Shirley

Memorial at the Shirley home where a mother and her 3 kids were killed in a fire, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Report: Mother, 3 Children Died Of Smoke Inhalation In Shirley House Fire

The funerals for Jennifer McCusker and her three children will be held Friday morning at St. Jude’s Church in Mastic Beach.

10/15/2013

Memorial at the Shirley home where a mother and her 3 kids were killed in a fire, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Shirley Community In Mourning After Mother, 3 Kids Killed In House Fire

There is a growing memorial outside the charred Hollywood Drive home where four members of a family died late Friday night.

10/14/2013

Shirley Fatal Fire

Mother, 3 Children Dead In Shirley House Fire

A fast-moving fire left a mother and her three young children dead on Long Island late Friday.

10/12/2013

Two Burmese pythons are removed from a home in Shirley, Long Island, on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: ASPCA)

Long Island Man With 850 Snakes Looking For Commercial Space

An animal control officer who had more than 850 snakes at his Long Island home is searching for a new shelter for him.

09/23/2013

Two Burmese pythons are removed from a home in Shirley, Long Island, on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: ASPCA)

Long Island Man Could Lose All Of His More Than 800 Snakes

A Long Island man will have to slither his way out of trouble with the law if he plans on keeping his stash of hundreds of snakes.

09/21/2013

Shirley Sex Assault Suspect (credit: Handout)

Police Search For Suspect In Violent Sex Assault On Long Island

The suspect attacked a woman in Shirley/Mastic area in the early morning hours of July 14, police said. Investigators describe him as an Hispanic man believed to be in his late 20s, with a muscular build.

08/07/2013

Shirley Police Shooting

Gun-Wielding Man Shot Dead By Police In Suffolk County

Suffolk County police returned fire and killed a man who allegedly began shooting at officers in Shirley overnight.

06/29/2013

A Long Island man told CBS 2 that he had a near miss with a flying clipboard. (Credit CBS 2)

Suffolk County Man Wants FAA Investigation After Near Miss With Falling Clipboard

Shirley resident Gus Binos claims that he had a brush with death when a sharp piece of metal landed a few feet away from the spot where he was washing his SUV.

06/28/2013

John Burke

Brooklyn Man Accused Of Soliciting 10-Year-Old Girl For Sex Through Facebook

A Brooklyn man was arrested Wednesday, after allegedly contacting a 10-year-old girl and asking her to engage in a sex act.

01/23/2013

Laser

L.I. Man Accused Of Pointing Laser At Plane, Police Helicopter

A Long Island man was out of jail on $10,000 bond Wednesday, after being charged with aiming a laser pointer at two aircraft.

01/23/2013

LIE Crash

Trucking Company That Owned Semi In L.I.E. Crash Has Bad Safety Record

The trucking company that owned the rig blamed for a deadly 35-vehicle pileup on the Long Island Expressway has a blemished safety record.

12/22/2012

Scene of the Long Island Expressway crash. (credit: Kyle Reitan, WCBS 880)

All Lanes Reopened After Multi-Vehicle Crash On Long Island Expressway

The wreck happened Wednesday in the eastbound lanes where the L.I.E. meets the William Floyd Parkway at exit 68.

12/20/2012

Scene of the Long Island Expressway crash. (credit: Kyle Reitan, WCBS 880)

1 Dead, 33 Hurt In Multi-Vehicle Crash On Long Island Expressway

Part of the Long Island Expressway remained closed in both directions late Wednesday night, several hours after a fiery multi-vehicle crash left a woman dead and nearly three dozen others injured.

12/19/2012

Alligator found in Shirley shopping center Oct. 7, 2012 (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Reward Offered After Fifth Abandoned Gator Found Wandering On Long Island

A three-foot-long gator was found inside a container in the parking lot of the Applebees Shopping Center in Shirley on Sunday, according to the Suffolk County SPCA.

10/07/2012

Suffolk County Small Plane Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Preliminary Findings Come Out On Deadly Small Plane Crash In Shirley

The National Transportation Safety Board said witnesses reported that the single-engine plane was flying slowly and used almost the entire length of the runway at Brookhaven Airport before it took off.

09/01/2012

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