Town Of Hempstead Beaches Suspend Swimming After More Shark Sightings Off Long IslandAn official said the shutdown was a precaution they had to take after multiple sharks were spotted along the shoreline.
Hempstead Officials Issue Reminder About Danger Of Rip CurrentsSo far, this season has been average for rip current formation, but with the approach of peak hurricane season, the Town of Hempstead is ramping up efforts to educate the public.
Tracking Elsa: Long Island Officials Urging Residents To Prepare For Potential Flooding OvernightLong Island is bracing for its first brush of the season with a named storm.
With COVID Restrictions Lifted, Families Flock To Beaches, Pools, Parks To Stay Cool Amid Extreme HeatFamilies across the Tri-State Area looked for places to cool off Monday. Unlike last year, there were plenty of options at public places where restrictions are eased.
Falling Vaccination Rate Has Health Experts Concerned As New York Reopens, Delta Variant SpreadsSome Long Island parents worry the state's lifting of protocols may be used as an excuse not to get vaccinated.
Long Island Nonprofit That Builds Homes For The Disabled Gets Overwhelming Public Support After Power Tools StolenA Long Island charity's mission was grounded after someone stole their power tools, which were being used to build homes for the disabled. But CBS2 viewers came though for them.
Volunteers Heartbroken After Thieves Steal Power Tools Needed To Complete Repairs At Disabled Woman's HomeThey spent months renovating a disabled woman's home in Hempstead, but someone broke in overnight and stole their power tools.
Child Falls From Building In HempsteadPolice could be seen investigating on the sixth floor balcony and the building's roof.
African American Museum Of Nassau County Renamed After Local Black History Icons Julius And Joysetta PearseJoysetta Pearse came from a Broadway show business family. Julius Pearse descended from slaves to become Freeport's first Black police officer.
Long Island Community Raising Money To Buy Wheelchair Accessible Van For Family Of 2 Children With Rare Health ConditionsPaul Navarro Jr. and his sister Adryana have the same, rare brain condition. Combined, the Long Island siblings have been through nearly 100 surgeries.
Parents Outraged After Hempstead Village Crews Dismantle Roadside Memorial To Deceased SonSeveral roadside memorials around Hempstead were taken down after the mayor made a campaign promise to clean up the village.
New Mayor Of Hempstead Calls For More Transparent COVID Vaccine Distribution During Inaugural SpeechThe mayor said many seniors are still waiting to get their shots and noted Hempstead residents are usually the last to find out about pop-up vaccination sites.
Hempstead Community Rallies To Support Siblings Who Lost Both Parents To COVID-19The couple tested positive on the same day and felt sick enough to go to the hospital. The siblings, both local college students, never dreamt it would be the last time they'd see their parents alive.
Major Drug Takedown On Long Island Nets Nearly $3 Million In Cocaine, Fentanyl, Heroin, 38 GunsCocaine, crack, heroin - and some of it was being packed up feet from playing children at day care.
Deadline Approaching For Small Businesses To Apply For Priority Paycheck Protection LoansSmall businesses have just over a week left to apply for another round of loans from the Paycheck Protection Program to keep their employees paid during the pandemic.