Bilingual branch of Bethpage Federal Credit Union - Patchogue, NY - Dec 1, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Bethpage Federal Credit Union Opens Bilingual Branch In Patchogue

It was in Patchogue, Long Island where, sadly, in 2008, Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero was murdered.


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Man In Critical Condition After Being Shot Outside LI Bar

A man remains in critical condition after being shot early Thursday morning outside a Long Island bar.


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L.I. Brothers Arrested Again For Chimney Scam Of Elderly Woman

Two brothers from Long Island had just paid for one crime when, only hous later, they were charged with another.


A makeshift memorial at Haven Drugs - Medford, NY - Jun 22, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Fundraiser Being Held In Memory Of Murdered Long Island Pharmacist

Friends and family are using the memory of a Long Island pharmacist murdered in June to raise money for students at his alma mater.


A tree is removed from a house - Patchogue, NY - Aug 19, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Tree Falls Onto Long Island Home During Flash Storm

Thursday night’s thunder, lightning, and harsh winds were too much for a large tree outside a home on North Summit Drive in Patchogue, Long Island.


This seagull was seen wandering on The Long Wharf in Sag Harbor with a dart that was apparently fired from a gun. The dart pierced the Seagulls head from front to back. (credit: Doug Kuntz/Suffolk County SPCA)

Seagulls Impaled With Dart, Arrow In Suffolk County; Reward Offered For Arrest

In what seems to be a rash of attacks against wildlife in Suffolk County, officials say two more seagulls have been injured, one from an arrow and another from a blow dart.


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.


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Police Look For Driver In Fatal L.I. Crash

A pedestrian was killed Friday night After being struck by a car, shortly after 9 p.m. in Suffolk County.


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Prosecutors: Clerk In LI Village Stole $193,000

An account clerk for the village of Patchogue faces charges that she embezzled $193,000 from the municipality.


Rep. Tim Bishop (File/Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Allstate)

Rep. Bishop Says Community Meeting Will Go On As Planned

Congressman Bishop says a planned meeting next weekend with constituents will proceed despite the shooting of Arizona Rep. Giffords.


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Police Confirm Body Found Is Missing L.I. Mom

After specially trained police dogs searched through the woods for 31-year-old Nicole Tessa, police confirmed late Tuesday they have found the body of the Patchogue woman.


Hate crime victim Marcelo Lucero. (Handout)

L.I. Hate Crime Victim’s Estate Files Civil Rights Suit

The suit filed Monday claims local police and elected officials allowed an atmosphere of violence against Hispanics until it culminated in the death of Marcelo Lucero.


Jeffrey Conroy, 19, seen to the left, was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crim on Monday, April 19, 2010. His victim, Marcelo Lucero, to the right, was an Ecuadorean Immigrant living in Patchogue. (credit: 1010 WINS)

Last Teen Sentenced In L.I. Hate Crime Killing

Marcelo Lucero was stabbed in a confrontation near the Patchogue, N.Y., train station. The killing focused national immigration debate on Long Island.


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LI Man Charged With DWI After Early Morning Crash

Suffolk County police arrested a Long Island man after a two-car crash that left a Patchogue man critically injured at about 5:50 a.m. Sunday.


Ramona Jiminez in the hospital in Nov. 2008. (Family Handout)

Family: Grandma Wrongly Diagnosed With Cancer

Ramona Jiminez, 85, formerly of Patchogue, is now preparing a multi-million dollar malpractice lawsuit against Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in Bayshore.