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Retired Suffolk County lieutenant accused of hit-and-run involving Nassau County officer

WESTBURY, Long Island (WABC) -- A retired Suffolk County Police lieutenant is accused of a hit-and-run involving a Nassau County Police sergeant. Authorities say the incident began last Friday afternoon when William Hasper was pulled over on Old Country Road in Westbury for motor vehicle violations.


26 Year-Old Man Killed in Shirley Motor Vehicle Crash, According to Officials

Shirley, NY - February 21, 2019 - Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Shirley on Wednesday, February 20.


Westhampton Beach Is No Match For Red-Hot Mt. Sinai In Suffolk County Class A Girls Basketball Championship

Having won the county title in 2017, the Lady Mustangs were upset by Hauppauge in last year's county final. They had already avenged that loss by defeating top-seeded Hauppauge in this season's county semifinal this past Saturday, so Mount Sinai had one thing in its sights and that was its second co


One dead, 1 hospitalized in carbon monoxide incident on Long Island

MELVILLE, New York (WABC) -- Detectives are investigating the death of a man apparently due to carbon monoxide poisoning in Melville. Police arrived on the scene on Scott Drive around 8:30 Thursday morning.


Master of the Galaxy (Electric Harp)

As Joe LoSchiavo puts it, the small back office at Family Melody “was the size of my booth in Anaheim,” he said. That’s where the National Association of Music Merchants Musicians Trade Show at the Anaheim Convention Center recently took place, a huge space that can draw 125,000 people.


Hearing Thursday over postponed deer culling at the William Floyd Estate

A federal judge postponed the start of a two-year culling of whitetail deer that had been set to start Wednesday at William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach at the request of animal welfare groups that sued to stop the hunt.


Riverhead, NYPD communities say goodbye to Det. Brian Simonsen

NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen was remembered as a hero at memorial services in Hampton Bays this week. Reporter Tim Gannon and executive editor Steve Wick share their thoughts on the services and the incident that claimed the live of the Calverton resident in the latest episode of the Times Review Media


Suffolk County wants the public's input on legalizing recreational marijuana

Should the recreational use of marijuana be legalized in Suffolk County?. That is the topic of discussion of an upcoming public hearing at the Suffolk County Legislature on Monday, Feb. 25.


Hampton Bays Opened Hearts To Host 20,000 For NYPD Hero's Funeral

HAMPTON BAYS, NY — The words "it takes a village" or, rather, a hamlet, were never more true than in Hampton Bays this week, as an entire community of residents, business owners, volunteers and town officials worked hand in hand and and opened their hearts to welcome about 20,000 mourners as NYPD De


Medford Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MEDFORD, NY — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.


Pets Warehouse Opens 6th Long Island Location In Patchogue

Pets Warehouse Stores announced it has opened its sixth Long Island location in Patchogue. The new Patchogue location is located at 499 Sunrise Hwy in the Gateway Plaza. Pets Warehouse Stores offer a large selection of healthy marine, tropical Fish, cichlids, corals and aquarium plants. According to


Wanted: Police Looking for 4 Women Who Stole from Walmart

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking help to locate the women who stole merchandise from a Commack store in November.


Tanker truck crash, fuel spill shuts down New Jersey highway

MARLBORO, New Jersey (WABC) -- A tanker truck crash and fuel spill has completely shut down a New Jersey highway Friday morning. The crash involved more than one truck and happened just before 10 a.m. on Route 9 at CR 520/Robertsville Road in Marlboro.


Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Being Charged With Soliciting Prostitute

Police in Florida are charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor.


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Amazon Is Coming! NYC’s Misfortune Is the Hamptons’ Good Fortune

Amazon is coming to the Hamptons. The announcement was made at 11 a.m. this morning by Greg Applebottom, the Vice President in Charge of Location Headquarters, in a press conference in Seattle.


Multiple white nationalist group posters appear in downtown Riverhead

A Riverhead man reports removing at least seven posters promoting the white nationalist group Patriot Front in downtown Riverhead this month. Kristopher Geraci, who lives in the downtown area and walks to his job on Main Street, said he discovered the posters on the evening of Feb. 8 and the followi


Man Pleads Guilty To Brutally Murdering His Mother: DA

CENTER MORICHES, NY — A Center Moriches man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering his mother in 2017, Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini said. "Taking the life of your own mother is a heinous, cold-blooded crime," Sini said. "With this plea, the defendant admitted his guilt and accepted


Driver killed as SUV hits utility pole, police say

A woman driving a 2003 Nissan Murano SUV died after veering off Wheeler Road in Hauppauge and slamming into a utility pole before dawn on Friday, Suffolk police. The driver, who was headed south about 4:20 a.m. and who was pronounced at the scene, has yet to be identified.


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l