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Long Island Carnival Worker Killed After Being Hit By Ride

A carnival worker in Brentwood was killed Saturday night after he was struck by one of the rides. The accident happened at the crowded Feast of Mother Cabrini Festival.


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Pit Bull Puppy Tossed From Car On Long Island Released From Veterinary Hospital

Joey the pit bull has been released from the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island in West Islip. When the three-month-old puppy was first brought in three weeks ago, he had a broken neck and was in critical condition.


A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Two Men Killed In Unrelated Shootings On Long Island

Police say guests at two parties for teenagers have been killed in unrelated shootings on Long Island this weekend.


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Second Person In Brentwood House Explosion Dies

Patricia Salegna-Maqueda died Tuesday night at Stony Brook University Medical Center, police said.


Joey the pit bull (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Reward Grows In Case Of Pit Bull Puppy Tossed Out Of Moving Car In Brentwood

The 3-month-old pup named Joey was found in a black plastic bag at the closed Pilgrim Psychiatric Center near the Sagtikos Parkway in Brentwood Saturday afternoon.


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Was Propane To Blame For Brentwood Blast? Investigators Searching For Source

Investigators continued probing the matchstick-like rubble that was a home, until it was blown to smithereens on Tuesday, killing a toddler and injuring six adults inside.


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House Leveled, Baby Killed, Many Injured In Brentwood Explosion

A family of three, including an 18-month-old baby, were inside the home as well as a plumber, insurance inspector and real estate agent at the time of the explosion. The baby was confirmed dead by authorities.


Joey the pit bull (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Police: Pit Bull Puppy Tossed Out Of Moving Car In Brentwood

Joey suffered a broken neck and had bite wounds on his neck, indicating that he may have been used as bait to train other dogs to fight, Roy Gross, chief of the Suffolk County SPCA said.


Jose Escobar in court - Riverhead, NY - Aug 1, 2012 (credit: Newsday / Pool)

DA: 10-Month-Old In L.I. DWI Crash Dies; Dad Faces New Charges

Jose Escobar never looked up once as he sat in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on Wednesday. He faces up to 25 years in prison.



Brentwood Teen Accused Of Aiming Green Laser At Police Helicopter

Charges may soon be lodged against a Long Island teen accused of aiming a laser into the cockpit of a police helicopter. And now the FBI wants to know if the youth has pulled the dangerous stunt before.


2010 Puerto Rican / Hispanic Day Parade - Brentwood, NY (credit: Oquendo / Flickr)

Budget Woes Nix Brentwood Puerto Rican Day Parade

The bright colors of Hispanic heritage will not line 5th Avenue in Brentwood this June, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.


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Brentwood Man Gets Time Served, Probation After Pleading Guilty To Smothering Mother

Juan Gonzalez was sentenced to six months time served and five years’ probation after admitting that he smothered his 98-year-old mother, Teresa Astete, last June.


A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Suffolk County Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver

Police on Long Island are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver after his car had broken down.


Police investigating after a body was found in Manorville Hills County Park on Thursday, March 22, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Police: Body Found In Woods At Manorville Hills County Park

A woman’s body found by a jogger in Manorville appears to have been in the wooded area for “at least a week,” Suffolk County police said today.


Brandon Guzman and Israel Rubio (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Three Arrested For Brentwood, Deer Park Vandalism

Police say that, over a six-week period, three people were making a mess, vandalizing fences and spray painting commercial property in both Deer Park and Brentwood.