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Andy Gayot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Man Holds Teen, Woman Captive, Forces Them Into Prostitution

On Tuesday, police searched 35-year-old Andy Gayot’s home in Lindenhurst where they said they found the 15-year-old girl and 21-year-old woman. Police said the teen was a runaway.

02/26/2014

7-11 store (file/credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for 7-Eleven)

Man Charged With Stealing Leukemia Research Donation Jar From Long Island 7-Eleven

A man has been arrested and charged with stealing a donation jar for leukemia research from a 7-Eleven store on Long Island.

02/13/2014

7-11 store (file/credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for 7-Eleven)

Leukemia Research Donation Jar Swiped From Long Island 7-Eleven

A donation jar for cancer research was stolen from the counter of a 7-Eleven in Lindenhurst, Long Island.

02/07/2014

6AM. Venetian Blvd and Shore Place - March 7, 2013 (credit: Eileen Lehpamer / 1010 WINS)

LI Officials Launch Pilot Program To Prevent South Shore Flooding

Residents contend saltwater from the Great South Bay creeps up driveways, corroding cars and damaging yards and foundations whenever they get substantial rain.

01/14/2014

FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, LI where so many homes are still unlivable, Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Progress Continues On Long Island One Year After Superstorm Sandy

Evidence of Sandy’s wrath still remains in communities across Long Island. Nearly 100,000 buildings were destroyed in the storm, causing more than $8 billion in damage. Parts of the Long Island Rail Road were washed away and permanent repairs won’t be finished for another five years.

10/29/2013

Lindenhurst Repairs

Struggle Continues In Lindenhurst A Year After Sandy

One day short of a year after Superstorm Sandy, lives remain uprooted and a long journey remains before normal life resumes in Lindenhurst, Long Island.

10/28/2013

Superstorm Sandy Damage In Lindenhurst Dec. 19, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Most L.I. Homeowners Offered Buyouts Rejecting State’s Offer

Only 70 of more than 600 Long Island property owners considered for buyouts are takers, according to the state. All of the buyout offers were made to Suffolk County residents.

10/25/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Shoplifting Suspect Hit By SUV While Fleeing On Long Island

A shoplifting suspect on Long Island was hit by a sport-utility vehicle Wednesday afternoon as he tried to run away, police said.

10/02/2013

Lindenhurst, Long Island Church Thefts

Man Accused Of Stealing Multiple Times From Long Island Church

A Long Island man was accused Saturday of breaking into a church and stealing hundreds of dollars.

09/21/2013

Angelo Genova, Charles Burgio outside Burgio's Lindenhurst home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sandy-Damaged House Being Rebuilt For LI Man Forced To Live In Backyard

Contractor Angelo Genova was childhood friends with Charles Burgio but the two hadn’t been in touch in 32 years until Genova learned about Burgio’s situation.

09/11/2013

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Sandy Victim Lives In Backyard After Federal Aid Runs Out

Chuck Burgio, 53, of Lindenhurst, had been living in hotels for months thanks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but last week the federal money ran out and he was told to pack up and go.

08/13/2013

One World Recycling in Lindenhurst (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Lindenhurst Residents Oppose Recycling Company’s Plan To Triple Production

One World Recycling LLC is asking the state for permission to triple its production from 370 tons to 1,110 tons per day and construct a larger building. Village officials and residents oppose the plan and are asking state officials to deny the request.

08/08/2013

Long Island Flooding

Heavy Rains, Flooding Soak Parts Of Tri-State

A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.

06/10/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, on June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (Photo by NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

Flooding Remains The Big Concern As Andrea Remnants Pound Tri-State Area

Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.

06/07/2013

An emu at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia.  file/credit: Matt King/Getty Images)

L.I. Police: 200-Pound Pet Bird Rescued From Canal

Suffolk County police used ropes Monday to pull the bird, possibly and emu, out of the water in Copiague.

05/27/2013

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