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Best 10 State Parks For A New York Summer Day Trip

Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.

06/03/2013

People cool off as they relax in a fountain in Bryant Park on May 30, 2013 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area In The Grip Of More Hot And Humid Weather

The heat is expected to continue through Sunday. There’s a chance for strong to severe thunderstorms on Sunday night or Monday.

05/31/2013

Nikon At Jones Beach Theater - May 30, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Jones Beach Theater Reopens Friday Night, 7 Months After Sandy Devastation

After being inundated by the floodwaters of superstorm Sandy, the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater is ready to reopen Friday night, with a performance from Rascal Flatts.

05/30/2013

Misty Blues All Woman Skydiving Team. (file/credit: Misty Blues website)

Bethpage Air Show Takes To The Sky

With the clouds and rain gone, the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park got off the ground Sunday.

05/26/2013

An aerial photo of Jones Beach after Sandy (credit: Twitter/Howard Glaser)

Officials Hope To Have Jones Beach And Robert Moses Ready For Memorial Day

Jones Beach and Robert Moses State Parks took a beating from superstorm Sandy, but there may be light at the end of the tunnel.

03/15/2013

Beach goers at Robert Moses State Park’s Field 5  (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Robert Moses State Park To Remain Closed For A Long Time To Come

Robert Moses State Park is known as a place for fun in the summertime sun, but it may have to remain closed for a long time to come in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

11/17/2012

Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

Jones Beach In Ruins, But Parks Officials Vow To Have It Ready For Memorial Day

It’s a casualty that could take years to rebuild. Long Island’s shoreline was battered and parts of it are in ruin. New York State Parks Deputy Regional Director George Gorman was there when 20-foot waves crashed over the boardwalk.

11/15/2012

An aerial photo of Jones Beach after Sandy (credit: Twitter/Howard Glaser)

Jones Beach State Park Closed Until Further Notice; Boardwalk May Have To Be Replaced

Superstorm Sandy has substantially damaged historic Jones Beach State Park and swamped a beach at nearby Robert Moses State Park deep under roiling seawater.

11/03/2012

Kristine Johnson flies

CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson Soars To New Heights Inside Bethpage Air Show Plane

Earlier this week, CBS 2 anchor Kristine Johnson got a bird’s eye view at what it’s like to fly in one of the Bethpage Air Show’s aerobatic aircrafts.It was one wild ride.

05/27/2011

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Queens Man Claiming He Was Adrift At Sea Faces Weapons Charge

Pablo Perez, a 47-year-old resident of Flushing, Queens, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and ordered held on $10,000 cash bail at hospital bedside arraignment on Wednesday.

05/12/2011

State police search for remains on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

No New Finds Tuesday In Search For Human Remains On L.I.

State Police said 50 officers from various departments — using eight dogs and a helicopter — found “nothing of significance” in the dense brush along a mile-long stretch of the Robert Moses Causeway.

05/03/2011

Police barricade Wantagh Parkway as part of their search for remains on Long Island's South Shore beaches - May 2, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Police Expand Search For Remains In L.I. Possible Serial Killer Case

State police on Monday closed a five-mile stretch of parkway on New York’s Long Island to look for human remains and other clues in the case of a possible serial killer.

05/02/2011

Suffolk police divers at Hemlock Cove between Gilgo and Cedar beaches on 4/13/2011. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sources: Long Island Serial Killer Probe May Be Targeting 2 Killers

There may be two killers — not one — on Long Island. That’s what law enforcement sources are telling CBS News about the investigation into the 10 sets of human remains found along Ocean Parkway.

04/13/2011

Investigators find human remains near Jones Beach (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Police Confirm Latest Remains Human; Count Moves To 10 In Jones Beach Probe

The state medical examiner is conducting forensic tests on a human skull found at Jones Beach yesterday, while local and state police say no new discoveries have been made in the area.

04/12/2011

Emergency personnel examine an object on the side of the road, center, near Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y., Monday, April 11, 2011.  (credit: Seth Wenig/AP)

Cops Confirm New Remains Human; Skull Also Found Along Ocean Parkway

The remains discovered Monday by investigators looking for more possible victims of a serial killer at Jones Beach State Park are likely human, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell said citing a report from Newsday.

04/11/2011

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