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FILE- A cat stares out from behind a cage at an animal shelter. (credit: Getty Images)

Smithtown Calls For New Animal Shelter With More Space

A new animal shelter has been proposed for the town of Smithtown, Long Island.

07/02/2014

Thomas Stavola, 54, was arrested in connection with a fatal crash in Smithtown. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Long Island Man Arrested On Drunk Driving Charge In Fatal Smithtown Crash

Police say a Long Island man has been arrested on a drunken-driving charge after a crash that killed the driver of the other car.

06/14/2014

Alyssa Marie Fox (CBS 2)

L.I. Woman Meets With ‘Guardian Angels’ Who Saved Her From Burning Car

A woman who was injured in a fiery car crash on Long Island met with her two rescuers Tuesday, they are forever united after the harrowing experience.

03/11/2014

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

Tips on how to protect yourself from credit card theft. (Credit: CBS 2)

Uncle Giuseppe’s L.I. Grocery Stores Warn Of Data Breach

A popular Long Island grocery store chain reported Thursday that it had been the victim of a data breach affecting credit card systems at three of its stores.

03/06/2014

Car crashes into Smithtown medical building (CBS 2)

4 Hurt, Including Child, When Car Slams Into Smithtown Doctor’s Office

Four people were injured, including a 75-year-old driver and a 9-year-old girl, when a car slammed into a pediatric doctor’s office on Long Island.

03/04/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Selden Man Faces DWI Charge In Wrong-Way Crash That Injured Two

A Selden man was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a wrong way crash that seriously injured two people on Sunday morning.

02/23/2014

Patrick Vecchio has served as Smithtown's supervisor for 36 years. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Town Supervisor Calls Removal Due To Oversight ‘Manmade Crisis’

Town Clerk Vincent Puleo has declared Smithtown Supervisor Patrick Vecchio’s seat vacant, along with another town board member who failed to sign the oath.

02/11/2014

Town of Hempstead crews loading salt onto trucks in Leviittown on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Wild Winter Takes Big Bite Out Of Long Island Snow Budgets

Some towns on Long Island have already blown their snow budgets and the season is only halfway over.

02/10/2014

Patrick Vecchio has served as Smithtown's supervisor for 36 years. (credit: CBS 2)

Patrick Vecchio Fights To Regain Office As Smithtown Supervisor After Paperwork Snafu

The town clerk has declared the office vacant because the state’s longest-serving town supervisor failed to file his written oath of office within 30 days.

02/10/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Quick Thinking Cop Tracks Down Suspects In Series Of Suffolk County Robberies

Suffolk County police have arrested two men in connection with a series of armed robberies that have taken place over the past week thanks to a quick thinking Nassau County Police Officer.

02/04/2014

Faneuil Hall Marketplace Christmas Tree, donated by the Diakou family of Smithtown, Long Island. (credit: Facebook/Faneuil Hall Marketplace)

Sandy-Damaged Tree From Smithtown Spreading Holiday Cheer In Boston

The Diakou family decided to donate the 85-foot Norwegian Spruce to the Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston after it was cut down.

12/02/2013

Seamus Byrne was awarded a Purple Heart after a tour in Afghanistan. (Credit CBS 2)

Soldier’s Family Demands Answers Following Disappearance Of Memorial To Fallen Son

Seamus Byrne was awarded a Purple Heart after being wounded in Afghanistan. He was fatally struck by a car while crossing Main Street in his hometown. The community quickly set up a makeshift memorial to honor the fallen soldier.

10/10/2013

Mark Kern, 54, has been charged in connection with allegedly operating a marijuana farm in Commack. (credit: Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety)

LI Man Arrested For Allegedly Growing Pot Farm

Mark Kern, 54, of Kings Park was arrested following the four-month-long Operation Green Thumb.

09/12/2013

A small plane made an emergency landing at Robert Moses State Park on Saturday. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Robert Moses State Park

Shortly before 9 a.m. State Police received an emergency call about a single engine Cessna that had taken off from Long Island MacArthur Airport and was experiencing engine trouble near the park.

08/24/2013

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