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 volunteers with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and 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 traveling.

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

"I prayed for years, when it's their time to go, please take them together. I didn't want either one of them to have that broken heart."
Detective Brian Simonsen, 42, lived in Calverton with his wife, who works as a nurse. Neighbors told Eyewitness News reporter Kristin Thorne that Simonsen's house was always the gathering place for the entire neighborhood.
Those found violating the ban face up to a $1,000 fine and up to 15 days in jail - the same punishment for littering.
The plot appears to be the burial ground for at least three dozen people based upon the placement of unnamed stone field markers.
A Long Island man says he was attacked outside a puppy store in Albertson after filming the delivery of puppies to the store.