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Woman dead, 5 hurt in Wantagh State Parkway crash, cops say

The slick roads from the heavy wet snow during Wednesday's nor'easter were a factor in the rollover, police said. A woman was killed and five others were injured when a van they rode in overturned and crashed on the Wantagh State Parkway due to the weather conditions on Wednesday, police said. Phot

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 15:29:32

Snow means dangerous driving for Long Island motorists

Nassau and Suffolk cops blame multiple crashes, including one that killed a woman, on snow accumulating on roads and expressways. Firefighters work to remove a woman trapped in her car following a four-vehicle crash on the Sunrise Highway in North Patchogue on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, authorities

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 22:56:00

Mastic Beach targeted for town crackdown on blight, neglect

Brookhaven Town officials issued hundreds of summonses for quality-of-life violations as part of its effort to market the area as prime for development. Brookhaven Town inspectors issued hundreds of summonses for housing, vehicle and fire safety violations in Mastic Beach in the past two months as p

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 16:23:32

Lottery Ticket Thief On The Loose: Cops

SHIRLEY, NY - Luck has turned for a thief hoping to swipe a winning lottery ticket recently. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police's seventh precinct crime section officers are asking for the public's help to identify and locate the man who stole items from a store in Shirley in De

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:11:45

Long Island Snow Totals For March 21

The snow may still be falling, but people working with the National Weather Service have started taking measurements of what's fallen so far. The measurements were taken at different times through the morning, and will be updated throughout the day.Ridge - 3.9 Smithtown - 3.3 Shoreham - 3 Selden - 2

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:20:32

6 Thieves Stole From 7-Eleven: Cops

MASTIC, NY - The search is on for six thieves who stole from a Mastic 7-Eleven, police said. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public's help to find the six men who stole assorted item from a Mastic 7-Eleven, located at 12

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:22:43

Long Island Weather: 3 Inches Of Snow An Hour Possible Wednesday

A winter storm warning is now in effect as another powerful nor'easter threatens to drop up to a foot and a half of snow on parts of Long Island. "Snow this morning will become heavy by afternoon and into the evening," the National Weather Service says. "Expect significant reductions in visibility

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:29:53

Police looking to ID man they said stole from Riverhead AT&T store

Police are asking for the public's health to identify and locate the man they said stole phones from a Riverhead store earlier this month. According to a press release from Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police detectives, the man pictured stole three Apple iPhones from the AT&T st

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 11:04:07

Cops: Video shows man stealing scratch-off lottery tickets

Suffolk County police are seeking this man, who they said is suspected of stealing four $30 lottery tickets from a Shirley deli on Dec. 3, 2017. Photo Credit: SCPD A man who may have had visions of becoming an instant winner could experience a little instant karma after police released surveillanc

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 12:21:06

Wyandanch Man With 26 Suspensions On License Fled Crash: Police

KINGS PARK, NY - A Wyandanch man was charged with driving with 26 suspensions on his license after leaving the scene of an accident in Kings Park on Sunday night, according to Suffolk Police. Rigoberto Campos, 30, was driving a 2010 Nissan Altima southbound on Indian Head Road, near Old Northport Ro


Robbery reported at Farmingville 7-Eleven, Suffolk police say

Suffolk County police said officers responded to a report of a robbery early Tuesday at a 7-Eleven store in Farmingville. The report of the robbery at the store at 358 Mooney Pond Rd. was received at 12:08 a.m., a police spokesman said. Other information was not immediately available, the spokesman

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 10:45:08

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


Crash Shuts Down Part Of Sunrise Highway: DOT

BABYLON, NY - A crash shut down part of Sunrise Highway on the border of North Babylon and West Babylon on Monday afternoon, according to the State Department of Transportation. As of about 2 p.m., the left lane of the highway was closed between Deer Park Avenue and Hubbards Path. The lane is expect


Church: Vandalized Virgin Mary statue being replaced

Suffolk County police are looking for whoever damaged a Virgin Mary statue at the Church of St. Gerard Majella on Terryville in Port Jefferson Station between March 16 and 18. Photo Credit: SCPD A "blessing" has come to the Church of St. Gerard Majella in Port Jefferson Station, its pastor says. L

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 17:12:20

Wrong-Way Driver Arrested for DWI in Patchogue, Suffolk Police Reports

Officials: Manuel Lucero-Corte of Connecticut, 50, was driving the wrong way on Sunrise Highway. SCPD arrested Manuel Lucero-Corte of Connecticut, 50, for DWI. Patchogue, NY - March 19, 2018 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a Connecticut man for driving while intoxicated after he drove the wro


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

Suffolk County Police: Basement Barbecue Sickens Dozens

MASTIC, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) - Police on Long Island say dozens of party goers attending a basement barbecue suffered carbon monoxide poisoning. Suffolk County Police responded to calls about unconscious people at a Mastic home around 9 p.m. Sunday. Police said they discovered individuals at the fam


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


Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


Drunk Man Drove Wrong Way On Sunrise Highway: Police

PATCHOGUE, NY - A drunk man drove the wrong way on Sunrise Highway for several miles Sunday morning, Suffolk Police said. Following multiple 911 calls regarding a vehicle traveling east in the westbound lanes on Sunrise Highway between exits 47 and 51, Highway Patrol Officer John McCrory responded.