Long Island

Residents of Garden City, Long Island are worried that PSEG will mount 80-foot 'monster poles' in their neighborhoods. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Rep. Rice: PSEG Long Island To Keep Power Cable Buried In Garden City

U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday night that PSEG Long Island has agreed to keep new electrical cable underground in Garden City, rather than erecting what some critics have called “monster poles.”

04/01/2015

FILE -- Photos of debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sen. Croci Secures $1 Million To Help Clean Up Contaminated Long Island Park

Sen. Croci said an additional $2 million in clean up cost will have to come from Islip tax payers.

04/01/2015

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

Man, Woman Charged With Hate Crime In Burglary Of Elderly Woman On Long Island

A man and woman were charged with a hate crime Tuesday for allegedly tricking an elderly woman on Long Island into letting them into her apartment and stealing items.

03/31/2015

Renovations at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre were unveiled in time for Holy week. (Credit; CBS2)

St. Agnes Cathedral Unveils New Look In Time For Holy Week

There is a new look for holy week and Easter Sunday at St. Agnes Cathedral on Long Island.

03/30/2015

Residents of Garden City, Long Island are worried that PSEG will mount 80-foot 'monster poles' in their neighborhoods. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Garden City Residents Worry ‘Monster’ Utility Poles Could Come To Their Blocks

Residents of Garden City, Long Island took PSEG to task Saturday, saying they do not want what they call “monster” utility poles in their neighborhoods.

03/28/2015

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.

03/27/2015

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

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