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Slick, snow-covered road in Woodbury, N.Y., Jan. 21, 2014 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents Digging Out After Snowstorm Slams Long Island

Snowfall totals reached more than 13 inches in Lindenhurst in Suffolk County and more than 11 inches in Merrick in Nassau County.

01/22/2014

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Snowstorm Slams Long Island; Officials Monitor Road Conditions

The Long Island Expressway was slow-moving from about noon Tuesday well through the end of rush hour due to near whiteout conditions.

01/21/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Suffolk Lawmakers Set To Vote On Plan To Refund Motorists For Administrative Fee

The Suffolk County executive reportedly supports a plan to reimburse the $30 to $50 fees. The legislation is expected to pass when lawmakers vote on the issue next week.

12/11/2013

Small Business Saturday: Hoboken

Mom-And-Pop Retailers Welcome Customers For Small Business Saturday

The Thanksgiving weekend shopping frenzy was set to continue, hopefully calmer, with Small Business Saturday.

11/30/2013

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

Drunk Driving Checkpoints To Be Set Up Across New York State Over Holiday Weekend

Bar and restaurant owners, along with local officials, urge people to choose a designated driver before heading out for the night or take a taxi home.

11/27/2013

Leg. Monica Martinez (Credit: Facebook)

Soon-To-Be Suffolk Legislator Seeks To Keep Job As Principal

Legislator-elect Monica Martinez wants to keep her job as an assistant principal at a Long Island school while she holds public office.

11/21/2013

Suffolk County Major Emergency Response Vehicle. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Armed With Vehicle ‘Perfectly Suited’ To Handle Mass Casualty Events

The massive, 42-foot bus-like vehicle has enough room to treat 24 patients and then transport them in the event of a mass casualty event.

08/07/2013

Long Island officials urge preparedness for upcoming hurricane season (credit: Mona Rivera)

L.I. Officials Urge Preparedness For Upcoming Hurricane Season

A new survey shows that even in the wake of Sandy and Irene most coastal residents maintain a false sense of security and aren’t taking proper action to prepare for hurricanes, said John Miller, CEO of the American Red Cross on Long Island.

05/31/2013

Slot Machine (File Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Plan For ‘Huge’ Long Island Casino In The Works

A proposal to build a major Long Island casino with video slot machines is part of closed-door negotiations to expand casino gambling in New York, according to the head of the Nassau County Off-Track Betting Corp. and a legislative bill.

05/16/2013

Drivers take on a curve on Smithtown Boulevard. (credit: CBS 2)

Smithtown Man Warns Plan To Scrap Road Project Will Lead To More Crashes

Tom Archer has lost count of how times he’s helped victims of car accidents on Smithtown Boulevard. His son was 15 when an accident on the road left him brain damaged.

05/01/2013

A boat left out of the water by Sandy in Lindenhurst, Long Island - Nov. 29, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Bellone To Talk Sandy Recovery In Suffolk State Of The County

In his State of the County address tonight, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is expected to announce the formation of a panel that will examine the best ways to spend federal aid on recovery from superstorm Sandy.

02/19/2013

Crews in Huntington, NY use a Sno Go -- a special blower capable of moving tons of snow at once on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Snow-Weary Residents On L.I. Say Some Neighborhoods Still Not Plowed

Residential roads in portions of Brookhaven, Huntington, Smithtown, Islip and Ronkonkoma still remain covered in snow and ice after Friday’s storm dumped up to 30 inches of snow on Suffolk County.

02/12/2013

Believe it or not, this is actually a section of the Long Island Expressway, as seen by CBS 2's Chris Wragge on Feb. 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Work To Clear Snow, Ice From L.I.E.

Heavy duty construction trucks have been deployed to try to break up the packed snow and ice that seems to be almost fused to the roadway.

02/10/2013

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Blizzard Clobbers Tri-State Area: More Than 3 Feet In Some Areas

Tri-State Area residents were waking up Saturday morning to the aftermath of a brutal blizzard that left over 3 feet of accumulation for some residents, and in some areas, the snow was still coming down.

02/09/2013

Two storms were set to collide over the Tri-State Area on Feb. 8, 2013, leading to huge amounts of snowfall and blizzard conditions throughout the region. (Graphic: CBS 2)

Monster Snowstorm Bears Down On Tri-State Area; Blizzard Warning Issued

How much and how bad? That seems to be the question on everybody’s mind Thursday as two powerful storm systems head toward the Tri-State Area.

02/07/2013

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