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A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Suspected Serial Cat Burglar Nabbed By Suffolk County Police

Errol D. Barham Jr., 22, of Copiague, is accused of six burglaries and one attempted break-in in Lindenhurst, District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

07/10/2012

Vitaliy Yershov (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Cops: L.I. Man Attempts To Rob Banks Claiming Daughter Being Held For Ransom

A Long Island man has been arrested after police said he tried to rob two banks by telling an employee he needed cash because his daughter had been kidnapped and was going to be killed.

06/05/2012

Taser stun gun (file / credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Tasered By Suffolk County Cops Says His Arrest Was Unjustified

Authorities said Jay Gonzalez, 21, was tasered three times as they tried to arrest him outside a deli in Copiague. He said he was trying to comply with officers, but police said Gonzalez was agitated and made an obscene gesture.

05/30/2012

Illegal weapons from southern states (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

Suffolk County DA: Illegal Guns Are Coming To Long Island From Southern States

A number of arrests have been made on Long Island for illegal gun possession of late, and one man has been charged with murder. And Suffolk County DA Tom Spota said the guns are coming from the south.

04/12/2012

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

Copiague Teens Struck, Killed By LIRR Train

Ariana Napolitano and Katherine Sanchez, both of Copiague, were fatally struck around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday by a 12-car train which was headed to a rail yard in Babylon.

02/15/2012

George Daw

L.I. Bus Driver George Daw, Fired For Rescuing 3 Detectives, Gets Job Back

The Long Island bus driver who was fired last week after helping three stranded Nassau County detectives during a downpour has been reinstated and will receive back pay.

08/12/2011

Food collected by Island Harvest - File Photo

Long Island Students Spend Vacation Collecting Food

Hundreds of Long Island high school students are spending their winter break at Island Harvest in Uniondale helping to prepare and distribute food for the needy.

02/23/2011

An abandoned industrial site - Copiague, NY - Jan 17, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Is A Long Island Neighborhood Toxic?

Eight years after chemical pollution was discovered in ground water in a Copiague neighborhood, the EPA is testing air quality in and around nearby homes.

01/17/2011

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

NY Man Arrested For Fleeing Police

Suffolk County police said Robert Wilcox of Copiague was driving on Route 109 in West Babylon early Monday morning when police tried to pull him over for a traffic violation.

01/03/2011

(Credit: AP)

19-Year-Old Taxi Driver Shot to Death In Copiague

Suffolk County police say officers responding to a a 911 call about 5:30 p.m. Sunday found the 19-year-old slumped over the steering wheel of the minivan parked on 42nd Street.

12/13/2010

Copiague Man Dies after Motorcycle Crashes Into Building

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist has died after crashing his bike into a building on Long Island.

CBS New York–07/27/2010

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