Lake Ronkonkoma

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

Police: Children Find Grenade In Water At Long Island Park

Suffolk County police have safely destroyed a grenade that children found at a park in Lake Ronkonkoma.

08/10/2015

Craig Carton (credit: CBS Sports Network)

Boomer & Carton: Kathy Defends Lake Ronkonkoma

After dealing with the disgruntled Kathy, Craig went on to explain why Lake Ronkonkoma is known as the “The Bottomless Lake.”

WFAN–06/30/2015

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

Teen Suffers Brain Injury In LIE Crash

Ryan Brennan was sitting in the back seat of a Nissan GTR when it lost control, struck the center median and crossed over to the right shoulder, where it crashed into the guardrail, police said.

06/23/2015

Highway Patrol Officer Injured In Crash On LIE

Highway Patrol Officer Injured In Crash On LIE

It happened at about 4:45 a.m. Monday near Exit 60 in Lake Ronkonkoma. Eastbound lanes in the area were closed while authorities investigated.

04/27/2015

Dallas Vadala (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Long Island Man Faces DWI Charge After Allegedly Crashing Into Neighbor’s House

Suffolk County police said 20-year-old Dallas Vadala was awaiting arraignment in Central Islip on Sunday.

11/23/2014

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

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