Thomas Green, 66, of Selden, died of cancer Thursday night at Stony Brook University Medical Center, attorney Ronald Kuby said.
The reptile amnesty event at a Petco in Selden was organized by the Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in coordination with New York state and federal wildlife authorities.
Prosecutors dropped their objections to releasing 66-year-old Thomas Green after a doctor confirmed reports that the man is likely dying of cancer.
The Suffolk County SPCA says owners of illegal pets, such as venomous snakes, constrictors, alligators or other dangerous reptiles, will be able to surrender their animals without a penalty.
A notorious Long Island sex offender scored a victory in court Monday, as a judge ordered that he be retried or set free.
Lt. Michael Cosgrove will receive the Liberty Mutual National Firemark Award for Heroism for saving the lives of his neighbors during a fire two years ago.
A Long Island teen was in serious condition Sunday night, hospitalized with head injuries after a hit-and-run crash.
The incident took place at a home at 4 Choate Ave. in Selden at 7:14 p.m. The house and the vehicle both caught fire, Suffolk County police said in a news release.
The Town of Brookhaven has been heavily criticized for taking days to plow many streets, and now a couple said after the plows finally came, the drivers caused a flood.
It wasn’t only the roads on Long Island that were affected by the blizzard, the snow also proved to be too much for some buildings including a Selden home that had been standing for more than four decades.
Even for those who chose to stay home in Suffolk County, the blizzard that rocked the Tri-State Area on Friday into Saturday has been nightmare.
A 54-year-old man was arrested in Suffolk County this weekend, after people spotted him engaged in acts of public lewdness in two libraries and a bookstore.
The suspects, three men and one woman, were arrested around 12:10 p.m. Wednesday after allegedly burglarizing a home in East Setauket.
Four New Yorkers were arrested by Suffolk County Police on Friday for their alleged connection to several burglaries dating back to February 8. The burglaries are believed to have taken place in the towns of Centereach, Selden and Coram on Long Island.
Investigators say the 16-year-old driver lost control of an SUV, jumped a curb and drove right into the aisles of a Petco store on Route 25.