Take a look at the week's top headlines:
Police & Fire
Scrooges Swipe Christmas Gifts From Aquebogue Porch:Sticky-fingered suspects swiped the gifts in broad daylight.
Dive Teams Still Searching Peconic For Gun Allegedly Used in Robberies: Police are still searching for the gun allegedly used in a series of armed robberies.
Two Alleged Masked Gunmen Plead Not Guilty: Two of the three men charged with a Riverside armed robbery appeared in court this week.
Police: Riverhead Man Charged With Aggravated DWI in Mattituck: A Riverhead man was charged with aggravated DWI.
: Alleged altercation in Riverside.
Officers Catch East Hampton Inmate with Contraband: An inmate allegedly devised an elaborate scheme to hide drugs.
Shelter Proposal Sparks Calverton Cat Fight: Some residents have claws bared over a proposed cat shelter; they believe they were not give a chance to be heard on the matter.
Thiele Outlines Ideas For Route 24 Safety: Assemblyman Fred Thiele said traffic calming and safety measures in Flanders and Riverside on Route 24 are critical.
Losquadro Seeks Nomination for Brookhaven Highway Superintendent: Assemblyman Dan Losquadro seeks another seat.
Calverton Manor Developer Heads To Court: 'We're Done': After a mixed-use project was not voted upon by the town board Tuesday, the developer said he's headed to court.
Councilman John Dunleavy: 'I'll Run For Supervisor': Should Town Supervisor Sean Walter win his race for Suffolk County Legislator, Councilman John Dunleavy said he'd seek the nomination to run for supervisor.
Walter Talks EPCAL's Future -- And His Own: Walter outlines his vision for EPCAL should he be elected to the Suffolk County Legislature.
County to Hold Public Hearing on Sandy Response: Residents will be able to make their voices heard over Sandy response.
Town Board Hires 3 Part-Time Kennel Attendants: After staff dwinded the town board hired three part-time kennel attendants for the municipal animal shelter.
Long Island Craft Brewers Collaborate for Comrades Wiped Out by Sandy: Brewers come together for a cause.
EPCAL Water Park Gets Green Light from County Planners: A new water park could be coming to EPCAL.
Auto Dealer Tells Judge Chrysler Facility Requirement Was Too Much: A Riverhead car dealer said in court on Monday that Chrysler's requirement that Eagle Auto Mall build a separate unit for its Jeeps and Chrysler vehicles was too much.
LI Foundation Awards $15K to Non-Profit ‘Mega Event’ Organizers: Great news for organizers of an August non-profit "mega event."
Animal Advocates Fear For Shelter Dogs; 2 Slated For Euthanization: Residents raised their voices in protest over conditions at the Riverhead Town animal shelter and the euthanzation of two dogs on Monay.
Nominate Riverhead's Greatest Person of 2012: Tell us your choice for Riverhead's Greatest Person of 2012.
Top Places to Get a Christmas Tree Around Riverhead: Still need a Christmas tree? Here's where to find them.
Gun Hunting Lottery To Be Held In Riverhead: A gun hunting lottery is scheduled soon.
: One fire commissioner finds strength in this comrades to go on, after the unthinkable.
Riverhead Student Thwarts Possible Abduction By Stranger: One student took the right steps to avoid potential tragedy.
Riverhead School District Adjusts Calendar After Sandy: Here's the new calendar for the Riverhead school district after Sandy.
Holiday Happenings At Riverhead Schools: A complete list of concerts and events.