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A skydiver was killed and another was seriously injured on Long Island on Wednesday when their parachute failed to open. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parachute Association: ‘Dust Devil’ Could Have Caused L.I. Skydiving Accident

U.S. Parachute Association Spokeswomen says a miniature tornado or as skydivers call it, a dust devil, could have caused a skydiving accident in Long Island.

08/01/2014

Ziggy, dog found in abandoned Lindenhurst home, after getting a haircut. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County Couple Adopts Dog Found Abandoned In Lindenhurst House

Ziggy, the Shih Tzu-mix that was found abandoned in a house in Lindenhurst last month, has found a forever home.

08/01/2014

Murder suspect Leah Cuevas appears in court July 31, 2014, in Riverhead, N.Y. (Credit: Pool photo by James Carbone/Newsday)

Brooklyn Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Long Island Body Parts Case

Leah Cuevas was arraigned on indictment charges Thursday in Suffolk County District Court. She’s being held without bail.

07/31/2014

John Bittrolff appears in Suffolk County courtroom July 31, 2014 (pool)

John Bittrolff Pleads Not Guilty In 2 L.I. Cold Case Murders

John Bittrolff, 48, of Manorville, was arraigned Thursday in a Riverhead court. The carpenter and married father of two has been indicted on two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths 31-year-old Rita Tangredi and 20-year-old Colleen McNamee.

07/31/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Poses As Water Department Worker, Robs Elderly Couple In Valley Stream

A man posed as a water department worker knocked on the door of a North Cottage Street home and told an elderly couple that he needed to check the water pressure in the basement, police said.

07/30/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Can’t Shake Questions About Moreland Commission

Meanwhile, Rob Astorino is demanding to know what the panel found and where the evidence has gone.

07/30/2014

Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Michael Balsamo)

NYC Teen Joseph Beer Pleads Guilty In Long Island Crash That Killed 4 Friends

A New York City teenager has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide in connection with a high-speed Long Island crash that killed his four friends.

07/29/2014

The Long Island Sound in Bayville. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Police Rescue Three Fishermen From Long Island Sound

Police on Long Island have rescued three fishermen after their 12-foot inflatable boat drifted for three hours.

07/26/2014

Police say Joseph Ferraro attacked a man with a mallet before extorting his father. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Cops: L.I. Man Attacked Acquaintance With Mallet, Extorted Victim’s Father

A Long Island man has been accused of attacking an acquaintance and extorting money from the victim’s father.

07/26/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Man Accused Of Targeting East Garden City Building With ‘Powdery Substance’

A Long Island man has been arrested for sending a suspicious powdery substance to an office building.

07/26/2014

Ziggy, dog found in abandoned Lindenhurst home. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dog Found Inside Abandoned LI House Looked Like ‘Old Mop,’ Could Barely Walk

A dog is recovering after it was brought to a Long Island animal shelter in “horrible condition” last week, the the Suffolk County SPCA said.

07/25/2014

Fire Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Feds To Ban Alcohol On Some Fire Island Beaches

The ban will go into effect on Aug. 1 on federal lands in the Town of Islip between the communities of Atlantique and Corneille Estates.

07/25/2014

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Suffolk Police Chief Offers Tips On Backyard Pool Safety

The recent near-drowning of a toddler has prompted Suffolk officials to remind residents of backyard pool safety precautions that can be taken at all times.

07/23/2014

Nassau County Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Nassau County Doled Out Big Bucks To Part-Time Employees In Last Year

Nassau County paid more than $26 million last year to 2,000 part-time or season workers, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

07/22/2014

Fifty-five World War II veterans took an Honor Flight from Long Island to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

55 World War II Veterans Take Honor Flight From L.I. To Memorial In Washington, D.C.

Fifty-five World War II veterans were honored Saturday, after taking the Honor Flight from Long Island to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II memorial.

07/19/2014

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