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Centerport residents' feathers ruffled over surge of bird watchers

A pair of bald eagles has been a sensation on social media since taking up residence in Centerport last year, fishing in Mill Pond and retiring to a nest in a treetop near a parking lot.


Slashing, Hit-And-Run Driver Leave 5 Hurt In Farmingdale, Including Police Officer

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A wild night outside of a hookah lounge on Long Island led to a police officer getting struck by a hit-and-run driver while responding to reports of a slashing.


Police: Northport man pointed loaded rifle, knife at officer

A Northport man is accused of pointing a loaded rifle and a butcher's knife at a police officer. Police were called to a home on Fort Salonga Road in Northport late Thursday night. A tenant of the house told officers he was punched by 22-year-old Logan Arens -- another tenant who lives in the baseme


Survey: Long Island residents hurt by scarcity of doctors, lack of insurance

When Henry Molina searched for a doctor or dentist to treat a 15-year-old daughter suffering from severe tooth pain several weeks ago, the Huntington man kept getting the same response.


Eagle Lovers KO Parking Restrictions

More than a dozen wildlife enthusiasts and Centerport residents gathered at town hall Tuesday afternoon to weigh in on a proposal to ban cars from stopping along a Centerport road near Mill Pond. The spot offers some of the best views of a pair of nesting bald eagles that live in the area.


State Police: Driver killed, another arrested in Southern State crash

Family and parishioners of a Merrick church are mourning the loss of a retired priest who delivered a sermon on Jesus' life and resurrection, then died hours later on Good Friday in a crash allegedly caused by an impaired driver on the Southern State Parkway.


Alleged East Coast MS-13 gang leader rejects judge's plea deal

The alleged leader of MS-13's East Coast operations has rejected a plea deal that would have given him 15 years behind bars. Miguel Angel Corea Diaz will now go to trial in Nassau County.


Marketing Agency Sokal Signs Huntington Ford Lincoln

Huntington Ford Lincoln will be working with Sokal to better its marketing and advertising strategies, including a new website launch in May. The North Carolina-based firm plans on assisting the West Jericho Turnpike dealership by promoting the business that sells new and pre-owned Ford and Lincoln


Child airlifted to hospital after being struck by car on Long Island

SEAFORD, Long Island (WABC) -- A 12-year-old boy was airlifted to the hospital after being struck by a car on Long Island Friday afternoon. It happened on Merrick Road at Washington Avenue in Seaford around 1:40 p.m.


Police Questioning Person Of Interest In Brooklyn Woman’s Brutal Ax Murder

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A woman is dead and another is in critical condition in what police believe may have been a brutal ax attack inside a Brooklyn apartment. Authorities say a person of interest in now being questioned after police responded to a 911 call around 1:30 a.m. at the Bushwick houses


Commack HS Students Host Spring Fun Day Event

On April 6th the Commack High School Future Business Leaders of America hosted their annual “Spring Fun Day” fundraiser. For this event, the cafeteria was transformed into a spring themed carnival for children in the Commack community. During Spring Fun Day, students from FBLA operate carnival games


Cop Hit by Minivan As He Helps Stabbing Victim in Long Island Parking Lot

It started with a stabbing at a hookah lounge and ended with a cop getting hit by a minivan in a parking lot. A Nassau County police officer suffered minor injuries after the convoluted incident in Farmingdale in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Criminal Mischief At Port Jefferson Golf Course

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the people or person who damaged grass at a Port Jefferson golf course.


Stamford reacts: Distracted driving leads to tickets

“Keep at it......EVERY day! I was stopped at the light on 6th street and Summer Street and saw a young woman texting with her car in motion. This needs to STOP!”. “They should start ticketing themselves, rarely do i pass a cruiser in which the officer is not using a handheld mobile phone. Practice w


‘Amityville Horror’ paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92

She led a haunting life, but died peacefully in her sleep. Lorraine Warren, the paranormal investigator who with her husband probed the “Amityville Horror” house in the 1970s and was featured in the 2013 film “The Conjuring,” died Thursday night at her home in Monroe, Conn. She was 92.


It's one of the richest towns in America. Now some say you can't give away a house there.

It’s one of the richest towns in America, a regular stomping ground for Wall Street elite. But now, few people are shopping for homes in this tony East Coast community, and its sprawling mansions are hitting the auction block.


A Dozen Huntington Restaurants Are Going Strawless

Right in time for Earth Day, and in advance of a recent Suffolk Law banning plastic straws, 12 restaurants in the downtown village of Huntington have signed a “Strawless Pledge.” In December 2018, local volunteers visited 70 establishments asking owners to make the Pledge to: 1) Go completely strawl


Bethpage Black rolls out green carpet for Tiger Woods at PGA Championship

He's truly the comeback kid. Tiger Woods, who reclaimed his legacy by winning the Masters, returns to Long Island in about three weeks to face his rivals on a course where he has both triumphed and been felled by missteps and pain: the arduous Bethpage Black.


Fairfield crash ends with vehicle down embankment

FAIRFIELD — There were no injuries in crash that left one vehicle off the road, down an embankment in town Saturday morning. Fire officials said the incident happened in the morning on Black Rock Turnpike. Fairfield fire-rescue units responded to a report of vehicle off the road with the driver stil


HIRING 716: Governor Cuomo creates task force to train for jobs in auto industry

Hiring 716 is WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York. Learn more at Hiring716.com. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday the creation of the Excelsior Automotive Technician Task Force, which will develop progr