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1 hr ago | LongIsland.com

Middle Island Man Seriously Injured in Single-Car Crash

April 16, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a single-car crash in Farmingville that seriously injured a Middle Island man early this morning.

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Related Topix: Middle Island, NY, Farmingville, NY

5 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta Honors Troop 7 Newest Eagle Scout

April 16, 2014 - Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta honored Thomas J. Izzo of Boy Scout Troop 7 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at his recent Court of Honor held at the Sts.

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Related Topix: St. James, NY

6 hrs ago | South Shore Record

Intoxicated teens' bus trip leads to driver's arrest

Luis Guevara-Henriquz, 26, of Hempstead, was arrested on April 14 after passengers aboard the bus he was driving were found intoxicated, State Police said.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

11 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: Man drives wrong-way in stolen SUV

A man who led Suffolk County Fifth Precinct police officers on a wrong-way pursuit on Sunrise Highway in the East Patchogue area Wednesday was located and arrested in Bohemia about 45 minutes after the chase was terminated because of safety reasons, police said.

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Related Topix: Patchogue, NY, East Patchogue, NY, Bohemia, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Police Arrest Fugitive From Justice From Long Island

A man pulled over who was driving erratically early Tuesday in Fairfield was wanted for contempt of court charges in Suffolk County, N.Y., police said.

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Newsday

Suffolk County Executive proposes large increase in capital spending

County Executive Steve Bellone Tuesday unveiled a whopping $410.3 million 2015 capital budget that will borrow $5 million to pay for new police cars in the depleted fleet and spend $207 million to replace an aging bay outfall pipe for the Southwest sewer district.

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Related Topix: Yaphank, NY, Amityville, NY, Nesconset, NY

LongIsland.com

Suffolk County Bans Tobacco, e-Cig Sales to Those Under 21

Suffolk residents under the age of 21 will soon find it a little harder to get a hold of cigarettes, e-cigs, and other smoking products.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Patch.com

Man Arrested for Trespassing at Walt Whitman High

Suffolk County Crime Police have arrested a 35-year-old man for trespassing at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station on Friday, April 11. James Rankin, of Roxbury Street in Huntington Station, is charged with criminal trespass.

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Related Topix: Huntington Station, NY

Newsday

Suffolk bill raising age to purchase tobacco to 21 becomes law

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, holding a new law that he signed, shakes hands with Legis.

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Related Topix: Huntington Station, NY, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Huntington, NY, Centerport, NY

News12.com

Suffolk DA: 3 alleged gang members arrested in gun sale sting in Wyandanch

The suspects have been identified as 21-year-old Jamesley Dery, 18-year-old Jahnick Gainey and 20-year-old Charles Harris.

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Related Topix: Wyandanch, NY, Amityville, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Patch.com

E Northport Fire Department Responds to Gas Leak

The East Northport Fire Department responded to a gas leak at Pulaski Rd and Old Bridge Road on Monday at 11:19 a.m. Crews arrived to find a Town of Huntington garbage truck that was leaking as much as 4,000 pounds of natural gas.

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Related Topix: East Northport, NY, Huntington, NY, Centerport, NY, Commack, NY

NewsLI.com

Fake K9 Unit Cop Busted in Coram During Apparent Illegal Traffic...

Suffolk County Police arrested a Coram man last night for pretending to be a police officer and utilizing equipment that is intended for identifying police officers and their vehicles.

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Related Topix: Coram, NY

Patch.com

Signed Into Law: Must Be 21 to Buy Tobacco Products

It's official. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, anyone in Suffolk County buying tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, liquid nicotine, rolling papers, and pipes must be 21, by law.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Huntington, NY, Smoking, Health

Shelter Island Reporter

Justice Court hands down desicions

The following is a list of court cases adjudicated at the February 10 and February 24 sessions of Shelter Island Justice Court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sag Harbor, NY, Shoreham, NY

Patch.com

Police Seeking Tractor Trailer Driver Who Left Scene of Holtsville Crash

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are seeking the public's help to identify and locate a driver who left the scene of a crash in Holtsville earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Holtsville, NY

Patch.com

Cops: Man Broke into Walt Whitman High School

Suffolk County Crime Police are seeking the public's help in identifying and locating a man who broke into Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station on Friday, April 11 .

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Related Topix: Huntington Station, NY

Newsday

State gives Long Island police Narcan for heroin overdoses

A kit with naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, is displayed at the South Jersey AIDS Alliance in Atlantic City, N.J. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Newsday

2 rescues on Nissequogue River in less than a day

Two people were rescued after being thrown into the water when a canoe overturned on Sunday, April 13, 2014, Suffolk County Police say.

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Related Topix: Kings Park, NY, Nesconset, NY, Hauppauge, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Long Island police rescue 2 after canoe capsizes

Police say witnesses at Kings Park Bluff at Old Dock Road alerted authorities after they saw the canoe capsize at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Kings Park, NY, Smithtown, NY, Nesconset, NY

Newsday

Veterans' tax exemptions have LI school boards struggling

John Barry Scheu of Levittown, who was in the U.S. Navy from 1963 to 1968, lobbied for the veterans school tax exemption, which the Levittown school board unanimously voted to support.

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Related Topix: Levittown, NY, Education Etc., East Northport, NY, Nassau County, NY

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