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.

Local officials caution the water could be dangerous, with rip tides and waves up to 10 feet. Erosion is also possible over the next few days along Long Island's South Shore.
The division is 45 detectives short of the number budgeted for by Nassau County, according to John Wighaus, president of the Nassau County Detectives' Association.
Nearly 500 people from Long Island died on September 11th, 2001, and each year people, gather at Point Lookout to remember them. The spirit of this year's ceremony was as it's always been -- solemn.
Steven Giammona, of Stewart Manor, was born in October of 2001, one month after the terrorist attacks and one month after the death of his uncle, Vincent Gianomma.
Town of Brookhaven officials and Suffolk Police are trying to figure out who placed three potential crack pipe vending machines, dubbed as pen vending machines, in Coram and Medford.