Yaphank

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

1 Arrest, 57 Summonses Issued At Motorcycle Safety Checkpoint In Suffolk

The Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol Bureau conducted the safety checkpoint on the eastbound lanes of the LIE between exits 65 and 66 in Yaphank.

09/28/2014

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Long Island Community Mourns Loss Of Youth Baseball Coach

Richard Becher, 50, was struck in the head by a ball while pitching batting practice to his son’s team at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank on Saturday.

09/22/2014

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Police: Long Island Youth Baseball Coach Dies After Being Hit By Ball

Richard Becher, 50, of Holbrook, was hit with the ball during pregame warm-ups around 5:30 p.m. at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank, police said.

09/21/2014

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Brookhaven Town Officials To Sue Over Contaminated LIRR Yard

Town of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.

07/01/2014

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SPCA: 15-Inch Alligator Found Abandoned In Mill Pond

Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who abandoned a baby alligator in a pond on Long Island.

06/07/2014

Lower Lake, Yaphank

Neighbors: Yaphank Lake Has Been Ruined By Algae, Invasive Plants

Residents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.

09/17/2013

A motorcycle sits in front of a New York City home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Motorcyclist Struck, Killed By Car In Yaphank

A motorcyclist was struck and killed by a car Sunday, while he was pulled over in the median of Sunrise Highway on Long Island.

09/08/2013

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Suffolk Police Investigating Fatal Head-On Crash

Suffolk County police say Christopher Torres, 23, was driving his 2008 Nissan west on Horseblock Road in Yaphank when he lost control of the car around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

07/21/2013

A motorcycle sits in front of a New York City home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Motorcyclist Killed In Suffolk County Crash

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday afternoon in a crash in Yaphank, Long Island.

05/05/2013

Suffolk County residents want this noisy skeet range to shut down. (Credit CBS 2)

Yaphank Residents Want Noisy Skeet Range To Cease Fire

The range was closed from 2000 to 2006, and during that time a number of new homes were built. Homeowners claim that they were told the range was moving and would not be reopened.

05/02/2013

Cars damaged by superstorm Sandy seen at Calverton Executive Airpark on Long Island - Jan. 9, 2013 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Yaphank Residents Oppose Sandy Car Auction; Cite Environment

There is a plan to clear 55 acres of forest on Long Island to create an auction site for vehicles damaged by superstorm Sandy, but there is a battle over the plan.

04/22/2013

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Woman Gives Birth To Baby Girl On Long Island Expressway

A new mother didn’t make it to the hospital, or even an ambulance, early Sunday – instead giving birth to a baby girl in a car on the Long Island Expressway.

01/13/2013

Robert Sanfilippo (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Baseball Coach Accused Of Stalking His Rival’s Family, Sending Threatening Messages

Police said that 45-year-old Robert Sanfilippo, who manages a team of 10- and 11-year-old boys, was arrested on charges of stalking and aggravated harassment. He appeared in court on Saturday for arraignment.

09/22/2012

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Controversy Surrounding L.I. DWI Stop That Ended With Fatal Crash

A Long Island mother is dead and her six-year-old daughter was critically injured after the woman tried to evade police following a controversial DWI stop. Police said there was no chase.

09/04/2012

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Police: Body Found In Trash At Yaphank Recycling Center

Cops were called to the Eastern Resources Recycling on Old Dock Road just before 7 a.m. Thursday after some employees discovered the body, police said.

08/17/2012

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