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FILE - A smoker outside an office building in New York City.   (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Nassau Lawmaker Wants To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Like Suffolk County, NYC

On Monday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed into law a measure raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19 to 21. It takes effect on Jan. 1.

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A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

Suffolk County Executive Signs Bill Raising Tobacco Purchase Age To 21

The bill, which was passed last month by the Suffolk County Legislature, also includes a ban on selling e-cigarettes to anyone under 21.

04/14/2014

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Coram Man Allegedly Impersonated Police Officer, Attempted To Make Traffic Stop

Suffolk County authorities say a Coram man has been arrested on charges of impersonating a police officer.

04/13/2014

Police on the scene after a body was found burning in a supermarket parking lot in Huntington on April 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Burning Body Found In L.I. Shopping Center Parking Lot

Police said the burning body was found around 11 p.m. Wednesday between two cars outside a supermarket on Wall Street in Huntington.

04/10/2014

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Investigation Continues Into Feb. Shooting Of Oheka Castle Owner

No arrests have been made in the Feb. 24 shooting at the lavish Huntington estate and authorities won’t speak publicly about any possible leads or suspects.

04/09/2014

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Police: Man Stole Car, Slammed Into Building On Long Island

A man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly stole a car and crashed into a building on Long Island.

04/08/2014

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Police Searching For Missing Long Island Teen

Nancy Meta Rodriguez was last seen around 10:30 a.m. on March 30. She arrived in the U.S. just two months ago and doesn’t speak English.

04/02/2014

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Legislation Could Mean More Speed Cameras For NYC, Long Island

Legislation introduced in Albany dramatically expands the number of speed cameras in New York City, and lets Nassau and Suffolk counties install them too.

03/31/2014

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LI Court Clerk Posts Bail On Charges She Stole $50,000 In Bail Money

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said Christine Stulsky resigned this week as senior clerk at the Southold Town Justice Court. She had worked for the town court since 1980.

03/28/2014

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announces water quality initiatives (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Exec Announces Plan To Install Sewers In Effort To Protect Water Supply

The first phase of the plan is to install sewer systems under more than 10,000 homes near the Forge River, the Connetquot River and the Carlls River.

03/26/2014

Grabbing a beer from a refrigerated case. (file/credit: ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Arrested In Suffolk County Sting For Selling Alcohol To Minors

Suffolk County Police conducted underage alcohol stings at 12 businesses. Five of the establishments took the bait and illegally sold alcohol to minors, police said.

03/23/2014

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Suspension For Twitter Page Allegedly Showing L.I. Teens Drinking, Half Naked

A Twitter page that appeared to show Long Island high school students getting drunk and using drugs has been deactivated.

03/22/2014

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Police In L.I. Rescue Man Who Said He Fell In Water, Got Stuck Under Bridge

Police on Long Island rescued a man early Saturday, after the man said he fell off the Smith Point Bridge into the water.

03/22/2014

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10 Handguns, 5 Assault Weapons Collected At L.I. Gun Buyback

Authorities in Suffolk County collected 10 handguns and five assault weapons at a gun buyback in Bellport Saturday.

03/22/2014

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Plan Afoot In Suffolk To Merge County, Parks Police

A plan has been launched to merge parks police with county police departments in Suffolk County.

03/22/2014

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