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Cops: Man drove intoxicated, wrong way on Sunrise Highway

A Connecticut man faces charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless endangerment after other motorists reported seeing him traveling east on the westbound Sunrise Highway, Suffolk police said. Lucero-Corte, 50, of New Haven, was scheduled for arraignment Sunday at First District Court in Centr

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 18:41:00

$74.5K Lottery Ticket Sold On East End

HAMPTON BAYS, NY - A lucky winner is $74.5K richer on the East End. The New York Lottery announced Saturday that one top-prize winning ticket was sold for the Mar 16 TAKE 5 drawing. The ticket, worth $74,510, was purchased at Canoe Place Fuel Mart, located at 250 East Montauk Highway in Hampton Bay

PATCH - 2018-03-17 14:21:32

Suffolk cops issue 58 tickets after car show, police say

Suffolk police issued 58 tickets for speeding and other reckless driving infractions on the Long Island Expressway following a Farmingville car show Sunday afternoon, police said. Suffolk police put one of its helicopters in the air to coordinate its response with officers on the ground, as police

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 22:23:44

FDNY: Lithium battery caused 5-alarm fire that disrupted LIRR service

The Long Island Rail Road suspended service in both directions on four branches on Friday, March 16, 2018, due to a large fire at a recycling plant near LIRR tracks in Queens. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp An improperly disposed lithium battery was to blame for the five-alarm fire in Queens that br

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 21:14:49

VIDEO: Teen Siblings Hospitalized in Central Islip by Hit-and-Run Driver; SCPD Seeking Suspect

A 15-year-old female and her twin brother were walking to their bus stop when a vehicle struck the pair, cops say. SCPD are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck twins and fled the scene in Central Islip. Central Islip, NY - March 16, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Pol


Woman orders egg sandwich at jail security booth, gets handcuffs instead

A Jamesport woman was arrested after she seemingly mistook the security booth at the Suffolk County jail for a drive-thru window at a fast food restaurant. Lizabeth Ildefonso, 44, drove up to the security booth at the correctional facility and administrative offices for the Suffolk County Sheriff's

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-17 13:20:18

Long Island News from the Long Island Press

A rendering of what Wyandanch Rising could look like someday, with plenty of affordable housing options within walking distance of the LIRR. (courtesy BHC Architects) Long Island is in the midst of historic change. For years, as other regions invested in areas like quality, affordable rental housing

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Southold Blotter: Aquebogue man smashed cell phone during argument

Lawrence Conner, 25, of Aquebogue was arrested in Greenport Friday for criminal mischief after smashing a Samsung Galaxy 7 cellphone during an argument, police said. The value of the phone is more than $250, leading to a felony charge, according to police. Richard Collins, 77, of Mattituck was arre

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-18 10:01:09

Man faces hate crime charge after yelling racial slurs, attacking man at LIRR station: police

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. - A man is facing hate crime charges after police on Thursday say he punched and kicked a man as he yelled racial slurs at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Railroad Station. Sean Oree, 52, was arrested after he allegedly yelled racial slurs and assaulted a victim on March, 14, 2018, in wh


Man Robbed At Gunpoint While Sitting In Driveway Of Suffolk Home

NORTH AMITYVILLE, NY - A man was robbed at gunpoint while sitting in the driveway of a North Amityville home on Monday night, according to Suffolk Police. The man sitting in a car in the driveway of the Croydon Road when a man approached him and displayed a gun, police said. The robber fled with the


4 fatally shot, including child, in Brownsville, Brooklyn apartment

Four people were found fatally shot in an apartment in Brownsville, Brooklyn Wednesday morning. The victims were found in an apartment on Thatford Avenue just after 5 a.m. One of the victims is said to be a child. Police are preliminarily investigating the deaths as a triple murder suicide. Four peo


Pickup truck hits utility pole in Selden, Suffolk cops say

A pickup truck veered off the road and hit a utility pole Tuesday night in Selden, Suffolk County police said. The accident was reported at 9:47 p.m. on Hawkins Road near Magnolia Drive, police said. There were no serious injuries, police said. A pickup truck veered off the road and hit a utility po


Man Charged With Groping Woman At Bay Shore Nail Salon: Police

BAY SHORE, NY - A Flushing man was arrested for groping a woman at a Bay Shore nail salon earlier this month, according to Suffolk Police. Haijun Ni, 39, was charged with forcible touching for touching the woman at the New Feeling Nail Spa on 633 E. Main Street at 3:15 p.m. on March 4, police said.


District: Concern for 2 Newfield students after alarming messages

Both of the students were not in school Wednesday, the same day when students across LI joined a mass protest in honor of Florida shooting victims. One student at Selden's Newfield High School threatened possibly becoming the next school shooter while another suggested self-harm on Wednesday, prompt


Serious Crash Closes Coram Road

At least one person was seriously injured in a single-car crash in Coram Thursday morning, Suffolk Police said. The crash occurred on County Road 83 (Patchogue-Mount Sinai Road) at about 10:37 a.m. The road is closed in both directions between Canal and Pine roads as police investigate. No other i