Steve Bellone

Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride

Hundreds On LI Show Support For Veterans At Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride

It was a 25-mile ride from town hall to the ocean, all to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

07/17/2015

FILE - A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday Weekend

State troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols.

07/03/2015

Toxic Toy Ban In Suffolk County

Suffolk County Bans Sale Of Children’s Toys Containing 6 Toxic Chemicals

After the law goes into effect in December 2016, stores caught selling the toxic toys will face fines of up to $500 per violation.

06/23/2015

Smith Point Beach

Suffolk Executive Bellone Unveils Plans For New Smith Point Bridge

Smith Point County Park is home to the TWA Flight 800 memorial and a 5-mile-long public beach.

05/06/2015

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Suspect In Shooting Of Suffolk County Cop Pleads Not Guilty

Officials say Officer Mark Collins was shot just before midnight Wednesday while confronting a suspect who fled a traffic stop in Huntington Station.

03/12/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, Ice

A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.

02/02/2015

Snow in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 28, 2015.  (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Digging Out From Storm That Dumped 2 Feet Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

01/28/2015

An Indian medical volunteer (L) checks a blood bag after a rally on the observation of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day in Hyderabad on October 1, 2013. The rally was to increase awareness and to inspire to donate blood. AFP PHOTO/ Noah SEELAM (Photo credit should read NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Bellone Urge People To Give Blood Following Blizzard Shortfall

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday put out a call for blood donations Wednesday, after a major shortfall that came as a result of the snowstorm this week.

01/28/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

Counterfeit iPhones can include toxic chemicals and catch fire, experts say. (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Seeks To Crack Down On Sale Of Stolen Items To Pawn Shops

Officials in Suffolk County said Wednesday that they are looking to crack down on thieves stealing valuables and selling them to pawn shops.

01/15/2015

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

Suffolk County Unveils More Initiatives To Fight Heroin, Opiate Crisis

Suffolk will roll out a program that targets users in the Suffolk County Drug Court system, the probation system, users who are saved by Narcan and those in county jails

01/12/2015

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Suffolk Executive Warns Of Space Heater Dangers As Temps Remain Frigid

Space heaters cause 25,000 house fires every year and 6,000 emergency room visits.

01/10/2015

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Snowy Friday Morning Commute To Follow Dangerously Deep Freeze

Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.

01/08/2015

Suffolk County Dept of Public Works yard, Commack , Long Island. (Photo: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

County Executive Steve Bellone Declares Suffolk Ready For Winter

County Executive Steve Bellone announced the Department of Public Works has added four new heavy-duty snow vehicles to its fleet.

01/08/2015

Speed camera (file/credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Nixes Speed Cameras In School Zones

County Executive Steve Bellone said Monday that he and county legislators have decided to nix the idea.

12/08/2014

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