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Officials: No injuries in Holbrook house fire

A house was damaged, but its residents escaped injuries, after a fire started in an attached garage at the Holbrook home early Sunday evening, police and fire officials said. Suffolk County police said the fire on Center Street was reported in a 911 call at 4:47 p.m. Fire officials said firefighters

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 11:29:13

Tritec holds groundbreaking event for Ronkonkoma Hub

Elected officials joined business leaders and developers Monday at a groundbreaking ceremony for the $650 million Ronkonkoma Hub mixed-use project. More than 200 people attended the event under a heated tent on Mill Road and heard comments about the redevelopment from State Sen. John Flanagan, Suffo

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-11-20 20:19:22

Ronkonkoma Hub $600M development starts with groundbreaking

The first phase of the project near the Ronkonkoma LIRR station, LIE and Long Island MacArthur Airport is to include 489 residential units in six buildings. A developer broke ground on the Ronkonkoma Hub Monday, officially launching work on a $600 million project that will create apartments, stores,

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 20:56:00

LIRR: Buses replace trains from Riverhead to Ronkonkoma

Westbound trains on the Ronkonkoma branch will bypass Riverhead Monday morning because of a broken rail near the Riverhead station, the LIRR said in a notice to customers. "Riverhead customers will be accommodated by bus service to Ronkonkoma, for westbound train service to Penn," the Long Island Ra

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 10:14:49

LI dad dancing to Michael Jackson at concert is retired DJ

A video of John Lawless dancing at a Janet Jackson concert went viral, but his routine was already popular at Long Island weddings. John Lawless, 50, of Centereach, performing as Michael Jackson. Lawless became a viral sensation after he was caught on camera dancing at a Janet Jackson concert Nov.

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 17:40:37

Long Island breweries use leftover bagels to make beer and fight food waste

Larry Goldstein of Spider Bite Beer Co. used cinnamon raisin bagels for his beer. Photo Credit: Spider Bite Beer Co. We eat a lot of bagels on Long Island. Even so, lots of them are thrown away when they're no longer fresh - at least hundreds of pounds, every day. Kevin Breslawski knows this first

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 20:43:00

Centereach Fire Department brings cheer with shoebox-stuffed ambulance

It wasn't quite Santa's sleigh, but it was large, red and carried presents, so an ambulance was good enough for the Selden Fire Department, which took over Santa's duties last week and stuffed 100 shoeboxes with gifts for poor young children all over the world.Volunteers help fill a Centereach Fire

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-20 18:00:52

Long Island News from the Long Island Press

Members of the Long Island business community and volunteers are hitting the gym, drinking raw eggs and running up stairs to the Rocky theme song as they train for this 14th annual boxing fundraiser for charity. Hilton Long Island, 598 Route 110, Melville. lifightforcharity.org $134-$250. 6 p.m. No

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-11-20 13:55:27

Altierus Career College and 20 other small colleges closing

ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- Twenty-one small colleges across the country are closing, and one campus is on the First Coast: Altierus Career College in Orange Park. This is one of a handful of small colleges that have closed its doors in our area. "I want to work in a chiropractors' office," Kiana Chambers


Teen critically injured and one man dead in NW Jax shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- One person is dead and a teenager is in critical condition following an overnight shooting in northwest Jacksonville. Police arrived on scene at 12:45 a.m. Sunday to find a man dead and a 16-year-old girl in critical condition in the 10100 block of Melanie Avenue. The girl was

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2017-11-19 11:41:45

Man accused of breaking into trailer, killed ex-roommate

The News Herald reports 26-year-old Billy Herman Shaffer broke into the home while 48-year-old Matthew Kelley was at a convenience store early Saturday morning. Kelly was shot with his own shotgun when he returned home. An arrest report says Shaffer called police after the shooting. A neighbor told

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-11-20 12:23:35

1 dead, 16-year-old injured in College Park shooting

Jacksonville, Fla. - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in the College Park neighborhood. Around 12:45a.m., JSO responded to Melanie St. and Beam St. Upon arrival, they found a white man dead on the porch. A 16-year-old girl was taken to the hospital with life-thr

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2017-11-19 08:41:16

Boy, 14, arrested in rape of UF student

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A 14-year-old has been arrested on a charge of raping a female University of Florida student, Gainesville police say. The teenager is also being charged with burglary and other crimes stemming from the rape case and recent burglaries in the area of Tivoli and Bivens Cove. The rap

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-11-19 20:17:49

Man shot and killed in Grand Park neighborhood

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville police are investigating a shooting in the Grand Park neighborhood that killed a 30-year-old man. Around 11 p.m. Sunday, police were called to a home on West 18th St. When they arrived, they discovered the man who had been shot. He was taken to a local hospital whe

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2017-11-20 11:10:13

JSO searching for 'armed, dangerous' man wanted for murder

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police are asking for the community's help to find an "armed and dangerous" man wanted for murder. Lejuan Marquis Hall, 22, has an active warrant for murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police said Hall shot

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2017-11-20 17:12:48

JSO: Driver killed on I-95 when passenger wakes up, fires shot

Driver, 2 passengers had been using drug known as 'Loveboat,' police say JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A driver was shot and killed by his passenger Sunday while headed north on I-95 after the passenger woke suddenly from a drug-induced stupor and fired without warning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff'

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2017-11-20 21:09:00

Alabama inmate considered 'armed and dangerous' manages to escape prison for the second time in less than 30 days

Shane Anthony Vernon, 27, broke free from Coosa County Prison in Rockford, south-east of Birmingham, on Sunday at about 2.30pm An Alabama inmate has managed to escape prison for the second time in less than one month. Shane Anthony Vernon, 27, broke free from Coosa County Prison in Rockford, south-

DAILY MAIL - 2017-11-20 15:09:25

'Armed, dangerous' escapee hits another home, steals gun and van in Titus

A manhunt is underway for an "armed and dangerous" Coosa County escapee who has sought to elude authorities in a growing crime spree. The Coosa County Sheriff's Office has handed over the lead to the U.S. Marshal's Service to find Shane Anthony Vernon, 27. The Coosa County Sheriff's Office, Elmore

WTVM - 2017-11-20 16:58:40

Equality Alabama Holds Happy Hour Rally for U.S. Senate Candidate Doug Jones

Hundreds packed Kru Bar in Montgomery to support U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones. "Doug Jones is the candidate that can bring people to the middle and the candidate that can find common ground to actually get things done in Washington, DC," said Landon Nichols, campaign manager for Sue Bell Cobb fo

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2017-11-20 03:37:24

Escaped inmate broke into home, tied up residents; search ongoing

An inmate who escaped from the Coosa County Jail for the second time in less than a month broke into a home, tied up the residents and fled in their vehicle. Shane Anthony Vernon, who previously escaped during booking on Oct. 29, made his getaway again about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, said Coosa County Sheri

AL.COM - 2017-11-20 18:36:51