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

Vehicle Strikes And Kills Pedestrian, Hits Tree In Suffolk County

A pedestrian was struck and killed early Sunday by a vehicle that went on to hit a tree and flip over in Suffolk County.

07/14/2013

An alligator that was found walking in the parking lot of a Pathmark supermarket in Baldwin, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 (credit: Handout via Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Fourth Alligator Discovered On L.I. Taken To Riverhead Aquarium

There’s a snappy mystery still unfolding on Long Island. Someone has been dumping gators in several neighborhoods. Yes, gators, as in alligators. And the thought of them roaming free has residents a little skittish.

10/05/2012

Three men rescued from a sinking sailboat in the Long Island Sound (credit: CBS 2)

3 Men Rescued From Sinking Sailboat In Long Island Sound

Three men were rescued last night after their newly purchased 30-foot sailboat began sinking amid gale-force winds and five- to six-foot waves about two miles off of Wildwood State Park in Wading River.

09/16/2011

Long Island Sound (credit: AP)

Body Of Man Who Saved Stepson Recovered Near L.I. Beach

Riverhead police said Edwin Barahona’s body was found near the Wading River beach Saturday.

06/11/2011

Daniel Murphy holds a photo of his son Michael Murphy - Wading River, NY - May 3, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Long Island Family Proud Of SEAL Team That Killed Osama Bin Laden

The father of a Long Island Navy Seal killed in action six years ago in Afghanistan said as soon as he heard the news of Osama bin Laden’s death he knew the Seals were behind the operation.

05/03/2011

Alligator (credit: AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Pet Alligator Seized From Long Island Liquor Store

A three-foot-long pet alligator has been seized from a liquor store on Long Island by the Suffolk County SPCA.

10/02/2010