Long Island

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

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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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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

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