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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

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Commack Woman Burned When Clothes Catch Fire From Gas Vapors

The woman’s clothes caught fire when gas vapors emanating from a gas can were ignited by a nearby candle, police said.

11/05/2012

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Long Island Man Spent Five Months Growing Massive, Award-Winning Pumpkin

A big pumpkin sitting on Scott Armstrong’s front yard in Commack recently took the top prize at the annual “Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off” in Westbury. The massive pumpkin tipped the scales at 12,079 lbs making it the heaviest pumpkin ever grown on Long Island.

10/14/2012

Robert Sanfilippo (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Baseball Coach Accused Of Stalking His Rival’s Family, Sending Threatening Messages

Police said that 45-year-old Robert Sanfilippo, who manages a team of 10- and 11-year-old boys, was arrested on charges of stalking and aggravated harassment. He appeared in court on Saturday for arraignment.

09/22/2012

Christine Georghakis (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Long Island Landlord Accused Of Burglarizing Tenant’s Apartment

The 45-year-old has been charged with burglary and is being held on $5,000 bond.

09/04/2012

Marion Carll Farm - Commack, NY (file / credit: Facebook)

Family Wants Land Back From Commack After School District Doesn’t Develop It

Carll deeded the land so it could be used for a historical museum and educational farm, but that never happened.

04/24/2012

Police remove the body of a man whose remains were found in a wooded area in Commack on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: LIPA Worker Finds Man’s Body In Wooded Area In Commack

Police said a Long Island Power Authority worker who was cutting trees near the Indian Head Forest Condo Complex found the remains around 8 a.m.

03/20/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Teen Struck, Killed After Running Out Of Gas On Long Island Expressway

Police said 19-year-old Aaron Thomas had left his car parked in the safety zone of the expressway to buy gas on Commack Road and was struck while returning to his vehicle.

03/05/2012

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