Suffolk County

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

LI Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Halt Gaming Facilities In Nassau, Suffolk Counties

After the Westbury community came together and fought the plan to bring a casino to their neighborhood, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would halt gaming facilities in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

02/24/2015

Montauk Point. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

Residents and lawmakers have unanswered questions about a pending mini-casino in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS2)

State Lawmaker Proposes Legislation To Block OTB Gaming Parlors On Long Island

A state lawmaker is introducing new legislation to prohibit the Off-Track Betting Corporation from building gambling parlors on Long Island.

02/23/2015

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Suffolk Co. Police Recruit Pool Smaller This Year Than Years Past

One of the largest and highest paid police departments in the nation is looking for more than a few good men and women.

02/19/2015

Snow in Garfield, New Jersey on Saturday, Feb. 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Urge Caution As Tri-State Area Is Socked With Snow, Bitter Cold This Weekend

The extreme cold will last throughout the weekend with Sunday being the worse for some areas where it will feel like below zero.

02/14/2015

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LI Parents Ask School Districts To Enforce Stricter Safety Regulations For Contact Sports

There are calls being made on Long Island for new rules to protect student athletes from unsafe equipment.

02/11/2015

Sen. Schumer explains for wastewater treatment plant at Brookhaven Airport (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Calls On FAA To Expedite Approval For Part Of Mastic-Shirley Sewer Project

Suffolk officials are waiting on the FAA to move forward with a massive sewer project.

02/09/2015

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Police: L.I. Man Burglarizes Home, Kills Cat After Crashing Car

A Suffolk County man facing a series of charges in connection with a crime spree that started with a car crash and ended in the death of a cat is due in court Thursday, Nassau County police said.

02/05/2015

Snow removal equipment is seen in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Continues To Dig Out Following Massive Storm

Snow is still piled as high as street signs on snowy Long Island as residents continue to dig out from the storm.

01/29/2015

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

Pumps were stolen from this out-of-business gas station in Westbury, Long Island, along with others in Islip Terrace and Hauppauge. (Credit: CBS2)

Pumps Stolen From 3 Out-Of-Business Gas Stations On Long Island

Police on Monday were trying to find the thieves who stole seven gas pumps from several shuttered service stations on Long Island.

01/19/2015

Ralph Miele (left), manager of Bagel Buzz in West Islip, credits EMTs Josh Lebenns (center) and Patrick Daly (right) as heroes after their on-person carbon monoxide detectors found a leak. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. EMTs Called Heroes When Their CO Detectors Find Leak At Bagel Shop

Two Long Island ambulance technicians who had just been looking for breakfast Thursday morning were being called heroes hours later.

01/15/2015

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

Raina Campbell was struck and killed in a hit-and-run in Wyandanch, Long Island on Monday, Jan. 12. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Shocked After Woman Is Struck, Killed In Wyandanch, L.I. Hit-And-Run

The Long Island community of Wyandanch was filled with heartbreak Tuesday, a day after a driver hit and killed a woman and never stopped.

01/13/2015

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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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