| Jan 3, 2011
| 4:42 PM
"He went in to rob her, and he ended up killing her, and now he's going to get all her money. It's like he's finishing the robbery."
These angry words of frustration come from the sister of murder victim, Dianne Edwards.
Donna Larsen of Lake...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 1:54 PM
After an 11-year-old Sayville girl was dragged onto a partially frozen area of the Great South Bay by a neighbor's dog, she broke through and plunged into the frigid water, officials said Monday.
Sarah Thalhammer was walking the 1-year-old poodle/Maltese...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:25 PM
NEW YORK -- A New York county is launching a registry for animal abusers which could also help to identify potential violence against women and children.
The registry in Suffolk County, which will go live next week, is modeled after the sex offender...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 10:53 AM
The three remaining bodies found near Jones Beach on Long Island have all been identified, Suffolk County police and the district attorney announced Monday.
They were identified as Melissa Barthelemy, 27, from the Bronx; Amber Lynn Costello, 27, from...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Police on Long Island are investigating two incidents that resulted in the deaths of two local women.
According to Suffolk County Police, Doris Metz, 64, was walking in the parking lot of the First Student Charger Bus Rental company at Railroad Avenue at...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:54 PM
The teenage sister of one of four prostitutes found slain on Long Island received a half-dozen calls from the victim's cell phone in the six weeks after she disappeared in 2009, her family said Thursday.
Melissa Barthelemy's sister, Amanda, who was...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Groundhog Staten Island Chuck emerged from his burrow Wednesday morning to predict an early spring. But New York City's groundhog counterparts in Long Island beg to differ.
With the assistance of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York City's groundhog did not...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 12:13 PM
Nearly half a dozen people were arrested Thursday on drug-trafficking charges, which according to authorities included the sales of both fake and real cocaine.
In total, 18 were arrested in the bust that stretched from Brooklyn to the Hamptons....
| Feb 6, 2011
A police officer sitting in his cruiser with lights flashing during a traffic stop on the Long Island Expressway died Saturday after being hit by a flatbed truck.
Nassau County Officer Michael Califano had pulled a vehicle over near exit 39 in Old...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Police responded to an unusual burglary reported Tuesday -- someone may have used the Super Bowl as a distraction to steal five large, exotic animals from a pet store in Mastic, N.Y.
According to the store's owner, someone broke into the Animal Hut at...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Marianne Monahan, a resident of Malverne, says she has no choice but to bathe in brown bath water.
"I'm so outraged I can't even put it into words," said Monahan.
Monahan drinks mostly bottled water and had a filtration system installed in the kitchen,...