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Smithtown Supervisor Patrick Vechio, in white sweater, was recorded referring to some people in attendance at a Town Board meeting as "wackos." (credit: Town of Smithtown)

Smithtown Supervisor Regrets ‘Wacko’ Comment Caught By Open Mic

Moments before a Town Board meeting in Smithtown on Thursday, Town Supervisor Patrick Vecchio was overheard telling a board member, “There are a lot of wackos here tonight.”

03/03/2015

Pedro Hernandez was sentenced to 2 1/2 to 5 years in prison for a wrong-way crash that left a couple seriously injured. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Man Sentenced In Wrong-Way Crash After Pleading Guilty To DWI

A Long Island man has been sentenced to 2 1/2 to five years in prison in connection with a wrong-way crash that seriously injured a married couple last year.

02/25/2015

Snow removal equipment is seen in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Continues To Dig Out Following Massive Storm

Snow is still piled as high as street signs on snowy Long Island as residents continue to dig out from the storm.

01/29/2015

An ATM was stolen from the Macy's at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove, Long Island, after the thieves smashed in with a dump truck, police said. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Thieves Crash Dump Truck Into Long Island Macy’s, Steal ATM Machine

Police said thieves used a dump truck to crash into a Macy’s on Long Island early Tuesday, before making off with an ATM.

12/30/2014

Smithtown High School East (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mumps Case Confirmed At Smithtown High School East On Long Island

A suspected case of the mumps at Smithtown High School East on Long Island has been confirmed, Suffolk County officials said Tuesday.

12/30/2014

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

Doctor Faces Upgraded Charges In Deadly Smithtown Crash

Thomas Stavola, 55, of Setauket was indicted Monday on manslaughter and other charges in the death of aspiring nurse, Monica Peterman.

12/01/2014

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Police Arrest 3 In Connection With 3 Long Island Bank Robberies

Police said with the help of his ex-wife and an acquaintance, Robert Oliver robbed three banks over the course eight days in Setauket, Smithtown and Nesconset.

10/11/2014

Some Suffolk homeowners say their water bill has nearly tripled for seemingly no reason. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk Homeowners Baffled By Massive Water Bills

Homeowners in Suffolk County are in shock after receiving water bills that they say are extremely high.

09/23/2014

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

Boy, 3, Accidentally Shot, Wounded In Smithtown, Long Island

A child was accidentally shot Monday evening in a home in Smithtown, Long Island.

08/05/2014

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 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

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