Long Island

Tony Brinkhuis is charged in nine bank robberies in Suffolk County. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Apprehended In 9 Suffolk County Bank Robberies

Police on Long Island arrested a man Friday in connection with nine different bank robberies going back to the month of April.

07/03/2015

Long Beach Cinemas has reopened after being damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Beach Movie Theater Reopens After Being Wrecked By Sandy

Another symbol from the recovery of Superstorm Sandy has appeared on the South Shore of Long Island.

07/02/2015

Families are furious as Greenfield Cemetery is taking mementos away from gravesites. (Credit: CBS2)

Families Furious After Mementos Are Cleared Away From L.I. Gravesites

Family members make the pilgrimage once a week to visit the Uniondale, Long Island gravesite of their loved ones – often leaving cherished mementos. But now, the mementos are being cleared away.

06/26/2015

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Woman, 67, Found Stabbed To Death In New Hyde Park

A 67-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in New Hyde Park, Long Island this week, and police a day later were trying to determine what happened.

06/24/2015

Timothy McAleavey is charged with driving drunk with three children in his pickup truck on Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

L.I. Man Accused Of Driving Drunk, Crashing Pickup Truck With 3 Kids

Three small children escaped injury Monday when the pickup truck in which they were passengers crashed on Long Island.

06/22/2015

Suffolk County residents say in spite of recent rain, Deer Lake is in danger of drying out. (Credit: CBS2)

Despite Recent Rain Storms, Suffolk County Lake Is Nearly Dried Up

With all the rain we’ve had recently you’d think our lakes would be overflowing. But, that’s not the case on Long Island where one lake is nearly dried up.

06/17/2015

Photo Credit: Matthew Peyton/Getty Images

New Plan Proposed To Attract Businesses, Young Professionals To Long Island

The plan is to pay for the project with Federal, State and private funding on Long Island.

06/17/2015

School Bus

Long Island Mother With Rare Illness Continues To Fight School Bus Law

The sick Long Island mother wants the school bus law changed for those parents who are too sick to drive their children to school.

06/12/2015

Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

First Case Of Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Confirmed In Nassau County

Environmental groups are urging the state to step up the war on the insects before they wipe out thousands of additional trees.

06/08/2015

9 sets of twins and a set of triplets will graduate from a Long Island High School. (Credit: CBS2)

9 Sets Of Twins And A Set Of Triplets Ready To Graduate From Long Island High School

The pomp and circumstance at one Long Island school has been turning heads.

06/05/2015

2014 Belmont Stakes

A Guide To The Belmont Stakes

And they’re off! The Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday, June 6 and CBS New York is giving you a head start. Follow this guide for information on how to get there, how to get tickets, who to bet on, what to wear and more.

CBS New York–06/04/2015

Denise Burke, 51, and her daughter, Danielle Burke, 18, were arrested and charged with selling heroin Monday night in Freeport, police said. (Credit: NCPD)

Long Island Mother, Daughter Arrested For Allegedly Selling Heroin

The mother-duo face several drug charges for allegedly selling heroin, making $100 a night.

05/26/2015

Conservationists are trying to figure out what has caused a turtle die-off on Long Island. (Credit: SoutholdLocal/Katie Blasl)

Conservationists Race To Solve Mystery Of Long Island Turtle Die-Off

Turtles are washing up on Long Island beaches, and the die off could signal trouble for fish, shellfish, and the health of local bays.

05/21/2015

Reynaldo Bonilla is charged with training roosters for cockfighting, as well as drug charges. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Long Island Man Was Training 45 Roosters For Cockfighting

Police arrested a Long Island man on drug charges Wednesday, and claimed that he was also training roosters in his home for cockfights.

05/20/2015

Parents say underage teens' photos are appearing on this pornographic website without their permission. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Parents Aghast At Website Sharing Nude Photos Of Teens Without Permission

Some Long Island parents have issued a warning, after naked pictures of high school students were posted online without their permission.

05/20/2015

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