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Generic fire (credit: Clip Art)

2 Brush Fires Break Out In Suffolk County

Two brush fires broke out in Suffolk County Sunday, and firefighters encountered difficulty from the wind as they battled the flames in one blaze.

11/24/2013

Leg. Monica Martinez (Credit: Facebook)

Soon-To-Be Suffolk Legislator Seeks To Keep Job As Principal

Legislator-elect Monica Martinez wants to keep her job as an assistant principal at a Long Island school while she holds public office.

11/21/2013

A sports utility vehicle that became fully engulfed in flames after a crash on the Long Island Expressway. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Man Rescued By Good Samaritan Just Before Car Bursts Into Flames

John Boisseau, 37, of Sound Beach was driving on the Long Island Expressway when he lost control of his vehicle, veered off the road and struck a tree near exit 55 in Brentwood around 2 a.m. Friday, police said.

10/18/2013

Police say a clerk in Brentwood used a machete to chase a robbery suspect out of the store. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Machete-Wielding Clerk Foils Robbery At Brentwood Deli

Police said a man wearing a mask walked into the deli, pulled out a gun and demanded money.

10/07/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police: Two Shot During Altercation Outside Of Central Islip Bar

Detectives in Suffolk County are investigating a shooting that took place in the parking lot of a Central Islip bar on Saturday morning.

09/21/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Officer Shoots, Kills Dog That Attacked In Brentwood, Long Island

A police officer shot and killed a stray dog on Long Island Tuesday, after the dog allegedly attacked him.

08/20/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

L.I. Man Who Had License Revoked Dozens Of Times Arrested

Jaquan Joas, of Copiague, has been charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, resisting arrest, false personation and criminal possession of marijuana.

08/01/2013

"Bear" has been lauded for saving a family from a fire. (Photo: CBS 2)

Dog Credited With Saving L.I. Woman, Grandson From House Fire

A fire on Long Island could have ended in tragedy, as a grandmother and her grandson were sleeping as it broke out.

07/29/2013

St. Anne Roman Catholic Church's disaster relief supplies (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Church Needs New Space To Store Sandy Relief Supplies

St. Anne Roman Catholic Church in Brentwood desperately needs warehouse space to house $200,000 worth of disaster relief supplies that were donated to help victims of the October storm.

07/15/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Long Islanders Rally As Immigration Bill Is Approved By The Senate

Congress is on the cusp of approving historic immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions in the U.S. illegally and spending billions of dollars to secure the border.

06/27/2013

The scene of a fatal crash in Brentwood (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 2 Dead In Brentwood Crash

A mini-van lost control and slammed into a pole before bursting into flames just after midnight Thursday on Grand Boulevard in Brentwood, Suffolk County Police said.

06/27/2013

Joey the pit bull (credit: https://www.facebook.com/vmcli)

Search Continues For Person Who Threw Puppy Out Of Moving Car On L.I.

Joey the pit bull was just three months old when when he was found in a black plastic bag at the closed Pilgrim Psychiatric Center near the Sagtikos Parkway in Brentwood in August.

06/26/2013

Mark Harmon

NCIS Star Mark Harmon: A Real-Life Hero To One California Man

You know Mark Harmon as Special Agent Gibbs in the hit CBS show NCIS, but for one California man, Harmon is a real-life hero.

05/21/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

Service Restored On LIRR Ronkonkoma Branch

The extreme cold is apparently to blame for several incidents on the rails this past week.

01/25/2013

Twitter User @NovusDeum posted this photo of the aftermath of a train striking a car on Long Island on Jan. 22, 2013. (credit: Twitter.com/NovusDeum)

2 Dead After LIRR Work Train Strikes Car At Crossing In Brentwood

The incident took place shortly after 10 a.m. The equipment train, which doesn’t carry passengers, was heading east when it hit the car at the Second Avenue crossing.

01/22/2013

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