Huntington Station

Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School in Huntington Station, LI (credit: Huntington Public Schools)

L.I. School Shuttered Amid Violence Set To Re-Open

The Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School – which specializes in science, technology, engineering and math – will welcome third to fifth graders when the school year begins on Sept. 4.

08/27/2013

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

Police: Pedestrian Killed In L.I. Hit-And-Run

Reinaldo Velasquez-Yanes, 25, was crossing New York Avenue when he was hit by car heading south on New York Avenue, police said.

08/05/2013

L.I. cab driver Thomas Moroughan at court in Central Islip on March 4, 2011 (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Report: New Grand Jury To Investigate 2011 Shooting By Off-Duty Nassau Cops

Officer Anthony DiLeonardo beat, shot and wounded cabbie Thomas Moroughan in Huntington Station two years ago during a roadside dispute, according to an internal affairs investigation.

07/11/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Police: Three Children Struck By SUV In Huntington Station

A 3-year-old girl suffered a lacerated finger, an 11-year-old girl suffered a minor head injury, and 6-year-old boy was hospitalized with a serious head injury, authorities said.

06/22/2013

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Two Arraigned In Fatal Labor Day Hit-And-Run On Long Island

According to prosecutors, Nicole Grammerstorf had her 5-month-old child in the Nissan SUV at the time of the crash. Prosecutors said she then tried to cover up the crash by taking the car to Mark Monserrat’s auto body shop.

04/11/2013

Huntington Station Lotto Machine Smasher

Police Seek Man Who Smashed Lotto Machine At Suffolk County 7-Eleven

Police Sunday night were searching for a man who walked into a 7-Eleven store in Suffolk County and smashed a Lotto machine with his bare fist.

04/07/2013

The Shot Spotter system is tested - Huntington Station, NY - Dec 22, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Hempstead Police Install Shot Spotter System To Catch Criminals

In the village of Hempstead, Mayor Wayne Hall told WCBS reporter Sophia Hall that if people hear gunshots, because of fear, they will likely not come forward.

03/14/2013

Walt Whitman High School (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Student Hospitalized After Intentionally Jumping From L.I. School Window

School officials said the well-liked student was in a third-floor classroom of the science wing and appeared to have jumped through a window. The district superintendent said it happened as classes were changing.

12/13/2012

(credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police Searching For Suspect In Huntington Station Hit-And-Run

The 47-year-old victim was riding his bike on New York Avenue in Huntington Station when he was struck near Pulaski Road around 4:40 a.m. on Aug. 25, police said.

09/11/2012

Manhole (credit: CBS 2)

Manhole Covers Being Stolen In Town Of Huntington Leaving Residents On Alert

The town has had to replace about 20 of the cast-iron covers at $400 a piece in the past two months.

08/09/2012

The Caceres family home - Huntington Station, NY - Jun 7, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Family Struggles To Keep Home After Loved One’s Murder

Geremias Caceres was shot to death in front of his Huntington Station home over two years ago. Now his family is struggling to hold on to the house.

06/07/2012

(credit: Suffolk County Police)

Man Accused Of Selling Bestiality DVDs At Huntington Station Adult Video Store

Officers went to Pure Pleasure on East Jericho Turnpike after receiving several complaints from the community about alleged illegal material at the store.

05/04/2012

(credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Woman Steals Puppy From Huntington Station Pet Store

A woman walked into the store, picked up a white Bichon Frise puppy that was in an open pen, put it in her purse and took off, police said.

04/10/2012

From top left: Mario Rodriguez-Chincilla, Wilmer Velasquez-Cruz, Carlos Velasquez, Edwin Acosta-Martinez and Jonathan Portillo (credit: Handout)

Gang Of 5 Indicted In String Of Violent Suffolk County Armed Robberies

They allegedly wore masks and brandished handguns and knives. On Monday, charges were levied in a string of violent armed robberies on Long Island. Homeowners and store owners said there is relief now that five people have been put behind bars.

03/12/2012

Aaron Tarkin (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Man Arrested, Charged With Driving Drunk With Kids In Car

Investigators say 25-year-old Aaron Tarkin of Huntington Station was stopped while taking a friend’s two children, ages 8 and 5, to lunch.

02/22/2012

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