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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Town: Grill causes carbon monoxide scare at Mastic party

Twenty-five people were sickened with carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday night in Mastic during a basement barbecue, police said. The incident occurred at a family party with a charcoal barbecue in the home's basement, police said. When officers arrived, the 25 people were all out of the house. (Cred


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


No Injuries Reported In Mastic Fire

MASTIC BEACH, NY - No injuries were reported after a Mastic Beach house fire Monday, according to officials. The fire broke out at a home on Dahlia Drive at 5:10 p.m., according to the Mastic Beach Fire Department, who responded to the scene. "Most of the damage was contained to the outside of the b


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


FDNY: Lithium battery caused 5-alarm fire that disrupted LIRR service

The Long Island Rail Road suspended service in both directions on four branches on Friday, March 16, 2018, due to a large fire at a recycling plant near LIRR tracks in Queens. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp An improperly disposed lithium battery was to blame for the five-alarm fire in Queens that br


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


$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


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