Ronkonkoma

Flooding on the Long Island Rail Road near Hicksville on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: rjvaleo/Instagram)

Flooding Briefly Shuts Down 2 Branches Of Long Island Rail Road

Flooding west of the Hicksville station halted the Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson branches of the Long Island Rail Road Thursday evening.

07/30/2015

A LIRR train goes by the station in Hollis, Queens on July 9, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

2 People Struck, Killed By LIRR Train In Hollis, Queens

Long Island Rail Road customers are facing delays and cancellations on several branches after two people were struck and killed by a train in Hollis, Queens.

07/09/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Derailment Repair Causes More Delays On LIRR Ronkonkoma Line

Some Long Island Rail Road riders can expect a tough commute Wednesday after rail officials discovered problems on the Ronkonkoma line.

04/01/2015

Connetquot High School (credit: CBS 2)

9 Connetquot High School Students Charged In Fight That Broke Boy’s Jaw

Nine high school students from Connetquot High School on Long Island have been arrested, after a fight that left a 15-year-old boy’s jaw broken.

03/25/2015

A subway train crosses the Williamsburg Bridge the morning after a snowstorm on January 27, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Regular Weekday Subway, Rail Service Resumes

Regular weekday service is resuming on the subways and rails a day after a snowstorm shut down the city but commuters should expect delays.

01/28/2015

A Ronkonkoma family had a message for the Grinch who slashed their Christmas decorations. (Credit: CBS2)

Christmas Grinch Slashes Decorations In Front Of Long Island Home

The family placed a sign on the front of the Ronkonkoma home that reads in part ‘Christmas Slasher, We Have A Video Surveillance System.’

12/23/2014

A Ronkonkoma family posted this message to the person who destroyed their Christmas decorations. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Holiday Decorations Damaged In Queens And Long Island

Police on Long Island and in Queens are investigating separate incidents of holiday decorations being vandalized.

12/23/2014

Nasreen Kader

L.I. Psychiatrist Accused Of Providing Illicit Anti-Anxiety, ADD Prescriptions

A Long Island psychiatrist was charged Tuesday with unlawfully selling prescriptions for Xanax, Ritalin and other controlled substances without any legitimate medical purpose.

09/23/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

07/11/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Local Leaders Say Departure Of LIRR President Could Disrupt Ongoing Projects

Officials are concerned that the departure of LIRR President Helena Williams could cause problems for ongoing projects.

05/03/2014

Vincent Heilig, of Ronkonkoma, has been arrested and charged with 10 counts of burglary (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police: Suspect Burglarized 10 Homes To Fund Crack Habit

Vincent Heilig, 30, of Ronkonkoma, was arrested Wednesday for six home burglaries. Police later determined Heilig was responsible for four other home burglaries in Ronkonkoma and Medford.

03/07/2014

Nicholas Hernandez

Police: Couple Was Driving Car Full Of Heroin On L.I., With Baby Onboard

Suffolk County police Fourth Precinct detectives were on the scene after complaints about drug activity in Ronkonkoma, and pulled over a driver who committed several traffic violations, police said.

02/25/2014

Bonni Blier (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Special Education Tutor Accused Of Stealing Jewelry From Students’ Homes

A Long Island woman is accused of stealing jewelry from the homes of people who hired her to tutor their special needs children.

02/12/2014

Long Island Parking Garage Plan

Architects Unveil Designs That Rethink Parking Structures On Long Island

Imagine a parking garage doubling as a concert venue, a fairground, or a skating rink. Some of the best and brightest architects unveiled their designs Thursday from the parking lot of the future.

01/16/2014

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