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Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Heavy rains caused flooding at Jones Beach. (Credit: CBS 2)

Drenching Rains Set Off Powerful Flooding, Health Warning At Jones Beach

Drenching rains set off powerful flooding on Jones Beach leading to a health warning on Wednesday night.

08/13/2014

Photo Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images

NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: August 11th-15th

Check out the priceless activities in New York City you won’t want to miss this week, August 11th-15th.

08/11/2014

Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Jones Beach Among 4 New York State Parks To Get Free Wi-Fi

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office said Wednesday that the Wi-Fi service is available at Jones Beach, Niagara Falls, Saratoga Spa and East River state parks.

08/06/2014

Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Tri-State Area Residents To Flock To Beaches, Waterways For Fourth Of July Fun

Beachgoers are disappointed with the severe weather forecast for the Fourth of July, but many say two good days out of three isn’t so bad.

07/03/2014

Jones Beach Memorial Day

Crowds Flock To Area Beaches As Summer Season Unofficially Kicks Off

The sun was sizzling, and tons of people were out at the beach Monday for the official beginning of the summer season.

05/26/2014

Beachgoers hit Jones Beach on May 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Thousands Hit Jones Beach For Bethpage Air Show

After a year’s absence, the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach received a warm welcome back this weekend — with a near-record crowd Sunday.

05/25/2014

Crowds look on as pilots execute stomach turning tricks during the Bethpage Airshow. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS880)

Skilled Pilots Make Stomach-Turning Stunts Look Easy At Bethpage Air Show

From the Blue Angels to the Golden Knights parachute team, necks were hurting as the crowd strained to catch every minute of the sky-high action.

05/24/2014

Blue Angels arrive at Republic Airport in advance of Jones Beach Air Show on May 22, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Blue Angels Arrive On Long Island Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend Air Show

The U.S. Navy’s aerobatic team landed Thursday morning at Republic Airport in Farmingdale.

05/22/2014

Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Tri-State Area Residents Gear Up For Memorial Day Celebrations

Following months of cabin fever, hibernation is over and Tri-State area residents are dusting off their barbecues, counting down the days until Memorial Day.

05/16/2014

Raymond Roth (credit: CBS 2)

Raymond Roth Sentenced For Faking Death, Impersonating Police

Raymond Roth was sentenced to 2 1/3 years to 7 years in prison Thursday and ordered to more than $36,000 in restitution to the Coast Guard and Nassau County police.

04/24/2014

Crews on Long Island have started preparing Jones Beach for the summer beach season.(Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Begin Preparing Long Island Beaches For Start Of Summer Season

Beach prep has started on Long Island. For the next seven weeks crews will be working hard to get Jones Beach ready for summer crowds.

04/01/2014

Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Jones Beach To Get $65 Million Overhaul

The five-year project includes restoration of historic structures and the fountain at the Central Mall, new picnic areas and recreation fields, and an adventure play area with rock climbing walls.

03/20/2014

Raymond Roth (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Man Who Faked His Own Death Due In Court To Face Charges In Separate Case

Police said Raymond Roth, 49, impersonated an officer and attempted to kidnap a woman in Freeport just hours after accepting a plea deal in his 2012 fake-drowning case.

03/05/2014

Jonathan Roth (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Man Who Helped Fake Father’s Death Gets Year In Jail

Jonathan Roth, 23, of Massapequa pleaded guilty last year to falsely reporting an incident and was originally expected to receive no jail time, but lost the deal after jumping bail.

03/04/2014

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