Suffolk County

Mosquito on a person's hand. (credit: Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

West Nile Virus Scare Forces Suffolk County To Restrict Camping In 1 Park

Thanks to a mosquito testing positive for West Nile virus, for the time being there will be no more overnight camping at a county park on Long Island.

07/31/2015

Jars containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

New York Chooses 5 Companies To Grow, Dispense Medical Marijuana

Patients with qualifying conditions like cancer, AIDS or epilepsy will be authorized to obtain only non-smokeable versions of the drug.

07/31/2015

FILE -- A small drone (Credit: Getty Images)

Suffolk Lawmakers Approve Restrictions On Camera Drones At County Beaches

The measure bars flights over any county facility without authorization from public works and bans flights over county parks without a permit from the parks department.

07/29/2015

Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck (Photo: Suffolk Times)

Three Women Injured In Deadly Cutchogue Limo Crash Released From Hospital

Three women who survived the deadly limo crash on Long Island have been released from the hospital. A fourth survivor was released last week.

07/28/2015

Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck (Photo: Suffolk Times)

Friend Of Women Killed In Limo Crash Reportedly Backed Out Of Outing At Last Minute

The limo driver, however, told investigators he didn’t see the truck coming when he tried to make the turn along Route 48 in Cutchogue, Spota said.

07/20/2015

Stony Brook University Hospital (credit: Google Street View)

Suffolk County Police Officers Help Deliver Baby In Medford

Both mother and daughter were transported via Medford Volunteer Ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital.

07/19/2015

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New 934 Area Code Coming To Suffolk County

A new area code will soon be coming to telephone customers in Suffolk County.

07/16/2015

Tony Brinkhuis is charged in nine bank robberies in Suffolk County. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Apprehended In 9 Suffolk County Bank Robberies

Police on Long Island arrested a man Friday in connection with nine different bank robberies going back to the month of April.

07/03/2015

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

Drugs are prepared to shoot intravenously by a user addicted to heroin.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/FILE)

Authorities Bust Bronx-To-Long Island Heroin Ring

All together, 14 men and women were charged in the heroin bust.

06/17/2015

Police on the scene after three people were found shot to death inside a car in Wyandanch on June 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

3 People Found Shot To Death Inside Car On Long Island; Gunman At Large

Suffolk County police say it happened shortly before midnight Wednesday on a residential street in Wyandanch.

06/04/2015

Luis Flores, Jr. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Suspect Arrested For Taking Photos Of 8-Year-Old Boy In LI Restaurant Bathroom

After receiving numerous Crime Stoppers tips, police said they arrested 28-year-old Luis Flores Junior at his home Thursday morning.

05/28/2015

Staten Island will begin using the devices to keep track of abusers starting next year. (credit: handout via CBS 2)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Mull Proposal For Domestic Violence Ankle Monitors

Lawmakers in both Nassau and Suffolk counties have proposed putting ankle bracelets on those who have orders of protection against them in domestic violence cases.

05/09/2015

A man and woman were found shot to death in a suspect murder-suicide in Mastic Beach, Long Island on Thursday, April 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Couple Dead In Mastic Beach Murder-Suicide; 6 Children Taken From Home

A man and woman were found shot to death Thursday in a home in Mastic Beach, Long Island.

04/30/2015

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