To combat the insect infiltration, Suffolk and Nassau Counties have been spraying mosquito repellant by air and by ground. But that is not without controversy.
Walsh, 18, was killed on Sunday, June 24 when a Michael Grasing, who police said was driving with a blood alcohol limit nearly four times the legal limit, slammed into her car while she was driving home from work.
Michael Grasing’s blood alcohol level was .30 about 90 minutes after slammed into a car driven by 18-year-old Brittney Walsh on Montauk Highway around 10:25 p.m. Sunday, investigators said.
One of Long Island’s most popular beaches will be a little more crowded this Memorial Day weekend, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
Twice in the last week, a woman has robbed a bank in Suffolk County. It happened last week in Babylon and again on Wednesday in Chase Brightwaters.
They allegedly wore masks and brandished handguns and knives. On Monday, charges were levied in a string of violent armed robberies on Long Island. Homeowners and store owners said there is relief now that five people have been put behind bars.
Shaun Dosch of Babylon allegedly had 22 of the vases. Detectives believe Dosch intended to melt the vases down and sell them for scrap. Their estimated value is $7,000.
Police say Carlos Borbon got into an altercation with some of the workers, pulled out a kitchen knife, and threatened to kill them.
Today’s high temperature will be around 50 degrees, which is well above normal for January 24, and that’s good news for some in the area.
With his wife and one of his two daughters by his side, Steve Bellone took the oath of office on Friday and became the new Suffolk County Executive.
On a crisp and clear winter day, there was a cloud of grief hanging over Babylon on Monday as some 15,000 mourners came to honor the slain officer.
Funeral home director Charles Spencer says the loyalty shown by Figoski’s fellow officers is nothing short of admirable.
A sea of blue is descending on the Long Island community of Babylon this weekend as hundreds of police officers pay tribute to their fallen colleague, Peter Figoski, who was shot and killed last Monday while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn.
When asked how his union and other police officers would respond following such a tragic loss, PBA head Pat Lynch responded, saying they would “step in where Peter would have been” and “try to be the shoulder to cry on.”
Bellone took the county’s highest elected office with 57 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Carpenter, according to unofficial results.