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3 hrs ago | Newsday

From parks to pencils, officials' names in public places

Town of Huntington Superintendent of Highways Peter S. Gunther pulls out and looks at signs inside the sign shop at the Town of Huntington highway yard in Elwood July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Huntington, NY, Hempstead, NY

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Police make numerous DWI arrests on East End of Long Island

Police on Eastern Long Island made numerous drunken driving arrests Saturday night and early Sunday morning, including a man who was allegedly caught driving drunk with his teenage daughter in the car, authorities said .

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Related Topix: Wading River, NY, Hampton Bays, NY, Southold, NY

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

Long Island Man Charged With Assault, Extortion In Alleged Burglary

A Long Island man burglarized a trailer park home while assaulting the resident and extorting money from the victim's father, police said.

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14 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Coram Pedestrian Killed in Crash, Acquaintance Charged with DWI

Crash occurred westbound on Nesconset Highway, West of Old Town Road in Setauket on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 4:11 a.m. , NY - July 26, 2014 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a Coram man for driving while intoxicated after his vehicle struck and killed his friend, a pedestrian, in Setauket early this morning.

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Related Topix: Coram, NY

17 hrs ago | Newsday

Fallen New York troops in World War I

In this March 1918 photo, American soldiers of Company K, 165th Infantry of the Fighting 69th, Old Rainbow Division, march to the trenches at St. Clement, France during World War I. As the world marks 100 years since World War I began on July 28, 1914, take a look back at where Long Island and New York's war dead came from, their military branch ... (more)

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Related Topix: History in the News, Nassau County, NY

21 hrs ago | NewsLI.com

Suffolk Police Investigating: North Babylon Motorcyclist Killed in...

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Stony Brook yesterday.

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Related Topix: Stony Brook, NY, Babylon, NY, North Babylon, NY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Newsday

Cleaning up contaminated lands a long, complex process

A 300-foot berm of debris seen Monday morning on May 19, 2014, at the rear of a property located at 175 Brook Avenue in Babylon.

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

Newsday

Late blight reappears in LI potato, tomato fields

Late blight, a fungal-like pathogen that affects potato and tomato crops, has been confirmed on Long Island for the sixth consecutive year.

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Related Topix: Riverhead, NY, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Life, Food, Vegetables

ABC News

Cops: Driver Ran Over Pal Who Feared He Was Drunk

Police in New York say an inebriated man ran over and killed a friend who had climbed out of his car and started walking home because she was worried he was drunk.

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CBS Local

Coram Man Charged With DWI In Connection With Friend's Death

Police say a Long Island man struck and killed a friend after she got out of his car and started walking because she believed he was drunk.

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LongIsland.com

Brentwood Man Arrested for Burglary, Assault and Extortion

July 26th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a man for burglarizing a residence, assaulting a man and extorting cash from the victim's family last evening.

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Related Topix: Bohemia, NY, Medicine, Southside Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Patch.com

Police Seeking Couple Who Stole Vacuum

Local authorities are seeking the public's help with identifying and locating two people who shoplifted from a Medford store last month.

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Related Topix: Medford, NY

Newsday

Edward Hines III charged in string of Blue Point burglaries, cops say

Two suspects were arrested less than two hours after a Blue Point burglary -- and one of the suspects now faces charges in a string of break-ins in that community, police said Friday.

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Related Topix: Blue Point, NY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Pounds of filthy fur removed from dog found in abandoned house

A badly neglected dog is recovering from horrible neglect at a veterinary hospital in Farmingdale, N.Y., reported Thursday's Long Island News.

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Related Topix: Farmingdale, NY, Lindenhurst, NY, Babylon, NY

The Arizona Republic

Woman accused of decapitating neighbor

A Brooklyn woman repeatedly stabbed a neighbor following a dispute over unpaid rent and then dismembered her body, depositing the victim's head and arms in one Long Island community, and her torso and legs in another 25 miles east, a prosecutor said.

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Related Topix: Islip, NY, Central Islip, NY, Fire Island, NY

Patch.com

July 25-Suffolk Arrest Report

All of the following information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY

Newsday

Fight at Wyandanch house party leads to hit-run with 4 victims, then arrest, say cops

Suffolk County police at the scene of an accident involving three pedestrians hit by a car early Thursday morning, July 24, 2014, on South 32nd Street in Wyandanch.

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Newsday

Lester Pettaway charged in rape of underage girl, cops say

A 22-year-old Southampton man faces rape and endangerment charges after a hospital reported the sexual assault of an underage girl, police said.

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Related Topix: Southampton, NY

Newsday

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach closed to swimmers

As a result of higher-than-acceptable levels of bacteria, Lake Ronkonkoma Beach has been closed to swimmers, Suffolk County health officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Lake Ronkonkoma, NY, Ronkonkoma, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The East Hampton Star

Spy-Cam Landlord Pleads Guilty

The landlord of a summer rental in Springs pleaded guilty Thursday to 14 felony charges stemming from his use of surveillance cameras to spy on his tenants.

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Related Topix: Springs, NY, Riverside, NY, East Hampton, NY, Montauk, NY

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