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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Tynielle Silvera, right, shown here in a personal photo from October 23, 2010/family handout

Cops: Amityville Teen Killed By Drunken Driver

A heartbroken Long Island mother had an angry message for the accused drunken driver who police say killed her teen daughter as she walked home from volunteering.


L.I. School Bus Driver Dies Days After Tanker Crash

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — A school bus driver has died of his injuries two days after an early morning crash involving a tanker truck on a Long Island highway.


School Bus, Tanker Collide On Sunrise Highway

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A school bus driver was hospitalized in critical condition after an early morning crash involving a tanker truck on a Long Island highway.


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Man Brings Loaded Gun To Wake, Threatens To Use It

Authorities say that one of the mourners at a teenage gun victim’s wake had a loaded semi-automatic weapon in his vehicle.


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

Moving Sale At ‘Amityville Horror’ House

You could get a piece of the famous home at 108 Ocean Avenue. Well, sort of.


Missing Amityville Swimmer’s Body Found

Authorities have recovered the body of an Amityville man who disappeared while swimming at a New Jersey beach.