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Some Kings Park residents are furious since bow-hunters have been allowed to hunt for deer closer to their homes. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Neighbors Furious After Kings Park Allows Bow-Hunting Near Homes

Residents are upset that bow-hunting is being allowed closer to homes inside a recently-renovated nature trail in Kings Park, Long Island.

10/02/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Alleged Bank Robber, Alleged Getaway Driver Arrested On Long Island

Suffolk County police arrested a Kings Park man on Monday, on allegations that he robbed seven banks in a period of just over two weeks.

06/09/2014

Swastika spray painted on playground equipment in Kings Park (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Long Island Park Vandalism Investigated As Hate Crime

A swastika, pentagram, upside down cross and other graffiti were spray painted on playground equipment at San Remo Community Park in Kings Park between 5 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday, police said.

03/20/2014

Ralph J. Osgood Intermediate School Choir sings altered version of Silent Night (YouTube)

Some Parents Upset After L.I. School Removes Religious References From ‘Silent Night’

Kings Park schools officials removed several religious references, including “Holy infant” and “Christ the Savior,” from the popular Christmas carol before a student concert last week.

12/19/2013

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

A motorcycle sits in front of a New York City home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Motorcyclist Hurt In Crash With Car In Suffolk County

A man was seriously injured when Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle struck a vehicle with two 82-year-old sisters inside in Kings Park, Long Island.

08/04/2013

Home of Charles Richie on 21 Heather Drive in the Kings Park section of Smithtown, Long Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Smithtown Votes To Clean Up Homeowner’s Junk-Filled Property

Charles Richie’s property at 21 Heather Drive in the quaint Kings Park community is littered with piles of scrap metal, wood, paper goods, broken electronics, tools and broken furniture.

02/06/2013

Home of Charles Richie on 21 Heather Drive in the Kings Park section of Smithtown, Long Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Smithtown Considers Forcing Resident To Clean Up Property

Charles Richie’s property at 21 Heather Drive in the quaint Kings Park community is littered with piles of scrap metal, wood, and broken furniture.

02/05/2013

Kings Park Psychiatric Center Demolition (credit: CBS 2)

Demolition Of Former Psychiatric Facility Begins On Long Island

The former Kings Park Psychiatric Center is located on hundreds of acres overlooking the Long Island Sound. But the facility closed in 1996 and the site has remained untouched since.

08/13/2012

Joggers on the boardwalk at Sunken Meadow State Park - Kings Park, NY - Apr 16, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Basking Ridge, N.J. Hits 95 Degrees April 16; Unusually Warm Weather Brings Red Flag Brush Fire Warnings

The heat is on in the Big Apple. Temperatures are expected to be about 25 degrees above normal, making it feel like July.

04/16/2012

Kings Park eyesore

Kings Park Eyesore Has Residents Looking For Relief From Someone, Anyone

Residents in one Long Island community are at their wits end trying to get an eyesore cleaned up. They it’s been impossible to get any action from the property owner, because he’s “up the river.”

02/14/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Teen Cyclist Hospitalized After Crash With Truck In Suffolk County

The bicyclist, Jonathan Tully, 16, was admitted to Stony Brook University Medical Center in stable but guarded condition.

12/18/2011

Crime Scene Generic

Woman Raped At Nissequogue River State Park On Long Island

Although officers searched the grounds and used a helicopter in the air, the suspect was not found.

04/06/2011

A deer is seen at the Fort Lee Historic Park - Fort Lee, NJ - Dec 31, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Deer Slams Into Window Of L.I. Home

The boy’s grandmother, Nancy Vasquez of Kings Park, said she heard a “blast” and thought it was a gunshot.

11/01/2010