Mike Xirinachs

Storm damage in Setauket, NY on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Intense Storm Takes Down Trees, Power Lines On Long Island

An early morning storm has knocked out power to thousands of customers on Long Island and snarled rail service for LIRR riders.

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Sen. Charles Schumer discusses the safety of stretch limousines at a news conference on Aug. 2, 2015. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

In Wake Of Fatal Long Island Crash, Schumer Calls For Higher Safety Standards For Stretch Limos

He says the converted vehicles often lack an adequate number of side-impact air bags, reinforced rollover bars and strong frames.

08/02/2015

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Long Island Bar Employees Charged With Serving Underage Customers

Nassau County police sent underage, undercover operatives into Warehouse 5 before raiding the bar early Wednesday.

07/30/2015

Con Edison crews working on a street in New York City. (credit: CBS2)

More Pressure On The Power Grid As Temperatures Again Soar Across Tri-State

Temperatures soared into the 90s again Wednesday, putting incredible demand on the power grid and leaving some sweating in dark rooms.

07/29/2015

Passengers on and M & V Limousines bus captured their driver on video texting while driving during a trip to the Hamptons. (Photo: CBS2)

Video: Passengers Catch Limo Bus Driver Texting While Driving During Trip To Hamptons

There were nearly four dozen people on that bus to Southampton, many of them worried for their safety.

07/27/2015

Chattanooga Shooting Spree

Former Marine Offers Free Security To Hempstead Military Recruitment Center

Former Marine and retired NYPD officer Arthur Grix is offering his security service for free outside a military recruitment center in Hempstead.

07/24/2015

Matthew Horsley, Bellport village lifeguard who left the job. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Beach To Reopen After Dispute With Lifeguards

A Long Island beach that was closed to swimming last week over a dispute with lifeguards is scheduled to reopen on Friday.

07/23/2015

Police investigate a fatal crash on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, NY on July 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

1 Dead In Hempstead Turnpike Crash In East Meadow

The wreck happened around 11:40 p.m. Monday.

07/21/2015

Nassau County police are looking for this man in connection with at least nine armed robberies. (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Nassau County Police Hunt For Knife-Wielding Serial Robber

A masked, knife-wielding man is responsible for at least nine commercial robberies over recent months in Nassau County, police say.

07/16/2015

Montauk, Long Island (Credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Montauk Residents Complain Weekend Crowds Are Too Rowdy

They complain that young people are regularly responsible for public drunkenness and excessive noise.

07/15/2015

FILE -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (Credit: New York Attorney General's Office)

LI Auto Dealership Chain To Pay $310K Over Claims Of False Advertising, Misleading Sales Practices

As part of the settlement, the auto group admits no wrongdoing.

07/14/2015

FILE -- U.S. tattoo artist Ami James of reality shows "New York Ink" and "Miami Ink" gives a woman a tattoo. (Credit: Ezequiel Becerra/AFP/Getty Images)

Body Artists: Farmingdale Tattoo Parlor Ban Sad, Insulting

The Farmingdale mayor said tattoo parlors just aren’t part of the new downtown master plan.

07/11/2015

A LIRR train goes by the station in Hollis, Queens on July 9, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

2 People Struck, Killed By LIRR Train In Hollis, Queens

Long Island Rail Road customers are facing delays and cancellations on several branches after two people were struck and killed by a train in Hollis, Queens.

07/09/2015

Brookhaven Town Hall (Credit: Town of Brookhaven/Facebook)

Brookhaven Officials Hope To Sniff Out Stench Problem

Once and for all, Brookhaven officials hope to pinpoint the source of the putrid stench that many believe is coming from a nearby landfill.

07/07/2015

A sign welcoming people to Wyandanch, NY - File / Photo: Vision Long Island

Long Island Native Give Back To Community With College Scholarships

The eight recipients are all college-bound seniors.

07/04/2015

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