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Driver sought after 46-year-old man killed in Long Island hit and run

RONKONKOMA, Long Island (WABC) -- A pedestrian was killed in an apparent hit and run on Long Island early Friday, and authorities are searching for the driver. Authorities say the victim, 46-year-old Christopher Grassia, was found dead in the street near Richmond Boulevard and Rosevale Avenue in Ron


NYS Police: Shirley Man in Custody, Charged with Forcibly Touching a Child

Southampton, NY - February 15, 2019 - On February 14, 2019, the New York State Police arrested Edward Quinn, 54, of Shirley for Forcible Touching and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, less than 17 years of age.


Quick Bites: Joe's Restaurant and Pizzeria in Shirley

Joe’s Restaurant and Pizzeria has been serving the Shirley area since 1977. This family-owned and operated joint moved to its current location at 433 William Floyd Parkway in 2001, leaving its original home down where The Home Depot is currently located.


BREAKING: Cuomo wants to close three more NY state prisons

Governor Cuomo announced Friday that three state correctional facilities will close under the new state spending plan. "In my first State of the State address eight years ago, I said prisons are not a jobs program. Since then, I am proud to have closed more prisons than any governor in history," Cuo


Suffolk County extends amnesty program on outstanding moving violations, parking tickets

It was set to expire Feb. 20 but will now go through Feb. 28 before the county starts booting and towing cars, officials said. Suffolk County has extended the amnesty program that waives late fees and penalties on outstanding moving violations, red light citations and parking tickets.


Suffolk County Legislature Restores Funding to Anti-Gang, Youth, Seniors & Substance Abuse Programs

Suffolk County, NY - February 15, 2019 - At yesterday’s Suffolk County General Meeting, IR# 1012-2019 passed with bipartisan support. The bill restores much needed funding to agencies included in the November’s omnibus amendments to the County Executive’s proposed 2019 budget, which were defeated in


Police searching for two women who stole from Target

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two women who stole merchandise from a Riverhead store last year.


Volunteers Needed for 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course

HELP WANTED! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition are excited to announce the launch of their 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course. Throughout this 5-week class, new gardeners will learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening—on a bud


Ward Melville boys, girls fencing teams win Suffolk County Final

Ward Melville was the class of the field in fencing Feb. 9 where both the boys and girls teams won the Suffolk County fencing championship at Newfield High School. Brandeis University recruit and Patriot standout Ben Rogak, who is a four-time all-county fencer, clinched his third consecutive Suffolk


Legislators, task force aim to reduce plastics in Suffolk County

County legislators are looking to restrict the sales of several plastics, some harmful to health and others harmful to the environment. Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn (D-Setauket), along with members of the Legislature’s Single-Use Plastic Reduction Task Force announced four policy initiatives


Pickup Truck Driver Killed Pedestrian, Fled Scene: Police

RONKONKOMA, NY – Police are searching for the driver of a pickup truck that fatally struck a pedestrian in Ronkonkoma. According to Suffolk Police, 46-year-old Christopher Grassia was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Rosevale Avenue, south of Richmond Boulevard. A passerby discovered Gras


Honoring Fallen NYPD Hero: Streets To Be Lined With Blue Ribbons

HAMPTON BAYS, NY — The streets of Hampton Bays will be lined with blue ribbons as mourners pay their final respects to a fallen hero. A GoFundMe page, "Help HB Honor NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen" was created by Julie Lofstad, who is also a Southampton Town councilwoman.


Riverhead Blotter: United Methodist Church damaged

Riverhead Town police are investigating a report of damage to the Riverhead United Methodist Church last Thursday morning, according to reports. A caller reported damage to a screen on the front of the church at 204 East Main St. The caller guessed the damage occurred the previous evening after a so


Heroin Dealer Sentenced For Causing Death Of Wrestling Star

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A Ridge man was sentenced to prison on Friday after pleading guilty to distributing heroin that caused the death of a 20-year-old Kings Park man last year, according to the U.S. attorney.


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Lawyer: Friendly fire suspect made 'apparent effort at police suicide'

The Brooklyn man charged in the friendly fire shooting in Queens that killed a detective from Long Island was apparently determined to commit suicide by cop, his attorney said Friday.


Several injured, shooter apprehended at Aurora, Ill., manufacturing plant

Multiple people have been injured at a manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday and a shooter has been apprehended, authorities said. Officers responded to reports of an active shooter at the Henry Pratt Company, the city announced just after 2 p.m. CST.


NYPD releases photo of fake gun in robbery that led to fatal shooting

The NYPD on Thursday released the first image of the fake pistol the department said was used in the attempted robbery at a Queens cellphone store that led to the fatal shooting of a detective.


William Floyd NJROTC Shares Insight At Recruitment Visit

MASTIC BEACH, NY — William Floyd High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, or NJROTC, cadets recently reached out to younger students with an eye toward welcoming them aboard.


This tiny, 588 sq. ft. house in North Sea just sold

Just three months ago, this tiny, 588-square-foot cottage in the North Sea area of Southampton came on the market for $539,000. After a contract was signed in December, the house has sold and closed for the same price that it was listed for when it went up for sale.