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Man dies after swimming in Patchogue Bay, police say
A Farmingville man died Saturday morning after jumping out of a boat to go swimming drowned in Patchogue Bay, Suffolk County police said.James Melocoton, 52, was boating with friends in the bay, police said in a news release. About 1:10 a.m. Saturday, he and another person got out to swim, and a few
2-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Long Island Pool
EAST ISLIP, NY – A 2-year-old girl drowned in a backyard pool on Long Island Friday evening, police said.
Man Dies In Patchogue Bay
According to Suffolk Police, James Melocoton, of Farmingville, was boating with friends in the bay when he and another person jumped off the boat to go swimming around 1:10 a.m.
Store owner sentenced for selling K2 drug
A Medford store owner was sentenced Friday in federal court in Central Islip for selling K2, an illegal drug that is also known as synthetic marijuana and “spice,” officials said.
Officials Close Beach On Long Island After 'Dozens' Of Used Hypodermic Needles Wash Ashore
If you come in contact with any hazardous materials, including hypodermic needles, officials advise calling 9-1-1 so police can immediately remove the items.
He grew up in a deli. Now, this LIer has opened his own
The breakfast burger at Farmhouse Gourmet in Centereach is topped with shaved ham, bacon, melted cheddar and an egg. Photo Credit: Newsday/Corin Hirsch
Cops: Possible child drowning in East Islip
Suffolk detectives are investigating the possible drowning of a child at an East Islip home Friday night.Rescuers were called to Percy Williams Drive just before 6 p.m., and they rushed a child to the hospital, Suffolk police said.An East Islip fire chief said one of his department's volunteers drov
Man Robbed Ralph's Italian Ice At Knifepoint: SCPD
COMMACK, NY - A Commack man was arrested on Wednesday for robbing a business at knifepoint and attempting to burglarize a home in Commack, according to Suffolk Police.
West Islip School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacation
WEST ISLIP, NY — The first day of School in West Islip is September 4 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the dates on your calendar ASAP. The West Islip School District has released its 2018-2019 calendar f
MS-13 Members Charged With Murders, Drug Trafficking Across LI
CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A total of 12 gang members were charged in connection to 3 murders and drug trafficking on Long Island, the U.S. Attorney's office announced on Thursday.
Crash Reported On LIE During Rush Hour: DOT
HAUPPAUGE, NY - A crash was reported on the Long Island Expressway in Hauppauge during rush hour on Friday morning, according to the New York State DOT.
Two Arrests Made in Connection With Farmingdale LIRR Station Mugging, Cops Say
Farmingdale, NY - August 17, 2018 -Second Squad detectives report the arrest of anEast Patchoguewoman and aBay Shoreman for a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 11:35 p.m. at the Long Island Railroad Station inFarmingdale.
Northport school district to reopen K-wing for '18-19 year - TBR News Media
Over the summer recess, Northport Superintendent Robert Banzer confirmed the district has undertaken extensive renovations of the K-wing classrooms, including its ventilation systems. Thebuilding’s indoor air quality has raised concerns from district residentssince the smell of gas fumes was reporte
LIRR service suspended after train hits, kills person
A Long Island Rail Road train struck and killed a person on the tracks by Smith Road, which is west of the Shirley-Mastic train station, just after 7 p.m. Thursday, a spokesman said. Photo Credit: LiHotShots
Massive Drug Bust Rocks Some Of Montauk's Hottest Establishments
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)— Suffolk County officials said Thursday that they have taken down a large drug ring in the summer tourist hot spot of Montauk. And the culprits, they said, brazenly dealt right out of popular restaurants.
BREAKING: Judge rules in favor of LIPA, 'no promises' to school districts - TBR News Media
The judge’s ruling is a big victory for LIPA as it allows tax certiorari cases to continue to trial, rather than being dismissed, and could have a widespread impact across Long Island for other municipalities with similar disputes against the utility.
Authorities Say Man Stole 21 Containers of Vicks VapoRub from Selden Pharmacy
Selden, NY - August 17, 2018 -Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from aSeldenstore this month.
Nassau Man Burglarized Multiple Businesses On His Own Block: NCPD
According to police, the Burglary Pattern Team conducted an investigation and found that Todd Klein, 49, of 10 Nassau Blvd., was responsible for multiple burglaries of businesses where merchandise and cash were removed.
Five MS-13 gang members arraigned, prosecutors say
Five alleged members of MS-13 on Long Island were arraigned Thursday on new racketeering charges -- including murder and attempted murder -- and prosecutors say now more than two dozen members of the notorious gang have been linked to 16 murders.Four of the defendants arraigned Thursday have been pr
DOT: Overnight closure of part of Sunrise Highway
State transportation officials on Thursday announced overnight road closures on a segment of Sunrise Highway/Route 27 in Babylon and Islip during several weeks beginning this weekend.Starting on Sunday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., two eastbound lanes of Sunrise Highway, or Route 27, from Exit 40 (Sta