Railroad tracks near Hubbard Avenue in Riverhead where officials say three dead chickens were found as part of a possible ritualistic killing. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA: Possible Ritualistic Killing After 3 Dead Chickens Found In Riverhead

Three chickens were found with their heads cut off and partially plucked inside plastic bags on the railroad tracks near Hubbard Avenue in Riverhead, Chief Roy Gross said.


The remains of three goats were found at a preserve in Riverhead. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk SPCA To Distribute Flyers Amid Uptick In Apparent Ritualistic Animal Sacrifices

Suffolk SPCA Chief Roy Gross said the flyers will contain information on how to report this type of crime.


Wounded Iraq War veteran Sam Cila and his service dog, Gillian. (Credit: CBS2)

Wounded L.I. Veteran Commemorates Harrowing Anniversary On July 4, Plows Ahead

This Fourth of July weekend holds special meeting for a Long Island veteran, who was observing the tenth anniversary of injuries that nearly killed him in Iraq.


Many residents have come out against plans for gasoline tanks at the United Riverhead Terminal oil storage facility. (Credit: CBS2)

Catsimatidis: Gasoline Tanks At Riverhead Oil Terminal Will Provide Jobs, Other Benefits

A David and Goliath fight of sorts continues to heat up on Long Island – with a small country community pitted against big-city money.


FILE -- Businessman John Catsimatidis owns United Riverhead Terminal Inc.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Riverhead Residents Fight Oil Terminal Expansion Plan

United Riverhead Terminal Inc. says the expansion in the Northville section of Riverhead will bring more jobs and cheaper gas prices.


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.


FILE -- A snowplow (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

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.