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Man Charged In 6-Month Shoplifting Spree Across Long Island

Wachmyanin also carjacked a woman and injured a bystander as he fled one of the locations, according to prosecutors.

07/28/2015

Flavor Flav is seen outside court in Mineola, N.Y., on July 28, 2015. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Flavor Flav Fires 2nd Lawyer In Long Island Case; Plea Deal Off Table

The 56-year-old rapper and reality TV star said Tuesday in a Mineola courtroom that he doesn’t deserve a felony charge.

07/28/2015

Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck (Photo: Suffolk Times)

Three Women Injured In Deadly Cutchogue Limo Crash Released From Hospital

Three women who survived the deadly limo crash on Long Island have been released from the hospital. A fourth survivor was released last week.

07/28/2015

A large tree came crashing through a home in Great Neck, NY, seriously injuring a 20-year-old woman on July 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Woman Seriously Injured When Large Tree Crashes Through Great Neck Home

A 20-year-old woman was asleep when the 5,000 pound tree unexpectedly fell into the second-story of the home and into her bedroom, police said.

07/27/2015

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Lawmakers Resist ‘Billy Joel Boulevard’ Because The Piano Man Is Still Alive

He famously told us that ‘only the good die young,’ but Billy Joel has lived a long, successful life, seemingly with no plans of slowing down.

07/27/2015

Passengers on and M & V Limousines bus captured their driver on video texting while driving during a trip to the Hamptons. (Photo: CBS2)

Video: Passengers Catch Limo Bus Driver Texting While Driving During Trip To Hamptons

There were nearly four dozen people on that bus to Southampton, many of them worried for their safety.

07/27/2015

Mount Pleasant Police Chief Brian Fanelli (Facebook)

Former Mount Pleasant Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges

Brian Fanelli was chief in Mount Pleasant, New York, when he was arrested last year.

07/27/2015

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Report: Suffolk County To Ask Court To Condemn Fire Island Properties To Clear Way For Dune Project

The 13-mile, $207 million dune project was designed by the Army Corps of Engineers, but Suffolk is responsible for acquiring the land.

07/26/2015

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Fire Destroys Southampton Mansion; Residents Safe

There were reports, however, of some firefighters being treated for smoke inhalation and elevated blood pressure.

07/26/2015

Suffolk County SPCA Logo (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Religious Sacrifice Eyed After Animal Parts Found At Long Island Park

Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said an 18-inch cow tongue was found nailed to a tree in an East Islip park Thursday morning. It was wrapped in fabric.

07/25/2015

Brentwood house fire (CBS2)

3 Suffolk County Police Officers Pull Unconscious Woman From Burning Home

When Suffolk County Police Officers Jesse Zuckerman, Darrell Randolph and Ronald Racioppi responded to a 911 and arrived at the scene, the home was engulfed in flames.

07/24/2015

Steve Romeo, reportedly the co-owner of Southold-based Romeo Dimon Marine Services, is charged with driving while intoxicated.

DWI Charge Remains Against Pickup Driver In Deadly L.I. Limo Crash Despite BAC Being Under Legal Limit

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota revealed Friday that Steve Romeo’s blood alcohol level about an hour after the crash was below the legal limit of .08.

07/24/2015

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Former Marine Offers Free Security To Hempstead Military Recruitment Center

Former Marine and retired NYPD officer Arthur Grix is offering his security service for free outside a military recruitment center in Hempstead.

07/24/2015

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Judge Reduces Bail For Driver Accused In Long Island Limo Crash That Killed 4 Bridesmaids

Romeo is accused of driving drunk and slamming into a limousine carrying a bachelorette party, killing four women.

07/23/2015

Tobay beachgoers look into the water after a possible shark sighting on July 23, 2015. (credit: Instagram/Christina Salavec)

Shark Sighting Prompts Scare, Evacuation At Tobay Beach

A popular stretch of beach on Long Island was shut down for several hours Thursday after two sharks were spotted in the water.

07/23/2015