| Feb 6, 2010
| 1:25 PM
Police have identified the bodies of a mother and child found shot and killed in the woods on Long Island Friday.
A passerby found the bodies of 19-year-old Vanessa Argueta and her 14-month-old son Diego while walking to work on Friday morning in Central...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 5:59 AM
Suffolk police have arrested a Central Islip man in connection with the murder of a 24-year old Medford woman who went missing in December 2009.
Evan Ganthier, 30, will be arraigned in court Tuesday for second degree murder in the death of Rebecca...
| Mar 1, 2010
| 5:29 PM
A teenage worker taking out the trash at a local doughnut shop died after he fell into a sewage pit, police said.
According to officials, 17-year-old Amiri Zeqiri slipped into an open cesspool behind a Dunkin' Donuts in Smithtown at around 9 p.m Sunday....
| Jun 2, 2010
| 7:18 AM
Suffolk County Police have arrested a teenager who robbed $200 from an elderly man in Patchogue on Tuesday.
According to police, 79-year-old Rosario Parrino was walking on North Ocean Avenue at 4:40 p.m. when he encountered 19-year-old Wesley Thorne....
| Jun 14, 2010
| 11:07 AM
A Long Island couple are in police custody after staging a fake kidnapping in order to obtain money from a parent, Suffolk County police announced Monday.
Stephanie Benatatos, 21, and her boyfriend Zifiris "John" Valsamis, 24, apparently made telephone...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 11:56 AM
A Long Island mother was arrested and charged after police say she crashed her vehicle into another and fled the scene. At the time, cops say she was driving her 5-year-old son and was also under the influence of alcohol.
According to Suffolk County...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 11:02 AM
A Long Island woman was arrested and charged after she drive another woman to an apparent drug transaction while having four children in the car, police announced Monday.
According to authorities, Cynthia Carter, 49, of Bay Shore and Tamisha Kilpatrick,...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 2:30 PM
A convicted Central Islip sex offender has been arrested and charged with the rape of a 16-year-old girl, police said Wednesday.
George Rodriguez, 21, was already on probation for a previous rape conviction when he was arrested Tuesday, police said. He...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 1:03 PM
Kenneth Serwan, 46, had been drinking when he struck and killed a high school honors student from Amityville Wednesday night, police said.
Serwan, of 266 North Broadway in Lindenhurst, was driving his 1996 Chevrolet eastbound on Sunrise Highway when he...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 1:34 PM
A Long Island man was charged with DWI and reckless endangerment after he was busted driving drunk down the Long Island Expressway at speeds over 120 mph, police said.
According to Nassau County Police, Joseph Melendez, 26, of Central Islip was behind...
| May 4, 2011
| 7:04 AM
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