Suffolk County

Tony Brinkhuis is charged in nine bank robberies in Suffolk County. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Apprehended In 9 Suffolk County Bank Robberies

Police on Long Island arrested a man Friday in connection with nine different bank robberies going back to the month of April.

07/03/2015

FILE - A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday Weekend

State troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols.

07/03/2015

Toxic Toy Ban In Suffolk County

Suffolk County Bans Sale Of Children’s Toys Containing 6 Toxic Chemicals

After the law goes into effect in December 2016, stores caught selling the toxic toys will face fines of up to $500 per violation.

06/23/2015

Drugs are prepared to shoot intravenously by a user addicted to heroin.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/FILE)

Authorities Bust Bronx-To-Long Island Heroin Ring

All together, 14 men and women were charged in the heroin bust.

06/17/2015

Police on the scene after three people were found shot to death inside a car in Wyandanch on June 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

3 People Found Shot To Death Inside Car On Long Island; Gunman At Large

Suffolk County police say it happened shortly before midnight Wednesday on a residential street in Wyandanch.

06/04/2015

Luis Flores, Jr. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Suspect Arrested For Taking Photos Of 8-Year-Old Boy In LI Restaurant Bathroom

After receiving numerous Crime Stoppers tips, police said they arrested 28-year-old Luis Flores Junior at his home Thursday morning.

05/28/2015

Staten Island will begin using the devices to keep track of abusers starting next year. (credit: handout via CBS 2)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Mull Proposal For Domestic Violence Ankle Monitors

Lawmakers in both Nassau and Suffolk counties have proposed putting ankle bracelets on those who have orders of protection against them in domestic violence cases.

05/09/2015

A man and woman were found shot to death in a suspect murder-suicide in Mastic Beach, Long Island on Thursday, April 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Couple Dead In Mastic Beach Murder-Suicide; 6 Children Taken From Home

A man and woman were found shot to death Thursday in a home in Mastic Beach, Long Island.

04/30/2015

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Long Island Man Dead After Crashing Into Tree

Police on Long Island are investigating a one-car crash that killed the driver and injured his passenger.

04/18/2015

The Sandpiper Co-Op complex in Westhampton, Long Island was destroyed by fire on Wednesday, April 15. (Credit: Westhampton Beach Volunteer Fire Department)

Westhampton Summer Resort Complex Destroyed By Fire

Firefighters from at least 10 departments were dispatched Wednesday to battle a large blaze at a co-op building in the Hamptons.

04/15/2015

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Teen Injured In Drive-By Shooting On Long Island

Police say one teenager was shot and injured when someone fired at a group of teens outside a Long Island home.

04/14/2015

Ramon Rodriguez (top left), Michael Stevens (bottom left), Jonte Hatcher (top middle), Mark Powers (bottom middle) and Demetrius Williams (right) (CREDIT: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

Suffolk Co. Officials Offer Words Of Caution After 5 Men Pose As Plainclothes Detectives To Rob Homes

The arrests of five men accused of posing as plainclothes detectives to gain entry to Long Island homes and ransack them has local officials offering words of caution.

04/10/2015

Ramon Rodriguez (top left), Michael Stevens (bottom left), Jonte Hatcher (top middle), Mark Powers (bottom middle) and Demetrius Williams (right) (CREDIT: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

5 Men Accused Of Impersonating Police To Burglarize Long Island Homes

Five men face charges that they impersonated plainclothes detectives to burglarize homes on Long Island.

04/08/2015

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Shelter Island Residents Rally To Save Annual 4th Of July Fireworks Display

People from all over Suffolk County who have vacationed or lived on Shelter Island are intent on saving the island staple, the 15 minute firework show that has become a summer highlight.

04/03/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Cherry Grove on Fire Island on March 27, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Several Buildings Destroyed By Fast-Moving Blaze On Fire Island

Just weeks before the start of the tourist season, fire destroyed four buildings on Cherry Grove.

03/27/2015

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