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Suffolk's largest police union has settled a lawsuit it filed last year that sought to force county officials to uphold a state law forbidding public disclosure of personnel and internal affairs investigations of its police officers.
Charles Okonkwo, Jr., 19, pleaded not guilty Friday morning to a felony charge of second-degree assault for allegedly beating his mother, prosecutors say.
Prosecutors say a suburban New York man with a history of mental illness has been arraigned in the beating of his mother.
Suffolk County's newly formed tick advisory committee was thrown a curveball after its first meeting Wednesday when members learned they might only have a month and half to continue their work.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the woman responsible for damage at a Middle Island smoke shop in March.
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Travon E. Pettaway, 21, of Hampton Bays, pleaded not guilty when he was arraigned Wednesday, July 30, 2014, on charges of second-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child, and was ordered held on $25,000 bond or $7,500 cash bail, according to court records.
A Shih Tzu-type dog, which has been named Ziggy, was brought to the Babylon Town shelter in West Babylon, and it took workers more than three hours to shave 4 pounds of stinky, black fur from the dog, who now weighs 11 pounds, the SPCA said.
A man is suspected of killing at least two prostitutes and dumping their bodies in remote wooded areas of Long Island in the 1990s.
A Brooklyn woman has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the killing and dismemberment of a mother of four whose body parts were found on Long Island.
A Long Island man accused in the deaths of two women more than 20 years ago has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.
July 30, 2014 - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $176,850 in federal funding for Lindenhurst Fire Department and $308,750 in federal funding for Orient Fire District.
Those named in arrest reports or receiving police summonses have not been convicted of a crime.
Individuals eligible for this round of funding experienced damage to their homes as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee.
The Suffolk County Legislature at its July 29 General Meeting unanimously passed a resolution, sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman , asking the County Attorney to explore legal action against the Federal Government on behalf of Suffolk's commercial fishermen to correct inequitable fishing quotas.
Latino, immigrant and civil rights advocates, concerned that no arrests have been made in a 2010 slaying of one immigrant and an attack on another in Shirley, called Wednesday for Suffolk police to solve the crimes and for federal officials to examine the case.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:41 am
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