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Missing Person Alert Issued For Alfred Tobias of Greenlawn Who Has Dementia

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a Greenlawn man who suffers from dementia.

Mangano, Singas & Krumpter Announce Aggressive Stop DWI Initiative for Memorial Day Weekend

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas and Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter today announced that the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) will conduct an extensive DWI enforcement initiative this Memorial Day weekend.

Schumer Announces FAA Will Install Critically-Needed Runway Lighting Systems at NY’s 3 Major Airports By End of Year

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, after his push, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) is moving forward on the construction and installation of runway lighting systems at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports.

CANCELLED: Missing Person Alert Issued For Salvatore A. Iervolino of Hauppauge Who is Vulnerable and Has Dementia

At the request of the Suffolk County Police Department- Headquarters, a New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued relating to the disappearance of Salvatore Iervolino, 78, of Hauppauge at 6:29 pm on May 21, ...

Mangano Announces 2015 Blockbuster Summer Concert Series Line-Up At Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the summer concert lineup at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park.

Long Island Rail Road Adding Extra Trains for Memorial Day Weekend

MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide ten additional early-afternoon train trains from Penn Station on Friday, May 22, for customers planning an early start to the Memorial Day Weekend.

Legislator McCaffrey Meets with Colleagues to Discuss Economic Development

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently met with colleagues from county and local government to discuss downtown economic development.

Long Island State Park Improvements Well Underway as Summer Season Begins

As the summer season kicks off Memorial Day weekend with the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach and the opening of the swimming season this weekend, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation ...

Cancelled -- Silver Alert For Edwin C. Phelps: Missing Setauket Man Who May Be Suicidal

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Setauket man who may be suicidal.

Arrest Made in Case of Stolen Isles Glove After Final Game at the Coliseum

Man wanted for stealing Islanders glove from the team's bench at the end of an Islanders game at the Nassau Coliseum.

Screamin’ Sasquatch, Jack Link’s Jet Waco To Make Rare Air Show Appearance

This year at the Bethpage Air Show, more than 400,000 people will see the Screamin’ Sasquatch™, Jack Link’s® Jet Waco perform maneuvers no other aircraft can, on an all-American holiday weekend commemorating Memorial Day.

NCPD Officer Saves Baby Duck from Mill Pond in Wantagh

The Public Information Office reports the details of an animal rescue that occurred on Friday May 15, 2015 in Wantagh.

Duo Wanted for Shoplifting $5k in Frangrances from Smith Haven Mall Sephora

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the two men who stole merchandise from a store in the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Man Arrested at Lake Grove Costco Parking Lot for Menacing Passersby and Officers with Machete

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man that was threatening bystanders with a machete at a Lake Grove parking lot this afternoon.

Arrest Made for Case of Dog Drowning in West Islip

John Schultz of West Islip has been arrested and charged for the case of the dog drowning from September of 2014.

Arrest Made for Homicide Case at East Meadow Home, Victim Identified

The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm in East Meadow.

Legislature Approves Hahn’s Policies to Enforce Orders of Protection Using GPS Monitoring; Probation Will Monitor Offender to Safeguard Victims

Citing a double-digit increase in intimate partner homicides across New York, Hahn says new measure is necessary to improve victim safety & save lives.

SCPD Crime Alert: Suspect Wanted for Armed Robbery of Riverhead Pharmacy

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and detectives from the Town of Riverhead Police Department are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man responsible for robbing a store in Riverhead earlier this month.

Babylon Woman Killed in Crash with Unlicensed Driver in Dix Hills

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a woman in Dix Hills this morning.

Northport Man Killed in Commack Single-Car Crash

Suffolk County Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a single-car crash that killed a man in Commack this morning.
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