Long Island

Flooding on Rockaway Beach Boulevard as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in Queens.  (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Queens, Nassau Lawmakers Call On State To Improve Storm Emergency Routes

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Far Rockaway) and Nassau County Leg. Howard Kopel are urging the state to improve local roads needed for emergency evacuations during disasters.

10/05/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police: Drunk Driver Crashes Car, Kills Passenger On L.I.

A Long Island man has been arrested on a drunken-driving charge after a one-car crash that killed his passenger

10/04/2014

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

6 Puppies, 2 Adult Dogs Rescued From Under L.I. Shed

The Suffolk County ASPCA says police and animal control officers ripped up the floor of a shed to rescue a litter of puppies that were trapped underneath.

10/04/2014

James A. Tomassi (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: LI Man With 45 License Suspensions, Revocations Arrested Following Crash

Suffolk County police said James A. Tomassi’s license had been suspended or revoked a total of 45 times since 2001.

10/04/2014

Residents say foreclosed 'zombie homes' are an eyesore in Gold Coast neighborhoods. (Credit: Town Of Brookhaven)

LI Residents Want Foreclosed ‘Zombie Properties’ Out Of Gold Coast Neighborhoods

Many communities are dealing with run down properties, and some are nestled in between multi-million dollar mansions.

10/03/2014

Tom Cutinella (credit: CBS 2)

Worries About Football Safety Mount After L.I. High School Player’s Death

There was new fallout Friday following the death of a 16-year-old high school football player on Long Island after a collision at a game.

10/03/2014

Police investigate a home invasion in Bellmore, N.Y. on Oct. 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents On Alert Following Home Invasion In Bellmore

Nassau County residents are being warned to be on alert following a home invasion in Bellmore.

10/03/2014

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Long Island High School Football Player Dies After Injury During Game

Police on Long Island were investigating the death of a high school football player who suffered an injury during a game Wednesday evening.

10/01/2014

The Asian long-horned beetle, a menace to certain trees, has resurfaced on Long Island following a five-year absence. (Photo: CBS 2)

Asian Long-Horned Beetle Once Again A Long Island Nuisance

A bad bug is raising its ugly horns on Long Island once again.

09/30/2014

Kenneth Minor (credit: 48 Hours)

‘Harlem Kevorkian’ Accepts New Plea Deal In LI Motivational Speaker’s Death

The man known as the “Harlem Kevorkian” pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday.

09/29/2014

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Long Island Village Of Lindenhurst Cracks Down On E-Cigarettes

The Long Island village of Lindenhurst has decided to follow in the steps of New York City in banning the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings.

09/29/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Man Fatally Shot Outside Long Island Gentlemen’s Club

According to Suffolk County Police, officers were called to the parking lot of the Illusions Gentlemen’s Club, located at 3 Saxwood St. in Deer Park, at 3:36 a.m. for a report of shots fired.

09/27/2014

A specialist tests for Enterovirus 68. (credit: CBS 2)

4 New Enterovirus D68 Cases Confirmed In Suffolk County

Four new cases of enterovirus D68 have been confirmed by state officials in Suffolk County, according to a news release Friday.

09/26/2014

John Auteri, 48, was arrested Thursday, Sept. 25, after police learned his license had been suspended 49 times. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Nassau DA Calls Alleged License Suspension Scofflaw A ‘Menace’

A Long Island man remained behind bars Friday evening after 50 different license suspensions or revocations, and the Nassau County District Attorney’s office called him a “menace to innocent motorists and their families.”

09/26/2014

John Auteri, 48, was arrested Thursday, Sept. 25, after police learned his license had been suspended 49 times. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Long Island Man Busted After 49 License Suspensions Since 1986

A Medford, Long Island man was arrested Thursday, after police said they found his driver’s license had been suspended or revoked 49 different times.

09/25/2014

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