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The Long Island Sound in Bayville. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Police Rescue Three Fishermen From Long Island Sound

Police on Long Island have rescued three fishermen after their 12-foot inflatable boat drifted for three hours.

07/26/2014

Police say Joseph Ferraro attacked a man with a mallet before extorting his father. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Cops: L.I. Man Attacked Acquaintance With Mallet, Extorted Victim’s Father

A Long Island man has been accused of attacking an acquaintance and extorting money from the victim’s father.

07/26/2014

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

L.I. Man Accused Of Targeting East Garden City Building With ‘Powdery Substance’

A Long Island man has been arrested for sending a suspicious powdery substance to an office building.

07/26/2014

Ziggy, dog found in abandoned Lindenhurst home. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dog Found Inside Abandoned LI House Looked Like ‘Old Mop,’ Could Barely Walk

A dog is recovering after it was brought to a Long Island animal shelter in “horrible condition” last week, the the Suffolk County SPCA said.

07/25/2014

Fire Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Feds To Ban Alcohol On Some Fire Island Beaches

The ban will go into effect on Aug. 1 on federal lands in the Town of Islip between the communities of Atlantique and Corneille Estates.

07/25/2014

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Suffolk Police Chief Offers Tips On Backyard Pool Safety

The recent near-drowning of a toddler has prompted Suffolk officials to remind residents of backyard pool safety precautions that can be taken at all times.

07/23/2014

Nassau County Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Nassau County Doled Out Big Bucks To Part-Time Employees In Last Year

Nassau County paid more than $26 million last year to 2,000 part-time or season workers, WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall reported.

07/22/2014

Fifty-five World War II veterans took an Honor Flight from Long Island to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

55 World War II Veterans Take Honor Flight From L.I. To Memorial In Washington, D.C.

Fifty-five World War II veterans were honored Saturday, after taking the Honor Flight from Long Island to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II memorial.

07/19/2014

Police said 22 computers were stolen from South Grove Elementary School in Syosset, Long Island. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

22 Computers Stolen From School In Syosset, Long Island

Someone broke into a Long Island school and stole a number of computers this week, police said.

07/19/2014

The pilot of this small plane made an emergency landing on Sunrise Highway for the second time in a week on July 18, 2014. (Plane at Lufker/Spadaro Airport. Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Pilot Of Small Plane Makes Second Emergency Landing On Sunrise Highway In One Week

Around 1 p.m. Friday, the plane landed on the eastbound side of Sunrise Highway near exit 62 in East Moriches, Suffolk County police said.

07/18/2014

Utility trucks at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

National Grid Rolls Out New Pilot Program To Combat Scammers

Authorities said scam artists in Herricks, Syosset and Westbury posing as National Grid workers conned elderly residents.

07/18/2014

Police on the scene after a human head was found in a Hempstead yard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Probe For Link Between Dismembered Body, Head Found In Hempstead

The latest discovery was reported Thursday in Hempstead, where what appears to be a human head was found in bushes in front of a neatly kept home.

07/18/2014

Police on the scene after a human head was found in a Hempstead yard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Human Head Discovered In Hempstead Yard

A human head was found in a Hempstead yard in the same area where two human arms were found just last week.

07/17/2014

FILE -- Speed radar placed near the scene of a fatal accident on Conklin Street in Farmingdale (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Farmingdale Mayor Applauds Cuomo For Conklin Street Safety Upgrades

Farmingdale residents have been complaining for years about Conklin St., where they said drivers speed regularly.

07/17/2014

The Thatched Cottage in Centerport will close for good on October 6. (Credit: WCBS 880/Sophia Hall)

Well-Known LI Catering Facility Closing Its Doors

The catering facility will close Oct. 6 after financial troubles.

07/16/2014

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