Mastic Beach

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Officers, Good Samaritans Rescue Sisters, Mother At Long Island Beach

Two sisters caught in riptide currents and their terrified mother were rescued at a Long Island beach over the weekend.


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

Ronkonkoma Man Drowns At Smith Point County Park In Mastic Beach

Police say 48-year-old Kerry Agosto, of Ronkonkoma, was found floating in the water.


Wayne Street (left) allegedly shot and killed his wife, Jenni Lee Street, before turning the gun on himself in Mastic Beach, Long Island on Thursday, April 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Relatives Shocked By Murder-Suicide Involving Family Of 6 In Mastic Beach

New details were released late Friday about the Long Island father between an apparent murder-suicide this week.


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.


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

Police: Boy, 11, Brought Unloaded Handgun To Long Island School

The student was not identified. He was charged with juvenile delinquency for bringing a weapon on school grounds. He was released to his parents. Police said no student was threatened.


Brandon McNeil, 7, walked out of his Long Island school and was on dangerous streets for more than a mile, according to his mother. (Credit: CBS2)

Mother: 7-Year-Old Son Walked Out Of L.I. School Without Anyone Noticing

Jacalyn Easters said she was shocked when her 7-year-old son Brandon McNeil who was supposed to be in second grade class at Tangier Smith Elementary School in Mastic Beach suddenly showed up on a relative’s doorstep Wednesday.


Singer Kayla Vega (left) performs a song written by Laura March (right), who was severely injured in a car crash when she was 16. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Teen Performs Song Written By Maryland Woman Severely Injured In Car Crash

It was a happy and emotional day for a 25-year-old songwriter who was in a coma after being severely injured in a car accident.


A dead fin whale was found washed up on shore at Smith Point County Park on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Large, Dead Fin Whale Washes Up On Long Island Beach

The male fin whale was found at Smith Point County Park about 7:30 a.m. Thursday.


An alligator that was rescued from a home in Mastic Beach, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Alligator Rescued From Home In Mastic Beach

The 30-inch, 3-year-old gator was dropped off at a rescue group, which then contacted the SPCA.


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Mastic Beach Residents Upset After Dune Project Halted Because Of Endangered Species

A federal judge stopped the work set to begin because the society believes a tiny bird that nests along the shore, the piping plover, would be unable to get around the bigger dunes.


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Suffolk Police Sergeant Saves Apparently Suicidal Woman From Drowning In Moriches Bay

According to police, a group of teenagers observed the woman walk into Moriches Bay in Mastic Beach while fully clothed.


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2 U.S. Marines From New York Killed In North Carolina Car Crash

Nicholas S. Buscarnera, of Mastic Beach, and Skyler D. Way, of Gouverneur, were killed after the car they were in crashed into a canal just off Catfish Lake Road in Craven County, N.C. Both men were 19.


Bryan and Carol Clay (credit: Jessica Lancaster)

L.I. Musician, Wife Homeless After Fire Destroys Mastic Beach Home

Bryan Clay lost everything after a fire gutted his Mastic Beach home on Dec. 8. His wife Carol, who is an animal rescuer, was nursing 14 cats, all of which perished in the blaze.


Memorial at the Shirley home where a mother and her 3 kids were killed in a fire, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Report: Mother, 3 Children Died Of Smoke Inhalation In Shirley House Fire

The funerals for Jennifer McCusker and her three children will be held Friday morning at St. Jude’s Church in Mastic Beach.


Racial Slurs Spray Painted In Mastic Beach (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Racial Slurs Spray-Painted On Mastic Beach Fence, Boat

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case.