Long Island

Galip Gulmez, 87, is accused of offering candy to children while committing a lewd act in Lloyd Harbor, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police Claim Man, 87, Was Committing Lewd Act While Offering Candy To Kids On L.I.

An 87-year-old man was arrested in Lloyd Harbor, Long Island Monday, after he was allegedly seen offering candy to children while performing a lewd act in his car.


NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19:  Chef Marcus Samuelsson gives a cooking demonstration at the Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite featuring KitchenAid® culinary demonstrations presented by MasterCard during the New York City Wine & Food Festival at Pier 94 on October 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NYCWFF) *** Local Caption *** Marcus Samuelsson

Best Upcoming Fall Food Festivals In NYC

Here are five of our favorite culinary events that are happening before the winter season begins.


Minor injuries were reported when a car slammed into a building in Garden City, Long Island on Wednesday, Aug. 26. (Credit: CBS2)

Minor Injuries When Car Slams Into Building In Garden City, Long Island

Minor injuries were reported Wednesday when a car slammed into a building in Garden City.


Smoke billowed hundreds of feet in the air when wild fires broke out in the Long Island Pine Barrens  in 1995. (Credit: CBS2)

For Long Island Firefighters, 1995 Pine Barren Blaze Was An Intense Learning Experience

Twenty-years-ago on Monday, a firestorm erupted on Long Island’s East End. Flames leaped 200 feet into the sky.


Residents want the post office to implement new zip codes in Long Island communities where similar street names have caused confusion. (Credit: CBS2)

Common Street Names With The Same Zip Code Create Confusion On Long Island

Maple Avenue and Park Place are common street names, but in one Long Island community, multiple Maples and other common names share the same zip code.


A group of children and mothers return to Guatemala on July 22, 2014, after being deported from the United States amidst the humanitarian crisis caused by Central American immigrant children. (Credit: Getty Images)

Number Of Unaccompanied Children Migrating From Central America Plunges, Report Says

Most of the minors have come from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, leaving their poverty-stricken countries.


For nearly 50 years, the Kent no-kill shelter has helped rescue thousands of pets from being put to death (CBS2)

Long Island Animal Shelter Expansion Opposed By Pine Barrens Society

For nearly 50 years, the Kent no-kill shelter has helped rescue thousands of pets from being put to death.


A plane went down in Hicksville, Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 16, leaving one person dead and shutting down the Long Island Rail Road. (Credit: Frank Hoeffner)

1 Dead, 1 Injured When Small Plane Crashes On LIRR Tracks In Bethpage; LIRR Service Restored

Long Island Rail Road service was snagged Sunday morning in the Bethpage, Long Island area, after a small plane crashed right at the tracks.


Scott Meyer

LI Accountant Gets Prison Time In Theft From Elderly, Disabled Clients

The 48-year-old pleaded guilty in March to grand larceny, falsifying business records and other charges.


Joseph Sanford, firefighter died after being critically injured in Woodmere house fire on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: Handout)

L.I. Volunteer Fire Department: Report Places Blame On Firefighter Who Died On Duty

A tragic fire that claimed the life of a volunteer firefighter on Long Island is leading to changes in the way volunteer fire departments operate.


Five teenage boys escaped safely when a boat caught fire in the Great South Bay on Wednesday, Aug. 6. (Credit: CBS2)

Teenage Boys Escape Safely When Boat Engine Catches Fire Off Long Island

There was a close call off the waters of Long Island this week, when the U.S. Coast Guard had to rescue a group of teenagers when their boat engine caught fire.


Long Island lifeguard on August 28, 2014.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Experts Offer Advice After Recent Drownings Off Long Island

It was advice two Brooklyn victims failed to heed when they went swimming off the Long Island shore.


Detectives are seeking to identify the subjects involved in this case and request anyone with information, regarding this incident or the identity of the subjects involved, to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous. (NYPD)

Suspects Sought After Alleged Stolen Car Sold On Craigslist

Authorities say that during the sale of the vehicle, the victim captured a video and photos of the apparent suspects.


Alexander Wachmyanin

Man Charged In 6-Month Shoplifting Spree Across Long Island

Wachmyanin also carjacked a woman and injured a bystander as he fled one of the locations, according to prosecutors.


Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck (Photo: Suffolk Times)

Three Women Injured In Deadly Cutchogue Limo Crash Released From Hospital

Three women who survived the deadly limo crash on Long Island have been released from the hospital. A fourth survivor was released last week.