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A group of children and mothers return to Guatemala on July 22, 2014, after being deported from the United States amidst the humanitarian crisis caused by Central American immigrant children. (Credit: Getty Images)

Plan To Send Immigrant Children To NY Causes Uproar

U.S. cities and towns have been asked to identify facilities where children can be temporarily housed. The federal government will cover the cost of preparing, operating and staffing them.

08/16/2014

Marc Kimmel, left, hugs Christopher Schneider. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Boy, Father Save Neighbors From Burning House

Ten-year-old Christopher Schneider was at his Ulster Court home in Commack on Monday afternoon when he noticed the house next door was on fire.

07/15/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Man, 75, Critically Injured In Commack, L.I. Crash

A man was seriously injured Wednesday in a two-car crash in Commack, Long Island, Suffolk County police said.

06/18/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Alleged Bank Robber, Alleged Getaway Driver Arrested On Long Island

Suffolk County police arrested a Kings Park man on Monday, on allegations that he robbed seven banks in a period of just over two weeks.

06/09/2014

Commack Abandoned Dog

Police Search For Person Who Abandoned Dog Outside L.I. Walmart

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was offering a $2,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to an arrest in the abandonment of a pit bull behind a Wal-Mart.

06/04/2014

Rat spotted in the Jamaica Center subway terminal on Sept. 21, 2011 (

Man Says He Found Rat Tail After Cutting Into Cake From L.I. Grocery Store

The man said that he bought a German apple cake at the King Kullen for his uncle’s 96th birthday, but when the cake was cut open he found a rats tail and mold.

02/22/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Quick Thinking Cop Tracks Down Suspects In Series Of Suffolk County Robberies

Suffolk County police have arrested two men in connection with a series of armed robberies that have taken place over the past week thanks to a quick thinking Nassau County Police Officer.

02/04/2014

Long Island's Largest Pumpkin (credit: Scott Armstrong)

L.I. Man Grows Nearly 1,500-Pound Pumpkin In His Yard

Scott Armstrong said it took him five months to grow the pumpkin in his backyard in Commack.

10/07/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police: Man Went On Vehicle Theft, Bank Robbery Spree On Long Island

Suffolk County police on Saturday were holding a man who was caught in Buffalo, after he allegedly stole three vehicles and robbed two banks in a period of five days.

09/21/2013

Mark Kern, 54, has been charged in connection with allegedly operating a marijuana farm in Commack. (credit: Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety)

LI Man Arrested For Allegedly Growing Pot Farm

Mark Kern, 54, of Kings Park was arrested following the four-month-long Operation Green Thumb.

09/12/2013

Clyde Ricks (credit Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Man Arrested After Two Teens Stabbed In Commack

Twenty-year-old Clyde Ricks was arrested as he attempted to flee the scene and charged with assault, police said.

07/10/2013

Suffolk County Police have issued a Silver Alert for James Young, Jr., 77, of Commack. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Man Found Safe After Silver Alert

A missing elderly man from Suffolk County who suffers from dementia was found safe in New York City Wednesday night.

05/08/2013

Susan Becker is accused of taking her kids on a BB gun shooting spree on Long Island. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Long Island Mom Accused Of Taking Kids On BB Gun Drive-By Shooting Spree

Prosecutors said Susan Becker took her 13 and 15-year-old children on joyrides, arming them with slingshots and soft-air guns and encouraging them to rapid fire BB pellets at parked cars in Islandia, Hauppauge and Commack.

04/23/2013

Susan Becker

Woman Accused Of Taking Kids Around To Fire BB Guns At Car Windows

A Suffolk County woman stood charged Saturday with encouraging her young teenage children to fire a BB gun at car the windows of parked cars.

04/20/2013

Suffolk County Police Officer Patrick Curley (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Off-Duty Suffolk County Cop Killed In Early Morning Crash

Police said Patrick Curley, 40, was driving westbound on Route 25 in his SUV when he crashed into a Winters Brothers garbage truck that was backing out of a business.

01/11/2013

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