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Ronald Cherry (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Bay Shore Man Charged With DWI In Crash That Injured 2

According to police, Ronald Cherry was driving eastbound on Spur Drive North in Brentwood at around 1:50 a.m. Saturday when he collided head-on with a Toyota Avalon traveling westbound.

08/09/2014

Garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns has been shipped into the town of Brentwood, and one lawmaker wants to know why. (Photo: CBS 2)

Lawmaker Screams Environmental Racism After Hamptons Garbage Shipped To His Town

A Long Island community was upset Monday, outraged that garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns is being held in their town until state officials can figure out how to send it to a landfill out of state.

07/28/2014

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Long Island Man Charged With Assault, Extortion In Alleged Burglary

A Long Island man burglarized a trailer park home while assaulting the resident and extorting money from the victim’s father, police said.

07/27/2014

Dorka Lopez (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Mom Accused Of Helping Daughter In Fight With Another Teen Faces Judge

Dorka Lopez, 41, of Brentwood, said nothing to the judge during her arraignment Friday at First District Court in Central Islip, but through her lawyer proclaimed her innocence.

06/20/2014

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

Police Claim L.I. Woman Helped Daughter In Fight With Another Teen

Police on Long Island arrested a woman Thursday, alleging that she helped her teenage daughter in a fist fight with another girl in a Brentwood Park.

06/19/2014

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said 1,100 truckloads of debris were illegally dumped at Roberto Clemente Park. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials: Cleanup Of Roberto Clemente Park Could Take At Least 6 Months

Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood has been closed since District Attorney Tom Spota announced in May that about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were illegally dumped there.

06/18/2014

Long Island Car Fire Rescue

Father-Daughter Team Rescues Man, 85, From Burning Car On Long Island

Two complete strangers were credited Tuesday with saving a Long Island man’s life, after they pulled him from his burning car.

06/17/2014

Carbon monoxide at this Bay Shore home caused several people to be hospitalized. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Five Hospitalized After Generator Leaks Carbon Monoxide Into Long Island Home

Police say five people are hospitalized after being sickened by carbon monoxide fumes from a generator in a Long Island home.

05/24/2014

Exclusive photos obtained by CBS 2 show more dumping of asbestos and other hazardous materials in a park in Central Islip. (Credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Islip To Test All Parks After More Asbestos Contamination Is Discovered

An investigation has widened into suspected toxic dumping on Long Island, after another public park tested positive for hazardous materials.

05/16/2014

Suffolk County officials say this illegal dump site in Central Islip contains asbestos and possibly other contaminants. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Officials Discover Second Contaminated Dump Site

Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.

05/13/2014

Photos of debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Town Of Islip Readies Lawsuits Over Illegal Dumping In Roberto Clemente Park

Police are standing guard at the gate of the now-closed Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, after Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said about 1,100 truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there.

05/08/2014

Cierra English (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Suffolk County Police Looking For Missing Brentwood Teen

Cierra English, 15, was reported missing by her family on March 23 after she left home the day before and never returned, police said.

05/08/2014

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said 1,100 truckloads of debris were illegally dumped at Roberto Clemente Park. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

DA: Brentwood’s Roberto Clemente Park Closed Over Illegal Dumping

A Long Island park has been closed after about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there, District Attorney Tom Spota said Tuesday.

05/06/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

3 Long Island Teens Accused Of Beating 52-Year-Old Woman

The victim was walking along MacArthur Avenue around 3 p.m. on March 7 when she was assaulted. Police said the suspects punched her in the head and kicked her in the abdomen.

03/18/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police: 3 Busted For Selling Alcohol To Minor In Suffolk County

The suspects were busted while the Suffolk County Police Department’s Third Precinct Crime Section conducted state liquor license inspections at seven locations in Brentwood and Bay Shore, officials said.

03/15/2014

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