Suffolk County

Exclusive photos obtained by CBS 2 show more dumping of asbestos and other hazardous materials in a park in Central Islip. (Credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Islip To Test All Parks After More Asbestos Contamination Is Discovered

An investigation has widened into suspected toxic dumping on Long Island, after another public park tested positive for hazardous materials.

05/16/2014

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

Veterans Community Suspected To Be Third Suspected Illegal Toxic Dumping Site On Long Island

The discovery follows on the heels of the study of illegal asbestos dumping at a park and a construction site in the Town of Islip.

05/14/2014

Suffolk County officials say this illegal dump site in Central Islip contains asbestos and possibly other contaminants. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Officials Discover Second Contaminated Dump Site

Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.

05/13/2014

Suffolk County Alligator

More Than Two Dozen Animals Turned In At Suffolk County Amnesty Event

The Suffolk County SPCA says more than two dozen animals were turned in Sunday at an amnesty event. They include both reptiles and mammals that cannot legally be kept as pets.

05/11/2014

Cierra English (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Suffolk County Police Looking For Missing Brentwood Teen

Cierra English, 15, was reported missing by her family on March 23 after she left home the day before and never returned, police said.

05/08/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

L.I. Man Charged With Running Off After Striking Car, Injuring Woman Last Fall

A Long Island man was arrested Wednesday, on charges of running off from the scene of an accident that left a woman seriously injured last fall.

05/07/2014

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Man Killed, Wife Seriously Injured In Holbrook Motorcycle Accident

Police on Long Island say a motorcyclist was killed and his wife was seriously injured when his speeding motorcycle hit a guardrail.

05/03/2014

Suffolk County received an "F" grade in a 2014 air quality report. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Fails American Lung Association’s Air Quality Test

Suffolk received an “F” grade in the American Lung Association’s 2014 air quality report.

05/02/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Most Of New York City, Suburbs Receive Failing Grade In Air Quality Report

The American Lung Association released its 15th annual air quality report Wednesday, which found that half of Americans still live in areas where ozone or particle pollution levels make the air unhealthy to breathe.

04/30/2014

French Bulldog puppies  (file/credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Suffolk Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Sale Of Puppy Mill Pets

The measure also calls for more pet shop inspections, new caging standards and tougher penalties for violators.

04/30/2014

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Huntington Station Man Accused Of Driving While Intoxicated With Kids In The Car

A Huntington Station man has been arrested for driving while intoxicated with two children in his vehicle.

04/27/2014

911 operator (file/credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk To Get Coordinated Public Safety Communications System

Suffolk is following in the steps of New York City and Nassau County, which have both recently made improvements to their systems.

04/17/2014

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.

04/15/2014

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

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