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Man dies after swimming in Patchogue Bay, police say
A Farmingville man died Saturday morning after jumping out of a boat to go swimming drowned in Patchogue Bay, Suffolk County police said.James Melocoton, 52, was boating with friends in the bay, police said in a news release. About 1:10 a.m. Saturday, he and another person got out to swim, and a few
2-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Long Island Pool
EAST ISLIP, NY – A 2-year-old girl drowned in a backyard pool on Long Island Friday evening, police said.
Town: Beach closed after medical waste washes up
About 50 to 60 items of medical waste, including more than 30 hypodermic needles, washed up Friday evening in a section of beach between Ohio Avenue in Long Beach and Clayton Avenue in East Atlantic Beach.
Store owner sentenced for selling K2 drug
A Medford store owner was sentenced Friday in federal court in Central Islip for selling K2, an illegal drug that is also known as synthetic marijuana and “spice,” officials said.
Man Robbed Ralph's Italian Ice At Knifepoint: SCPD
COMMACK, NY - A Commack man was arrested on Wednesday for robbing a business at knifepoint and attempting to burglarize a home in Commack, according to Suffolk Police.
MS-13 Members Charged With Murders, Drug Trafficking Across LI
CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A total of 12 gang members were charged in connection to 3 murders and drug trafficking on Long Island, the U.S. Attorney's office announced on Thursday.
Northport school district to reopen K-wing for '18-19 year - TBR News Media
Over the summer recess, Northport Superintendent Robert Banzer confirmed the district has undertaken extensive renovations of the K-wing classrooms, including its ventilation systems. Thebuilding’s indoor air quality has raised concerns from district residentssince the smell of gas fumes was reporte
Officials Close Beach On Long Island After 'Dozens' Of Used Hypodermic Needles Wash Ashore
If you come in contact with any hazardous materials, including hypodermic needles, officials advise calling 9-1-1 so police can immediately remove the items.
LIRR service suspended after train hits, kills person
A Long Island Rail Road train struck and killed a person on the tracks by Smith Road, which is west of the Shirley-Mastic train station, just after 7 p.m. Thursday, a spokesman said. Photo Credit: LiHotShots
DOT: Overnight closure of part of Sunrise Highway
State transportation officials on Thursday announced overnight road closures on a segment of Sunrise Highway/Route 27 in Babylon and Islip during several weeks beginning this weekend.Starting on Sunday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., two eastbound lanes of Sunrise Highway, or Route 27, from Exit 40 (Sta
Town approves plans for 160 apartments in Smithtown, Commack - TBR News Media
The Lofts at Maple & Main by East Hampton-based developer VEA 181st Realty Corp. will consist of four buildings on the site of the former Nassau Suffolk Lumber & Supply Company in Smithtown. A mixed-use, three-story building will be constructed facing Main Street consisting of approximately 9,400 sq
Hauppauge School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations
HAUPPAUGE, NY— The first day of school in Hauppauge is September 5 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the dates on your calendar ASAP. The Hauppauge School District has released its 2018-2019 calendars for
Massive Drug Bust Rocks Some Of Montauk's Hottest Establishments
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)— Suffolk County officials said Thursday that they have taken down a large drug ring in the summer tourist hot spot of Montauk. And the culprits, they said, brazenly dealt right out of popular restaurants.
Cops: Teen with BB gun on school grounds arrested
The man was walking with a woman near Centereach High School when he pulled up his shirt and showed a handgun stuck in the waistband of his pants to students and a coach attending a football practice, Cameron said. The pair then walked towards Dawnwood Middle School, which shares a campus with the h
Road Closures Announced In Town Of Babylon For Next Week
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY - The New York State Department of Transportation announced overnight lane closures for next week in the Towns of Babylon and Islip.Motorists should expect closures beginning Sunday, August 19 on State Route 27 between Exit 40 (State Route 231) and Exit 39 (Hubbards Path).Two east
Five MS-13 gang members arraigned, prosecutors say
Five alleged members of MS-13 on Long Island were arraigned Thursday on new racketeering charges -- including murder and attempted murder -- and prosecutors say now more than two dozen members of the notorious gang have been linked to 16 murders.Four of the defendants arraigned Thursday have been pr
Deer Park-North Babylon School Calendar 2018-19
DEER PARK-NORTH BABYLON, NY — The first day of school in Deer Park-North Babylon is September 5 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASAP. The Deer Park and North Babylon school dist
Official: Restaurant evacuated due to carbon monoxide
One person was hospitalized for evaluation and seven others were treated after firefighters found elevated levels of carbon dioxide Wednesday night at two stores in Commack, a fire official said.The Commack Fire Department responded to Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza on Jericho Turnpike near Town Line Ro
Lightning Strike Sparks Massive Fire At Suffolk Summer Camp
WHEATLEY HEIGHTS, NY - Two people were injured in a massive fire caused by a lighting strike at a Wheatley Heights summer camp on Tuesday night, according to the Melville Fire Department.
Cops: Shots fired into house, teen wounded
Shots were fired through a house in West Babylon early Wednesday, wounding a teenager inside, Suffolk County police said.The 17-year-old male victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for a gunshot wound to the leg that was not life-threatening, police said.The shots w