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West Babylon Junior High School (credit: jhs.wbschools.org/)

5 L.I. School Districts Seek School Budgets That Break State Tax Cap

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A handful of Long Island school districts will ask voters next month to approve education budgets that would break the state tax cap. As WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief […]

04/11/2014

June Legister stands with attorney John Ray, who points to her image in a photo of a strip show at a Long Island nursing home on April 9, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mystery Woman In L.I. Nursing Home Stripper Photo Speaks Out

The woman appears in the photo next to 86-year-old Bernice Youngblood, a resident of the East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in West Babylon.

04/09/2014

West Babylon Junior High School (credit: jhs.wbschools.org/)

West Babylon Junior High Student Suspended After Bringing Bullet To School

The student was suspended from West Babylon Junior High School on Thursday. A 9 mm bullet was found in a stairwell by a janitor two days earlier.

01/23/2014

Police say this man robbed a TD Bank in West Babylon before taking off on foot. (Credit Suffolk County Police)

Cops Seek Suspect In West Babylon TD Bank Robbery

Police in Suffolk County are investigating a bank robbery that took place in West Babylon on Wednesday.

01/08/2014

The NYPD Officer Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge. (credit: Sen. Phil Boyle's Office)

L.I. Bridge Renamed For Fallen NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

The bridge on State Route 109 in West Babylon was renamed the “New York City Police Department Detective Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge” during a ceremony over the weekend.

12/02/2013

West Babylon Drug Deal Suspects

Police: Men Conducted Drug Deal In Broad Daylight Near L.I. School

Police in Suffolk County arrested two men Wednesday for allegedly conducting a drug deal in broad daylight, steps from a middle school in West Babylon.

09/25/2013

Police remove a fishing hook from a swan's bill on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 in West Babylon. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police Rescue Injured Swan In West Babylon

Officers were called to Santapogue Creek just before 9 a.m. When they arrived, they found the swan with fishing line around its neck and a hook in its bill.

09/18/2013

Officer Peter Figoski with his four daughters Caitlyn, Corinne, Caroline, Christine. (credit: Facebook)

Long Island Street Dedicated To The Memory Of Slain NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Figoski’s four daughters, his parents, relatives, neighbors, and a significant number of law enforcement personnel were on hand as the West Babylon street that the slain cop lived on was renamed Officer Peter Figoski Way.

08/03/2013

Red-light cameras such as this one are popping up all over Long Island, but without much warning. (Photo: CBS 2)

L.I. Man Complains Of Red Light Camera Outside His Window

Daniel McCarthy’s house sits at the intersection of Arnold Avenue and Great East Neck Road in West Babylon where, in May, Suffolk County crews installed a red light camera.

08/01/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Bridge Being Renamed In Honor Of Fallen NYPD Cop

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation designating the bridge on State Route 109 in West Babylon as the “New York City Police Department Detective Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge.”

07/26/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Another Guilty Verdict Handed Down In Murder Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Figoski’s mother held her hands over her mouth and cried Wednesday as Kevin Santos, 32, was found guilty of murder.

05/29/2013

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Woman Killed, 2 Others Injured In West Babylon Fire

A woman was killed, and two others were injured, in a fire in Suffolk County Sunday afternoon.

03/03/2013

Makeshift memorial in front of Jovan Belcher's West Babylon home (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

More Than 300 Mourners Attend Funeral Of Jovan Belcher In Dix Hills

More than 300 mourners were in attendance at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills, east of New York City and a few miles north of the West Babylon home where the 25-year-old Belcher was raised.

12/12/2012

Jovan Belcher (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Liguori: Instead Of Crying For Jovan Belcher, Focus Your Attention On The Victims

Where are all the stories about the young mother who Belcher murdered? Where is the outrage over Belcher murdering his girlfriend?

12/11/2012

Makeshift memorial in front of Jovan Belcher's West Babylon home (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Services To Be Held In Dix Hills For Former Chiefs Linebacker Jovan Belcher

A New York church is holding services for Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher. The services will be held on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills.

12/11/2012

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