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Last of seven alleged crime family members sentenced in Central Islip
The three defendants were charged in a superseding indictment involving seven defendants in all charged with racketeering conspiracy, including predicate acts of drug trafficking, loan sharking, gambling and obstruction of justice, prosecutors said.
My mom’s medical emergency became a hospital horror show
I was visiting home last Tuesday night and was just leaving when my mother, Phylis Corso, came home from work early. She told me she thought she was having a heart attack and needed to go to the hospital.
Feds: Fentanyl dealer from Huntington Station gets 7 1/2 years in prison
Jamal Brown possessed and sold more than 40 grams of fentanyl, along with cocaine, which he stored at locations in Bay Shore and Huntington Station, prosecutors said. A Huntington Station man was sentenced in federal court in Central Islip Friday to 7 1/2 years in prison for trafficking and selling
Man Crashes Into Pedestrian, Pole, Charged With DWI: Cops
MASTIC, NY — A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a pedestrian and a pole in a Shirley crash Friday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, Steven Reid, 46, of Wyandanch, was arrested at 11:37 p.m. and charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of
Police: Suffolk man with 65 license suspensions caught in stolen car
Police say 65 license suspensions didn't stop a North Lindenhurst man from getting behind the wheel. Oscar Ronquillo was pulled over Friday morning in West Babylon. Police say he was driving a stolen Honda when they spotted him on Fulton Street.
Tritec plans to purchase Touro College's Bay Shore campus to build apartments
The developers behind New Village at Patchogue, the Ronkonkoma Hub and other downtown building projects in Suffolk County are now in contract to purchase the Touro College campus in Bay Shore, greaterbayshore.com has learned.
Investigators: Man ran ecstasy 'cook lab' out of Mastic home
Federal officials say an intercepted package led them to uncover a "cook lab" inside a Mastic home that was being used to produce ecstasy. Teams with Homeland Security Investigations, Suffolk police and other agencies descended on the Roda Drive home on Friday, with some officers in hazmat suits. Ph
Driver Killed After Pickup Truck Crashes Into Trees On NSP
A man was killed after his pickup truck crashed into trees on the Northern State Parkway on Thursday night, fire officials say. The vehicle was traveling eastbound, east of Wolf Hill Road in Dix Hills, when it left the roadway and crashed into trees at 9:30 p.m. Dix Hills firefighters responded to t
Man Hit In Head With Baseball Bat During Attempted Robbery
BRENTWOOD, NY - A man was hit in the head with a bat during an attempted robbery in Brentwood earlier this week, according to Suffolk Police. The incident was reported on Tuesday at about 11 p.m. on Macarthur Avenue.
Worker gets trapped in dirt pit at new Riverhead development
Walls of dirt collapsed Friday as construction workers were installing a cesspool at a new home on AJ Court in Riverhead, burying one worker up to his waist. Officials say they got the call around 3 p.m. Friday to a new housing development. The worker was buried down in the pit, unable to get out.
Driver dies in Northern State Parkway crash, police say
The driver of a pickup truck was killed after he crashed into trees along the Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills Thursday night, authorities said. The man was going east when he veered off the road just west of Exit 42, Route 231, State Police said. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, p
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Remains found in basement solve decades-old mystery of missing dad
Lake Grove, N.Y. -- Human remains found in the basement of a family home on Long Island have been identified as the family's patriarch who disappeared half a century ago. Michael Carroll said he was a baby when his father, George Carroll, a Korean war veteran, disappeared in 1961. His late mother sa
Holtsville Man Gets Max Sentence In Cop-Dragging Incident
The Holtsville who dragged a police officer with his car at a traffic stop was sentenced to the maximum 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison for driving while intoxicated, officials said.
Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal Nesconset crash, DA says
Authorities said Jesse Santucci was driving a 2018 Audi on Rosevale Avenue on Sept. 29 when he struck Kevin Hartnett, 26, who was walking northbound on the shoulder of the road at the time.
New Moe's In Hauppauge To Open Next Week
HAUPPAUGE, NY - A new Moe's restaurant will be opening in Hauppauge next week. The latest eatery for the popular Tex-Mex chain will open its doors on 586 Veteran's Highway on Thursday, December 20.
Rally backs bill to limit flavored e-cigarettes in Suffolk County
Physicians, parents and educators rallied outside the Suffolk County Legislature building Thursday afternoon to support a proposed bill to limit flavored e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine in Suffolk County.
Police Seek Woman Who Stole Cell Phone From Bank
Suffolk County detectives are asking for the public's help to identify and locate a woman who stole a cell phone from a bank in October. According to police, a woman stole an iPhone 7 that was left by a customer on the counter at Citibank at 4800 Nesconset Highway in Port Jefferson Station on Oct. 8
Holtsville man sentenced to the maximum prison time in cop-dragging case
A Suffolk judge on Friday sentenced a Holtsville steamfitter who dragged a police officer after a traffic stop to the maximum of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison for driving while intoxicated.
Chris Boothe scores 23 points to help Sachem East hold off Central Islip
As Sachem East’s lead began to dwindle because of Central Islip's mounting pressure, Chris Boothe tried to will his teammates to victory in the closing minutes. “I’m a very emotional person,” the Sachem East junior guard said. “I love to bring the energy, I like to be that guy who wants to take it a