Montauk

Endangered Egg (Credit: CBS 2)

Trespasser Accused Of Destroying Piping Plovers’ Endangered Eggs In Breezy Point

Someone allegedly trespassed onto Gateway National Park restricted land, ripped open netting that protects the struggling piping plovers and removed and crushed eight baby eggs that were days from hatching.

07/20/2012

Harbor Seals (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Harbor Seal Rescued Off Montauk Point

It looks like the one-year-old male was bitten by a shark before it was rescued.

11/18/2011

(credit: Mohonk Mountain House/Facebook)

The 5 Best Weekend Getaways For New Yorkers This Fall

If you’re in need of downtime to recharge your batteries, here are the five best destinations that are perfect for a fall weekend getaway.

10/05/2011

Commuters at Penn Station. (credit: Marta Zielinska)

Evening Commute For LIRR Riders Struck By Major Weather-Related Signal Problems

Inside Penn Station, thousands were straining their necks watching the schedule monitors while listening for any service changes.

08/01/2011

This seagull was seen wandering on The Long Wharf in Sag Harbor with a dart that was apparently fired from a gun. The dart pierced the Seagulls head from front to back. (credit: Doug Kuntz/Suffolk County SPCA)

Seagulls Impaled With Dart, Arrow In Suffolk County; Reward Offered For Arrest

In what seems to be a rash of attacks against wildlife in Suffolk County, officials say two more seagulls have been injured, one from an arrow and another from a blow dart.

07/29/2011

Seagull (credit: AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Suffolk County SPCA Offers Reward After Man Kills Seagull On L.I. Beach

Suffolk County SPCA head Roy Gross says the man was observed luring seagulls with bread, and that a rock the size of a brick was thrown at one of the birds.

07/27/2011

(credit: D. Loren Ketai, M.D./CDC)

Health Department: Montauk Man Died After Breathing In Fumes From Mice Droppings

Hantavirus is a lung infection caused by a microbe sometimes found in urine, droppings or saliva of infected rodents. Humans can become infected by inhaling the microscopic particles.

06/24/2011

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

LIRR Service Suspended After Truck Accident

Long Island Railroad service has been suspended from Speonk to Montauk after a truck hit a railroad overpass near the Hampton Bays.

04/23/2011

LIRR passengers board train. (credit: AP)

LIRR Sees Schedule Changes Monday

Commuters will welcome most of the changes, including the restoration of weekend half-hourly service on the Babylon Branch and additional afternoon service to Hampton Bays.

03/07/2011

Homeowner Frank DeVito (Photo/CBS 2)

Jetties Blamed For Beach Erosion, Storm Damage In Montauk

Homeowner Frank DeVito said that when he and his family first moved into the area, they had a “wonderful beach.” With 60 feet of the beach now eroded, DeVito blamed the jetties.

01/25/2011

Stranded motorists try to get their cars moving again on a closed portion of an expressway on Long Island in N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Suffolk Co. Officials Seek FEMA Aid For Storm Damage

The storm caused sea walls to weaken, foundations to crumble and a deck in one Montauk home to collapse into the sea.

01/02/2011

One day after the blizzard, LIRR riders faced delays and disruptions. (credit: CBS 2)

Service Disruptions Remain On LIRR

Mass transit around the Tri-State finally began to move again after the blizzard brought the commute to a standstill but many suffered a long ride to work this morning and were prepared to face much of the same this afternoon.

12/28/2010

Sherri Ross and her husband Lanny (Photo/CBS 2)

911 Dispatcher’s Mix-Up Delays L.I. Heart Attack Response

Confusion over the address of Sherri Ross’s home may have cost rescuers critical time in getting to her 51-year-old husband, who suffered a fatal heart attack.

11/29/2010

Waves in Montauk (Photo/Sophia Hall)

Tropical Storm Earl Deals Only Glancing Blow To Tri-State

Much of the Jersey Shore was spared, but residents on Long Island’s East End faced some slick roads and deep puddles as Earl brushed alongside the area.

CBS 2–09/03/2010

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