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Vincent Heilig, of Ronkonkoma, has been arrested and charged with 10 counts of burglary (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police: Suspect Burglarized 10 Homes To Fund Crack Habit

Vincent Heilig, 30, of Ronkonkoma, was arrested Wednesday for six home burglaries. Police later determined Heilig was responsible for four other home burglaries in Ronkonkoma and Medford.

03/07/2014

Nicholas Hernandez

Police: Couple Was Driving Car Full Of Heroin On L.I., With Baby Onboard

Suffolk County police Fourth Precinct detectives were on the scene after complaints about drug activity in Ronkonkoma, and pulled over a driver who committed several traffic violations, police said.

02/25/2014

Bonni Blier (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Special Education Tutor Accused Of Stealing Jewelry From Students’ Homes

A Long Island woman is accused of stealing jewelry from the homes of people who hired her to tutor their special needs children.

02/12/2014

Long Island Parking Garage Plan

Architects Unveil Designs That Rethink Parking Structures On Long Island

Imagine a parking garage doubling as a concert venue, a fairground, or a skating rink. Some of the best and brightest architects unveiled their designs Thursday from the parking lot of the future.

01/16/2014

Louisa Givens, 21, is accused of starving her children. Her baby son died of malnutrition, the Suffolk ME determined. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Mother Pleads Not Guilty To Charges She Starved Young Children

Louisa Givens, of Ronkonkoma, was arraigned Monday in Suffolk County Court. She was charged in the death of her son and also with endangering the welfare of her 2 1/2-year-old daughter.

12/31/2013

Pvt. Frank Rivera surprises his son, Matthew, at school after being away for six months.  (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Soldier Surprises 5-Year-Old Son With Early Return Home

Five-year-old Matthew Rivera was surprised at school by his father who returned home early from Army training camp.

12/20/2013

The old and new control towers at MacArthur Airport - Ronkonkoma, NY - May 20, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Islip Residents Voice Concerns Over Proposed MacArthur Airport Expansion

Noise, increased traffic and pollution are the biggest concerns expressed over the expansion plan. The proposal also includes installing a tram to connect the airport to the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station.

12/05/2013

Ronkonkoma Menorah Vandalized

2 15-Year-Olds Arrested In Vandalism Of Long Island Menorah

Two teens have been arrested and charged as juveniles after a menorah was found vandalized earlier this week in Suffolk County.

12/04/2013

A sheet from a stamp collection left behind on an LIRR train. (credit: CBS 2)

Valuable Stamp Collection Left Behind On LIRR Train

Long Island Rail Road commuter Brian Ginsberg found the valuable collection Friday afternoon during his ride home on the Ronkonkoma line.

10/14/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

LIRR Ronkonkoma Service Restored After Train Strikes Man On Tracks

The incident occurred at a grade-level crossing on the Brentwood-North Bay Shore border east of Deer Park around 5:45 a.m. Friday.

08/09/2013

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

Suspects In 9/11 Memorial Vandalism Captured On Surveillance Video

Police are hunting down vandals who trashed a 9/11 memorial, but the search for suspects has been given a big boost following a bad move by the alleged criminals.

07/24/2013

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

FILE - LIRR Trains (credit: CBS 2)

Report: 2 People Hit, Killed By LIRR Trains In Separate Incidents

Two people were killed by Long Island Rail Road commuter trains in separate incidents Saturday, according to a published report.

06/08/2013

LIRR work trains collided on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

LIRR Expects Near-Normal Rush Hour After Work Trains Collide Near Hicksville

Five LIRR workers were hurt; three refused medical aid and two others were taken to nearby hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.

06/04/2013

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

MTA: Person Struck, Killed By Empty Train In New Hyde Park

Long Island Rail Road service is back to normal after it was suspended Friday on several lines when a man was struck and killed on the tracks in New Hyde Park.

04/12/2013

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