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Santos Elena Ruiz Solano is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of her newborn (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Long Island Housekeeper Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Newborn

Prosecutors say Santos Elena Ruiz Solano killed the newborn, put her in a bag and asked her unknowing husband to throw the bag away.

03/05/2014

Santos Elena Ruiz Solano is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of her newborn (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Woman Accused Of Murdering, Throwing Newborn In Garbage Held Without Bail

Prosecutors in court Friday argued that after the baby was born in a bathroom, Santos Elena Ruiz Solano caused three fractures to the baby’s skull. But Solano’s attorney said his client didn’t kill her child.

02/21/2014

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Local Legislator: No One Should Ever Ride Bikes In Suffolk County

A teen from Long Island was prompted to contact a local lawmaker and call for the installation of bike lanes, after his mother was injured in an accident.

02/12/2014

FILE -- Bottles of liquor sit on a shelf (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cops: 8 Arrested For Selling Alcohol To A Minor In Suffolk County

Eight people were arrested after they allegedly sold alcohol to a minor at several businesses in Bay Shore, West Islip, and Islip on Friday night.

02/01/2014

Michael Papini is accused of dumping two dogs on Long Island. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Reward Offered As Authorities Search For 2nd Dog Dumped By Suffolk Shelter Worker

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was searching around Babylon Monday for the cream-colored miniature poodle named Bailey. They believe Islip Town kennel attendant Michael Papini let Bailey loose Dec. 23 on Cooper Street.

12/31/2013

A Maltese-mix authorities say was found in a dumpster in West Islip. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

L.I. Animal Shelter Worker Appears In Court In Dog Dumping

Bond has been set for $500 for a kennel attendant at a Long Island animal shelter, who was accused of throwing in a commercial dumpster.

12/28/2013

A Maltese-mix authorities say was found in a dumpster in West Islip. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Kennel Attendant Charged In Connection With Puppy Found In L.I. Dumpster

A kennel attendant at a New York town’s animal shelter has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty after a 1-year-old puppy was found matted and dirty in a commercial dumpster.

12/27/2013

The Suffolk County SPCA released footage of a suspect leaving a dog for dead in a Long Island dumpster (Credit CBS 2)

Video Shows Suspect Leaving Dog For Dead In Long Island Dumpster

New video was released on Thursday night of a man who allegedly left a dog for dead in a Long Island dumpster.

12/26/2013

A Maltese-mix authorities say was found in a dumpster in West Islip. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dog Found In West Islip Gas Station Dumpster

The female dog had been found in the trash by a local person and was wearing a pink leash and a pink collar, the SPCA said.

12/24/2013

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Expert Offers Tips To Teach Children About ‘Stranger Danger’

Experts say it’s important to remind your child that just because they’re with friends doesn’t mean their safe. They should never go with anywhere with a stranger even if armed with friends.

11/15/2013

Matthew Valentino, Tikret Cekic, Tomas Palacios (L-R) mug shots.  They were among 7 people arrested following reports of motorcyclists and ATV operators driving recklessly. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Police Put Brakes On Motorcycle, ATV Riders Allegedly Driving Recklessly

The crackdown on reckless motorcycle drivers continued over the weekend on Long Island.

10/28/2013

Pet Shop Theft Suspect

Turtles, Koi Fish, Chicken Stolen From L.I. Pet Shop

Thirteen small turtles, numerous koi fish and a chicken were recently stolen from a pet shop on Long Island.

10/12/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Authorities: Woman Struck, Killed By Car In West Babylon

Carol Lawrence, 73, on North Lindenhurst made a left turn off of Montauk Highway onto Great East Neck Road in West Babylon shortly before 3:30. She struck Amelia Couvertier, who was crossing the street at the time, and caused serious injuries, according to authorities.

08/12/2013

Facebook Login (file / credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

West Islip Students Accused Of Using Facebook To Cheat

The superintendent for the West Islip school district said 12 students used Facebook to cheat on their biology homework and exam.

05/24/2013

John Beaumont has been charged with second degree murder for allegedly stabbing his brother to death. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: LI Man Charged With Murder For Stabbing Brother To Death

Officers responded to a home on Densfield Road after John Beaumont called police to report that he stabbed his brother Thomas during an argument.

05/12/2013

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