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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.

10/31/2013

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.

10/30/2013

Kittens.

Reward Up To $5,200 In Riverhead Kitten Killings

The reward has risen to $5,200 for an arrest and conviction in connection with the slaying of four kittens whose bodies were found at a brake shop on Long Island.

10/13/2013

(credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

600 Pumpkins Stolen From Long Island Farm

Police this weekend were searching for the suspects who stole hundreds of pumpkins from a farm on Long Island.

10/05/2013

Suffolk County SPCA Badge (credit: Facebook/Suffolk County SPCA)

4 Kittens Found With Throats Slashed On Long Island

Suffolk County officials are investigating a “heinous act of animal cruelty” on Long Island.

10/04/2013

Construction site of Costco in Riverhead (credit: CBS 2)

Removal Of Trees For Costco Project Roils Riverhead Residents

Hundreds of trees were torn down to clear more than 40 acres of land for a new Costco store.

09/03/2013

Long Island tomatoes face a blight for a 5th straight year. (credit: CBS 2)

Tomato Blight Returns To Long Island; Farmers Worry Crop May Be Lost

The confirmation of the blight’s return makes this the fifth year in a row a tomato blight has surfaced on Long Island.

07/29/2013

Jose Escobar, inside courtroom at Riverhead Criminal Court where he was sentenced to 4 to 12 years by Judge John Toomey on July 23, 2013 for the crash that killed his 10-month-old daughter in a DWI crash in Brentwood on July. 19, 2012. An interpreter stands next to him. (credit: James Carbone/Newsday Pool)

L.I. Drunk Driver Sentenced For Crash That Killed His Daughter

Jose Escobar, 30, was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for crashing into a Brentwood 7-Eleven store last year. His 10-month-old daughter’s car seat was thrown from the car in the collision. Helen was on life support for less than a week before succumbing to her injuries.

07/23/2013

Long Island Rail Road train (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Island Rail Road To Launch Scoot Trains With East Side Access

The planned “scoot” trains would offer faster, more frequent service from places like Brooklyn to Jamaica, Oyster Bay to Mineola, and Ronkonkoma to Riverhead.

07/23/2013

Farmers on Long Island said that wet June weather has been bad for this year's strawberry crop. (Credit CBS 2)

Wet June Causing Poor Growing Conditions On Long Island Strawberry Farms

June is the peak season for strawberries on Easter Long Island, but farmers said that this month has been more like November.

06/14/2013

Robert Liguori (credit: New York State Sex Offender Registry)

L.I. Man Gets Up To 3 Years For Hidden Camera At Fashion Show

A convicted sex offender who admitted to recording young women surreptitiously at a Long Island fashion show has been sentenced to as many as three years in prison.

05/08/2013

Pine Tree Day Nursery School in Riverhead, N.Y. (credit: Google Maps)

Riverhead Police Seek Man Who Jumped Nursery School Fence, Grabbed Girl

A teacher at Pine Tree Day Nursery School in Riverhead said a man jumped the fence, tossed a toy car, and grabbed a little girl before being confronted and running away.

05/02/2013

Natalie Malik's bag of Potpourri (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Woman Claims She Bought Potpourri With Snake Inside

A Long Island woman claims she bought potpourri and inside there was a snake which is now somewhere in her home.

04/02/2013

The Riverhead Town Board (file / credit: Town of Riverhead)

Riverhead Town Board Votes To Lift Anti-Boo Ban

In Tuesday’s 4-1 vote to strike the anti-boo rule from the books, the board voted to retain another part of its code. That part prohibits disruptive behavior and disruptive demonstrations.

03/21/2013

River Otter Pup

Long Island Aquarium Launches Naming Contest For River Otter Pups

The Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead has launched a naming contest for four baby otters born this past weekend.

03/18/2013

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