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Erika Strebel was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Montauk Highway. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Hunt For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Long Island Mother

Erika Strebel, 27, was standing next to her Jeep, which had run out of gas, on the shoulder of Montauk Highway around 9 p.m. Saturday when she was struck.

11/04/2013

A police-involved shooting is investigated at a Deer Park apartment complex on Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Man In Deer Park

The shooting victim’s father called police saying his son was not taking his medication and was threatening him, said Suffolk County Police Lt. Jack Fitzpatrick.

10/09/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Cops Look For Stony Brook Bank Robber

Suffolk County police are searching for a man who robbed a Capitol One Bank in Stony Brook on Tuesday.

09/17/2013

Runners react near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Police Warn Of Internet Scams Related To Boston Bombings

Experts are also of the opinion that such false websites and social media account will increase in number over the coming days, Suffolk Police said.

04/17/2013

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Suffolk Cop Uses Nasal Spray To Save L.I. Man Who Overdosed On Heroin

The Suffolk County Police Department recently joined the New York State Department of Health’s pilot program involving the deployment of the intranasal anti-narcotic medication Narcan.

08/01/2012

Rep. Steve Israel (left) holds cell phone used in hacking demonstration at his Hauppauge, NY office on Monday, June 4, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rep. Israel Wants FCC To Require Cell Carriers To Have Password Protected Voicemail

Rep. Steve Israel demonstrated how hackers can go to a “spoofing” site, enter a cell phone number and gain access to that number’s voice messeges.

06/04/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Fallen Suffolk County Police Officers Remembered In Yaphank

Over the years, 22 members of the Suffolk County Police Department have died in the line of duty. Today, family, friends, and fellow officers gathered to remember them, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

05/18/2012

File-Suffolk County Police Car(Credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Woman Struck, Killed By Car In Central Islip

According to authorities, 55-year-old Juana Cabrera of Central Islip was crossing Lowell Avenue when 45-year-old Charles Wright, also of Central Islip, hit her with his Honda SUV.

03/13/2012

Medford pharmacy massacre victim Jamie Taccetta’s former husband James Malone (R) and attorney John Ray announce a lawsuit against the Suffolk County Police Department and others on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Family Of Medford Pharmacy Massacre Victim Filing Lawsuit

The family of one of the victims killed in the Medford pharmacy massacre says they are filing a lawsuit against a number of defendants, including the Suffolk County Police Department and the owner of the pharmacy where the killings took place.

02/09/2012

A man undergoes a sobriety test at a drunk driving checkpoint - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Police Warn Motorists Against DWIs On Super Bowl Sunday

If you plan to drink on Super Bowl Sunday, make sure you have a way to get home safely. Cops will be out in force looking for drunk drivers.

02/04/2012

Acting Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber and Chief of Department James Burke appear before county legislature’s public safety committee. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Police Cmsr. Outlines Reorganization Plan

Acting Suffolk County police commissioner Edward Webber said making precinct commanders more responsible and accountable for tracking crime trends in their district will make communities safer.

02/02/2012

Christopher Levi in his wheelchair. (credit: Handout)

Suffolk Co. Police Offering Reward For Information In Theft Of Iraq War Veteran’s Wheelchair

Chris Levi discovered his $3,000 custom-made wheelchair with a Purple Heart and Army seal embroidered on the back, missing when he returned to his Mollie Boulevard home in Holbrook on Jan. 19.

01/25/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Christmas Day Blaze On Long Island Kills 1

Detectives in Suffolk County are investigating a fire that took the life of a Selden woman early Christmas morning.

12/25/2011

Long Island serial killer probe

Expert: Taunting Calls To Victim’s Family Could Be L.I. Serial Killer’s Undoing

The FBI spent Friday searching near Ocean Parkway on Long Island for more bones and clues leading to a possible serial killer.

04/15/2011

Arrest

Long Island Man Dies After Arrest

Police say a Long Island man who had been arrested for disorderly conduct died suddenly as he was being taken to a hospital following a scuffle with police.

04/02/2011

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