David Decarle, 37, apparently lost control of his motorcycle after hitting a pothole on Reeves Avenue in Riverhead around 4:30 p.m. Monday, police said. (credit: Handout)

L.I. Man Dies After Motorcycle Hits Pothole, Crashes Near His Home

Police on Long Island believe a pothole is to blame for the death of a motorcyclist.


The scene of a multi-car crash in Riverhead on Feb. 15, 2015 (Credit: Grant Parpan/Riverhead News-Review)

Windy Winter Weather Causes 7-Car Crash In Riverhead

Making matters worse, much of the roadways are covered in black ice.


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Police: Bomb Threats Called In To 2 High Schools In Riverhead

Police on Long Island are trying to find out who called in bomb threats to two high schools in Riverhead.


Police in Riverhead credit a 7-year-old child for helping save the life of a man trapped in a fire. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

7-Year-Old Girl Credited With Saving Neighbor After Calling 911 To Report Riverhead Fire

Police in Riverhead credit a 7-year-old child with helping save the life of a man trapped in a fire.


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Riverhead Residents Worried About Plan To Halt Snowplowing On Private Roads

Unless Riverhead residents living on private roads have their streets declared public, they’ll no longer receive town snow-plowing services.


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Police: 2 Slashed In Separate Incidents At Suburban New York Stores

Two people have been slashed in separate incidents at suburban New York stores on Black Friday, but authorities say the crimes were not related to shopping.


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Police: 2 Men Ran Into LI House To Escape Gang-Related Shooting

A woman who lives at a house on Segal Avenue said she heard several shots fired. Then two men ran into her house.


A pile of scrap metal is seen at the Gershow Recycling facility in Riverhead, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Riverhead Residents Not Breathing Easy Over Recycling Plant

A giant scrap metal heap has neighbors in one Long Island town worried about what they’re breathing in.


1 Dead After Small Plane Crashes In Long Island Sound

The Coast Guard said it received a report from another aircraft in the area of a small, white plane in the water about eight miles off Mattituck Inlet.


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Police: 4 Men Beat, Rob Wheelchair-Bound Navy Veteran On Long Island

The victim was attacked from behind around 10:30 p.m. on June 1 near the Long Island Railroad tracks on Maple Avenue after leaving church.


The asparagus crop is coming in late on Long Island following cooler than normal spring (credit: CBS 2)

Frigid Winter, Unseasonably Cool Spring Stunting Local Crops

On Long Island – where early crops are normally going strong this time of year – there are delays that will soon impact prices.


A look inside the Suffolk County Jail in Riverhead, N.Y. (Photo: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: CBS 2 Chronicles A Group Of Teens’ ‘Journey To Jail’

For parents, identifying a teen who needs some tough love can be a tough decision. Some are forcing their kids to stand face to face with hardened criminals, hoping they’ll clean up their act.


Suffolk County DA Tom Spota speaks before a table of heroin glassines seized. Nine people were indicted in the drug ring. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

9 Busted In Premium Heroin Dealing Ring In Riverhead, LI

The heroin glassines allegedly sold by the members of the drug ring were stamped with the word Hollywood, authorities said. The high-grade heroin was sold in Riverhead, Suffolk County DA Tom Spota said.


Sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with an attack at the Tanger Outlet mall. (credit: Suffolk County  Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Wanted In Tanger Outlet Mall Attack

Investigators said the suspect attacked a 67-year-old woman inside a women’s public restroom at the Tanger Outlet Mall in Riverhead around noon Tuesday.


Riverhead Tanger Outlet Mall (credit: CBS 2)

Shoppers On Edge Following Broad Daylight Attack In Suffolk Outlet Mall Bathroom

Investigators said the suspect was hiding inside the women’s public bathroom waiting for his victim at 12 noon on Tuesday at the Tanger Outlet Mall in Riverhead.