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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

(credit: Richard Valenti)

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

LIPA crews working. (credit: CBS 2)

With Blizzard Looming, Long Islanders Say They Have Major Concerns About LIPA

Long Island is being warned there could be many power outages from the storm and for residents whose memories of Sandy are still fresh, that really is the last thing they want to hear.

02/07/2013

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sandy Ineptitude Catches Up With LIPA At Moreland Commission Hearing

Officials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.

12/11/2012

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nassau, Suffolk County Executives To Testify At Hearing On Sandy Storm Response

The Moreland Commission on Utility Storm Preparation and Response is holding a public hearing Tuesday at 6 p.m. at SUNY College of Old Westbury.

12/11/2012

A Hess gas station employee directs gas lines on Rte 110 in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

L.I. Odd-Even Gas Rationing Policy To End Early Saturday Morning

Long Island drivers soon won’t need to worry about what number their license plate ends in to fill up the tank.

11/15/2012

Subway Closed

NYC Shuts Down Of All Subway And Train Service

At a news conference, Cuomo announced MTA subway service, Metro-North trains and LIRR service will be shut down as of 7 p.m. Sunday. Additionally, final bus service end at 9 p.m.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Photo of Victoria Gaines, who died in July 4 boating accident, Oct. 11, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Boating Safety Law Signed Following Tragic July 4 Boat Accident

The new law requires operators of boats to take a safety course and have the certificate displayed on board the vessel.

10/11/2012

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone with Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber in Hauppauge - Sept. 27, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Suffolk Co. Exec. Bellone Defends Top Cop’s Salary

Even as Suffolk County suffers with a multi-million dollar budget deficit, the new top cop is collecting six figures, and he has a defender.

09/27/2012

Mug shot of Michael Albinski (credit: Suffolk County Police)

East Northport Man Arrested On Boating While Intoxicated Charge

Suffolk County officials made a boating while intoxicated arrest Sunday night in the waters off Long Island.

09/03/2012

Long Island Rail Road station - Hicksville, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Court Strikes Down MTA Payroll Tax; Massive Transit Hikes Possible

Astronomical fare hikes and deep service cuts are possibly on the horizon for suburban commuters. It’s all because a major court ruling against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has put the agency in a financial bind.

08/23/2012

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