Nassau County officials say it is important to make beachgoers aware of marine life close to the shore especially after a record 26 shark sightings so far this year.
Lifeguards spotted a shark around 10:45 a.m. at Lido Beach West, prompting them to close the beach to swimming.
All Town of Hempstead beaches are closed to swimming after several sharks were spotted in the water on Wednesday afternoon.
A day after a lifeguard was possibly bitten by a shark on Jones Beach, there was another sighting of a shark Tuesday, forcing lifeguards to prohibit swimming.
An EMT treated a lifeguard for what appears to be a bite on his calf. The lifeguard is expected to be OK, officials said.
Nemanja Spasojevic says he was snorkeling off the coast of Grey Whale Cove State Beach in San Mateo County when he was bit by a great white shark.
A nearly 900-pound Great White Shark was spotted swimming near the Jersey Shore and Long Island over the weekend.
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A New York man was caught illegally raising sharks in his basement pool to sell over the internet.
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Another day, another shark sighting. This is turning into "Shark Week" along the Nassau County shoreline.
After a lifeguard reported seeing a large shark near shore, swimming was temporarily banned at several beaches.
A woman was killed in an apparent shark attack off the coast of Maine, a rare occurrence that has only been recorded once before in the state by an unprovoked shark.
The organization OCEARCH is tracking several great white sharks near the coasts of New York and New Jersey.
Incredible video has surfaced of dozens of sharks swimming in the water off of New Smyrna Beach.
An otherwise unremarkable day on the water became pretty exciting for some fishermen on a charter off the coast of Florida. They hooked a shark.
A tagged great white shark was tracked in the Long Island Sound near Greenwich, Connecticut.
Lola Pollina said she was standing in waist-deep water with her younger brother at Sailors Haven when she started to panic. She saw something in the water and then felt a bite. She suffered deep cuts on her right leg from what her father says was a shark attack.
Sharks are frightening and fascinating. A brand-new exhibit all about sharks is opening soon at the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn. The displays at Ocean Wonders: Sharks! offer a showcase of nearly two dozen species of sharks and other marine life found in the waters that surround New York.