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Murder suspect Leah Cuevas appears in court July 31, 2014, in Riverhead, N.Y. (Credit: Pool photo by James Carbone/Newsday)

Brooklyn Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Long Island Body Parts Case

Leah Cuevas was arraigned on indictment charges Thursday in Suffolk County District Court. She’s being held without bail.

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Melville Teen Arrested For Hit-And-Run Involving Four Victims

Police say 18-year-old Netanya Lewis, of Melville, was in her vehicle around 4 a.m. when she hit four men, then fled the scene of the accident.

07/24/2014

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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

US soldiers keep watch at the entrance of a military base near Alkozai village following the shooting of Afghan civilians allegedly committed by a rogue US soldier in Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: Jangir/AFP/Getty Images)

Nassau, Suffolk Counties Make Pledge To Recruit, Hire Veterans

Sixteen companies, along with both Nassau and Suffolk counties, have made a pledge to train, recruit and hire veterans for jobs, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

07/22/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Man Charged In Murders Of 2 Women On Long Island Over 20 Years Ago

A man was arrested and charged Monday in connection with the murders of two women on Long Island – dating back more than 20 years.

07/22/2014

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Appeals Court: L.I. Man Who Spanked Son Used ‘Reasonable Force’

A New York state appeals court has ruled that a Long Island father used reasonable force when he spanked his 8-year-old son for cursing at an adult.

07/21/2014

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Homeless Man Charged In Murder Of Another Homeless Man In Patchogue

Thomas LaMartina is accused of bludgeoning Nicholas MacQueen to death, police say. MacQueen’s body was found on the grounds of Patchogue’s Emanuel Lutheran Church and School by a soup kitchen worker.

07/21/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Man Accused Of Fleeing Police, Crashing Stolen Car On Long Island

Police on Long Island arrested a man on Friday, after he allegedly fled officers in a stolen vehicle and crashed it in Bellport.

07/19/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Suspects Fatally Shot Dog While Trying To Break Into LI House

Police on Long Island were seeking as many as five suspects who allegedly tried to break into a house Thursday afternoon. One of them shot and killed a dog, cops said.

07/17/2014

Josephine Rivera is charged with throwing a dog from a car in Mastic, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Woman Charged With Throwing Dog From Car On Long Island

A woman has been arrested and charged with throwing a dog from her car and leaving the animal at a gas station in Mastic, Long Island, officials announced Monday.

07/14/2014

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Woman Dead, Toddler Hospitalized Following Separate Swimming Pool Incidents On Long Island

A woman is dead and a toddler has been hospitalized following separate drowning incidents on Long Island.

07/13/2014

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Vigil Held Following Court Appearance For Man Charged In Death Of Medford Woman

Police have made an arrest in the death of a young Long Island mother whose body was found in a wooded area in Medford, last month.

07/12/2014

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Authorities: Forensic Tests Could Determine If Body Parts Belong To Missing Brooklyn Woman

Investigators are waiting on test results to see if the dismembered body found in Bay Shore is that of a missing woman from Brooklyn.

07/12/2014

Jason Quick, 24, allegedly bolted from Suffolk County police after an officer caught him providing a fake name he could not spell. Quick was later apprehended. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Man Bolted After Giving Officer Fake Name He Could Not Spell

A man was arrested for fleeing police on Long Island on Wednesday after an officer caught him trying to use a fake name he could not spell, cops said.

07/09/2014

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1 Dead After Small Plane Crashes In Long Island Sound

The Coast Guard said it received a report from another aircraft in the area of a small, white plane in the water about eight miles off Mattituck Inlet.

07/07/2014

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