Suffolk County

Suffolk County Police Department
October 01, 2018 - 11:00 am
MANORVILLE, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- A Boy Scout is dead, after being run over by an allegedly drunk driver on a Long Island street. Sadly, the Boy Scouts confirm that a boy in troop 161 has died from the injuries he sustained Sunday. Alleged drunk driver Thomas Murphy awaiting arraignment in Central...
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September 24, 2018 - 8:49 am
Suffolk County police are investigating a threat made against a high school on Long Island.
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Three boys battling cancer were sworn in as police officers for the day in Suffolk County
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September 19, 2018 - 5:43 pm
YAPHANK, NY (1010 WINS) -- It was swearing in day at a Long Island police department on Wednesday, for a trio of pint-sized officers. Three boys battling cancer are now fighting crime in Suffolk County. Nine-year-old Zachary Cote, 10-year-old Sean Hughes, and 11-year-old Jesse Pallas were sworn in...
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Dreamstime
September 10, 2018 - 1:39 pm
MELVILLE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A real ruckus unfolded on Long Island, Sunday afternoon. Cops say they got a call from security about a man acting irrationally at the Walt Whitman Mall. When they arrived, the guy took off in a white Mustang, and proceeded to crash into another vehicle in the parking...
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Authorities say crack pipe vending machines have been popping up around Suffolk County.
Suffolk County Police
September 10, 2018 - 11:41 am
CORAM, NY (1010 WINS) -- Unusual vending machines have turned up in Suffolk County -- they dispense crack pipes. Crack pipe dispensers found in the Coram area on public roadsides. Town of Brookhaven has taken down repurposed tampon vending machines dispensing (for $2) pens that had been altered...
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Riverhead Police are looking for a group of people in connection with an incident in the wave pool at Splish Splash Water Park.
Riverhead Police
August 29, 2018 - 3:39 pm
CALVERTON, NY (1010 WINS) -- The mothers of three girls say their daughters were molested in the wave pool at Splish Splash Water Park in Calverton last Tuesday. Riverhead Police released video and images of eight men and one woman wanted for questioning. The mothers told Newsday their daughters...
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Dreamstime
July 31, 2018 - 9:12 am
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Suffolk County officials are changing the way they fight human trafficking. The Suffolk County Police Department rolled out a permanent human trafficking unit that will treat prostitutes as victims. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart was joined...
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Dreamstime
July 29, 2018 - 5:33 pm
A Long Island county where a 12-year-old boy died during a boating safety lesson now has a new law aimed at preventing such tragedies from happening again.
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Suffolk County PD
July 02, 2018 - 4:14 pm
A Long Island family has asked a Suffolk County police officer who saved their newborn son's life to be the boy's godfather. Jane and Mike Pappalardo of Mount Sinai say they feel a special bond with officer Jon-Erik Negron. The officer administered aid to baby bryce, who was not breathing after his...
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Dreamstime
June 24, 2018 - 3:31 pm
Six headless chickens were left on a Suffolk County beach last week as part of what police described as a “ritualistic sacrifice.”
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