| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:05 PM
A week after veteran NYPD police officer Peter Figoski was fatally shot in the face, while responding as back-up to a Cypress Hills robbery, thousands of uniformed officers formed a sea of blue in West Babylon, Long Island to pay tribute at his funeral....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:33 PM
A woman claiming to sell Tiffany merchandise to benefit a Suffolk County food pantry was actually selling cheap Chinese jewelry and pocketing the proceeds, according to the Suffolk County DA.
Mary Ann Bell, 69, claimed that she was selling "trendy...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:29 PM
A 24-year-old man who walked into the Laurel police station on Christmas Eve and confessed to a double murder on Long Island, according to police, is being held pending an extradition hearing as early as Tuesday.
Jim Collins, a spokesman for the Laurel...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 4:36 PM
It happened again -- gunfire and death during a pharmacy robbery -- providing another, grim statistic for the Long Island 'Pharmacy Crimes' Task Force.
The task force was formed last summer, after gunman, David Laffer--a U.S. Army veteran--executed...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:03 PM
On the same day official mourning began for a federal agent gunned down while trying to stop a pharmacy robbery, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York called for the Drug Enforcement Administration--DEA--to start sharing information about violent,...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 5:49 PM
Police released a sketch of a third unidentified victim in the hunt for a possible Long Island serial killer preying on prostitutes advertising on Craigslist.
Ten sets of human remains have been found on local beaches since police began their...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 5:28 PM
A remote stretch of roadway in Suffolk County has become a dumping ground for mutilated animals.
"We found about 12 bags, with about 20 or so dead chickens, dead roosters, and we found one bag that had two small goat heads in it," said Detective Paul...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Operation County Connection is described by the Feds as an intricate heroin operation that stretched from New York City to Long Island.
The arrests of 20 alleged perpetrators hit close to home at the Corner Galley in Massapequa. The mom-and-pop bar and...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:30 PM
There's a lot less heroin moving on Long Island today after an early morning takedown of a three million dollar drug ring that stretched from the Dominican Republic to Queens, Massachusettes to Brooklyn, all headed for Long Island buyers. Twenty...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:53 AM
A tragic accident on the Long Island Expressway has left a teen dead after he was mowed down by a Suffolk County sheriff's deputy.
According to officials, the incident happened Wednesday at about 6 p.m. in a westbound HOV lane of the LIE in Ronkonkoma....
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Melissa Cann has four kids to tuck into bed at night. But by day, the Norwich resident is busy trying to make certain that her late sister — believed to be the victim of a Long Island serial killer — rests in peace.
Cann's sister, Maureen...