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Police escort two men accused of posing as chimney inspectors and burglarizing two elderly women. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: 2 Men Face Bias Crime Charges In L.I. Chimney Scam

Two Long Island men accused of posing as chimney inspectors and targeting the elderly will be arraigned Wednesday on a grand jury indictment.

09/03/2014

Violet, the 92-year-old woman from Bellport who helped Suffolk Police nab two men who allegedly posed as chimney cleaners and burglarized her home. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Men Posing As Chimney Cleaners Burglarize Elderly LI Woman’s Home

Police have arrested two men who they said pretended to be chimney cleaners and burglarized the home of a 92-year-old Long Island woman.

08/21/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Man Accused Of Fleeing Police, Crashing Stolen Car On Long Island

Police on Long Island arrested a man on Friday, after he allegedly fled officers in a stolen vehicle and crashed it in Bellport.

07/19/2014

Bullet hole, shattered glass in back of South Country Ambulance. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Volunteer EMS Injured On Way To Call In Bellport When Ambulance Was Shot At

Broken glass sprayed through the back of the ambulance and a 19-year-old volunteer was hit in the incident.

01/15/2014

Mary Immaculate Church  crucifix (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Gold Crucifix Stolen From Bellport Church

Police said someone broke into the Mary Immaculate Church on Browns Lane and stole a three-inch by five-inch gold crucifix.

12/09/2013

Jonathan Elsalam has been charged with rape, criminal sexual acts for allegedly engaging in a nine-month affair with a 16-year-old student. (credit: Handout/Suffolk County DA)

Student Involved In Alleged Affair With Long Island Teacher Files $10 Million Lawsuit

Jonathan Elsalam has pleaded not guilty to the rape and other charges against him. He’s also facing a $10 million lawsuit filed by the student.

05/06/2013

Joseph Pittman mug shot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Armed Robbery Suspect Tased By Police

Joseph Pittman was confronted by police in the parking lot as he was trying to flee. Pittman, 34, allegedly brandished the knife and threatened to hurt himself. The officers used their tasers to restrain Pittman, according to police.

03/24/2013

Tyler and Frank Furia (credit: Kyle Reitan/WCBS 880)

Bellport Firefighter To Receive New Kidney Thanks To ‘Hero’ Son

Tyler Furia will turn 21 years old on March 22, but will be undergoing surgery the day before so he can donate a kidney to his father Frank. Both men are firefighters in Bellport, Long Island.

03/20/2013

Homeowner Thomas Schultz with some canvases that could not be restored and included in the exhibit. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Art Found In Long Island Garage Appraised At $30 Million

Thomas Schultz discovered thousands of paintings, drawings and journals by Arthur Pinajian after he bought a cottage in Bellport in 2007. He was told by members of the Pinajian family to just throw the artwork away.

03/07/2013

Midnight, a 1-year-old mixed breed with a broken femur, was found abandoned on Wednesday, Nov. 21 in a yard in Bellport. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Dog Found Abused, Abandoned In Bellport In Need Of Surgery

The 1-year-old mix-breed pup named Midnight was found abandoned in a yard last Wednesday, officials said.

11/26/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Motorcyclist Killed After Losing Control Of Bike On Long Island

Police say a motorcyclist traveling at a high rate of speed was killed after losing control of his bike and striking a bus and a SUV on Long Island.

08/09/2012

(credit: Suffolk County PD)

Cops: Bellport Man Accused Of DWI With Kids In Car After Wreck In Homeless Shelter Parking Lot

Rahiem Greenridge, was arrested Thursday night around 11 p.m. after losing control of his car and crashing into three parked vehicles in the lot of HELP Suffolk homeless shelter, police said.

05/25/2012

(credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Town To Install Bullet-Tracking Technology Near Bellport Train Station

The town is installing more than a dozen sensors in the area of the Bellport train station. The devices are designed to help police pinpoint where and when gunshots are fired.

10/26/2011

Frank Long Elementary School in Bellport, Long Island

Bad Smell At LI School Leaves Students, Staff Sick

Parents rushed to pick up their kids after a smell was causing students and teachers to feel sick.

03/24/2011

Police Handout

Grucci Kin Admits Shooting Grandson In L.I. Home

A member of “America’s first family of fireworks” has admitted he shot and wounded his grandson during a dispute at their Long Island home.

01/05/2011

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