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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

Suffolk County Small Plane Crash (credit: CBS 2)

NTSB Investigating Fatal Crash Of Small Plane In Suffolk County

Federal transportation authorities are investigating a small plane crash that killed two people and injured a third on board when the aircraft plummeted into a residential neighborhood in Suffolk County.

08/20/2012

Scene of plane crash in Shirley, N.Y. (credit: Wayne Wachter)

Two Dead Following Fiery Small Plane Crash In Eastern Long Island

Authorities said the small plane went down in a vacant lot.

08/19/2012

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