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John Bitrolff stands charged with the murders of two women on Long Island in 1993 and 1994. (Credit: CBS 2)

Neighbors Shocked At Arrest Of L.I. Man In 2 Cold-Case Murders

A Long Island man was charged earlier this week in two murders, both dating back more than 20 years.

07/23/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Man Charged In Murders Of 2 Women On Long Island Over 20 Years Ago

A man was arrested and charged Monday in connection with the murders of two women on Long Island – dating back more than 20 years.

07/22/2014

A machine prints a Mega Millions lottery ticket.  (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Newest L.I. Millionaire In Shock After Discovering $20 Million Jackpot

Store employee Laura Marckesano said she literally had to smack the 48-year-old Southampton Hospital worker into his new reality. The winning ticket was sold at the Gascon gas station in Coram on March 25.

04/04/2014

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Police In L.I. Rescue Man Who Said He Fell In Water, Got Stuck Under Bridge

Police on Long Island rescued a man early Saturday, after the man said he fell off the Smith Point Bridge into the water.

03/22/2014

Suffolk County Police are searching for Michael Greco, who escaped police custody as he was being booked (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police Hunt For Suspect Who Escaped Custody During Booking

According to police, Michael Greco, 25, of Shirley, was brought to the Fourth Precinct in Smithtown following his arrest on non-violent drug related charges and for resisting arrest.

03/10/2014

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

SPCA: Body Of Dead Cat Found Sitting ‘Like A Child’ In L.I. Shopping Cart

The adult cat was found near the Coastal Gas Station on the William Floyd Parkway in Shirley.

11/08/2013

Mug shot of Mario Cernas, teen charged with making terroristic threat on Twitter. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police: Teen Charged With Making Terroristic Threat On Twitter

According to Suffolk County Police, Mario Cernas, 19, posted that there would be a shooting during a high school soccer game at the Dowling College Sports Complex in Shirley.

11/07/2013

Shirley Fatal Fire

Police: Fire That Killed Mom, 3 Kids On Long Island Was Accidental

Police have ruled that the fire that killed a mother and three children on Long Island last week was accidental.

10/19/2013

Memorial at the Shirley home where a mother and her 3 kids were killed in a fire, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Report: Mother, 3 Children Died Of Smoke Inhalation In Shirley House Fire

The funerals for Jennifer McCusker and her three children will be held Friday morning at St. Jude’s Church in Mastic Beach.

10/15/2013

Memorial at the Shirley home where a mother and her 3 kids were killed in a fire, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Shirley Community In Mourning After Mother, 3 Kids Killed In House Fire

There is a growing memorial outside the charred Hollywood Drive home where four members of a family died late Friday night.

10/14/2013

Shirley Fatal Fire

Mother, 3 Children Dead In Shirley House Fire

A fast-moving fire left a mother and her three young children dead on Long Island late Friday.

10/12/2013

Two Burmese pythons are removed from a home in Shirley, Long Island, on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: ASPCA)

Long Island Man With 850 Snakes Looking For Commercial Space

An animal control officer who had more than 850 snakes at his Long Island home is searching for a new shelter for him.

09/23/2013

Two Burmese pythons are removed from a home in Shirley, Long Island, on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: ASPCA)

Long Island Man Could Lose All Of His More Than 800 Snakes

A Long Island man will have to slither his way out of trouble with the law if he plans on keeping his stash of hundreds of snakes.

09/21/2013

Shirley Sex Assault Suspect (credit: Handout)

Police Search For Suspect In Violent Sex Assault On Long Island

The suspect attacked a woman in Shirley/Mastic area in the early morning hours of July 14, police said. Investigators describe him as an Hispanic man believed to be in his late 20s, with a muscular build.

08/07/2013

Shirley Police Shooting

Gun-Wielding Man Shot Dead By Police In Suffolk County

Suffolk County police returned fire and killed a man who allegedly began shooting at officers in Shirley overnight.

06/29/2013

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