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Rosemarie Colvin of East Norwich, Long Island holds a photo of her daughter, slain journalist Marie Colvin on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Red Cross Has Body Of L.I. Native & Journalist Killed In Syria

The Red Cross said Friday that it is transporting the remains of American reporter Marie Colvin, originally of Oyster Bay, and French photographer Remi Ochlik to Damascus.

03/02/2012

Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Video Claims Body Of Journalist Marie Colvin Has Been Buried In Syria

In the video, an activist says he is in a cemetery in the neighborhood of Baba Amr, where Marie Colvin, a native of Oyster Bay, was killed.

03/01/2012

Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Family Of Marie Colvin, Journalist From L.I. Killed In Syria, Starts Memorial Fund

Oyster Bay native Marie Colvin died Wednesday in a rocket attack on the besieged city of Homs. The 56-year-old was an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times.

02/25/2012

Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Journalist Marie Colvin, L.I. Native, Killed In Syria

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

02/22/2012

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Police: Oyster Bay Man Confesses to Stealing $100,000 Worth Of Art

Nassau Police say James Watt sold the stolen art to Coin Galleries of Oyster Bay. There’s no word on how much he sold them for.

10/05/2011

Ground Spraying for Mosquitos (file / credit: AP)

Nassau County To Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying To Prevent West Nile Virus

After one man died from West Nile Virus and a number of mosquitos tested positive for the virus, the Nassau County health department has decided to spray the pesticide Scourge.

09/20/2011

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Nicole Ottaiano Of Oyster Bay Accused Of Suffocating Boyfriend’s Dog

Police say 20-year-old Nicole Ottaiano is responsible for a shocking crime. Ottaiano has pleaded not guilty. Bail was set at $5,000.

09/06/2011

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano discusses the role of the National Guard in Nassau County during Hurricane Irene (credit: CBS 2)

Mangano: National Guard Working With Police In Nassau County

Residents in coastal areas of Long Island are being told to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Irene makes its way up the East Coast.

08/27/2011

River Otter (file / credit: Wikipedia)

River Otters Making Comeback On Long Island

Otters have rarely been seen in the region for much of the last century due to hunting and pollution. But in recent years, naturalists have spotted the mammals with increasing frequency.

08/22/2011

Flooding in Massapequa (credit: CBS 2)

Rainfall Record Broken At JFK Airport Sunday

Heavy rain and flooding Sunday has caused power outages, train service disruptions and has stranded motorists throughout the area. So much rain has fallen that New York City set a record for rainfall on Sunday.

08/14/2011

A vacant home on Lynbrook Road - Mastic Beach, NY - Aug 5, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Number Of Vacant Homes On The Rise On Long Island

Currently, there are almost 40,000 vacant homes or apartments on the island.

08/05/2011

Carlo Guercia (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Long Island Dad Carlo Guercia Charged With DWI Under Leandra’s Law

Guercia, 35, was pulled over after officers saw him swerving as he left Marjorie Post Park in Massapequa, according to police.

07/14/2011

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Record-High Temperature Of 98 Degrees Set At John F. Kennedy Airport

The sweltering, humid weather that made stepping out the front door like stepping into a hot, slick sponge kept its hold on the Tri-State area Tuesday.

07/12/2011

Sen. Chuck Schumer speaks at the old Oyster Bay train station - Oyster Bay, NY - May 9, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Sen. Chuck Schumer Wants National Park Service To Help Restore Old Oyster Bay Train Station

The U.S. senator says the National Park Service should help renovate a Long Island Rail Road station once used by President Theodore Roosevelt.

05/09/2011

Long Island Rail Road station - Hicksville, NY - File / Photo: MTA

New Garage Opens At Hicksville LIRR Station

The days of having to park far away and take a shuttle bus are over!

03/22/2011

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