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Police say Lawrence Pagano, 23, was intoxicated when he struck and killed a female friend in Setauket. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Coram Man Charged With DWI In Connection With Friend’s Death

Police say a Long Island man struck and killed a friend after she got out of his car and started walking because she believed he was drunk.

07/26/2014

The Long Island Sound in Bayville. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Police Rescue Three Fishermen From Long Island Sound

Police on Long Island have rescued three fishermen after their 12-foot inflatable boat drifted for three hours.

07/26/2014

Police say Joseph Ferraro attacked a man with a mallet before extorting his father. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Cops: L.I. Man Attacked Acquaintance With Mallet, Extorted Victim’s Father

A Long Island man has been accused of attacking an acquaintance and extorting money from the victim’s father.

07/26/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Man Accused Of Targeting East Garden City Building With ‘Powdery Substance’

A Long Island man has been arrested for sending a suspicious powdery substance to an office building.

07/26/2014

Leah Cuevas is accused of killing and dismembering Chinelle Browne and scattering her body parts on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cab Driver Claims To Be Key Witness In Long Island Body Parts Case

Chinelle Browne’s family is demanding answers on where the woman was killed and dismembered, and if the woman charged in the crime, Leah Cuevas, had help.

07/25/2014

Ziggy, dog found in abandoned Lindenhurst home. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dog Found Inside Abandoned LI House Looked Like ‘Old Mop,’ Could Barely Walk

A dog is recovering after it was brought to a Long Island animal shelter in “horrible condition” last week, the the Suffolk County SPCA said.

07/25/2014

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Worries About Stalled Highway Construction If Federal Fund Goes Bankrupt

The Highway Trust Fund’s bankruptcy could delay ongoing projects like the construction on I-80, CBS 2’s Matt Kozar reported.

07/25/2014

Leah Cuevas (credit: CBS 2)

Investigators: Brooklyn Murder Victim May Have Threatened To Expose Suspect’s Secret

Leah Cuevas, of Brooklyn, faced a judge Thursday. She is charged in the alleged killing and dismemberment of a woman whose body parts were found scattered around Long Island earlier this month.

07/24/2014

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Long Island Man Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail For Animal Cruelty

Lee Hughes pleaded guilty in February to failure to provide veterinary care to a dog suffering from a neck wound that became so infected that it compromised the animal’s ability to breath, the Nassau County District Attorney’s office said.

07/24/2014

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Melville Teen Arrested For Hit-And-Run Involving Four Victims

Police say 18-year-old Netanya Lewis, of Melville, was in her vehicle around 4 a.m. when she hit four men, then fled the scene of the accident.

07/24/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a 5-alarm blaze in Williston Park, NY on July 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Spreads Through Row Of Storefronts On Long Island

Business owners are vowing to rebuild after a five-alarm fire ripped through a row of Long Island storefronts early Thursday morning.

07/24/2014

NYCHA workers removing mold, mildew, oil & other components at a home after Hurricane Sandy. (credit: NYCHA via Facebook)

Audit: NYCHA Failed To Hire Public Housing Residents For Sandy Repairs

An audit by the city comptroller found NYCHA failed to ensure that contractors working on repairs hire a certain percentage of public housing residents.

07/24/2014

Leah Cuevas, 42, is charged in the death of Chinelle Thompson Browne of Brooklyn, whose dismembered body was found on Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Charged In Death Of Brooklyn Woman Whose Dismembered Body Was Found On L.I.

A woman has been arrested and charged in the death of a Brooklyn woman, whose partially dismembered body was found on Long Island earlier this month.

07/24/2014

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Suffolk Police Chief Offers Tips On Backyard Pool Safety

The recent near-drowning of a toddler has prompted Suffolk officials to remind residents of backyard pool safety precautions that can be taken at all times.

07/23/2014

Photos of debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents To Sue Town Of Islip Over Toxic Dumping At Roberto Clemente Park

Residents near the Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, where toxic materials were recently discovered, said they’re worried about the health of their families.

07/23/2014