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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

Danielle Heckman And Daughter

New Home Dedicated For Family With Sick Son Hit By Sandy

Back in November, the Heckman family of Long Island was without a home due to the high cost of caring for their young son with leukemia, and had lost a relative’s home because of Superstorm Sandy.

01/05/2013

Volunteers unload supplies at Amityville High School (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Two Truckloads Of Supplies Donated By New Orleans Residents Arrive On Long Island

Those in need can go to Amityville High School, where the supplies have been unloaded.

11/20/2012

Bridget Erwat (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Day Care Operator Accused Of Leaving Two Young Girls Alone In Car

Investigators believe the girls, who were not injured, were in the car unattended for about 10 minutes.

10/02/2012

Carlos Rivera (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: L.I. Man Charged With DWI After Driving With Kids In Truck Bed

Cops pulled over 33-year-old Carlos Rivera and arrested him after discovering that he had been drinking, police said.

06/25/2012

Myles and Grace Varley (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

Heroic Long Island Five-Year-Old Dials 911, Saves Choking Little Brother’s Life

A little girl sprang into action and displayed a heroic side at her Amityville, Long Island home when she saw that her baby brother was choking.

05/19/2012

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Police: Massapequa Man Arrested, Charged With Driving Drunk With Kids In Car

Police said they were called Wednesday and told 26-year-old David Hager, Jr. would be driving his 4-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son and that he might be drunk.

03/08/2012

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Police: 2 Amityville Men Stole 40 Clothing Donation Bins

A pair of heartless thieves on Long Island are facing charges for allegedly stealing clothing donation bins — and then selling the clothing for big bucks.

12/15/2011

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Nassau County Police Officer Critically Injured In Southern State Parkway Crash

The crash, which happened near Route 110 in Amityville, involved a female officer from the department’s 7th Precinct.

11/21/2011

'Verrazano' The Kitten (credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Animal Care & Control Rescues Kitten Allegedly Thrown Onto Verrazano Bridge

The non-profit pet organization said an animal control officer stopped his vehicle and helped rescue the kitten with the help of some truck drivers, who blocked traffic.

07/06/2011

Stop & Shop Logo

Amityville At Odds With Stop & Shop Over New Logo

Some town fathers are said to be concerned over, of all things, the new sign and logo being displayed at Stop & Shops nationwide and coming soon to a location in Amityville.

07/05/2011

Beetle The Kitten (credit: North Shore Animal League America)

Reward Offered After Someone Tosses Kitten From Car On Long Island

It’s a shocking case of animal cruelty, and now authorities are offering $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. It involves “Beetle,” a black kitten who at just 9 weeks old has already used up one of his nine lives.

06/29/2011

FILE -- A man holds a cremation urn in the showroom of a funeral parlor (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

L.I. Woman Finds Glass, Staples Mixed In With Late Father’s Ashes

When a woman picked up her father’s remains from the funeral home in Amityville, her lawyer says she was shocked and felt sick at what she saw in the urn.

06/16/2011

Packard Convertible for Sale in Amityville, NY (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Amityville Officials Selling Vintage Packard To Trim Budget Gap

Officials will part with the historic 1929 Packard convertible to close a looming budget gap. The car was reportedly used by NYC Mayor Jimmy Walker before he resigned in a corruption scandal in 1932.

04/19/2011

Long Island Railroad station - Freeport, NY (file / credit: MTA)

Disruptions This Weekend On LIRR’s Busiest Branch

Shuttle buses will be replacing trains between Freeport and Babylon as the LIRR completes work on a $23 million signal and switching upgrade.

04/08/2011

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