Flames (file / credit: Woohae Cho/Getty Images)

Homeless Man Burns To Death Hiding From Ice Storm

The victim was found behind a kosher food market in North Lawrence by municipal workers who stopped to turn around their salting truck.


Intel CEO Paul Otellini walks off stage in San Francisco, CA - Sep 22, 2009 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Blind Long Island H.S. Senior Among Intel Finalists

She has brains, beauty, and a sense of humor.


Snow is seen on the roof of a hotel - Woodbury, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Snow Piling Up, Endangering Stability Of Area Roofs

The weight of so much snow is posing concerns of roof collapse throughout the Tri-State Area and it has the National Weather Service advising homeowners to begin clearing rooftops.


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Hempstead Comes To The Rescue In Snowstorm

For most of us trying to dig out, it’s a nuisance. But, for others in the town of Hempstead on Long Island, it’s a matter of life and death.


A large house across the street from one of Nassau County's country clubs is seen in Roslyn, N.Y., Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

State Watchdog Takes Over Nassau County’s Finances

Nassau County’s largest union has reached a tentative agreement with the county on a new contract they say will save millions.


Town Hall - Hempstead, NY - File / Photo: Town of Hempstead

24/7 Businesses Banned Under Hempstead Law

A new law in the Long Island town of Hempstead affects any business owner that plans to open a convenience store or fast food restaurant.


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Cops: Woman Arrested For Hitting Cousin With Minivan, Twice

According to police, what happened in Elmont, Long Island could have been much worse.


Long Island Rail Road Train - File Photo

Bridge Replacement Sets L.I. Community Abuzz

Thomaston residents want the new Colonial Road bridge planned by the LIRR, but the Mayor says they don’t want the track expansion and the train noise that’d follow.


Flames (file / credit: Woohae Cho/Getty Images)

Handicapped Woman Dies In Overnight L.I. Fire

Suffolk County police say the woman was pronounced dead early Thursday morning inside her Mastic home.


Long Island - File / Photo: NASA

Youth Fleeing Long Island

64 percent of young adults on Long Island surveyed say they plan to leave the island in the next five years.


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‘Nasty’ Facebook Page Shut Down On Long Island

Police on Long Island have shutdown a “nasty” Facebook page that detailed alleged sexual encounters of female students at Uniondale High School.


Footprints in Snow - File / Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Mother Nature Helps L.I. Cops Catch Crook

Back in August, the 26-year-old was arrested for endangering the welfare of his two children after police say he had drugs and a hypodermic needle near them.


An abandoned industrial site - Copiague, NY - Jan 17, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Is A Long Island Neighborhood Toxic?

Eight years after chemical pollution was discovered in ground water in a Copiague neighborhood, the EPA is testing air quality in and around nearby homes.


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Nassau County D.A. Wants Review Of Inmate Suicides

The district attorney wants a review of conditions at Long Island’s Nassau County Jail after four inmate suicides in a year.


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L.I. Lawmaker: Flying Ice Should Be A Crime

A lawmaker on Long Island says drivers who leave huge chunks of snow and ice on their vehicles after a snowstorm should be subject to a ticket by the police.