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Louisa Givens, 21, is accused of starving her children. Her baby son died of malnutrition, the Suffolk ME determined. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Long Island Mom Gets Time Served In Child-Starvation Death

Louisa Givens, of Lake Ronkonkoma, was sentenced to time served plus five years of probation by a Suffolk County judge on Wednesday.

09/03/2014

Crews search for missing kayaker in Lake Ronkonkoma. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Body Of Missing LI Kayaker Found In Lake Ronkonkoma

With assistance from New York State Police troopers, officers recovered the body at approximately 12 p.m. Saturday.

08/23/2014

Search continues for missing kayaker in Lake Ronkonkoma on Aug. 19, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Search Continues For Missing Kayaker In Lake Ronkonkoma

Searchers are now using police dogs and a sophisticated underwater camera to try to locate 40-year-old Kevin Conley, who disappeared in Lake Ronkonkoma last Thursday.

08/19/2014

Crews search for missing kayaker in Lake Ronkonkoma. (credit: CBS 2)

Father Of Kayaker Missing In Lake Ronkonkoma Says Son Was Dying Of Huntington’s Disease

The father of a kayaker reported missing in Lake Ronkonkoma said his son was dying from Huntington’s disease at the time of his disappearance.

08/16/2014

Crews search for missing kayaker in Lake Ronkonkoma. (credit: CBS 2)

Search For Missing Kayaker In Lake Ronkonkoma Resumes

The man went out in his kayak around 3 p.m. Thursday and someone saw the boat tip over, but the man never resurfaced, officials said.

08/15/2014

Swimmer missing on Lake Ronkonkoma (CHopper 2)

Crews Search For Missing Kayaker In Lake Ronkonkoma

Police launched a search Thursday afternoon for a man in Lake Ronkonkoma on Long Island, who reportedly tipped over in his kayak and never resurfaced.

08/14/2014

The door of a TD Bank branch. (credit: Getty Images)

Police Search For Lake Ronkonkoma Bank Robber

Suffolk County police are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Lake Ronkonkoma on Tuesday.

01/21/2014

Bavarian Inn Demolition

Demolition Begins On Long-Decaying Bavarian Inn On Lake Ronkonkoma

Demolition has begun for an eyesore on Long Island that had become a haven for gangs and the homeless, but what comes next for the former Bavarian Inn?

09/23/2013

Lake Ronkonkoma is closed to swimmers due to elevated levels of bacteria, August 6, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Lake Ronkonkoma Back Open After High Bacteria Levels Drop

The blue-green algae bloom carries the same lake bacteria that killed a dog in the Hamptons last year.

08/06/2013

A temporary garden in Lake Ronkonkoma for Emily O'Connor (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Road Crews Destroy L.I. Garden Dedicated To Girl With Terminal Illness

The state Department of Transportation has issued an apology to a Long Island family after a memorial garden dedicated to an 8-year-old girl with a terminal illness was destroyed by construction crews on Friday.

08/06/2013

The once popular Bavarian inn has become an eyesore. (Credit CBS 2)

Lake Ronkonkoma Residents Call Abandoned Restaurant A Dangerous Eyesore

An inn and restaurant that once stood as a landmark and beacon for Long Island families has become a frustrating eyesore for residents of Lake Ronkonkoma.

06/27/2013

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.

03/24/2013

Students in Smithtown return to school after the blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

Smithtown Students Return To School On Regular Schedule After Snowy Mess

On Tuesday, as schools reopened, many still want to know what went wrong after a scramble to clear campuses of a snowy mess.

02/12/2013

Sgt. Ryan Donnelly and his wife, army veteran Tina McGory. (credit: CBS 2)

Community Effort Helps L.I. War Veteran, Who Lost Leg In Iraq, Buy New Home

For Marine Corps Sgt. Ryan Donnelly and his fiance, Army veteran Tina McGory, Thursday meant independence and the American dream.

11/29/2012

Lt. Nappi's funeral (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi Remembered At Funeral In Lake Ronkonkoma

Sadness was over The Church of Saint Elizabeth in Lake Ronkonkoma, Long Island as the flag-draped coffin of FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi was brought into the church.

04/21/2012

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