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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


'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.


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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.