Long Island

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Tugboat Sinks In Icy Waters Off Fire Island

FIRE ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) _ One tugboat crew member died and three others were rescued Saturday when their boat sank in icy and stormy waters about a mile off Fire Island, authorities said. One of […]


Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Ave following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore, New York. The south shore of Long Island along with the tri-state region saw record setting rain that caused roads to flood entrapping some motorists.  (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

DMV: Beware Flooded Cars

After recent flooding in New York, Connecticut officials are warning used car buyers to watch out for vehicles with water damage.


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After Sandy, Only A Lucky Few Getting Buyouts

The forces of nature had been threatening the Staten Island’s Oakwood Beach neighborhood for years, flooding the streets every time it rained, sending crabs skittering into bungalows and swamping basements so regularly that it was just accepted as part of life.


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Dead Bluefish Turning Up

Hundreds of bluefish are turning up dead off the coast of Long Island– and nobody knows why.


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NY Town Eyes Limit on Use of Plum Island

By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) _ Selling an island where scientists have experimented with infectious animal diseases since the dawn of the Cold War was going to be difficult enough. But it […]



New Britain Truck Driver Pleads In Long Island Accident Case

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) _ A Connecticut truck driver who police say fell asleep on the Long Island Expressway, causing a crash that killed a police officer, has pleaded guilty to reckless driving. John Kaley of […]


File photo of some of the damage in Long Island as a result of Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Sandy Was Second-Costliest Hurricane In US History

Superstorm Sandy was the deadliest hurricane in the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation’s history, according to a report released Tuesday.


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Roads, Roofs, Rails — Storm Still Making Itself Felt

Some snow-weary Northeasterners were struggling through their morning commutes on slick, unplowed streets Tuesday, even though the weekend storm was long gone.


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Three Children Dead After Yacht Capsizes Off Long Island

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a yacht to capsize near Oyster Bay late Wednesday night, claiming the lives of three children.


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Missing Boater’s Body Found

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a Haddam man, who authorities say may have fallen from his boat.