Deer Park

Matthew Valentino, Tikret Cekic, Tomas Palacios (L-R) mug shots.  They were among 7 people arrested following reports of motorcyclists and ATV operators driving recklessly. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Police Put Brakes On Motorcycle, ATV Riders Allegedly Driving Recklessly

The crackdown on reckless motorcycle drivers continued over the weekend on Long Island.

10/28/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

7 Bikers Arrested, Dozens Ticketed On Long Island

Seven motorcyclists were arrested on reckless driving charges in Suffolk County Sunday, and dozens more were cited.

10/27/2013

Richard Dombroff

Man Charged With Robbing Same Pharmacy Twice On Long Island

A Long Island man was arrested Monday for robbing the same CVS pharmacy twice in Deer Park.

10/21/2013

A police-involved shooting is investigated at a Deer Park apartment complex on Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Man In Deer Park

The shooting victim’s father called police saying his son was not taking his medication and was threatening him, said Suffolk County Police Lt. Jack Fitzpatrick.

10/09/2013

Michael Asseng (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. School Bus Driver Arrested For DWI Says He Was Sick, Not Drunk

Michael Asseng, 48, said he passed three Breathalyzer tests, but was arrested for DWI and taken to a police precinct when he said he should have been rushed to a hospital.

08/09/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

LIRR Ronkonkoma Service Restored After Train Strikes Man On Tracks

The incident occurred at a grade-level crossing on the Brentwood-North Bay Shore border east of Deer Park around 5:45 a.m. Friday.

08/09/2013

A missing poster for Robert Mayer. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Family, Friends Searching For Missing Dix Hills Man

Family and friends searched the woods Friday morning near the Deer Park train station where Robert Mayer’s 2004 red Pontiac was found.

06/28/2013

Home Depot (credit: CBS 2)

Ransom Calls Heard At Trial Of Alleged L.I. Home Depot Extortion Plotter

Daniel Sheehan could face the rest of his life behind bars for planting a dud bomb at a Long Island store.

06/12/2013

The Home Depot

L.I. Man Faces Trial In Alleged Home Depot Bomb Plot

Federal prosecutors say Daniel Sheehan of Deer Park sent an anonymous letter to the manager of a Home Depot store in Huntington last October. The letter said a bomb had been planted there.

06/10/2013

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

2 Men Killed, Woman And Child Injured In Suffolk County Crash

Suffolk County police on Saturday were investigating a head-on crash that left two man dead, and a woman and child critically injured, in Deer Park.

05/11/2013

James Lovret has been charged with three counts of second degree burglary. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Deer Park Man Charged With Three Counts Of Burglary

When officers canvassed the area near a weekend burglary, they came upon James Lovret, 30, and charged him with second degree burglary, police announced.

04/29/2013

Cathleen Wild walked after a plea deal Tuesday. Two years ago, she slammed into three teenagers on Long Island while high on heroin. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Who Slammed Into Teens While On Heroin Walks After Plea Deal

Victims were in tears inside a packed Suffolk County courtroom Tuesday, as the drugged driver who struck three teenagers back in 2011 worked out a controversial plea deal.

02/26/2013

Robert Frost Middle School (credit: CBS 2)

Deer Park On Alert After Reports Of Cars Following Students

Parents are being advised to remind students about the dangers of speaking to strangers in cars.

02/19/2013

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Free Thanksgiving Meals Available On Long Island For Sandy’s Victims

Across Long Island, free Thanksgiving meals are available for those who no longer have homes.

11/21/2012

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Feds: Deer Park Man Charged In Home Depot Bomb, Extortion Plot

A Home Depot employee has been arrested on charges he tried to extort $2 million from the company by planting a bomb at a Long Island store, prosecutors said Thursday.

11/08/2012

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