Southern State Parkway

The Asian long-horned beetle, a menace to certain trees, has resurfaced on Long Island following a five-year absence. (Photo: CBS 2)

Asian Long-Horned Beetle Once Again A Long Island Nuisance

A bad bug is raising its ugly horns on Long Island once again.

09/30/2014

A family killed in a deadly wreck on the Southern State Parkway was to be laid to rest on Saturday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Killed In Southern State Parkway Wreck To Be Laid To Rest

The family who died in a crash on the Southern State Parkway last weekend was to be laid to rest on Saturday.

09/06/2014

State troopers investigate at the scene of a single-vehicle crash that left five people dead on the Southern State Parkway on Aug. 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Elected Officials Call For Aid For Southern State Parkway Crash Victims’ Family

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and other community leaders gathered Friday to call for support for the relatives of five people killed last weekend in a fiery crash on Long Island.

08/29/2014

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

Joseph Beer Gets 5 To 15 Years For Long Island Wreck That Killed 4 Friends

A judge has denied youthful offender status for 19-year-old Joseph Beer,who was 17 at the time of the crash.

08/26/2014

State troopers investigate at the scene of a single-vehicle crash that left five people dead on the Southern State Parkway on Aug. 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Some Complain About Dangers Of Southern State Parkway After Crash Kills 5

Investigators are working to determine whether speed and alcohol were factors in a wreck Saturday night on the Southern State Parkway that left three children, their mother and their grandmother dead, police said.

08/25/2014

Myriam Lebrun her three children were killed in a crash on Southern State Parkway North Babylon. (credit: Handout)

5 Killed In Fiery Wreck On Southern State Parkway

Authorities said the group was returning to Brooklyn following a family gathering.

08/24/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

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

Long Island Car Fire Rescue

Father-Daughter Team Rescues Man, 85, From Burning Car On Long Island

Two complete strangers were credited Tuesday with saving a Long Island man’s life, after they pulled him from his burning car.

06/17/2014

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

Joseph Beer Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Fatal Southern State Parkway Crash That Killed 4 Teens

Prosecutors said Joseph Beer, 19, was high and impaired after smoking $20 worth of marijuana and then driving more than 100 mph before crashing off the Southern State Parkway, killing his four teenage passengers.

06/06/2014

Joseph Beer at the Nassau County courthouse in Mineola, April 29, 2014. He's facing aggravated vehicular homicide charges for an Oct. 2012 fatal collision in which four of his friends were killed. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Trial Set To Begin For LI Teen Accused Of Killing 4 Friends In Violent Southern State Parkway Crash

According to prosecutors, 19-year old Joseph Beer is accused of driving high on marijuana while going at least 110 mph on the Southern State Parkway before losing control and crashing into trees near Exit 17 on October 8, 2012.

04/30/2014

Mohamed Tarek

Family Demands Action As Boy Lies In Critical Condition After L.I. Accident

A family from Valley Stream, Long Island, has been left devastated as their son fights for his life in the hospital. The boy was hit by a car at what his parents said is a very dangerous intersection near a school and church, and the family has demanded action so other children will not get hurt.

02/18/2014

Officer Ronald Holmes

NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Drunken Wrong-Way Crash On Long Island

A veteran NYPD officer faced a judge on Long Island Tuesday, on accusations that he took a drunken wrong-way drive along a highway and crashed into five cars.

08/13/2013

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Report: NYPD Officer Accused In Wrong-Way Crash On Long Island

A driver – reportedly an NYPD officer – was accused of crashing into five other vehicles as he drove the wrong way on Long Island early Saturday, a report said.

08/10/2013

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