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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Company with ties to Gary Melius lost state certification

After initially seeing its business boom, an ignition interlock company with ties to influential Long Island developer Gary Melius ran into repeated problems with state regulators before finally losing its certification, new documents show.

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Related Topix: Huntington, NY, Shirley, NY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Patch.com

Car Goes Up In Flames in Medford, Arson Squad Investigating

The Suffolk County Police Arson Squad is investigating an early Saturday morning car fire in Medford.

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Related Topix: Medford, NY

Newsday

Christopher Loeb gets 3 years for stealing top Suffolk cop James Burke's gun belt, ammo

Christopher Loeb, 27, of Smithtown, the heroin addict who testified that Suffolk police Chief James Burke beat him while in custody, was sentenced on April 18, 2014, to 3 years in jail for stealing Burke's gun belt and ammunition from his police-issued vehicle.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

NY man sentenced for stealing top cop's gun belt

A suburban New York man who admitted stealing a police chief's gun belt and ammunition has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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Related Topix: Smithtown, NY

LongIsland.com

SCPD, Town of Babylon and Wyandanch COTA To Host Community Easter Egg Hunt

April 18, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department, Town of Babylon and members of the Wyandanch Council of Thought and Action will host their first-ever Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, in Wyandanch .

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Related Topix: Wyandanch, NY, Babylon, NY

LongIsland.com

Suffolk County Announces Plans for Major Upgrade to Public Safety Communications

April 18, 2014 - Today, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Ed Webber joined Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services Commissioner Joe Williams, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, representatives from the Joint Chiefs Council and fire personnel at the Patchogue Fire Department to unveil plans for a major upgrade to Suffolk County's public safety ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Patchogue, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

LongIsland.com

Lindsay III to Eliminate Salary Increases for Suffolk Electeds

April 18, 2014 - Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay III has recently introduced legislation that would eliminate automatic salary increases for all Suffolk County elected officials.

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Patch.com

Cops: Fatal Car Crash in Halesite

Suffolk County Police are investigating a car crash that killed a pedestrian Thursday evening in Halesite.

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Related Topix: Halesite, NY, Accord, NY

Patch.com

Police Seek Public's Help to Find Men Behind Assault, Robbery in Riverhead

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Riverhead Police Department are seeking the public's assistance to locate and identify two men who assaulted and robbed another man in Riverhead earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Riverhead, NY

Patch.com

Boy Scouts Help Stamp Out Hunger

Boy Scouts of America Troop 5 collected 478 pounds of food for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which serves needy Long Islanders.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

LongIsland.com

SCPD Crime Alert: Man Wanted for Vandalizing Cars Parked at East Northport Gas Station

April 17th, 2014 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the man who damaged cars at a gas station in East Northport on April 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: East Northport, NY

Shelter Island Reporter

Ferry proposes fare break for Greenporters

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Greenport Village residents could be in for a break on North Ferry fares if the proposal submitted to the Suffolk County Legislature is approved.

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Related Topix: Greenport, NY, Shelter Island, NY

Newsday

Bellone raises concerns over Suffolk OTB's casino deal with Delaware North

Suffolk OTB has a deal with a Buffalo gaming company to run a planned casino with 1,000 electronic slot machines.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Medford, NY

Long Island Business News

Cash-strapped crisis centers just have to laugh

With government assistance in steep decline and other funding scarce, two Long Island crisis-intervention agencies are tapping an unusual fundraising source: standup comedians.

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Related Topix: Port Jefferson, NY

Patch.com

Suffolk County Police Commissioner's Race to Benefit Guardians of Our Dependents

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber is hosting a 5K run next month to benefit the Guardians of Our Dependents , an organization that helps families of police department members who have died.

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Related Topix: Yaphank, NY, Kids, Family

Personal Injury Law News

Lawsuit Over Deer Cull Sent Back to Suffolk County

A lawsuit filed against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the Village of North Haven, and the Long Island Farm Bureau, over efforts to reduce the deer herd, will be heard in a Suffolk County court, as opposed to one in Albany County, according to a decision handed down by the State Supreme [...] [ News Source ]

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Patch.com

Police Seeking Stolen Motorcycles, Thieves

Police are asking for the public's help to identify and locate the person or persons who stole the motorcycles pictured above from a trailer in Holtsville last week.

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Related Topix: Holtsville, NY

Sag Harbor Online

East End Heroin Task Force Formed to Battle Growing Threat

State government leaders announced this week an initiative aimed at combating heroin abuse on the East End, as law enforcement, public health and court officials acknowledged the growing threat the drug-and other opioids-in Suffolk County.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Riverhead, NY, Bridgehampton, NY, Sag Harbor, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Long Island's Largest Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Fair Returns to...

Stony Brook, NY - Watch the grounds of the Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook come alive and transform into a Spring Fair as Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn, The Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital and the Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook present Long Island's largest Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Fair, on Friday April 18, 2014 starting at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stony Brook, NY

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

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