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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.
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.
Saving Long Island’s Lake Ronkonkoma
Lake Ronkonkoma on Long Island had hit rock bottom by 2016. The once famous resort area had become a dumping ground for garbage, construction waste and worse. To clean it up, to restore it to the natural conditions enjoyed by visitors and residents of centuries past, would be a historic rennovation
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.
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.
Medford: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
MEDFORD, NY — When you're looking for a new place, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a wearisome endeavor. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.
Man Charged With DWI After Striking Pedestrian: Police
EAST PATCHOGUE, NY – A man was arrested on a DWI charge after he struck a pedestrian with his minivan Saturday evening in East Patchogue, police said. According to police, 27-year-old Darwin Lopez was crossing East Main Street at Evergreen Avenue when he was struck by an eastbound 2003 Dodge Caravan
Holbrook looks to move downtown from strip malls to traditional appearance
Holbrook residents and elected officials are working on ways to transform the hamlet's commercial heart from a strip of shopping centers to a more traditional downtown. Officials said they have enlisted a nonprofit research group to plan how to potentially revitalize the downtown before an expected
Multi-Family Long Island Homes On The Market
Want to make a few extra bucks by renting out part of your home? Or maybe you want a separate place for your adult child to live without them actually moving out. Either way, here are some Long Island homes on the market that can legally house more than one family.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Patchogue Area
PATCHOGUE, NY — When you're looking for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a laborious endeavor. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
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.
Deer Park landowner applies to tear down houses, build grocery store
The Town of Babylon is considering an application to demolish two houses on a residential parcel on Bay Shore Road in Deer Park and build a new grocery store. Eneyet Chawdhury, the owner of the parcel at the northwest corner of Bay Shore and Commack roads in Deer Park, plans to build an 8,430-square
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
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
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 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
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
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
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.