| Aug 10, 2010
| 10:34 AM
A Long Island man is in police custody after allegedly beating his dog and breaking its neck slowly causing the animal to suffocate, PIX 11 News has learned.
Edward Semke, 50, of Centereach, was arrested by Suffolk County SPCA Detectives for fatally...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 3:45 PM
CENTEREACH, N.Y. -- A Long Island man is in police custody after allegedly beating his dog and breaking its neck slowly causing the animal to suffocate.
Edward Semke, 50, of Centereach, was arrested by Suffolk County SPCA Detectives for fatally beating...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 11:22 AM
Suffolk County police say a case of graffiti and arson in a Long Island town may be a hate crime.
However, a resident, identified as Alex Robles, who lives in the Selden home, located at 601 Hawkins Road, said he believes the attack stemmed from a...
| Aug 15, 2010
| 2:16 PM
A former medical student accused of killing a masseuse he met through Craigslist committed suicide in the Boston jail where he was awaiting trial, authorities said Sunday.
Philip Markoff, 24, was found unresponsive in his cell Sunday morning in the...
| 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...
| 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....