Lake Grove

Eugene Auer Elementary School Playground Fire

Arson Squad Investigating Fire That Damaged Long Island Playground

Local parents suspect it was likely teens hanging around the playground who are responsible.


FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Truck Driver Caught Naked And Waving Machete In L.I. Parking Lot

A man was arrested on Long Island Monday, after police claimed he was seen going around naked threatening people with a machete in a Costco parking lot.


The Cox family, of Lake Grove (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Family Recovering After Carbon Monoxide Scare

The Cox family rushed to Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.


An ATM was stolen from the Macy's at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove, Long Island, after the thieves smashed in with a dump truck, police said. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Thieves Crash Dump Truck Into Long Island Macy’s, Steal ATM Machine

Police said thieves used a dump truck to crash into a Macy’s on Long Island early Tuesday, before making off with an ATM.


Suffolk County Police are trying to figure out who stole flags from Civil War graves and damaged property at a cemetery in Lake Grove. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Flags Stolen From Civil War Graves At Long Island Cemetery

Suffolk County Police are trying to figure out who stole flags from Civil War graves and damaged property at a cemetery in Lake Grove.


James A. Tomassi (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: LI Man With 45 License Suspensions, Revocations Arrested Following Crash

Suffolk County police said James A. Tomassi’s license had been suspended or revoked a total of 45 times since 2001.


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Long Island Cop Saves Pets From Burning Home

LAKE GROVE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island police officer ran into a burning house to rescue a cat and then went back in again to save two dogs. Suffolk County police say Officer Eli […]


David Ayala helped two officers save a woman from a burning vehicle. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Good Samaritan Helps Rescue Woman From Burning Vehicle

The incident occurred on Middle Country Road and New Moriches Road in Lake Grove around 5:45 p.m. Thursday.


A patched section of Route 25 in Lake Grove, N.Y. - July 9, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

DOT: High Heat Causes Long Island Roadway To Buckle

State Department of Transportation crews spent most of Monday repairing a stretch of buckled roadway on busy Route 25 at the intersection with Route 347 in Lake Grove.


Thomas Vaughan mug shot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Man Charged With DWI In Fatal Accident

Thomas Vaughan, 59, of Lake Grove has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he hit and killed a pedestrian in Lake Ronkonkoma around 2:30 a.m., police said.


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Suffolk County Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Wanted For Allegedly Harassing 14-Year-Old Girl

Police said two men in a dark-colored four-door Toyota Camry followed a girl from a bus stop in Lake Grove last November and yelled at her to get into the vehicle.


Lake Grove Bank Robbery Surveillance (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Suffolk County Police Search For Bank Robber

Police said a man entered the bank on 2921 Middle Country Road at 10:25 a.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money.


Dominic Tola - Credit: CBS 2

L.I. Man Charged Under Leandra’s Law

Investigators said 34-year old Dominic Tola was stopped by police in Lake Grove for talking on his cell phone.


Photo of Philip Colacioppo/Mona Rivera

PHOTO: Lightning Strikes Twice For Lake Grove Man

A Long Island man was struck by lightning during the intense storms Monday night, and he says it’s not the first time.