Long Island

Kenton Burt is charged with molesting two students at the music school where he worked in Hicksville, Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

L.I. Music Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 2 Students Pleads Not Guilty

A Connecticut man accused of sexually abusing two girls at a Long Island music school where he taught has pleaded not guilty.

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Kenton Burt is charged with molesting two students at the music school where he worked in Hicksville, Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Long Island Music Teacher Accused Of Molesting 2 Girls During Lessons

A music instructor on Long Island was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually abusing two girls during private lessons.

03/27/2015

Connetquot High School (credit: CBS 2)

9 Connetquot High School Students Charged In Fight That Broke Boy’s Jaw

Nine high school students from Connetquot High School on Long Island have been arrested, after a fight that left a 15-year-old boy’s jaw broken.

03/25/2015

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

An SUV inside a Panera Bread shop in East Farmingdale on March 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

1 Nurse Pinned Under SUV, Another Seriously Hurt, After Crash Into L.I. Panera Bread

Four people were injured, two seriously, after an SUV smashed through the front of a Panera Bread restaurant in East Farmingdale Thursday morning.

03/19/2015

(Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police Search For Couple Who Dined And Dashed In Coram

A man and a woman on Long Island are wanted for not paying their restaurant bill and endangering the safety of a waitress who chased after them.

03/18/2015

The charred remains of the First Universalist Unitarian Church in Southold, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Congregation Vows To Rebuild After Fire Destroys Historic Church

A Long Island congregation is heartbroken after a fire destroyed their historic 19th century church.

03/16/2015

A goose in the melting snow on Friday, March 13. (Credit: CBS2)

Weekend Rains Could Make Flood Risk From Melting Snow Even Worse

From a mudslide in Yonkers to flooding that forced the condemnation of houses in Shoreham, Long Island, the warming temperatures lately have caused lots of problems this week.

03/13/2015

Benigna Pinedamata, 29, is charged with driving while intoxicated with three children in her car, one of whom she was picking up from school, in North Amityville. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Woman Caught Driving While Intoxicated With 3 Kids On Long Island

Suffolk County police on Thursday arrested a woman for allegedly driving while intoxicated with three children – one of whom police said she had just picked up from school.

03/12/2015

Flooding has been reported due to rapid snow melt in Shoreham, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Rapid Snow Melt Leaves Homes Flooded, Condemned On Long Island

Rapidly melting snow left some homes flooded on Long Island Wednesday evening, and forced their evacuation.

03/11/2015

Charles Powers Levittown, Long Island is charged with collecting child pornography showing girls as young as 5 years old. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Levittown Man Accused Of Collecting Child Pornography Showing Young Girls

A Long Island man was arrested and charged Monday with collecting child pornography depicting girls as young as 5 years old.

03/09/2015

Polar Bear Club Swimmers Take Icy Plunge On New Years Day

Frozen Hempstead Harbor Alters Plans For Polar Bear Plunge

A suburban New York town is changing its plans for a weekend “polar bear” fundraiser.

03/06/2015

Snow falls in Massapequa, Long Island on March 5, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

As Another Snowstorm Hits, Long Islanders Fed Up With Winter

Long Islanders were saying “enough already” Thursday as yet another snowstorm hit the area, and some towns have also been hit with serious concerns about road salt shortages.

03/05/2015

FILE -- Gun, generic. (credit: Clip Art)

Police Investigating 2 Separate Shootings In Suffolk County

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the two shootings to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

02/28/2015

Cops monitor a protest at Sen. Skelos' office on Long Island over property tax breaks for rich. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Protesters Storm Sen. Skelos’ LI Office Over Property Tax Program For Wealthy

Protesters want Skelos to stop letting multi-million-dollar condos, like those at the One57 building in Manhattan, get out of paying most real estate taxes while Long Islanders pay double or triple the amount.

02/25/2015

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