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Craig Monte (credit: Suffolk County Police Dept.)

Police: West Babylon Grandfather Arrested, Charged With DWI With Kids In Car

Police say Craig Monte, 59, was arrested Sunday for allegedly driving drunk with his two grandchildren in the car.

04/02/2012

West Babylon bank robbery suspect (credit: Suffolk County PD)

West Babylon Bank Robber At Large Saturday

Police said a man entered the bank, located at 653 Montauk Highway, on Saturday and handed a teller a note demanding money.

03/31/2012

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn (credit: http://legis.suffolkcountyny.gov)

Lawmakers Fight Bill To Send Fracking Wastewater To L.I. Sewage Treatment Plant

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn and Deputy Presiding Officer Wayne Horsley say a sewage treatment plant in West Babylon should not become a dumping site for hydraulic fracturing – or hydro-fracking.

02/26/2012

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

5 Arraigned In Shooting Death Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

The alleged gunman, Lamont Pride, appeared in court while being shackled and didn’t speak as he faced the first-degree murder charge. His four co-defendants were also arraigned Tuesday evening.

12/13/2011

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West Babylon Woman Accused Of Driving High With 2-Year-Old Grandson In Car

A 54-year-old West Babylon woman is accused of being high on drugs while driving her 2-year-old grandson Wednesday morning.

09/29/2011

Children in the media center at the new South Bay Elementary School - West Babylon, NY - Sep 7, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

South Bay Elementary School Reopens On Long Island

It was in February 2010 when students and parents were crying outside the South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon.

09/07/2011

Golf Ball Damage on Joseph Romano's Home - West Babylon, NY (credit: Joseph Romano)

West Babylon Residents Fed Up With Golf Balls Hitting Their Houses

On Monsey Road in West Babylon, there are many well-kept, large homes. There is also a golf course at the end of the block.

08/12/2011

FILE -- Omega Mckenzie gets into a moving truck moments before leaving for Atlanta, Georgia from Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report Shows 1.6 Million New Yorkers Left Empire State Since 2000

The number of New Yorkers who have left the state totaled more than the populations of Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, White Plains and West Babylon combined.

08/03/2011

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Suffolk County Police Looking For Suspect In Shooting Death Of Deer Park Man

Police say they found 23-year-old Teshon Garrett from Deer Park lying in the street in West Babylon. They say he died from apparent gunshot wounds.

07/06/2011

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Woman Dies In Late-Night Crash On Long Island

A woman died late Friday night after her car crashed into a parked car before knocking down utility poles and catching on fire on Long Island, police said.

04/09/2011

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Police: L.I. Man Arrested After Wrong-Way Driving

The West Babylon resident was scheduled to be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Central Islip.

01/07/2011

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

NY Man Arrested For Fleeing Police

Suffolk County police said Robert Wilcox of Copiague was driving on Route 109 in West Babylon early Monday morning when police tried to pull him over for a traffic violation.

01/03/2011

Bogdan Mychajlyszyn - Photo: Suffolk County Police Department

Another Wrong-Way Driver On Long Island

This time, a 43-year-old North Bellmore man was arrested after going in the wrong direction on Sunrise Highway and crashing into another car.

12/29/2010

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Long Island Police Chase Ends Deadly

Two men who tried to flee from a traffic stop died after their car crashed yesterday on Long Island.

12/05/2010

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Police: Indication Of Drug Transaction In L.I. Crash

Police said the men who were killed in a Saturday morning crash in West Babylon threw drugs out of their car window as they tried to evade police.

12/04/2010

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