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Several federal agencies use the firing range in Islip, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Islip Firing Range Target Of Neighbors’ Criticism

The town of Islip has contracted with federal law enforcement, and residents say the blasts of high-powered rifles lasts from sunrise to sunset seven days a week, an assault on their ears.

09/16/2014

Money (credit: ClipArt)

Syosset Man Pleads Guilty To Running $30M Ponzi Scheme

Eric Aronson told a federal judge in Central Islip Friday he knew what he was doing was wrong.

09/13/2014

Police are looking for the driver of this minivan that police said was involved in a hit-and-run in Central Islip on Aug. 17, 2014. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Police Release Photo Of Minivan Involved In Hit-And-Run

Suffolk County police have released a surveillance image of a dark-colored minivan they said was involved in a hit-and-run last month in Central Islip.

09/03/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police Seek Suspect In Central Islip Hit-Run That Injured Pedestrian

According to authorities, 25-year-old Edgar Abrego was crossing Carleton Avenue at Brightside Avenue around 9:25 p.m. when he was struck by a car heading northbound.

08/18/2014

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

Melissa Weiner, 31, is charged with leaving her 6-year-old son home alone for 16 hours in Port Jefferson, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Mom Who Allegedly Left Son Home Alone Says It Was All An Accident

A Long Island mother accused of leaving her young child alone at home all night so she could go on a date was in court Monday to plead her case.

06/24/2014

Judy Testut

L.I. Woman Says Gas Meter May Be To Blame For Outrageous Incorrect Bills

A Long Island woman’s battle with her power company has been heating up, as her bills have gone from $150 to over $3,000 a month.

06/16/2014

Reginald Bonelli (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Man Arrested For Stabbing Man With Broken Beer Bottle

Police said Reginald Bonelli, 29, got into a fight with a 23-year-old man at a mutual friend’s house on Powell Avenue in Central Islip around 1 a.m. Monday.

06/16/2014

Michael Ferruzzo

Man Accused Of Driving Van Through Wall Of House In Central Islip

Police on Long Island arrested a man Thursday, for allegedly driving a car into a house in Central Islip the night before.

06/13/2014

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Indicts L.I. Nursing Home Employees In Connection With Patient’s Death

A grand jury has indicted at least six employees of a Long Island nursing home in connection with the death of a 72-year-old patient.

05/31/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Suffolk County Police Arrest 10 In Overnight DWI Saturation Patrol

Suffolk County police arrested 10 people for driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired by drugs, during an overnight saturation patrol in Patchogue and Holbrook.

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

Harry Tommy Patrick (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Long Island Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

According to Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA, Harry Tommy Patrick, of Central Islip, was arrested and charged with eight counts of animal cruelty.

05/07/2014

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

LI Doctor Accused Of Supplying Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions Pleads Guilty

Dr. Eric Jacobson faces 7 to 9 years in prison under a plea deal for illegally prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers to scores of patients. If convicted at trial, he could have been sentenced to 20+ years in prison.

05/05/2014

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