Kristin Thorne
Kristin Thorne is a Long Island correspondent for WABC-TV's Eyewitness News.

Before joining the Eyewitness News team in January 2012, Kristin was a reporter at News 12 Westchester. Before that she worked at WHTM-TV ABC 27 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Kristin loves being involved with the Long Island community. She is on the leadership council of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Long Island and with the Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center.

Kristin graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in Washington, DC and earned her master's degree in broadcast journalism from the prestigious Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She is the recipient of an Emmy Award and has received numerous Emmy nominations. She has also been honored with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.

When she's not busy working, Kristin enjoys taking dance class, studying Spanish and exploring Long Island.

Kristin lives on Long Island with her husband, two children and their Corgi Max.

All homes in Nassau County are receiving new assessments of their properties under Curran's plan -- homeowners began receiving their new assessments a few weeks ago.
Park rangers Anthony LaGrasta and John Rivera had just finished their shift around 6:30 a.m. November 15 when they heard over the police scanner that a car had gone into a canal at the end of Ocean Avenue in Islip.
Nassau County police believe the man responsible for scamming an elderly woman earlier this month out of $45,000 may be responsible for at least five other similar scams.
Some small Christmas tree vendors on Long Island are struggling this year due to competition from big box stores, from higher purchasing costs of Christmas trees and a low supply of trees.
500 Christmas trees, donated by Dees' Nursery in Oceanside, are now on their way, courtesy of DHL, to soldiers stationed in the Middle East.