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A necklace that was recovered at the scene where police found the body of a woman in Lattingtown. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Human Remains Found Buried In Nassau County

The one clue police are hoping will help identify the victim is a 24 karat gold pig pendant necklace.

01/23/2013

A boat that capsized, killing three children, is seen being lifted from the Long Island Sound on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau District Attorney Won’t Pursue Criminal Charges In L.I. Boat Tragedy

The boat, a 34-foot Silverton Cruiser had 27 people on board, including 10 children. The three children that died, Victoria Gaines, Harley Treanor and David Aureliano, were trapped in the cabin, investigators said.

01/17/2013

LIRR-Trains

Person Struck And Killed By LIRR Train In New Hyde Park

Service has been temporarily suspended on the main line in both directions between Penn Station and Hicksville. The accident also is affecting trains on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches.

01/01/2013

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Long Island Merchants Eager For Final Christmas Shopping Weekend

Superstorm Sandy was a big setback, but the mood is improving, according to shopkeepers.

12/21/2012

LIRR-Trains

MTA Announces Schedule Changes On A Number Of LIRR Lines Ahead Of Work Week

Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.

11/11/2012

Photo of Victoria Gaines, who died in July 4 boating accident, Oct. 11, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Boating Safety Law Signed Following Tragic July 4 Boat Accident

The new law requires operators of boats to take a safety course and have the certificate displayed on board the vessel.

10/11/2012

FILE - Mosquitos are seen inside a trap. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Officials Confirm First West Nile Death On Long Island

Nassau County health officials said a resident from the town of Oyster Bay, who was older than 80, has died. No other specific details about the victim’s death were announced.

08/24/2012

FILE - Mosquitos are seen inside a trap. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Three Cases Of West Nile Virus Confirmed On L.I.

Two of the patients who have been hospitalized for West Nile virus are from Suffolk County while the third is from Nassau County.

08/23/2012

A boat that capsized on July 4, killing three children, is seen being lifted from the Long Island Sound on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Preliminary Report Indicates Boat May Have Been Top Heavy In Oyster Bay Tragedy

Seventeen adults and 10 children were aboard the 34-foot-long vessel, named Kandi Won, to watch Independence Day fireworks off Long Island when the boat overturned and sank near Oyster Bay.

08/08/2012

Jones Beach Boardwalk - Mar 13, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Massapequa Man Missing After Swimming In Unguarded Section Of Jones Beach

A Massapequa man is missing after going for a swim at Jones Beach. Raymond Roth went into the ocean on Saturday afternoon at around 3:30 p.m. near Field 6, his family said. The area was not protected by lifeguards.

07/29/2012

A boat that capsized on July 4, killing three children, is seen being lifted from the Long Island Sound on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

In Wake Of Oyster Bay Tragedy, Schumer Calls For Posting More Boat Capacities

“In the memory of the children we lost on that awful day, we can take some simple steps to educate and warn boat owners and their passengers about how many people a vessel can safely handle,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said.

07/15/2012

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FBI Pulls Sunken Vessel To Surface Off Oyster Bay

The boat was to be pulled out of the water later Wednesday night, but officials would not say when to avoid the media caravan and spectacle.

07/11/2012

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2 Girls Killed In Tragic July 4 Boat Accident Laid To Rest

A small white casket was carried out of St Patrick’s Church in Huntington at the funeral of Victoria Gaines, one of the girls who died when a boat capsized near Oyster Bay on the Fourth of July.

07/10/2012

BoatPulledToSurface

FBI, Crews To Resume Operation Wednesday To Raise Sunken Boat Off Oyster Bay

FBI dive teams are lifting the boat using air bladders to the Silverton vessel and inflating them, bringing the boat slowly to the surface where any remaining water will be pumped out.

07/10/2012

David Aureliano (credit: CBS 2)

FBI To Help Raise Sunken Yacht Off Oyster Bay

The FBI has divers at the vessel that capsized and sank off Oyster Bay, killing three children on July 4. A funeral was held today for one of the victims, 12-year-old David Aureliano.

07/09/2012

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