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Missing Woman, Westhampton Beach Alum, Dead Of Heroin Overdose

EAST QUOGUE, NY — A young woman missing from Huntington, who grew up in East Quogue and attended Westhampton Beach High School, has been found dead of an overdose in Philadelphia, her heartbroken mother said Wednesday.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 15:36:51

Man threatens to shoot 11-year-old who beat him at video game 'Fortnite': Suffolk police

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. - A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening to shoot an 11-year-old child, possibly at his school, after the boy beat him at the video game "Fortnite." Michael Aliperti was arrested on Sept. 18, 2018, after allegedly threatening to shoot an 11-year-old boy. (Suffolk Count

PIX11.COM - 2018-09-18 17:14:47

Woman Angry About Iced Coffee Price Dumps It, Causes Damage: Cops

MASTIC, NY — A woman got heated over the price of iced coffee at the Mastic 7-Eleven, and now she's wanted for criminal mischief, police said.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 18:17:53

Forecast: Morning fog, then sunny and dry

Wednesday will be mostly sunny after patchy morning fog with highs in the mid-70s on Long Island, forecasters said.“It’s basically a dry forecast until next week,” said Patrick Maloit, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Upton. Tuesday brought heavy rain throughout the region.The mo

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-19 10:09:51

Teen Arrested For Trying To Rob Gas Station At Knifepoint: SCPD

LINDENHURST, NY - An Amityville Harbor teen was arrested on Tuesday was arrested for attempting to rob a gas station in Lindenhurst earlier this month, according to Suffolk Police.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 12:20:01

Port Jeff brainstorming options for power plant post-LIPA settlement - TBR News Media

Bob Foxen, chief executive officer of Global Common LLC, a company dedicated to establishing energy partnerships and projects beneficial to its clients, was contracted by the village to study alternative future uses for the site. He presented options to the village board of trustees during a brainst

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-09-19 19:25:02

Chick-fil-A applies for another LI restaurant

The chicken sandwich chain, which has three locations open on Long Island and two more planned for Woodmere and Roosevelt Field, has applied to the Town of Hempstead to add an eatery in Westbury.

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-19 10:00:01

Local Live: 5 great concerts to see on LI

WHEN | WHERE7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, Stereo Garden, PatchogueINFO$25; 800-745-3000,

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-19 12:00:58

Man Found Dead On Beach: Cops

According to Quogue Village Police, officers responding to a 911 call found the body of Leonard Lato, 62, of Quogue, on Monday at 1:03 p.m. on the ocean beach on Dune Road, close to the surf line.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 14:43:49

Man Used Stolen Credit Card At 2 Stores In Amityville: PD

AMITYVILLE, NY - Suffolk County Police are seeking a man who used stolen credit cards at multiple locations in Amityville.A Holtsville woman reported credit cards were stolen from her car sometime between August 23 and September 1.The cards were used by a man (pictured above) at Walgreens on 275 Bro

PATCH - 2018-09-18 14:25:24

New sports bar opens on Long Island

Vintage takes the place of Parkside Inn and, before that, Behind Bars. While the name suggests a wine bar, Vintage is beer-and-sports focused with four taps, 15 beers by the bottle, and 12 large-screen televisions — as well as plenty of liquor and, besides the bar itself, an adjacent room with modu

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-18 14:00:22

2 Charged With Selling Alcohol To Minors: Cops

RIVERHEAD, NY — Two women were charged with selling alcohol to minors in Riverhead recently, police said.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 14:06:51

Suffolk: 21 arrested in crackdown on illegal vape sales

On Tuesday, Suffolk officials said that a crackdown on illegal vape sales this weekend resulted in 21 arrests, and that those who repeatedly sell vaping products to people under 21 will face higher penalties. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-18 17:57:27

Yom Kippur War veteran recalls the battle as holy holiday begins

On Tuesday, as he spoke at the 45th commemoration of that war at the Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpage hours before the start of Yom Kippur at sunset, he said he was lucky to be alive.

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-19 00:44:15

Man Critically Injured in Suffolk Crash

FARMINGVILLE, NY – A 54-year-old man was critically injured in a crash in Farmingville Sunday evening, police said.

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Port Jeff Dragon Boat Race Festival packs out Harborfront Park - TBR News Media

Teams compete in the 2018 Dragon Boat Race in Port Jefferson Harbor Sept. 15. Photo by Alex PetroskiHarborfront Park is packed with competitors, vendors and spectators throughout the Dragon Boat Race Festival. Photo by Alex PetroskiTeams compete in the 2018 Dragon Boat Race in Port Jefferson Harbor

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MS-13 Victim's Mom, Killed At Memorial Site, Never Said 'Why Me?'

BRENTWOOD, NY — It's been three days since the grieving mother of a teen authorities say was brutally murdered by the deadly MS-13 street gang died, after being struck by an SUV, just minutes before her beautiful daughter's memorial service in Brentwood.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 00:47:14

Driver critical after hitting utility pole in Farmingville

An Islandia man was critically injured Sunday when, Suffolk police said, he lost control of his car and crashed into a utility pole in Farmingville.

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Resident Starts Petition To Turn Old Bowling Alley Into Ice Rink

The petition was created onChange.orgto turn the former Bay Shore Bowling Alley on 1840 Sunrise Highway, which has been vacant for several years, into a rink.

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Chief: $9.5M ambulance HQ to lower response time

Brookhaven Town officials on Monday officially opened the $9.5 million Mastic Beach Ambulance Company headquarters on Neighborhood Road. The new building, at 17,000 square feet, is five times larger than the current location and is expected to decrease response time by 90 seconds, according to Chief

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