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Have You Seen This Man Accused Of Stealing From CVS On Sunrise Highway?
The Suffolk County Crime Stoppers have issued a $5,000 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man caught on camera shoplifting at the CVS on Sunrise Highway in Bohemia last year.
Town holds off on approving Oakdale senior apartments
The Islip Town Board held off on approving proposed senior apartments in Oakdale after hearing public criticism about the building's height. Town councilors voted to reserve a decision for the proposed four-story, 158-unit building at 4180 Sunrise Hwy. on the grounds of the former Oakdale Golf Cente
'Karina Got Justice': NYC Jogger Killer Gets Life Sentence With No Chance of Parole
The man convicted of killing Karina Vetrano, a 30-year-old Queens woman who went out for a run in her neighborhood park one summer day and never came home, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole on Tuesday.
Richard Dormer, Former Suffolk County Police Commissioner, Dies
Richard Dormer, the former Suffolk County Police commissioner who led the Gilgo Beach killings investigation, died on April 21. He was 79. Dormer died at his Northport home surrounded by family after a three-year battle with cancer, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.
Structural issues found at Babylon Town building due for renovation
Babylon has hired an architectural firm to assess the framework of a town building that is due for a renovation, after uncovering structural issues. The town entered into a contract with BBS Architects of Patchogue for an amount not to exceed $5,900 to evaluate the building at 1 Commerce Blvd. in Am
Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter testifies in voting rights case
Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter testified in federal court Tuesday in a lawsuit over whether the current electoral system denies Latinos equal representation in town hall.
Suffolk County Moves To Dramatically Cut Plastic Usage
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — On Earth Day, bans on plastic items are in the spotlight in New York, with Long Island leading the way. Bags, straws, stirrers, Styrofoam, even intentionally releasing balloons have all been targeted by lawmakers to reduce plastic usage.
Search On For Sneaker Thief: Cops
SHIRLEY, NY — The search is on for a woman who stole a pair of Adidas sneakers recently, police said. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are asking for the public's help to identify and locate the woman who stole the sneakers from Famous F
Attorneys To Release Names Of 180 Area Boy Scout Leaders Accused Of Abuse
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The names of 180 local Boy Scout leaders accused of sexually abusing minors are expected to be revealed today. Two law firms plan to release the names of 130 scout leaders from New York and 50 from New Jersey.
Know Her? Woman Accused Of Using Credit Cards Stolen From East Patchogue ShopRite
The Suffolk County Police Department is offering a $5,000 reward for information that results in the arrest of a woman caught on surveillance camera they say used credit cards stolen from a supermarket in East Patchogue.
Duo Wanted For Stealing Snow Blower From Veteran's Organization
WEST BABYLON, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking two people wanted for stealing a snow blower from a West Babylon veteran's organization earlier this month. The two people stole a snow blower from a shed on the property of the American Legion on 10 Bruce Street on April 6 at 4:45 a.m.
Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky
While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.
Nursing home sues family whose father died in the facility
PORT JEFFERSON STATION, N.Y. - A family near New York is outraged, after being sued by a nursing home where their father died. The facility was found liable in his death six years ago, but now claims the family owes it money for his stay there.
Town of Huntington, NY - News Details
On Saturday, April 13th, Huntington Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia attended the 113th Annual Installation Dinner of the Commack Fire Department. Along with Assemblyman Andrew Raia, who represents Commack in 12th Assembly District, they were both invited to administer the Oaths of Office for each of the Depa
Smithtown Police Blotter: 2 Grand Larcenies Reported At The Mall
SMITHTOWN, NY - Curious about what's going on in your neighborhood? Check out the recent crimes reported in the area. The Suffolk County Police Department posted the following information.
Know Them? Trio Accused Of Stealing Merchandise From Huntington Store
The Suffolk County Crime Stoppers have issued a $5,000 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of a trio caught on camera robbing a Target in Huntington Station late last month.
Great South Bay Music Festival adds new stage, announces full lineup for 2019
The lineups are all set for this year’s Great South Bay Music Festival. On Monday— a few months after the event organizers announced their headliners and dates— the operators of the festival released the rest of the performers.
SUV Drives Off Highway, Overturns, Lands In Ditch: Officials
CENTER MORICHES, NY — Minor injuries were reported in a single vehicle crash in Center Moriches Monday morning, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, the call came in at 6:05 a.m. and no one involved was seriously hurt.
With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say
A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.
Bellmore Woman Suing Cemetery For $5M Alleging Sinkhole Opened When Visiting Grave
A North Bellmore woman is suing the operator of St. Raymon'ds Resurrection Cemetery in Farmingdale for the trauma she alleges to have experienced while visiting the grave of her parents, according to Connecting Directors.