Port Washington

LIRR commuters wait on the platform at the Great Neck Plaza station on March 18, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

East River Tunnel Track Condition Snarls Commute For Some LIRR Riders

Trains are running on or close to schedule again after a track condition in one of the East River tunnels snarled the morning commute for Long Island Rail Road riders.

03/18/2015

Three people were injured after a fire destroyed two houseboats in Port Washington on Jan. 19, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Port Washington Fire Damages Houseboats, Injures 3

A fire tore through two houseboats at a Long Island marina, sending three people to the hospital Monday morning.

01/19/2015

These students at Paul D. Schreiber High School on Long Island plan to go to Italy in April, despite a global travel warning from the U.S. State Department. (Credit: CBS2)

Concerns Mount For Students Studying Abroad After Overseas Terror Attacks

Some students and parents were concerned Wednesday night, with a global travel warning in place after recent terror attacks in France.

01/14/2015

Bill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington, LI celebrate being reunited with Vadim, their 16-year-old adopted son from Ukraine. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Congressman Helps Bring Family’s Newly Adopted Son Home For The Holidays

Bill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington have been trying to adopt 16-year-old Vadim from Ukraine, but were bogged down by visa and paperwork issues.

12/18/2014

Long Island Puppy Rescue

91 Puppies Saved From West Coast, Put Up For Adoption On Long Island

If you are looking for a new puppy, dozens had just arrived on Long Island Monday from the West Coast.

12/08/2014

(Credit: WLNY)

North Shore Animal League Offers Free Pet Adoptions On Black Friday

On this Black Friday, it wasn’t just shoppers that had new additions to their homes– but pet lovers, too.

11/28/2014

Beagle rescued from puppy mill (CBS 2)

Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mill Get A Second Chance

Nearly 80 dogs recently rescued from a puppy mill in Oklahoma are getting a second chance.

10/16/2014

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

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