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33 min ago | CBS Local

Woman Dead, Toddler Hospitalized Following Separate Swimming Pool Incidents On Long Island

Police are investigating the drowning death of a 55-year-old woman who was found dead at the bottom of a backyard pool following a party.

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Related Topix: Rego-Park, NY

1 hr ago | LongIsland.com

Crime Report: Bicyclist Killed in Melville Crash; Man Robbed in East Meadow

A man was killed in a motor vehicle accident while riding his bike on Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: East Meadow, NY, Melville, NY, Hempstead, NY

5 hrs ago | WALK 97.5

1st Positive West Nile Test of Season in Suffolk

West Nile virus is present in birds and bugs in Suffolk, but its presence is not yet confirmed in people, according to health department officials in Suffolk.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Lindenhurst, NY, East Islip, NY, Islip, NY

14 hrs ago | Newsday

Impossible to know health threat during dumping at Brentwood Park, officials say

An analysis of contaminated fill at a Brentwood park found levels of pesticides, metals and other toxins that Suffolk officials say are not high enough to present a current health risk -- but they acknowledge it's impossible to know the health threat while the dumping occurred.

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Related Topix: Ronkonkoma, NY, Islip, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Newsday

Bicyclist critically injured in collision with SUV in Melville, cops say

A Farmingdale man suffered critical injuries when his bicycle collided with an SUV in Melville on Saturday afternoon, Suffolk County police said.

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Related Topix: Melville, NY, Farmingdale, NY

Patch.com

LI Crimes: Arrest in Murder of Medford Mom, Body Found, Fatal Hit-and-Run

Here are some of the top crime stories from across Long Island over the past week : Police: Mastic Man Charged in Murder of Medford Mom Nearly a month after the body of Sarah Goode was found in the woods in Medford, Suffolk police have made an arrest in the death of the Medford mother.

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Related Topix: Mastic, NY, Babylon, NY, West Babylon, NY

News12.com

'Smart Start' driver's education program organized by Suffolk County Sheriff's Office in Hauppauge

A mock drill on Saturday gave driver's education students an eye-opening look at what can happen if they drink and drive.

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Related Topix: Hauppauge, NY

Sag Harbor Online

Long Road to Eagle for Sag Harbor Scout

It has been a long struggle, but Leftheri "Teddy" Syrianos has finally obtained the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, that of an Eagle Scout.

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Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, Bridgehampton, NY, Water-Mill, NY

Patch.com

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Suffolk County

A mosquito sample collected in Lindenhurst has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has announced.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Lindenhurst, NY, East Islip, NY, Islip, NY, Selden, NY

Newsday

Dante Taylor of Mastic arrested in Florida, accused of killing Sarah Goode, cops say

Dante Taylor, 19, of Mastic, a suspect in the June slaying of Sarah P. Goode of Medford, was arrested Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Florida by Suffolk homicide detectives and U.S. Marshals on an unrelated arrest warrant for an attempted rape in Suffolk, records show.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Mastic, NY

13WHAM

Arrest in death of Long Island mom found in woods

A 19-year-old has been arrested in the death of a young mother whose body was found in the woods on Long Island after she disappeared.

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Related Topix: Mastic, NY

New York Daily News

Man arrested in death of Long Island mom: cops

Authorities arrested a 19-year-old man in Florida and accused him in the slaying of a young mother from Long Island last month.

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LongIsland.com

Schumer: Federal Funds to Help Keep Long Island Beaches Clean from...

With Too Many Nassau & Suffolk Beaches Threatened by Poor Water Quality, Senator Pushes to Restore Nearly $10m in 'Beach Act' Funding Washington, DC July 10, 2014 - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced his push to restore $9.9 million in Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act grant funding which was recently zeroed out ... (more)

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Nassau County, NY, Copiague, NY

Newsday

Cops: Arson probed in Farmingville SUV, trailer fire

Volunteers from the Selden Fire Department respond to the scene of an SUV on fire on Adirondack Drive in Farmingville on Thursday night, July 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire, Farmingville, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

13WHAM

Pickup truck hits LI police car, injuring officer

A highway patrol officer is hospitalized with serious injuries after a pickup truck struck his patrol vehicle on a Long Island highway.

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Related Topix: Holbrook, NY

CBS Local

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike , the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

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Related Topix: Manhasset, NY, Hicksville, NY, Ronkonkoma, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Nassau County, NY

LongIsland.com

Woman Drowns in Hamptons Bays Residential Pool

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a Brooklyn woman who drowned in a pool in Hampton Bays yesterday.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Hampton Bays, NY

The East Hampton Star

Cops: Two Arrested for Terror Threats Against Jewish Center

Two people are accused of making threats against the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Woods Lane in East Hampton.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Riverhead, NY

Newsday

Violent robberies in Riverhead target Hispanic men

Along the Riverhead Railroad station on July 10, 2014 where Hispanic immigrants have been victim to a string of violent robberies.

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LongIsland.com

Silver Alert Issued for Bipolar East Islip Man

July 10, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing East Islip man who suffers from bipolar disorder and hasn't been seen in several months.

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Related Topix: Islip, NY, East Islip, NY

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