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Police respond to a 911 hoax at a home on Laurelton Boulevard in Long Beach, Long Island, on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Swatting’ Call Triggers Huge Police Response In Long Beach, Long Island

Police sent a swat team to a Long Island home after receiving a call about a possible hostage situation that turned out to be a hoax.

04/22/2015

The Long Beach Fire Department (Photo: CBS2)

Long Beach City Officials, Firefighters Locked In Battle Over Reduction Of Fire Force

There’s a fire fight going on in Long Beach, but it’s not the kind having to do with flames.

04/22/2015

Long Beach Police Officer Brian Eidens (Credit: CBS2)

Long Beach Police Officer Crashes Head-On Into Runaway Car To Save Others

A Long Beach police officer says he was just doing his job when he stopped an erratic driver on Sunday night by putting himself in the path of the runaway car.

03/31/2015

The City of Long Beach plans to plant 2,700 new trees to replace those destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

2,700 New Trees To Be Planted In Sandy-Ravaged Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, ravaged by Superstorm Sandy in the fall of 2012, is about to get a new look.

03/24/2015

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file/credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Skeletal Remains Found Off Long Island Nature Trail

Police are investigating after human remains were found off a nature trail on Long Island.

03/24/2015

Some Long Beach residents are adamant that the barrier island needs its own hospital. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Expanded Health Care Options, But No Full-Service Hospital, Coming To Long Beach

Steps are being taken at last to replace a hospital in Long Beach, Long Island that was ruined by Superstorm Sandy.

03/18/2015

FILE -- Joggers run on the boardwalk in Long Beach, New York, on Aug. 28, 2014. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Restrooms, Concession Areas Among Additions Slated For Long Beach This Summer

New restrooms, concession areas and shaded tables will soon be coming to the Long Beach boardwalk.

03/10/2015

Debris is left out for removal on Nov. 20, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

FEMA Exec Says He Has Seen Evidence Of Insurance Fraud After Sandy

The executive in charge of FEMA’s insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.

03/02/2015

Restoration Continues At NYC's Rockaway Beach 10 Months After Superstorm Sandy

Long Beach Residents Rally Against Port Ambrose Natural Gas Terminal

Long Beach residents have rallied in the past against Port Ambrose, this time they did it with the help of their elected officials.

01/15/2015

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Long Beach Residents Still Struggling After Sandy Protest New York Rising Program

Life after Hurricane Sandy remains a struggle for countless homeowners still trying to rebuild.

10/25/2014

Richard Viscecchia (Credit: CBS 2)

Chef Claims Long Beach Hotel Fired Him Over Long Hair

The Nassau County Health Department has no specific rules regarding the length of hair kitchen employees can have at a restaurant.

10/20/2014

Billy Crystal talks with Sen. Charles Schumer on Sept. 15, 2014, in Long Beach, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Billy Crystal, Sen. Charles Schumer: Feds Should Pay To Replace Long Beach Trees Lost In Superstorm Sandy

The actor and Sen. Charles Schumer held a news conference Monday calling on the federal government to foot the bill for replacing more than 2,500 trees lost in Superstorm Sandy, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported.

09/15/2014

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5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In NYC

Share quality time as a family before the hustle and bustle of studying and school activities begins. Check out these perfect places for end-of-summer outings.

08/27/2014

One of several unidentified wedding and family photos found in Long Beach, Long Island shortly after Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Looking For Owners Of Wedding Photos Found In Long Beach After Superstorm Sandy

A man who has had some wedding photos in his possession since the day after the storm is looking for their owners.

08/25/2014

A beautiful day turned deadly when lightning struck a California beach. The incident left some in the New York area wondering what they would do in a similar situation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Day At The Beach Turns Deadly: What You Need To Know When Wild Weather Strikes

From out of nowhere on a beautiful day a freak storm hit Venice Beach and killed a 20-year-old man, injured more than a dozen people, and jolted others.

07/28/2014

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