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Suffolk DA Thomas Spota (at podium) and Anthony Scandiffio of US Department of Homeland Security announce bust of major Long Island cocaine ring. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA Spota: Businessmen Among Those Arrested In LI Drug Bust

Nineteen Suffolk County residents have been indicted in a cocaine sweep that led investigators from California to New York.

08/27/2014

Amityville police SUV (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Amityville Considers Capping Police Salaries At $150,000

Amityville trustees said capping police salaries at $150,000 would save the village approximately $800,000 over four years.

02/26/2014

The Deer Park Long Island Rail Road Station - Deer Park, NY - File / Photo: MTA

Report: L.I. Man Killed In Collision At Deer Park LIRR Station

A Long Island man is dead after he lost control of his car and crashed into a Long Island Rail Road platform.

12/14/2013

The house from "The Amityville Horror" at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, NY - Mar 31, 2005 - Photo: Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images

Crowds Expected Outside ‘Amityville Horror’ House This Halloween

It’s been an attraction for nearly 40 years, when the bloody murder mystery sparked the famed horror in Amityville.

10/31/2013

Soccer Coach Isha Hamilton (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Soccer Coach Saves Seventh Grader’s Life

Seventh-grader Kiavelyn Altagracia was trying out for the soccer team at Edmund W. Miles Middle School in Amityville when she suddenly collapsed on the field Monday.

09/19/2013

Monk parakeets in Amityville (credit: CBS 2)

Excitement Soars Over Tropical Birds On Long Island

A colony of tropical parakeets has been living on Long Island for decades, providing a thrill for Suffolk County residents.

09/16/2013

Rich Kissel's Sandy-damaged house in Amityville, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Aid To Cover Suffolk Home Elevations; Nassau Residents Not Eligible

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has earmarked $500 million to lift 4,500 homes five to 10 feet to weather future storms.

09/03/2013

Amityville police SUV (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Report: Amityville Officers Highest-Paid Police In New York

The report from the Empire Center for Public Policy shows the highest average municipal salaries led by the villages of Sands Point, averaging $91,000 for general employees, and Amityville at nearly $176,000 for police.

08/29/2013

Police say Ryan Hannigan was intoxicated and had a 3-year-old child in his car during a traffic accident in Amityville, Long Island. (Credit Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Man Charged With DWI Had 3-Year-Old In The Car

Ryan Hannigan, 36, made a left turn into oncoming traffic at the intersection of Oak Street and Broadway in Amityville at 2 p.m. and slammed into a Nissan Maxima, according to a police report.

08/11/2013

The Suffolk County SPCA rescued a female rose-haired tarantula from a home in Amityville (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA Rescues Abandoned Tarantula From Home In Amityville

Police called the SPCA to report that a female rose-haired tarantula had been found in the front of a house on Grand Central Avenue.

04/04/2013

Gun Buyback

Gun Buyback Held At Suffolk County Church

Suffolk County was set to hold a gun buyback Saturday afternoon, and officials urged those in possession of illegal firearms to bring them in.

03/30/2013

Amityville High School (credit: Google Maps)

Police: Amityville Teen Charged After Falsely Reporting Bomb Threat

According to Suffolk County Police, the female student who has not been identified left a note threatening to blow up the school.

03/18/2013

Jonathan Thompson

Prosecutors: Man Killed Amityville Boy, 4, Because He Wouldn’t Take A Nap

Prosecutors Saturday said a caregiver’s boyfriend punched a 4-year-old boy in Amityville and ended up killing him, all because the boy wouldn’t take a nap.

01/19/2013

A Suffolk County police car is seen in front of a home in Amityville, NY on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 where police said a 4-year-old boy was found dead. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

ME: 4-Year-Old Amityville Boy’s Death Will Be Classified As Homicide

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday to determine how a 4-year-old boy died in an Amityville apartment Wednesday afternoon.

01/17/2013

Amityville Death 2

Homicide Investigation In 4-Year-Old Boy’s Death In Amityville

A 4-year-old boy died Wednesday in Amityville, Long Island, and police have launched a homicide investigation.

01/16/2013

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