Sophia Hall

A dead minke whale was found on the beach at Robert Moses State Park on July 8, 2015. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Minke Whale Found On Long Island Beach; Death Being Probed

The whale appeared to have shark bites, but that may have happened after it died.

07/09/2015

Brandy Walsh was last seen leaving her Bay Shore home on July 2. (credit: Handout)

Family Worried About Bay Shore Teen Missing Since July 2

Police are asking for the public’s help to find a 15-year-old Bay Shore girl who has been missing for a week.

07/09/2015

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Suspect At Large After Leading Long Island Cops On Chase, Crashing Rental Car

After leading cops on a chase, the driver crashed into a curb at the Field 4 parking lot area of Jones Beach, got out of the car and ran, authorities said.

07/08/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

10 Alleged Gang Members Arrested In Hempstead

The 10 arrested are being called violent gang members who terrorized their own community of Hempstead.

07/08/2015

A woman walks past a slogan written on a wall in Athens, Greece, on July 7, 2015. (Credit: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images)

Greek Debt Crisis Hits NYC Import Businesses Hard

Kostas Mastoras, who owns Optima Foods in Deer Park, Long Island, and Astoria, Queens, said in his 35 years in business he has never had trouble importing foods from Greece — until now.

07/07/2015

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Babylon Residents Fight Proposal To Regulate Yard Sales

The proposed ordinance would require homeowners to pay $5 for a permit. They would be limited to holding two sales per year, and each must be no longer than two days long.

07/07/2015

Firecrackers and bottle rockets (Photo by Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Suffolk Police Warn Of Illegal Fireworks Dangers

Authorities said they will have zero tolerance for those who are possessing or setting off fireworks this weekend.

07/04/2015

Gaven Benson

Teen Accused Of Shooting Man During Robbery In Kings Park

Detectives said around 11 p.m. Wednesday Benson pulled out a gun and stole money from Cummings and her friend Henry Wrobel, then shot Wrobel in the leg before running from the scene.

07/04/2015

Madeline Singas was sworn in as acting district attorney in Nassau County. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Acting Nassau DA: Implementation Of Anti-Bullying Dignity Act Has Failed

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas expressed skepticism Friday about the numbers in a new report on bullying.

07/03/2015

A utility pole is seen on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

L.I. Official PSEG Long Island Still Using Dangerous Chemical On Poles

The Town of North Hempstead was complaining this week that PSEG Long Island continues to use harmful and cancer-causing chemicals on its utility poles.

07/03/2015

Elisa Pellino

Long Island Woman Accused Of Leaving Racist Voicemail On Church Phone Pleads Not Guilty

Pastor Sallie Lloyd said the voicemail included a racial epithet and because of the recent racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, she called police.

07/03/2015

FILE - A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday Weekend

State troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols.

07/03/2015

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau Police Seek Perp Who Shot Driver, Sent Him Plowing Into School Before He Died

Nassau County police on Thursday were investigating a homicide that also caused three children to be rushed to the hospital.

07/02/2015

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

Long Island Woman Accidentally Runs Over, Kills 90-Year-Old Friend

A 90-year-old woman was killed in a tragic accident on Long Island.

07/02/2015

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Urgent Care Opening Delayed Due To Generator

Congressman Kathleen Rice says the federal government will not allow South Nassau Communities Emergency Department to open because the facility has a Type 3 generator.

07/01/2015

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