Long Island

Drinking water (Photo: CBS2)

Report: Increased Nitrogen Levels Threatening Suffolk County Water Supplies

There is a looming water crisis on Long Island. A new report says excessive lawn watering and pesticide runoff from homes is threatening drinking water, bays and harbors.

05/04/2015

Jessie the hound was found in a zombie home on Long Island. She will soon be reunited with her family in Texas. (Credit: CBS2)

Dog Found In Long Island Zombie Home Will Be Returned To Texas Family

Jessie was reported missing 2-years-ago from her East Hampton home. She had been lost or stolen by the family pet sitter.

05/01/2015

A man and woman were found shot to death in a suspect murder-suicide in Mastic Beach, Long Island on Thursday, April 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Couple Dead In Mastic Beach Murder-Suicide; 6 Children Taken From Home

A man and woman were found shot to death Thursday in a home in Mastic Beach, Long Island.

04/30/2015

Advocates say cameras on the side of school buses can help crack down on drivers who ignore stop signals. (Credit: CBS2)

Advocates Push For ‘Stop Arm’ Cameras On School Buses In New York, New Jersey

School officials claim drivers illegally speed past stopped school buses an estimated 50,000 times per day in New York state.

04/23/2015

An alleged carjacker held up a woman in this East Rockaway driveway. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Long Island Woman Was Carjacked By Suspect In Midst Of Crime Spree

A Long Island woman was recently carjacked steps from her front door, and police said the frightening encounter was all part of a disturbing crime spree.

04/23/2015

Jennifer Jordan is charged with driving under the influence of drugs on Long Island and crashing into a fence as she allegedly fled police. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Woman Fled Police, Crashed Car Into Fence While On Drugs

A Centereach, Long Island woman was arrested Tuesday, after allegedly crashing into a fence in Bay Shore driving while high on drugs.

04/21/2015

Marty Tankleff (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Wrongful Conviction Overturned, Long Island’s Marty Tankleff Ponders Congressional Bid

After serving half of his young life behind bars, Long Island’s Marty Tankleff is seriously considering running for congress.

04/21/2015

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Long Island Man Dead After Crashing Into Tree

Police on Long Island are investigating a one-car crash that killed the driver and injured his passenger.

04/18/2015

James Murphy was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for huffing keyboard cleaner and causing a deadly crash on Long Island. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

4 To 12 Years For Man Who Huffed Keyboard Cleaner, Caused Deadly L.I. Crash

A Long Island man was sentenced in a Riverhead courtroom Friday, after being convicted of driving high on keyboard cleaner and killing a woman in Commack.

04/17/2015

Mike Fregoe is trying to keep his snowman going in Massapequa Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Well Into Spring, Massapequa Park Snowman Is Still Going

It’s hard to imagine with temperatures in the 60s, but a snowman is still standing on Long Island.

04/16/2015

The Sandpiper Co-Op complex in Westhampton, Long Island was destroyed by fire on Wednesday, April 15. (Credit: Westhampton Beach Volunteer Fire Department)

Westhampton Summer Resort Complex Destroyed By Fire

Firefighters from at least 10 departments were dispatched Wednesday to battle a large blaze at a co-op building in the Hamptons.

04/15/2015

A man's rental car caught fire, along with two others, when the man saturated the car in rubbing alcohol to get rid of bedbugs and then lit a cigarette, police say. (Credit: Pete Cavouto)

Police: Multiple Vehicles Catch Fire In L.I. Man’s Attempt To Rid Car Of Bedbugs

A man was hospitalized with burns on Long Island this week, after he allegedly set a rental car – and two others – on fire by accident as he tried to rid the vehicle of bedbugs.

04/15/2015

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Teen Injured In Drive-By Shooting On Long Island

Police say one teenager was shot and injured when someone fired at a group of teens outside a Long Island home.

04/14/2015

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Pilot Injured In Single-Engine Plane Crash On Shelter Island

Police say a pilot was injured when he crashed his single-engine plane while trying to take off from an airfield on the eastern end of Long Island.

04/14/2015

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Report: 354 Long Islanders Died From Alcohol Poisoning In Past 5 Years

A new report finds that at least 354 people died from alcohol poisoning on Long Island in the past five years.

04/11/2015

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