Sophia Hall

FAO Schwarz Toy Company (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Last FAO Schwarz Store To Close; May Move Elsewhere

The last remaining FAO Schwarz retail store, on Fifth Avenue, will soon be closing.

05/15/2015

Seerojnie Ram (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Woman Charged With Stealing Identities Of 500 People

An arrest on Long Island has halted a scheme that plundered the identities of hundreds of people, including the dead and disabled, in 31 states, authorities said Friday.

05/15/2015

Veronica Cirella

Long Island Mom Pleads Guilty In Death Of Disabled Daughter

A Long Island woman has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her 8-year-old disabled daughter.

05/14/2015

FILE -- Joggers run on the boardwalk in Long Beach, New York, on Aug. 28, 2014. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Union Head: Long Island Parks, Beaches Need More Police

More than 20 million people visit the beaches and parks every summer, but there are only 35 parks police officers on Long Island.

05/13/2015

Cosmin Florea (credit: Nassau County Police)

Daughter Of Hit-And-Run Victim Says She Forgives Father’s Killer

It was an emotional day in court as a 34-year-old man was sentenced for the hit-and-run death of a Long Island father.

05/12/2015

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Hundreds March Across Brooklyn Bridge In Demand For Stricter Gun Laws

Saturday’s third annual march across the bridge was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

05/09/2015

Staten Island will begin using the devices to keep track of abusers starting next year. (credit: handout via CBS 2)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Mull Proposal For Domestic Violence Ankle Monitors

Lawmakers in both Nassau and Suffolk counties have proposed putting ankle bracelets on those who have orders of protection against them in domestic violence cases.

05/09/2015

Three new homes are expected to be built on this East Setauket property. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

East Setauket Residents: New Construction Could Compromise Groundwater

Residents in East Setauket are upset over homes being constructed on vacant land. They are worried the cesspools attached to the homes may ruin the groundwater.

05/07/2015

Smith Point Beach

Suffolk Executive Bellone Unveils Plans For New Smith Point Bridge

Smith Point County Park is home to the TWA Flight 800 memorial and a 5-mile-long public beach.

05/06/2015

Long Island replanting trees destroyed by Asian long-horned beetle

Program To Replace Trees Destroyed By Asian Long-Horned Beetles Kicks Off On Long Island

A planting project on Long Island will replace trees destroyed by Asian Long-Horned Beetles.

05/06/2015

Montauk Point. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Long Island Woman Running From NYC To Montauk To Raise Money For Kids Fighting Cancer

Eva Casale, 50, is running 150 miles to raise $150,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

04/25/2015

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Fentanyl Deaths On Long Island Skyrocket

Forty-two people have died from fentanyl-related overdoses in the past 15 months.

04/25/2015

A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

Potholes Plague Cold Spring Harbor Roadway

In Cold Spring Harbor, one roadway is riddled with potholes.

04/24/2015

(Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sandy-Ravaged Island Park Village Hall Demolished To Make Way For New Building

After Superstorm Sandy, the Village Hall in Island Park was destroyed. But now, 2 1/2 years later, residents will be seeing a new building constructed.

04/23/2015

Alligators Found In Suffolk County (credit: Suffolk County SPCA Facebook)

Foot-Long Alligator Spotted In Suffolk County Pond

A woman walking near the pond by the Central Islip Courthouse spotted one-foot-long alligator and called the authorities.

04/23/2015

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