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A boat on fire in the Manhasset Bay Marina in Port Washington, N.Y. on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: Kent Martin)

Officials: Man Killed In Boat Fire At Manhasset Bay Marina

The fire began at around 2:45 p.m.

08/20/2014

Fire investigators believe the fire that damaged this Port Washington home may have been deliberately set. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Port Washington Explosion Victim Identified As Husband Who Had Been Unaccounted For

Police have confirmed that the man found dead in an explosion in a Port Washington, Long Island garage last week was a resident who had been unaccounted for.

08/13/2014

Backyard view of explosion in Port Washington. (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Fire Officials: Deadly Port Washington Explosion Appears To Be Deliberate

Authorities are investigating what caused a massive explosion at a single-family house in Nassau County that killed one person and injured five firefighters.

08/06/2014

A house explosion rocked Port Washington, Long lsland on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: Mike Dedona)

1 Dead As House Explosion Rocks Port Washington, Long Island

Flames and smoke were billowing into the sky in Nassau County Tuesday night, after a house apparently exploded.

08/05/2014

Cars buried after a mudslide in Port Washington on May 1, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Clean Up Continues Across Tri-State After Flooding, Mudslides

Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.

05/02/2014

Flooded streets in Howard Beach, Queens on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Hit With Flooding, Mudslides Caused By Soaking Rain

The New York City Office of Emergency Management said residents impacted by Wednesday’s flooding should contact 311 to report damage to their homes or businesses. New Yorkers can also report any damage at nyc.gov/311.

05/01/2014

Tips on how to protect yourself from credit card theft. (Credit: CBS 2)

Uncle Giuseppe’s L.I. Grocery Stores Warn Of Data Breach

A popular Long Island grocery store chain reported Thursday that it had been the victim of a data breach affecting credit card systems at three of its stores.

03/06/2014

What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FBI: 99 Aircraft Hit With Lasers In NYC Last Year

According to the FBI, 24 incidents occurred at or near John F. Kennedy airport, while 63 happened at or near LaGuardia airport.

01/16/2014

Free Long Island Pets

Crowds Flock To Long Island Shelter To Adopt Free Pets

On Long Island this Christmas Eve, hundreds of people lined up to adopt a pet for the holidays.

12/24/2013

LIRR ticket machine (file)

Brazen Scammers Target LIRR Riders With Ticket Machine Cameras

Long Island Rail Road vending machines are a quick and easy way for thousands of riders to get tickets. However, investigators fear that some passengers may have been taken for a ride before even getting on a train.

10/18/2013

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Long Island Middle School Bans Footballs, Other Recreational Items

Worries about injuries at a Long Island school have led to a surprising ban.

10/07/2013

The Long Island Rail Road's former station in Elmhurst - June 21, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

LIRR To Conduct Surveys About Reopening Elmhurst Staion

The Long Island Rail Road’s Elmhurst station closed in 1985, but the railroad thinks there might be a reason to reopen it.

06/21/2013

Port Washington Long Island Rail Road Station (file / credit: MTA)

LIRR At Grand Central Could Mean Fewer Parking Spaces In Port Washington

While many commuters are looking forward to the Long Island Rail Road’s expansion into Grand Central Terminal, those in one Long Island town are a bit wary.

05/15/2013

Port Washington Police Chief William Kilfoil (credit: Port Washington Police)

Port Washington Police Chief Retiring After Four Decades On The Force

William Kilfoil began his career at the Port Washington Police Department in July 1974 as a foot cop and he moved his way up, first as the district’s school resource officer. In 1993, he became the police chief.

04/28/2013

Firefighters battle a blaze in Port Washington, NY on Thursday, March 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Detectives: Roofers Started Fire That Torched Port Washington Building

At least 150 firefighters from six departments spent nearly 12 hours battling the blaze on Main Street in Port Washington.

03/15/2013

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