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Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

GoFundMe For Family Of Hero Killed In Military Copter Crash

RIVERHEAD, NY - As the community continues to mourn Dashan Briggs, the former Riverhead High School athlete who was one of seven killed in a tragic military helicopter crash in Iraq, a GoFundMe has been created to help his family. The GoFundMe, "In Loving Memory of Dashan Briggs," was created by And

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:26:31

Suffolk cops issue 58 tickets after car show, police say

Suffolk police issued 58 tickets for speeding and other reckless driving infractions on the Long Island Expressway following a Farmingville car show Sunday afternoon, police said. Suffolk police put one of its helicopters in the air to coordinate its response with officers on the ground, as police

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 22:23:44

Cops: Man drove intoxicated, wrong way on Sunrise Highway

A Connecticut man faces charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless endangerment after other motorists reported seeing him traveling east on the westbound Sunrise Highway, Suffolk police said. Lucero-Corte, 50, of New Haven, was scheduled for arraignment Sunday at First District Court in Centr

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 18:41:00

Skeletal remains found in basement of Long Island home

SOUTHOLD, N.Y. - Detectives are investigating after skeletal remains were found in the basement of a Long Island home Monday. During an investigation into the 1966 missing person case of Louise Pietrewicz, Southold Police detectives searched the basement of a home located at 1675 Lower Road. The cur

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-20 03:00:39

28 people suffer CO poisoning after grill used in Mastic home

Police say 28 people suffered carbon monoxide poisoning while attending a party in Mastic Beach. The incident happened just after 9 p.m. Sunday at a home on Cumberland Street. Police say a charcoal barbecue was being used in the basement of the home to cook for a family party. There were reports sev

NEWS 12 - 2018-03-19 12:32:00

Masked Thieves Break Into Kohl's Jewelry Case, Flee On Bikes

ROCKY POINT, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking two people who broke into a jewelry case at a Kohl's in Rocky Point Saturday night. The two people, who were reportedly wearing masks, entered the store located at 346 Route 25A at 10:15 p.m., broke into the case and stole jewelry, police said. The thie

PATCH - 2018-03-19 03:30:21

Forecasters: Spring will kick off with a nor'easter and more snow

The spring equinox may begin Tuesday, but that doesn't mean the area is free of winter weather. The latest nor'easter could bring six to eight inches of snow to the North Fork late Tuesday night into Wednesday night, according to the latest forecast models, Jay Engle, a meteorologist at the Nationa

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-19 20:30:05

87-Year Old Man Injured During Burglary At His Home: Cops

SHELTER ISLAND, NY - An 87-year old man was injured during a burglary at his home on Shelter Island, police said. Shelter Island Police officers responded to check on the welfare of an elderly resident on Oak Tree Lane at approximately 12:40 p.m. Monday, police said. Upon the arrival, the man was d

PATCH - 2018-03-20 08:41:05

UPDATE: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Directs Flags To Half-Staff In Memory Of Four 106th Members Killed In Helicopter Crash

UPDATE: 12:10 p.m. Sunday Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling for all flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday to honor the four National Guard members from the 106th Rescue Wing who were killed in the helicopter crash in Iraq. "On behalf of all New Yorkers, I extend my de

27EAST.COM - 2018-03-19 14:02:00

Skeletal Remains Found In North Fork Basement: Cops

SOUTHOLD, NY - After 51 years, the skeletal remains of a missing woman are believed to have been found in the basement of a Southold home, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of

PATCH - 2018-03-20 09:05:00

Woman orders egg sandwich at jail security booth, gets handcuffs instead

A Jamesport woman was arrested after she seemingly mistook the security booth at the Suffolk County jail for a drive-thru window at a fast food restaurant. Lizabeth Ildefonso, 44, drove up to the security booth at the correctional facility and administrative offices for the Suffolk County Sheriff's


VIDEO: Teen Siblings Hospitalized in Central Islip by Hit-and-Run Driver; SCPD Seeking Suspect

A 15-year-old female and her twin brother were walking to their bus stop when a vehicle struck the pair, cops say. SCPD are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck twins and fled the scene in Central Islip. Central Islip, NY - March 16, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Pol


One dead in East Haven stabbing

- FILE - East Haven Police Car (WTNH / Ken Melech) EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Early Saturday morning East Haven Police responded to 32 Old Foxen Road on a domestic violence situation. When police arrived to the scene they found that a man had been fatally stabbed by a woman who's identity that has


$74.5K Lottery Ticket Sold On East End

HAMPTON BAYS, NY - A lucky winner is $74.5K richer on the East End. The New York Lottery announced Saturday that one top-prize winning ticket was sold for the Mar 16 TAKE 5 drawing. The ticket, worth $74,510, was purchased at Canoe Place Fuel Mart, located at 250 East Montauk Highway in Hampton Bay


Local Girls Dance In NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade: Video, Photos

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - Irish eyes are smiling as three local girls march in the 256th New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday. Naomi Cichanowicz, 13, from Peconic, in a green dress, Katie O'Connor, 12, from East Moriches, wearing white and purple, and Chloe Phillips, 12, from Southampton, in the


Riverhead High Grad 1 Of 7 Killed In Military Copter Crash

RIVERHEAD, NY - Hearts are broken in Riverhead as family and friends remember a member of the Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing, who, along with three others, including a firefighter from Long Island, was among the seven killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq Thursday, according to sources. Accor


Man Stole 'Numerous' Power Tools From Lowe's: Police

RIVERHEAD, NY - A Queens man was nabbed after he stole "numerous" power tools from Lowe's in Riverhead over a period of months, police said. According to Riverhead Town Police, Peter Schnauder, 52, of Middle Village, Queens, was arrested and charged with three counts of fourth degree grand larceny,


106th ANG Members Killed In Iraq Helicopter Crash

WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY - Four members of the Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing, including a firefighter from Long Island, were among seven killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq Thursday, according to sources. According to 27east.com, four of the deceased were from the 106th ANG, which is based in


Pizza Restaurant Owner Sentenced For Filing False Tax Returns

OLD SAYBROOK, CT - The owner of a pizza restaurant in Old Saybrook has been sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay more than $340,000 in taxes, according to authorities. Robert Kehayias, 58, of Old Saybrook, was also sentenced to one year of supervised release for filing false tax re