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Sarah Espinosa (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Woman Who Crashed Into New Hyde Park Firehouse Had Stolen Snake Wrapped Around Her Neck

Sarah Espinosa, 22, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to reckless endangerment, driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana and petit larceny charges.

08/05/2014

A boa constrictor as long as 20 feet is on the loose in Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Ends Hunt For Enormous Snake In Lake Hopatcong

The state has stopped looking for the reptile after scientists failed to find any evidence of the snake in Lake Hopatcong and traps baited with chicken were left untouched.

07/24/2014

Police take away a snake that was found in Washington Square Park on Sunday, July 20. (Credit: Maya Salam, via Twitter)

Police Gather Up Snake Found Slithering In Washington Square Park

A snake was spotted slithering around Washington Square Park Sunday, but police got the situation under control.

07/21/2014

A boa constrictor as long as 20 feet is on the loose in Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS 2)

Enormous Boa Constrictor On The Loose In Lake Hopatcong

A new danger has been lurking in the waters of the largest lake in New Jersey, in the form of a potentially dangerous snake.

07/11/2014

(credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football Draft Day: Snake Or Auction Format?

The auction draft format has begun to emerge as a commonplace format, replacing the snake draft in ever-increasing numbers. Which is the best format for you, and your league?

08/23/2013

Snake Found In Brooklyn Apartment (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Women Find Snake In Their Living Room

Four roommates discovered a snake curled up by a heater in their living room last Tuesday morning.

08/02/2013

Alligator (file / credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Saturday Is Reptile And Amphibian Amnesty Day On Long Island

It might have been cute when you first got it, but now that snake, lizard, or alligator may be a little to much to handle. If that’s your situation, Saturday is the day for your day.

04/26/2013

Peaches the snake (credit: Shelton Library System)

Shelton Library Seeks Person Who Poisoned Its Pet Snake

Shelton officials are trying to solve the mystery of who killed a local library’s pet snake, which died last month after someone dumped a cleaning solvent in its glass enclosure.

04/03/2013

Natalie Malik's bag of Potpourri (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Woman Claims She Bought Potpourri With Snake Inside

A Long Island woman claims she bought potpourri and inside there was a snake which is now somewhere in her home.

04/02/2013

Burmese Python/File (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images News)

Burmese Python Found In Parking Lot Of Hyde Park Pizzeria

A 5 1/2-foot-long Burmese Python was found in the parking lot of a Hudson Valley pizzeria on Tuesday, police said.

05/09/2012

Black mamba snake

Putnam Lake Woman Killed By Pet Snake Bite; Friends Perplexed

Police in the northern suburbs are blaming a pet exotic snake for the death of one of its owners. The animal’s bite is poisonous and almost always fatal.

06/16/2011

Photo Of Egyptian Cobra (Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo)

Bronx Zoo Cobra May Be Caught, But Merchandising Continues

The slithering sensation that captivated the attention of New Yorkers – and the nation – this week is safely back in its terrarium. The 20-inch deadly serpent was found lurking in the shadows of the reptile house about 200 feet from its cage.

04/01/2011

The alligator tank is empty at the Animal Hut - Mastic, NY - Feb 8, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Exotic Animals Stolen From Long Island Pet Store

Police say the owner of The Animal Hut in Mastic reported that someone broke into the store and stole a 3-foot-long American alligator, three albino boa constrictors, and a 5-foot-long Argentine red tegu, a type of lizard.

02/08/2011