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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on a possible freeze in benefits due to government shutdown, Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS News)

Pressure Grows For Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki To Resign

Republicans lined up on Capitol Hill Thursday, hoping to push out Shinseki.

05/29/2014

William Wahl (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police Nab Alleged Purse Snatcher In Northport

William Wahl, of Levittown, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree assault, and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

05/07/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police: Man Went On Vehicle Theft, Bank Robbery Spree On Long Island

Suffolk County police on Saturday were holding a man who was caught in Buffalo, after he allegedly stole three vehicles and robbed two banks in a period of five days.

09/21/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file/credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Long Island Man Arrested For Boating While Intoxicated

William Tabert, 52, was operating a 21-foot Malibu motorboat when it struck a 50-foot sailboat that was moored and carrying a family of four.

05/05/2013

Hurricane Preps

Gov. Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency With Hurricane Sandy On Her Way

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency “in every county in the state” and activated the emergency crews to monitor Sandy as it worked its way north.

10/27/2012

Manhole (credit: CBS 2)

Manhole Covers Being Stolen In Town Of Huntington Leaving Residents On Alert

The town has had to replace about 20 of the cast-iron covers at $400 a piece in the past two months.

08/09/2012

John Pappias (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Suffolk County Police Arrest Northport Man In Fatal Hit-And-Run

John Pappias is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on January 15.

01/14/2012

A woman is vaccinated against whooping cough (file / credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Whooping Cough Outbreak Spreads On Long Island; More Than 200 Cases Reported

An alarming rise in a potentially fatal bacterial infection known as whooping cough has prompted a warning from the Suffolk County Health Department.

11/29/2011

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Police: Teen Sexually Assaulted, Robbed At Northport LIRR Station

Police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed and sexually assaulted a 16-year-old boy at a Long Island Rail Road station.

09/01/2011

Image of Northport bank robbery suspect (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Police Looking For Northport Bank Robbery Suspect

Police say a man walked into a Chase Bank with a handgun, walked up to a teller and demanded money.

07/27/2011

Opening Day at the VA Clinic - Riverhead, NY - Jun 3, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Veterans Affairs Clinic Opens In Riverhead

A new clinic will make it much easier for veterans on the east end of Long Island to get medical care.

06/03/2011

Prescription drug bottles - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Northport Launches ‘Operation Medicine Cabinet’ For People To Discard Unused Medication

There is a drop box outside the village hall where anyone can leave their unused prescription drugs – no questions asked.

04/26/2011