Mike Xirinachs

Snow falls in Massapequa, Long Island on March 5, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

As Another Snowstorm Hits, Long Islanders Fed Up With Winter

Long Islanders were saying “enough already” Thursday as yet another snowstorm hit the area, and some towns have also been hit with serious concerns about road salt shortages.

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Crews respond after an LIRR train struck an SUV at Rocklyn Avenue in East Rockaway, N.Y., on March 2, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

MTA Officials Consider Elevated Tracks At LIRR Crossings

The option would cost an esimated $100 million for each crossing. That has some riders worried about rising fares.

03/04/2015

PSEG utility trucks work outside Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

Opposition Strong To LIPA, PSEG Long Island Rate Hike Proposal

PSEG officials say they need the $440 million generated by the increase to expand maintenance programs and fund new system upgrades.

03/03/2015

This SUV was struck by an LIRR train on March 2, 2015 in East Rockaway, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Service Restored On Long Beach Branch After LIRR Train Strikes Vehicle On Tracks

The driver survived the crash and was taken to South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside with neck and back injuries.

03/02/2015

A sign at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. (credit: Hofstra University)

Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School Of Medicine Opens $36M Facility

The nearly $36 million building also brings full national accreditation with it.

03/02/2015

Long Island City Immigration Office (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Inclusive Immigration Policy A Hot Topic At Hofstra Summit

Inclusive immigration policy was the topic of a summit at Long Island’s Hofstra University Friday.

02/27/2015

Police in Nassau County are searching for a brazen tire and rim thief targeting luxury cars. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau County Police Warn Mercedes-Benz Owners Of Tire And Rim Thefts

Dozens of expensive cars parked on driveways and in front of homes across Nassau County have been hit by thieves.

02/26/2015

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

Nassau County Administering New Drug Aimed At Combating Heroin Addiction

Dr. Jacob Sperber said the medication Vivitrol helps free heroin addicts of their cravings.

02/25/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brookhaven Officials Call For Extended Electric Rail Service On LIRR

Extending electric train service on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk Branch would increase ridership, improve service and help boost the East End economy, Brookhaven officials say.

02/25/2015

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Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

Long Island Expressway (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Business, Government Leaders To Albany: Invest In Our Infrastructure

A coalition of union and business leaders and elected officials gathered Monday to urge state lawmakers and the governor to dedicate more money to rebuilding Long Island’s roads and bridges.

02/23/2015

Winter Storm Brings Cold Winter And Light Snow To New York Area

Bitterly Cold Air Leads To Record Lows, Brutal Wind Chills Across Tri-State Area

Winter is keeping its icy grip on the Tri-State area as Arctic air continues to plunge the region into a deep freeze.

02/20/2015

A woman in a parka walks on a Manhattan street during frigidly cold weather on February 16, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Officials Urge Caution As Potentially Record Low Temps Again Hit Tri-State Area

Another blast of Arctic air will move into the Tri-State area Thursday, bringing with it potentially record-breaking temperatures.

02/19/2015

Snowy roads in Fords, New Jersey on Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Snow, Frigid Temps Cause Slick Roads Across Tri-State Area

Commuters faced some hazardous travel conditions during the morning rush hour on Tuesday.

02/17/2015

Police say three people are dead in a murder-suicide inside a home in Wading River, NY on Feb. 16, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivrea/1010 WINS)

Police: 3 Dead In Murder-Suicide On Long Island

Suffolk County police say 44-year-old Thomas Calhoun shot his girlfriend, 43-year-old Tanya Lawrence, and her 7-year-old daughter Danielle Lawrence before killing himself.

02/16/2015

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