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3 hrs ago | Newsday

Ziggy the dog 'to get the home he deserves,' Suffolk SPCA chief says

A Shih Tzu-type dog, which has been named Ziggy, was brought to the Babylon Town shelter in West Babylon, and it took workers more than three hours to shave 4 pounds of stinky, black fur from the dog, who now weighs 11 pounds, the SPCA said.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY, West Babylon, NY, Lindenhurst, NY, Farmingdale, NY

4 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Suspects in grisly NY murder cases arraigned

A man is suspected of killing at least two prostitutes and dumping their bodies in remote wooded areas of Long Island in the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, East Patchogue, NY

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Brooklyn Woman Pleads Not Guilty In LI Body Parts Case

A Brooklyn woman has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the killing and dismemberment of a mother of four whose body parts were found on Long Island.

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4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Long Island Man Pleads Not Guilty In Cold Case Murders

A Long Island man accused in the deaths of two women more than 20 years ago has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

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Related Topix: East Patchogue, NY

9 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $485,000 for Suffolk County Fire Departments

July 30, 2014 - U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $176,850 in federal funding for Lindenhurst Fire Department and $308,750 in federal funding for Orient Fire District.

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Related Topix: Lindenhurst, NY

10 hrs ago | Shelter Island Reporter

4 arrests, 12 tickets on blotter

Those named in arrest reports or receiving police summonses have not been convicted of a crime.

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Related Topix: Shelter Island, NY, Riverhead, NY, East Hampton, NY

11 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Expands NY Rising Program to Help 6,575 Homeowners...

Individuals eligible for this round of funding experienced damage to their homes as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Nassau County, NY, Hempstead, NY

15 hrs ago | NewsLI.com

Suffolk Police Seeking to ID Suspect Who Walked Out of Centereach Walmart with 42-inch LED Television

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public's help to identify and locate a man who stole a television from a Centereach store last week.

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Related Topix: Centereach, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NewsLI.com

County Attorney To Explore Legal Action On Behalf of Commercial Fishing Industry

The Suffolk County Legislature at its July 29 General Meeting unanimously passed a resolution, sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman , asking the County Attorney to explore legal action against the Federal Government on behalf of Suffolk's commercial fishermen to correct inequitable fishing quotas.

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Related Topix: Montauk, NY

Newsday

Advocates want answers in 2010 immigrant's death

Latino, immigrant and civil rights advocates, concerned that no arrests have been made in a 2010 slaying of one immigrant and an attack on another in Shirley, called Wednesday for Suffolk police to solve the crimes and for federal officials to examine the case.

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Related Topix: Shirley, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

Newsday

Suffolk OKs healthy options bill

You can have your cake, and kale, too. Concession stands at Suffolk County parks and beaches, as well as vending machines in county buildings, will be required to offer healthy options under a bill passed by the county legislature.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition

Newsday

Mosquito spraying set for Fire Island on Wednesday, Thursday

Suffolk County is planning ground spraying for adult mosquitoes Wednesday and Thursday on Fire Island, weather permitting, health officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire Island, NY, Ocean Beach, NY

NewsLI.com

Suffolk County Detectives Investigating Crash That Killed Sound Beach ...

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a two-car crash that killed a Sound Beach man early this morning.

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Related Topix: Sound Beach, NY, Bellport, NY, Smithtown, NY

Sag Harbor Online

Arraignment Thursday for Manorville Man Accused of Murdering Two...

John Bittrolff, the Manorville man who was arrested last week and accused of killing two women whose bodies were found dumped in the woods within months of each other in late 1993, and suspected in a third case in which the woman's body was discovered in North Sea, will be arraigned on a grand jury indictment on Thursday, July 31. John Bittrolff is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Manorville, NY, North Sea, NY

The East Hampton Star

Arson Squad Investigating Water Mill Blaze

The Suffolk County Arson Squad is investigating a fire that quickly ripped through a house under construction in Water Mill on Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Fire, Water-Mill, NY, Hampton Bays, NY, North Sea, NY, Sag Harbor, NY

Newsday

Coram man faces drug charge after crash in Brookhaven

A 19-year-old Coram man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after he crashed his car into a wooded area off Sunrise Highway in Brookhaven early Wednesday, police said.

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Related Topix: Coram, NY, Brookhaven, NY

LongIsland.com

AG Schneiderman Announces Arrest of Two LI Convenience Store Owners...

AG Schneiderman Announces Arrest of Two LI Convenience Store Owners and Eight Co-conspirators Alleged to Have Stolen Nearly $1 Million from SNAP Mastic, NY - July 29, 2014 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General, today announced a 25-count indictment against two Suffolk ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mastic, NY, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Newsday

Cops: Man shot outside home in West Babylon

A 21-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot in the arm by an unknown assailant late Tuesday outside his home in West Babylon, police said.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY, West Babylon, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Newsday

Clash over Suffolk bill to require posting of credit card gas prices

Gas station owners clashed with union and education leaders at the Suffolk County Legislature yesterday over a proposed local law aimed at retailers who charge credit card prices that can be $1 more per gallon than the cash price.

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Related Topix: Hauppauge, NY

WCAX-TV Burlington

Prosecutors say NY man stabbed girlfriend 20 times

Prosecutors say a suburban New York man stabbed his girlfriend more than 20 times during a fight at her Long Island home.

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