Long Island

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Suffolk Police: Website Has Been Cataloging Pornographic Photos Of Underage Girls

Police on Long Island were investigating Tuesday night, after allegations that a website run overseas has been displaying naked and pornographic photos of teenage girls.

05/19/2015

An abused dog found in a drug and dogfighting ring on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Lawmakers Call On Public To Report Animal Abuse After Dogfighting Ring Bust

A call has mounted on Long Island for the public to report animal abuse, after nearly a dozen dogs were rescued from alleged drug dealers who were believed to be training them to fight.

05/15/2015

Tony Metaras stepped in after witnessing a purse snatching on Woodbury, Long Island on Wednesday, May 13. (Credit: CBS2)

Strangers Step In After Broad-Daylight Purse Snatching In Woodbury, Long Island

Strangers came to the rescue on Long Island this week, when they saw two women in need following a wild purse snatching.

05/14/2015

Bipinkumar Patel

Long Island Man Accused Of Asking Children To Show Their Underwear

According to Suffolk County police, Bitinkunar Patel was working at the Jericho Convenience store in Huntington Friday around 7:20 p.m. when he asked two boys and two girls if they were wearing underwear.

05/09/2015

The lack of rain in the Tri-State area means water restrictions in Bergen County, N.J.  (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

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