Rocky Point

Virginia Villafane-Kaplan, 5, of Rocky Point, Long Island, suffers from a severe nut allergy. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl’s Parents Told Teachers Have Right To Eat Nuts In Classrooms

The first day of school Wednesday for a kindergarten student on Long Island meant health worries for the 5-year-old girl’s mother.

09/03/2014

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LI Man Killed In Head-On Crash

The driver of the Toyota was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld until his family is notified, police said.

05/12/2013

House on the edge - Rocky Point, N.Y. - May 3, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Rocky Point Residents Worried About House Falling On Them

Just like in “The Wizard of Oz”, Rocky Point residents say they fear being crushed by a falling house, a condemned vacant house teetering on the edge of a cliff worn away by erosion.

05/03/2013

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11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Sings At Carnegie Hall

A Long Island youngster who beat cancer will now be singing at Carnegie Hall.

03/16/2013

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Livid Residents Fed Up With Lack Of Snow Removal In Suffolk County

While all lanes of the Long Island Expressway finally reopened Monday morning, many local roads in Suffolk County were still covered with thick sheets of snow and ice later in the day.

02/11/2013

Thomas Smith had four passengers in his car when he allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel. (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

Ridge Man Accused Of Driving Under Influence During Fatal Crash Set To Face Judge

Thomas Smith of Ridge is set to face a judge on Sunday following Saturday’s car crash that killed two teenage passengers. 20-year-old Smith is charged with driving under the influence of prescription drugs.

04/15/2012

Car in William Floyd Parkway crash (Credit: WCBS 880/ Sophia Hall)

L.I. Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence Of Drugs In Crash That Kills Two Teens

A 20-year-old Ridge man was arrested Saturday for driving under the influence of drugs following a crash that killed two teens on William Floyd Parkway, Suffolk County Police said.

04/14/2012

Linda Rubino and April (via Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Dog Saves Owner’s Life On Long Island

Last month, 49-year-old Linda Rubino had a stroke and it was an hour before her husband got home to their Rocky Point home and called 911. That was when a 9-year-old German Shepard named April came to the rescue.

03/15/2012

A dog works in the rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2001 (credit: Andrea Booher/FEMA/Getty Images)

Coram 9/11 Memorial To Honor Dogs

They worked tirelessly at the World Trade Center site searching for survivors and human remains after the attacks of September 11, 2001, and now the town of Brookhaven and the Rocky Point VFW will honor canines at their 9/11 memorial in Coram.

02/09/2012

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Arrest Made In Suffolk County Nightclub Shooting

Three women and a man were treated at hospitals following the May 7 incident at Oxygen, a club in Rocky Point.

06/03/2011

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4 Shot At L.I. Nightclub

Four people were shot at a nightclub in Suffolk County early Saturday morning, police said.

05/07/2011

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L.I. Teenager Robbed By Men In Animal Suits

Police say a 15-year-old boy was punched and robbed of his $1,000 BMX bicycle.

10/12/2010