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Superstorm Sandy Damage In Lindenhurst Dec. 19, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Most L.I. Homeowners Offered Buyouts Rejecting State’s Offer

Only 70 of more than 600 Long Island property owners considered for buyouts are takers, according to the state. All of the buyout offers were made to Suffolk County residents.

10/25/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Shoplifting Suspect Hit By SUV While Fleeing On Long Island

A shoplifting suspect on Long Island was hit by a sport-utility vehicle Wednesday afternoon as he tried to run away, police said.

10/02/2013

Lindenhurst, Long Island Church Thefts

Man Accused Of Stealing Multiple Times From Long Island Church

A Long Island man was accused Saturday of breaking into a church and stealing hundreds of dollars.

09/21/2013

Angelo Genova, Charles Burgio outside Burgio's Lindenhurst home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sandy-Damaged House Being Rebuilt For LI Man Forced To Live In Backyard

Contractor Angelo Genova was childhood friends with Charles Burgio but the two hadn’t been in touch in 32 years until Genova learned about Burgio’s situation.

09/11/2013

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Sandy Victim Lives In Backyard After Federal Aid Runs Out

Chuck Burgio, 53, of Lindenhurst, had been living in hotels for months thanks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but last week the federal money ran out and he was told to pack up and go.

08/13/2013

One World Recycling in Lindenhurst (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Lindenhurst Residents Oppose Recycling Company’s Plan To Triple Production

One World Recycling LLC is asking the state for permission to triple its production from 370 tons to 1,110 tons per day and construct a larger building. Village officials and residents oppose the plan and are asking state officials to deny the request.

08/08/2013

Long Island Flooding

Heavy Rains, Flooding Soak Parts Of Tri-State

A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.

06/10/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, on June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (Photo by NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

Flooding Remains The Big Concern As Andrea Remnants Pound Tri-State Area

Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.

06/07/2013

An emu at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia.  file/credit: Matt King/Getty Images)

L.I. Police: 200-Pound Pet Bird Rescued From Canal

Suffolk County police used ropes Monday to pull the bird, possibly and emu, out of the water in Copiague.

05/27/2013

Volunteers worked to rebuild the home a 95-year-old Lindenhurst woman. (Credit CBS 2)

95-Year-Old Sandy Victim Finally Returns To Lindenhurst, LI Home

An army of volunteers pitched in to help rebuild the home, that Clarke had lived in since the Eisenhower administration, after it was ravaged by the storm.

05/11/2013

Closed escalator at the Long Island Rail Road station - Lindenhurst, NY - Mar 14, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

LIRR Escalators Repaired, Upgraded In Year Since Woman’s Death

Now the escalators have sensors that stop them from moving if something is caught.

03/12/2013

Snow In Ossining (credit: CBS 2)

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect As Round 2 Of Storm Continues

After several hours of flurries, the region was seeing heavy snowfall in some areas Thursday night. In Westchester County, plows were hitting the streets. Along the Jersey Shore, streets were inundated with rising waters.

03/07/2013

Lindenhurst

Volunteers Work To Clean Up Sandy Debris In Lindenhurst

Volunteers spent the day Saturday cleaning up homes that were flooded in Lindenhurst, Long Island, so that the process of rebuilding after the damage of Superstorm Sandy can begin.

03/02/2013

An anti-distracted driving bumper sticker (file / credit: Tom Keck/Getty Images)

Teen Victim Warns L.I. High School Students Of Distracted Driving Dangers

Distracted driving – talking or texting behind the wheel – can be deadly, as one girl knows all too well.

02/20/2013

The flooding continues on a routine basis along the South Shore communities of Long Island. (Photo: CBS 2)

Sandy May Be Long Gone, But Flooding Continues On Long Island’s South Shore

Residents in one South Shore community who are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy now have another fight with Mother Nature – flooding on almost a daily basis.

02/19/2013

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