Suffolk County

Waters off coast of Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

New Data Shows Alarming Nitrogen Levels In Long Island’s Waterways

In a startling new study by Stony Brook scientists, more than two-thirds of the Island’s coastal waters this summer showed poor to lethal amounts of oxygen.

10/22/2014

Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter holds property tax refund checks to be mailed to Sandy victims (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk Treasurer: Property Tax Refunds Sent Out To Sandy Victims

The Suffolk treasurer said nearly 3,000 homeowners will be getting checks. The refunds total about $8 million.

10/22/2014

Brittney Walsh (credit: Facebook), Michael Grasing (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Trial Begins For Alleged Drunk Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Long Island Teen

Michael Grasing is charged with second-degree murder, aggravated vehicular homicide, driving while intoxicated and other charges in the June 24, 2012 death of 18-year-old Brittney Walsh.

10/20/2014

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SPCA Offers Reward After Puppy Found Fatally Shot In LI Nature Preserve

Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said the 14-week-old border collie mix was found wrapped in a plastic bag that was dumped along a trail at Laurel Lake Preserve in Mattituck on Friday.

10/18/2014

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L.I. Man Pleads Guilty To Fatally Punching Child Who Wouldn’t Take A Nap

A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to murder for fatally punching a 4-year-old boy because he wouldn’t take a nap.

10/16/2014

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

Police Probe Threatening Letters Received By Long Island LGBT Group

Suffolk County police Thursday night were investigating after threatening letters was received by an LGBT service center in Bay Shore.

10/09/2014

Surveillance images of a suspect who police said robbed a bank while wearing a surgical mask in Nesconset, NY on Oct. 7, 2014. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Man Wearing Surgical Mask Robs Nesconset Bank

The man walked into the bank, said he had a gun and demanded money, police said.

10/07/2014

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Police: Drunk Driver Crashes Car, Kills Passenger On L.I.

A Long Island man has been arrested on a drunken-driving charge after a one-car crash that killed his passenger

10/04/2014

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

6 Puppies, 2 Adult Dogs Rescued From Under L.I. Shed

The Suffolk County ASPCA says police and animal control officers ripped up the floor of a shed to rescue a litter of puppies that were trapped underneath.

10/04/2014

Some Kings Park residents are furious since bow-hunters have been allowed to hunt for deer closer to their homes. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Neighbors Furious After Kings Park Allows Bow-Hunting Near Homes

Residents are upset that bow-hunting is being allowed closer to homes inside a recently-renovated nature trail in Kings Park, Long Island.

10/02/2014

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Long Island High School Football Player Dies After Injury During Game

Police on Long Island were investigating the death of a high school football player who suffered an injury during a game Wednesday evening.

10/01/2014

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Man Fatally Shot Outside Long Island Strip Club

A man has been fatally shot outside a topless club on Long Island.

09/27/2014

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L.I. Psychiatrist Accused Of Providing Illicit Anti-Anxiety, ADD Prescriptions

A Long Island psychiatrist was charged Tuesday with unlawfully selling prescriptions for Xanax, Ritalin and other controlled substances without any legitimate medical purpose.

09/23/2014

Chad Morizsan is accused of striking and critically injuring a Suffolk County police officer with a stolen vehicle. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Driver Accused Of Striking, Critically Injuring Suffolk County Cop Faces Judge

A driver accused of striking and critically injuring a Suffolk County police officer and his passenger faced a judge on Tuesday.

09/23/2014

Some Suffolk homeowners say their water bill has nearly tripled for seemingly no reason. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk Homeowners Baffled By Massive Water Bills

Homeowners in Suffolk County are in shock after receiving water bills that they say are extremely high.

09/23/2014

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