Centereach

car damaged in Centereach on Dec. 20, 2014 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Centereach Residents Stunned After 18 Cars Vandalized

Some residents said they have glass coverage, but many do not and will now have to shell out hundreds of dollars to fix the damage.

12/20/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Crash On Long Island

A two-car crash on Long Island has left one person dead and two others injured.

10/25/2014

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L.I. Elementary Students Learn Math, Science From Unlikely Tutor

The students at Jericho Elementary School couldn’t stop laughing and applauding the robot show at their school on Wednesday, which even included a demonstration in Tai Chi.

09/03/2014

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Long Island Little League Plagued By Rash Of Equipment Thefts

The items are worth nearly $10,000 but so far only one golf cart has been recovered. The carts are used to move equipment for the 800 young people who participate in the league.

04/19/2014

LI hit-and-run accident victim Steven Acquaviva calls on driver to turn himself in. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Hit-And-Run Accident Victim Calls On Driver To ‘Man Up To What He Did’

Police said the driver of the pickup got out to put a blanket over Steven Acquaviva and then drove off.

04/17/2014

James Matthias

Police: Long Island Man Faked Hit-And-Run Accident, Filed False Report

Police on in Suffolk County arrested a man Thursday, for allegedly making up a story about being involved in a hit-and-run crash.

01/30/2014

John Walsh of Centereach holding his summons to appear in court for harassment and menacing - April 4, 2013 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Man Says He Was Bruised When Cops Forced Him From His Home After Dispute With Neighbor

An elderly man on Long Island said he was bruised and forced to leave his house in his pajamas when was arrested for having a fight with is neighbor.

04/04/2013

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D.A.: Suffolk Man Charged After Arsenal Found In Home Near School

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announced the seizure of more than 300 guns and ammunition from a home in Centereach.

03/21/2013

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gillibrand Appeals For Low-Income Energy Assistance

The funding being sought by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand would help improve energy efficiency in the homes of needy families.

01/08/2013

Sandy damage in Franklin Square, Long Island (credit: Michael Salerno)

Long Island Man Killed While Cutting Trees Damaged By Sandy

A Centereach, Long Island, man died Tuesday morning, cutting trees in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

11/06/2012

Matthew DelPesce is accused of pretending to be a doctor to get himself prescription drugs. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney)

L.I. Man Allegedly Posed As Doctor To Prescribe Himself Potent Painkillers

District Attorney Thomas Spota said Matthew DelPesce managed to get ahold of oxycodone and other drugs from five pharmacies in April and May.

09/25/2012

Laurie Phillips (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Selden Woman Charged With DWI After Crashing Into Cop Car

Laurie Phillips, 47, was driving westbound on Route 25 in Centereach around 9:35 p.m. when she rear-ended Officer Andrew DeRose’s car which was stopped at a red light, police said.

06/27/2012

Jennifer O'Leary (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Woman Accused Of Stealing Shoppers’ Pocketbooks In Supermarkets

Jennifer O’Leary, 25, of Stony Brook, was arrested Thursday after police said she stole a pocketbook belonging to a 77-year-old woman who was shopping at Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace on Route 112.

06/15/2012

Daniel and Cory Amarosa (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Identical Twin Brothers Accused Of Robbing 2 Long Island Banks

Identical twin brothers were behind bars Thursday night on Long Island, charged in a brazen bank robbery spree. At first police thought the same suspect was robbing and driving the getaway car, until they caught the twins together.

05/31/2012

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Police: Driver In Deadly Crash That Killed Centereach Man Under Influence Of Drugs

Imran Rehman, 20, was driving on Smith Lane and about to turn onto Middle Country Road when he was hit on the driver’s side by an Audi being driven by 37-year-old Debra Pendzick, police said.

05/29/2012

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