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Vacant home demolished in Selden (Credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Brookhaven Begins Demolishing Vacant, Structurally Unsound Homes

The Town of Brookhaven on Long Island has begun demolishing vacant, structurally unsound homes.

09/03/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Brookhaven Town Officials To Sue Over Contaminated LIRR Yard

Town of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.

07/01/2014

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L.I. Officials Announce New BWI Crackdown

The Coast Guard reports 20 percent of all accidents on waterways are the result of alcohol impaired boaters.

06/04/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Neighbors Worry About Risks From Old, Contaminated LIRR Yard

Residents have demanded a full cleanup of a shuttered and contaminated Long Island Rail Road yard in East Yaphank.

03/10/2014

Campaign signs are stuck in a lawn (file/credit: Mary Ann Chastain/Getty Images)

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Proposes Fine Against Illegal Roadside Signs

In 2013, the town removed more than 10,000 of the offending commercial signs from along roadways and on utility poles.

03/05/2014

A photo from a private adult pajama party held at the Krazy Kidz children's entertainment facility in Medford, Long Island. (Credit: Facebook/CBS 2)

Outrage: Parents Flip Out Over Adult Pajama Party At Long Island Kids’ Facility

An adult pajama party hosted after hours inside a children’s entertainment facility had parents furious on Long Island Tuesday night.

02/04/2014

Snow plows work to clear the Long Island Expressway after the powerful blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

Brookhaven Beefs Up Snow Removal Capabilities In Aftermath Of Last Year’s Blizzard Response

Sixteen new trucks along with a new computerized communications system should prevent the kind of snow plowing disaster that occurred last winter, Highways Superintendent Dan Losquadro said.

11/18/2013

Two Burmese pythons are removed from a home in Shirley, Long Island, on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: ASPCA)

Long Island Man Could Lose All Of His More Than 800 Snakes

A Long Island man will have to slither his way out of trouble with the law if he plans on keeping his stash of hundreds of snakes.

09/21/2013

Lower Lake, Yaphank

Neighbors: Yaphank Lake Has Been Ruined By Algae, Invasive Plants

Residents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.

09/17/2013

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L.I. Town Accidentally Posts Workers’ Social Security Numbers On Its Website

The Town of Brookhaven said Wednesday it will pursue legal action against anyone who disseminates the information.

06/06/2013

Sgt. Ryan Donnelly and his wife, army veteran Tina McGory. (credit: CBS 2)

Community Effort Helps L.I. War Veteran, Who Lost Leg In Iraq, Buy New Home

For Marine Corps Sgt. Ryan Donnelly and his fiance, Army veteran Tina McGory, Thursday meant independence and the American dream.

11/29/2012

A partially constructed cell tower is seen on Lori and Michael DiMarco's Lawn - Mount Sinai, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Lori DiMarco

Cell Tower Gone From Lawn In Mount Sinai

Michael DiMarco and his wife Lori came home from work yesterday to find that the 40-foot cell tower that was placed on their front lawn without their knowledge was gone.

02/11/2011

A partially constructed cell tower is seen on Lori and Michael DiMarco's Lawn - Mount Sinai, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Lori DiMarco

Cell Tower On Front Lawn Stuns Long Island Couple

Shock could not even describe Lori DiMarco’s reaction when she came home a few weeks ago to find a 40-foot-tall cell tower on her front lawn in Mount Sinai.

02/03/2011

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Officials To Investigate Cause Of L.I. Propane Gas Leak

Officials on Long Island say they’ll be conducting an investigation into a propane gas leak that forced the evacuation of 900 homes.

01/02/2011