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Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Closed to Bathing As Of July 6

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach is closed again due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards.

Duo Wanted for Stealing Employee's Pocketbook at Commack Store

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a couple who are wanted for questioning in a grand larceny investigation in Commack.

Duo Wanted for Assaulting, Mugging Teens in West Hempstead

The Fourth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at 2:10 am in West Hempstead.

Suspect Wanted for West Hempstead 4th of July Mugging

The Fourth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Saturday, July 04, 2015 at 4:15 am in West Hempstead.

Two Sisters and Mother Rescued from Drowning at Smith Point Park

Two Marine Bureau officers, along with Good Samaritans, rescued two girls and their mother from possible drowning at Smith Point Park beach this evening.

Hempstead Woman Arrested for Stabbing at Restaurant

The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Hempstead woman for Attempted Murder that occurred on July 5, 2015 at 3:30 a.m. in Hempstead.

Shot Malverne Man Continues to Drive and Hits Hempstead Residence, NCPD Investigating Homicide

The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 10:54 pm in Hempstead.

Deer Park Home Fire Kills 81-Year Old Woman

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives and officials from the Town of Babylon Fire Marshal’s office are investigating a fire that killed a woman in Deer Park early this morning.

NCPD Arrest Man for Machete Attack in Freeport on July 4th Evening

First Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for an assault that occurred in Freeport on Saturday, 07/04/15 at 9:04 P.M.

NCPD Make Arrest in Freeport for Fatal Hit-and-Run on July 4th

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 11:00 pm in Freeport.

Oceanside Man Arrested for Fireworks Violations

Arson/Bomb Squad detectives report the arrest of an Oceanside man for possessing fireworks which occurred in Oceanside on Saturday, 07/04/15 at 7:40 P.M.

State Police Investigate Another Shooting at Shinnecock Indian Reservation

The New York State Police SP Riverside Barracks is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton.

Summer Bucket List 2015: Make the Most Out of Summer Here on Long Island with Tons of Local Fun!

There's no time for the summertime blues - this bucket list will keep you busy all summer long!

2015 McDonell Summer Fellows Program

Eight Adelphi students earn the chance to do scientific research as part of Adelphi’s Horace G. McDonell Science Research Fellowship program.

16-Year Old from Middle Island Arrested for Shooting Man after Armed Robbery

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man after he robbed a woman and shot a man in Kings Park earlier this week.

Nine People Arrested at Sobriety Checkpoint in Port Jefferson Station

Suffolk County Police, assisted by the New York State Police and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police, arrested nine people during an overnight sobriety checkpoint in the Port Jefferson Station area.

NCPD Investigating Case of Homicide at Hempstead Home

The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Saturday, July 04, 2015 at 4:41 am in Hempstead.

Another Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Services Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that another mosquito sample has tested positive for West Nile virus.

Outdoor Concerts and Music Festivals to Rock Your Summer!

Soak up the sun while listening to great live jams at one of these festivals, concert series, or Jones Beach shows!

Governor Urges New Yorkers to Be Alert as Federal Government Issues Terror Warning for July 4 Weekend

Governor Cuomo urges New Yorkers to be alert and aware of any potential suspicious activity during the holiday weekend.
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