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Time and weather are threatening the dwindling number of marsh houses in the water off Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Time, Weather Taking A Toll On Historic Long Island Marsh Houses

You’ve probably seen them in the waters off of Long Island and were not sure what they were. Bay houses, some of them over a hundred years old, are seeing their numbers dwindle.

08/08/2014

(Credit: WCBS 880/ Mike Xirinachs)

Nassau County Launches Local Women’s Equality Party

There’s a new political party in town on Long Island with its focus on women, WCBS 880’s Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

08/08/2014

Sarah Espinosa (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Woman Who Crashed Into New Hyde Park Firehouse Had Stolen Snake Wrapped Around Her Neck

Sarah Espinosa, 22, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to reckless endangerment, driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana and petit larceny charges.

08/05/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Poses As Water Department Worker, Robs Elderly Couple In Valley Stream

A man posed as a water department worker knocked on the door of a North Cottage Street home and told an elderly couple that he needed to check the water pressure in the basement, police said.

07/30/2014

Concert at Eisenhower Park in Nassau County sponsored by CBS Radio's Fresh 102.7 (Credit: WLNY)

Thousands Turn Out For Fresh 102.7 Concert At Nassau’s Eisenhower Park

Teen sensation Jacquie Lee opened the show with her many young fans screaming for more.

07/26/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Man Accused Of Targeting East Garden City Building With ‘Powdery Substance’

A Long Island man has been arrested for sending a suspicious powdery substance to an office building.

07/26/2014

US soldiers keep watch at the entrance of a military base near Alkozai village following the shooting of Afghan civilians allegedly committed by a rogue US soldier in Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: Jangir/AFP/Getty Images)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Make Pledge To Recruit, Hire Veterans

Sixteen companies, along with both Nassau and Suffolk counties, have made a pledge to train, recruit and hire veterans for jobs, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

07/22/2014

Nassau County Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Nassau County Doled Out Big Bucks To Part-Time Employees In Last Year

Nassau County paid more than $26 million last year to 2,000 part-time or season workers, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

07/22/2014

Police on the scene after a human head was found in a Hempstead yard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Probe For Link Between Dismembered Body, Head Found In Hempstead

The latest discovery was reported Thursday in Hempstead, where what appears to be a human head was found in bushes in front of a neatly kept home.

07/18/2014

PSEG Long Island recently installed 80-foot-tall, hurricane-proof utility poles in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS 2)

Double Utility Poles Spark Complaints From Long Island Homeowners

The Kim family of Glen Head speaks for many on Long Island’s North Shore: “I think there are too many power poles.”

07/14/2014

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

Woman Dead, Toddler Hospitalized Following Separate Swimming Pool Incidents On Long Island

A woman is dead and a toddler has been hospitalized following separate drowning incidents on Long Island.

07/13/2014

Eva Casale of Long Island has set out to run seven marathons in as many days. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman Completes Self-Inflicted ‘7 Marathons In 7 Days’ Challenge

Eva Casale, 49, ended her self-inflicted foot challenge in her hometown of Glen Cove. She was followed by other runners who joined her along the way.

07/13/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

07/11/2014

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

13 Long Island Beaches Closed To Swimming Due To Bacteria Concerns

Health officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.

07/05/2014

Charles Riehl being led away in handcuffs (Credit: CBS 2)

Homeless Man Arrested In Connection With Series Of Long Island Bank Robberies

A homeless man has been arrested in connection with a series of bank robberies on Long Island.

06/28/2014

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