Mike Xirinachs

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Winter Supplies Flying Off The Shelves As Snow, Ice Moves In

Too much ice and snow on the ground– and more in the forecast– has those in the winter supply business making a list and checking it twice.

02/06/2015

(Credit: Oyster Bay Cove Police)

Police: L.I. Man Burglarizes Home, Kills Cat After Crashing Car

A Suffolk County man facing a series of charges in connection with a crime spree that started with a car crash and ended in the death of a cat is due in court Thursday, Nassau County police said.

02/05/2015

Shuttle buses connect north Harlem Line stations with North White Plains day after deadly Metro-North crash. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Full Service To Resume On Metro-North Harlem Line Thursday Morning

Commuters confronted delays and crowded conditions on the Harlem Line Wednesday following a deadly train accident in Valhalla on Tuesday evening.

02/04/2015

An icy road in Montclair, NJ on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Icing May Cause Treacherous Travel Across Tri-State Area

Black ice and snow-covered roads may cause difficult travel conditions through the morning commute across the Tri-State area.

02/03/2015

Inter-County Bakery Supply in Deer Park. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS880)

Roof Collapses At Long Island Bakery Supply Distributor

A 30-foot section of a roof collapsed at a bakery supply distributor on Long Island, officials said.

02/03/2015

FILE -- PSEG Long Island building in Melville (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials Concerned Ice, Wind Could Lead To Widespread Power Outages

Ice and wind are the biggest causes of outages, PSEG Long Island spokeswoman Elizabeth Flagler said.

02/02/2015

Montauk Point Lighthouse (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Survey: Many Young Adults Leaving Long Island Due To Lack Of Jobs

Thirty percent of young adults plan to leave Long Island primarily because of a lack of well-paying jobs, according to a new Suburban Millennial Institute study.

01/30/2015

Snow removal equipment is seen in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Continues To Dig Out Following Massive Storm

Snow is still piled as high as street signs on snowy Long Island as residents continue to dig out from the storm.

01/29/2015

Snow in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 28, 2015.  (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Digging Out From Storm That Dumped 2 Feet Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

01/28/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Hempstead Man Claims Racial Discrimination After Rejection From Suffolk County Police Force

A Hempstead man is planning to sue the Suffolk County Police Department saying he wasn’t hired because of his race.

01/23/2015

Snow in Morningside Heights on Jan. 9, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

So Far This Winter, Snow Business Is Slow Business

At Commack Hardware, for example, there are stacks of shovels, ice scrapers and snow melt.

01/22/2015

The vacant Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island is seen on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Huge Crowds Expected At Meeting On Proposed Nassau County Gaming Parlor

The proposal by Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting would turn the former Fortunoff store in Westbury into a video gaming parlor with 1,000 slot machines.

01/21/2015

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and families of victims of fatal hit-and-runs holds a news conference Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Victims’ Families Demand Stiffer Sentences For Hit-And-Run Killers In New York

The families, accompanied by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and state senators, demanded that the maximum sentence be increased from seven to 15 years for hit-and-run drivers.

01/20/2015

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

LIRR Report: Public Largely Responsible For Increase In Train Delays

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new Long Island Rail Road report appears to point the finger at the public for an increase in train delays — and that isn’t sitting well with some riders. According […]

01/19/2015

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