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Labor Day Weekend

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

Revenues Up Despite Drop In Attendance At Long Island State Parks, Beaches

The fickle weather all summer impacted attendance numbers, state officials said.

09/03/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Report: At Least 5 Wounded By Gun Violence Across City Early Sunday

Shootings left at least five people wounded across the city early Sunday, according to published reports.

09/01/2013

Shopping (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sale-Seeking Shoppers Skip The Beach And Hit The Mall For Labor Day Deals

While many New Yorkers decided to hit the beach or stop by a BBQ over Labor Day Weekend others were planning to cash in on big savings at popular shopping spots.

08/30/2013

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass Transit Increases Service For Labor Day Weekend

More trains and buses will be running across the Tri-State area Friday to help commuters get a head start on the long holiday weekend.

08/30/2013

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Two Arraigned In Fatal Labor Day Hit-And-Run On Long Island

According to prosecutors, Nicole Grammerstorf had her 5-month-old child in the Nissan SUV at the time of the crash. Prosecutors said she then tried to cover up the crash by taking the car to Mark Monserrat’s auto body shop.

04/11/2013

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Labor Day Weekend Means Record-High Gas Prices, Sobriety Checkpoints

Tri-State Area residents on the move this holiday weekend are paying for it, with record-high Labor Day weekend gas prices. And for those that are deciding to break the law, they’re really paying for it.

09/01/2012

25 DWI offenders arrested in ignition interlock sting (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Convicted Nassau County DWI Offenders Arrested Again For Driving Without Ignition Interlocks

More than two dozen convicted drunk drivers in Nassau County were busted for illegally driving a car to meet with their probation officers. The Nassau County District Attorney’s office announced the arrests of 25 convicted drunk drivers during a two-week sweep.

08/28/2012

Thousands were expected to celebrate Labor Day at Jones Beach. (credit: CBS 2)

Despite Floods, Labor Day Fun Reigns At Jones Beach

Sunbathers at Jones Beach had some extra water to contend with Monday after Hurricane Earl caused the ocean to flood most of the State Park on Long Island.

09/06/2010

Flooding in Jones Beach State Park in the wake of Hurricane Earl contributed to sparse crowds at Jones Beach during the typically busy Labor Day holiday weekend.

Jones Beach Holiday Crowds Sparse In Wake Of Earl

Jones Beach is a summer destination that, on a typical holiday weekend, will see hundreds of thousands of visitors, but that’s not the case this Labor Day.

09/05/2010

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Weakened, But Still Powerful Earl Headed Near Tri-State

Much of the East Coast is watching and waiting for an unwelcome guest this holiday weekend: Hurricane Earl.

CBS 2–09/02/2010

In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Earl is seen on August 30, 2010 in the Atlantic Ocean as seen from space. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Tri-State Making Preparations Ahead Of Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl is moving toward the east coast — bringing high winds, rough surf and the potential for dangerous rip-tides.

08/31/2010