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Northport Police: Heroin Arrests Have Doubled In Past Year

The lieutenant said the Police Department is taking part in a program designed to help young people arrested for drug use get on the right track.


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Man Fatally Shot Inside North Bay Shore Home

Investigators said the suspect was fumbling with the lock at the home on North Gardiner Drive in North Bay Shore Friday night when someone inside the home opened the door.


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Officials Warn Of Tax Assessor Scam In Brookhaven

The letters claim town workers will be going door to door inspecting properties, but it’s not true said the town supervisor.


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Police: LI Man Drove Drunk, Hit Police Cruiser While Attempting To Evade Arrest

It was in Huntington Station that police said Wymann Wiggins, of Amityville, was finally stopped after a drunken pursuit that started in Commack.


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Street-Sweeper Driver Charged With Drunken Driving On Long Island

The operator of a street-sweeping vehicle who was spotted driving erratically on a highway has been arrested on drunken-driving charges.


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Man Accused Of Assaulting, Threatening Cop Inside Long Island Laundromat

A Connecticut man is accused of assaulting a police officer at a Long Island laundry.


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East Hampton Village To Begin Deer Sterilization Program

East Hampton Village will begin a non-lethal program in an effort to reduce its deer population on Friday.


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North Hempstead Considering Door-To-Door Dog Census

Many communities count on dog owners to get their pets licensed. But a Long Island town is considering counting the pooches itself.


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Long Island Man Pleads Not Guilty To Second Arson Charge

Investigators say David Osiecki, 54, of Sagaponack, used a cigar to start the fire at the Off Key Tiki Bar in Patchogue after an argument with the owner in November 2013.


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MRSA Infections Confirmed For 2 Students At Rocky Point High School On Long Island

Two students in the Rocky Point Union Free School District on Long Island have now contracted dangerous MRSA infections, the school district announced Monday.


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MADD Urges New Yorkers Not To Drink & Drive This New Year’s Eve

Mothers Against Drunk Driving spokeswoman from Long Island Deanna Cohen said it’s important to think about your family, your job and everything else you could lose if you drink and drive and kill someone or yourself.


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Boy Who Reported Apparent Abduction In Selden Speaks Out

Police commended Foraci and his two friends — Liam Wobler, 15, Sean Martinez, 12 — for providing articulate, observant, and extensive details to detectives.


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Shoppers Hit The Stores For Returns, Post-Holiday Deals

Shoppers all across the Tri-State area took the malls Friday in a mad dash for deals and end-of-the-year markdowns.


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L.I. Teen Performs Song Written By Maryland Woman Severely Injured In Car Crash

It was a happy and emotional day for a 25-year-old songwriter who was in a coma after being severely injured in a car accident.


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CBS2 Exclusive: LI Woman Sues United Airlines Following Arrest On Flight

A Long Island woman claims she was treated like a criminal and pulled off of a flight just because she wanted to change seats.