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Southampton Blotter: Peconic man arrested in Riverside for driving drunk
A Peconic man was arrested in Riverside at 1:42 a.m. Sunday after allegedly driving while intoxicated and driving without a license, police reports said. Nelson Ramirez-Lopez, 30, was involved in a car accident shortly before his arrest, reports said. He allegedly hit a parked car, then struck a bui
Missing: Have You Seen This Area College Student Or His Car?
A 20-year-old college student from the area has gone missing and authorities are asking for the public's help in locating him. Michael McLaughlin, of Cornwall in Orange County, attends Stony Brook University in Suffolk County on Long Island.
Fire crews responding to trench rescue in Riverhead
Multiple fire crews are responding to a trench rescue reported off Doctors Path in Riverhead Friday afternoon. Reports indicate at least one person was buried up to their waist, in a trench 15 feet deep.
Cops: Ride service driver charged with sexually abusing passenger
The Lyft driver was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. A ride service driver has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a passenger early Sunday morning in Central Islip, Suffolk police said.
Fire Truck Crashes While Responding To Blaze In Deer Park
NORTH BABYLON, NY - A North Babylon fire truck was involved in a crash in North Babylon while responding to a fire in Deer Park on Sunday morning. Suffolk Police confirmed that a crash involving a fire truck was reported at 7:40 a.m. on Deer Park Avenue between Oakland Avenue and Winnecomac Avenue.
Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s at These 20 East End Restaurants
The last week of December promises lavish dinners and thrilling parties as the East End celebrates Christmas and New Year’s. To make the most of your holiday, you’ll need to know which restaurants offer the most bang for your buck, which can take considerable time to research. Consider this guide ou
Priciest home sales in Hampton Bays
Priciest home sales in Hampton Bays (11946) The three highest-priced home sales in Hampton Bays last month ranged from $1.5 million to $2.2 million. The priciest Hampton Bays home sold in November was a 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath waterfront home on .71 acres at 25 Canoe Place Road that sold for $2.2 millio
Woman rescued after she drives into Smithtown pond, cops say
Two bystanders helped rescue a woman from the car she drove into a Smithtown pond Sunday, police said. A 60-year-old woman drove a 2000 Toyota Camry into Millers Pond off Maple Avenue around 5:50 p.m., Suffolk police said.
Fire Rips Through Abandoned Home In Pre-Dawn Hours: Cops
SHIRLEY, NY — A fire ripped through a home in Shirley early Sunday morning, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, a call came in at 2:45 a.m. about a house fire on Flintlock Drive — and it appeared the house was vacant.
Officer Shoots, Kills Suicidal Man During Confrontation: Cops
SHIRLEY, NY — A suicidal man was shot and killed by a police officer during a confrontation in Shirley Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Suffolk County Police said homicide squad detectives are investigating the police-involved shooting, which involved Seventh Precinct police officers that respo
Smithtown reviewing options after town garbage contractor indicted
Smithtown continues to employ a garbage-collection company indicted in November on state charges of falsely billing the town hundreds of thousands of dollars for garbage picked up from elsewhere on Long Island.
Local Homeless Man, Living In Truck For 7 Years, Needs Help
MATTITUCK, NY — A local homeless man on the North Fork who's been living in his truck desperately needs a new vehicle — and community members are opening their hearts to help.
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.
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.
Etta Margaret Mack Spellman, 85
Etta Margaret Mack Spellman transitioned into eternal glory with our Lord and Savior on December 6, 2018. She was a longtime resident and pillar in the Riverhead community, and she was a member of the Riverhead and Southampton Churches of Christ for over 50 years. Her Christianity and her family was
Riverhead Blotter: Riverhead man arrested on drug charges
State police arrested a Riverhead man on drug charges Saturday. After being stopped for a traffic violation on Flanders Road in Riverside, cops found Peter Rosado, 26, to be in possession of Alprazolam and marijuana around 9:22 p.m.
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
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
Stuffing the trailer full of toys and more at Kait’s Angels event: Photos
Not long after the start of Kait’s Angels’ “Stuff the Trailer” event Thursday night, the pool table at EAsT on Main in Mattituck was overflowing with toys. The gifts were all donated to help families in need during the holiday season.
Authorities find drugs, chemicals in Mastic drug lab; 1 in custody
Multiple law enforcement agencies, including Homeland Security Investigations, were dismantling on Friday what officials say was a drug lab operating out of a Mastic home. Law enforcement officials say they first found drugs inside the Roda Drive home on Thursday night. On Friday, hazmat crews were