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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.