Lt. Michael Murphy

U.S. Navy veteran Shafqat Wasi and his family are joined by Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and other local leaders for the dedication of their new house in Hicksville. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Navy Vet, Family Honored With House Built By Other Veterans

A deserving serviceman and his family were handed the keys to their new home Monday. It is a subsidized house, built over the last five months by other veterans working in their spare time.

11/10/2014

The USS Michael Murphy (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Navy Ship USS Michael Murphy Arrives In Hawaii

The USS Michael Murphy, which was commissioned in October, was greeted by hundreds of people, including 30 Navy SEALs, hula dancers and a brass band, as it arrived in Pearl Harbor Wednesday.

11/23/2012

The USS Michael Murphy (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Newest Navy Destroyer Pays Tribute To SEAL From Long Island

The USS Michael Murphy, a 510-foot destroyer, is being commissioned this weekend in New York City for a Long Island native and Navy lieutenant who became the first American awarded the Medal of Honor during the Afghanistan War when he was killed along with two fellow SEALs during an ambush in 2005.

10/04/2012

SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy

L.I. Town To Present Award Posthumously To Navy SEAL Killed In Afghanistan

A Long Island town will honor a Navy SEAL killed in a 2005 firefight in Afghanistan on Thursday by presenting the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award to his family.

01/26/2012

(credit: Suffolk County PD)

4 Middle Island Teens Accused Of Tampering With Fire Hydrants

Suffolk County water officials said the typical hydrants can release more than 2,000 gallons of water per minute. Some hydrants remained open for hours causing flooding on roads and properties.

12/13/2011

SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy, (L) from Patchogue, New York and Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Matthew G. Axelson of Cupertino, California sit in Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Fallen Navy SEAL From L.I. Honored With Warship

The mother of a Navy SEAL killed in a firefight in Afghanistan christened a warship bearing her son’s name on Saturday.

05/07/2011