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Police: Couple Was Driving Car Full Of Heroin On L.I., With Baby Onboard

Suffolk County police Fourth Precinct detectives were on the scene after complaints about drug activity in Ronkonkoma, and pulled over a driver who committed several traffic violations, police said.

02/25/2014

Authorities outside the Legal Sea Foods at the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station where a man died and dozens more were sickened by a carbon monoxide leak, Feb. 22, 2014 (credit: Jim Powers/1010 WINS)

Lawmaker Calls For Mandatory Carbon Monoxide Detectors Following Death At LI Mall

Restaurant manager Steven Nelson, 55, was found dead in the basement of Legal Sea Foods Saturday night. More than two dozen other people were sent to hospitals for treatment.

02/24/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Selden Man Faces DWI Charge In Wrong-Way Crash That Injured Two

A Selden man was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a wrong way crash that seriously injured two people on Sunday morning.

02/23/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Suffolk County Cops Investigate Shooting Outside Of Islip Terrace Bar

Police on Long Island are investigating a shooting that took place outside of an Islip Terrace bar on Sunday morning.

02/23/2014

Santos Elena Ruiz Solano is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of her newborn (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Woman Accused Of Murdering, Throwing Newborn In Garbage Held Without Bail

Prosecutors in court Friday argued that after the baby was born in a bathroom, Santos Elena Ruiz Solano caused three fractures to the baby’s skull. But Solano’s attorney said his client didn’t kill her child.

02/21/2014

Suffolk County DA Tom Spota speaks before a table of heroin glassines seized. Nine people were indicted in the drug ring. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

9 Busted In Premium Heroin Dealing Ring In Riverhead, LI

The heroin glassines allegedly sold by the members of the drug ring were stamped with the word Hollywood, authorities said. The high-grade heroin was sold in Riverhead, Suffolk County DA Tom Spota said.

02/19/2014

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L.I. Legislator’s Stance On Bike Safety Sets Off Social Media Backlash

Barraga also advised against running in the street and suggested that runners and bikers go to the gym instead of using bike lanes where people are still at risk of getting hit by a car.

02/17/2014

People walk through slush on the corner of Varick and Houston streets on February 13, 2014. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

More Snow Coming Saturday; Up To 6 Inches Could Fall

A winter weather advisory has been issued between 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday for northwest New Jersey, all but the western third of Connecticut, and Nassau County on Long Island.

02/14/2014

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Local Legislator: No One Should Ever Ride Bikes In Suffolk County

A teen from Long Island was prompted to contact a local lawmaker and call for the installation of bike lanes, after his mother was injured in an accident.

02/12/2014

Speed camera (file/credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Exec Wants Speed Cameras Near School Zones

County Executive Steve Bellone asked state lawmakers for the authority to install speed cameras at about 20 sites near schools. Bellone said the move would help to reduce accidents and generate $2 million in revenue for the county each year.

02/12/2014

Swastika graffiti spray painted onto a garage door in Dix Hills (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Hate Crimes Unit Investigating Swastika Graffiti On Dix Hills Home

The swastika and other graffiti was posted Monday night during the snowstorm. Several street signs were tagged and the swastika was painted on the garage door of a home, police said.

02/06/2014

Snow And Ice Storm Preps

Snow, Ice Disrupts LIRR Service, Makes For Slick Driving

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.

02/05/2014

Chase Bank branch (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Investigate Robbery At Chase Bank In Bohemia

According to Suffolk County police, the suspect entered the bank at 5191-6 Sunrise Hwy. in Bohemia at around 12:20 p.m., approached the teller and produced a note that demanded cash.

01/25/2014

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

Bellone: Long Island’s Water Quality Is No. 1 Priority Of My Administration

A new water pollution study on Long Island claims nitrogen levels in the ground and surface water have become critically high.

01/23/2014

The street in front of a home in Merrick, Long Island, is littered with contents of a flooded home in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Long Island Officials Spent Money During Sandy On iPads, Catered Meals, Clothes

Some Long Island officials spent hundreds of thousands of dollars during the immediate aftermath of superstorm Sandy for items and services that went beyond cleaning up debris and restoring power, according to a report in Newsday.

01/19/2014

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