Islip

Several federal agencies use the firing range in Islip, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Islip Firing Range Target Of Neighbors’ Criticism

The town of Islip has contracted with federal law enforcement, and residents say the blasts of high-powered rifles lasts from sunrise to sunset seven days a week, an assault on their ears.

09/16/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Islip Mom Comes Home To Find Daughter Duct Taped To Chair After Burglary

A woman called 911 around 9 p.m. Monday and told police she arrived at her North Ocean Avenue home and found her 28-year-old daughter bound to a chair with duct tape.

09/02/2014

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Police: Long Island Man Set Fire To Home, Threatened Cops

Peter Marren is charged with arson and criminal contempt after the incident around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on Main Street, Islip.

08/23/2014

A woman stands at her doorway watching the water level rise on Moffit Boulevard in Islip, N.Y., following heavy rains and flash flooding Aug. 13, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Inspectors Arrive In Suffolk To Assess Damage From Historic Rainfall, Flooding

Ultimately the inspectors will decide if town’s hit hard by flood water should be declared disaster areas, making them eligible for federal aid.

08/20/2014

Islip Town Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt, Councilman Steven Flotteron (center) and Public Safety Commissioner John Carney hold a news conference Aug. 18, 2014, asking for homeowners to report flood damage. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Islip Officials Pushing For Flood Victims To Report Damage To Town

Officials so far estimate at least 400 homes suffered flood damage.

08/18/2014

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Uninsured Long Island Homeowners Play Waiting Game For Flood Damage Repair

The historic rainfall that hit western Suffolk County this week has left crater-like sinkholes in its wake and took an emotional and financial toll on homeowners.

08/15/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

Litchfield Avenue in Babylon flooded after a nasty story dumped 13 inches on parts of Long Island on August 13, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Advisory Against Swimming Issued For 66 Suffolk County Beaches

The Suffolk County health department says the advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday because of the potential for bacteria from runoff following heavy rain and flooding.

08/14/2014

Parts Of Long Island, New York Inundated With Flash Floods

CBS 2’s Lonnie Quinn: Atmospheric Anomaly Brought Virtually Unheard Of Rain Totals To Long Island

A virtually unheard of anomaly in the atmosphere was to blame for a devastating rainstorm on Long Island Wednesday, which set a new one-day record for rainfall in New York State.

08/13/2014

FILE -- Bottles of liquor sit on a shelf (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cops: 8 Arrested For Selling Alcohol To A Minor In Suffolk County

Eight people were arrested after they allegedly sold alcohol to a minor at several businesses in Bay Shore, West Islip, and Islip on Friday night.

02/01/2014

Michael Papini is accused of dumping two dogs on Long Island. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Reward Offered As Authorities Search For 2nd Dog Dumped By Suffolk Shelter Worker

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was searching around Babylon Monday for the cream-colored miniature poodle named Bailey. They believe Islip Town kennel attendant Michael Papini let Bailey loose Dec. 23 on Cooper Street.

12/31/2013

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L.I. Man Charged In 2011 Murder Of High School Classmate

A Long Island man has been charged with the murder of his classmate two years ago.

11/30/2013

An alligator that was found at a home in Islip, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Alligator Found At Home In Islip

The alligator was spotted in a tank Friday when police were in the Islip home on an unrelated matter.

11/16/2013

Long Island Burglaries

Police Search For Daylight Burglars Targeting Suffolk County Homes

A disturbing pattern of break-ins has been plaguing Long Island, with houses being targeted in the middle of the day when no one is home.

11/06/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

7 Bikers Arrested, Dozens Ticketed On Long Island

Seven motorcyclists were arrested on reckless driving charges in Suffolk County Sunday, and dozens more were cited.

10/27/2013

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