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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.



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.


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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.


11-year-old Harley Treanor and 8-year-old Victoria Gaines (credit: CBS 2)

Following Oyster Bay Boating Tragedy, Family Sets Up Memorial Fund In Daughter’s Name

A lawyer for the family of eight-year-old Victoria Gaines said that they formed a trust fund to help the family with expenses associated with the tragedy.


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Investigators Deciding How To Raise Sunken Yacht From Oyster Bay Depths

“Numerous challenges, depending where a boat goes down, you have currents, low visibility, you have all different kinds of debris,” said Mitch Kramer of North Shore towing.


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3 Children Dead After Yacht Capsizes Near Oyster Bay On Fourth Of July

The victims were among 27 people onboard a 34-foot Silverton yacht when it tipped over just after 10 p.m in Cold Spring Harbor Bay near Oyster Bay, authorities said.


Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Thunderstorms, Thousands Left Without Power In Tri-State Area

As of Saturday afternoon, the Long Island Power Authority reported that 130 of its customers are without power, most of which reside in Hempstead, Oyster Bay and North Hempstead.


Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

LIRR Temporarily Suspends Service On Oyster Bay Branch After Body Found On Tracks

Some Long Island Rail Road commuters faced delays after an engineer spotted a body on the tracks in Oyster Bay.


Rosendo "Rusty" Torres (L) on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Former Yankee Rusty Torres Pleads Not Guilty To Child Sex Abuse Charges

Police sources told CBS 2 the charges stem from two incidents over the last 10 days — that he exposed himself to an 8-year-old girl and inappropriately touched her.


Rosendo "Rusty" Torres

Former Yankee Accused Of Sexual Abuse Of 8-Year-Old On Long Island

Rosendo “Rusty” Torres wasn’t a household name when he played two years for the Yankees back in the 1970s, but everyone knows him in one Massapequa neighborhood, and they can’t believe he’s being accused of sexually abusing a child.


Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel in Oyster Bay (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Gillibrand, Israel Introduce Bill To Restore Funding For Long Island Sound

Federal funding to preserve, protect and restore Long Island Sound expired in 2011.


Mulch is seen at the site of Big Doug Enterprises on Long Island.  (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Orders Shutdown Of ‘Disgusting’ Long Island Mulching Operation

Across from the famed Oheka Castle on the border splitting Nassau and Suffolk counties sits an 18-acre mulching business that many local residents claim is a polluting eyesore.


Seetharams Sivam (C) and Varatharajah Suppiah (R) and other members of the Tamil American community hold signs of support after the funeral of slain correspondent Marie Colvin at St. Dominic's Catholic Church on March 12, 2012 in Oyster Bay, New  York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrians To Honor Slain Journalist Marie Colvin At Family’s L.I. Home

The Marie Colvin Convoy for Freedom of Syria, which started in Los Angeles last week, is expected to arrive at the East Norwich home of Colvin’s family on Friday.


Pall bearers carry the casket of Marie Colvin, inset, on March 12, 2012. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880/Handout)

Funeral Held In Oyster Bay For Journalist Marie Colvin Slain In Syria

Marie Colvin, an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times, died on Feb. 22 from government shelling in the city of Homs.


Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Wake This Weekend In Oyster Bay For Slain Journalist Marie Colvin

A wake is being held this weekend on Long Island for award-winning journalist Marie Colvin who was killed last month while covering the recent ongoing violence in Syria.