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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

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

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

Melissa Maher (credit: CBS 2)

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

Railroad on Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

New Rail Terminal On Long Island Helping Private Companies Trade In Trucks For Trains

The truck traffic on the Long Island Expressway may soon get lighter, as a new rail terminal is helping private companies trade in trucks for trains. The world’s longest parking lot is getting some relief in the form of freight-train service.

06/01/2012

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

Fallen Suffolk County Police Officers Remembered In Yaphank

Over the years, 22 members of the Suffolk County Police Department have died in the line of duty. Today, family, friends, and fellow officers gathered to remember them, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

05/18/2012

Lakes In Yaphank  (credit: CBS 2)

Yaphank Residents Saddened And Angered By Weed Problem In Area Lakes

People living in Yaphank, say the weed problem in area lakes is only getting worse and after meeting with New York State and Suffolk County officials, they see no progress.

05/14/2012

FILE - Nicholas Cosmo (right) (credit: CBS 2)

Accused Associates Of Nicholas Cosmo, Long Island’s ‘Mini-Madoff,’ Arrested

Four associates of a New York businessman convicted in a $400 million Ponzi scheme were arrested early Wednesday on charges that they pocketed nearly $38 million in commissions for their efforts in advancing the fraud, federal prosecutors said.

04/25/2012

The interior of the seal of the Shinnecock Indian Nation

Shinnecocks Target New Location For Long Island Casino

It’s a 100-acre, uncleared location off exit 66 of the Long Island Expressway in Yaphank.

03/19/2012

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