: Huntington Man Arrested For Stealing From Church Donation Box

An employee at the Church of St. Patrick in Huntington spotted a man taking cash from a candle donation box, Suffolk County Police said.


Robert Murphy

L.I. Man Charged With Threatening Town Employee Over Parking Ticket

A man was hit with serious charges after yelling threats at a Huntington town employee over a parking ticket.


Storm Damage in Huntington, NY on Jan. 31, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Thousands Across Tri-State In Dark After High Winds Down Trees, Power Lines

A wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for parts of New Jersey, New York City, Nassau County and parts of Connecticut. That means sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph or gusts of 46 to 57 mph through the afternoon hours.


Daniel Sajewski (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Man Sentenced In Memorial Day Drunk Driving Crash Through Home

The judge sentenced Daniel Sajewski, 24, to one-and-a-half to three years behind bars on charges including driving while intoxicated, reckless endangerment and making false statements.


A utility line damaged by Sandy in Huntington, Long Island (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Some On L.I. Allege Wealthy Communities Getting Priority In Sandy Cleanup

Stacks of broken branches and chopped up trees from superstorm Sandy still await removal in a middle class Huntington, Long Island neighborhood


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Students In Poor Districts Will Gain Better Access To Advanced Placement Courses Under Virtual Classroom Program

The state Education Department this week said $17.3 million in federal Race to the Top Funds will be distributed to 17 districts or consortia of districts under the state’s Virtual Advanced Placement Program.


5-year-old Reese Chaplin makes art out of a tree downed by Sandy in New Hyde Park, Long Island (credit: Donna Friedman-Chaplin via Facebook)

L.I. Couple Creates Brochure To Help People Avoid Hurricane Scammers

After superstorm Sandy, bully insurance adjusters and unscrupulous contractors are just some of what Huntington resident Wendy Busby says the storm’s victims can expect.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.

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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.”


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.


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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.


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.