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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

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

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

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

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-03-19 14:46:09

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

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:12:46

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

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:36:31

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

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Masked Thieves Break Into Kohl's Jewelry Case, Flee On Bikes

ROCKY POINT, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking two people who broke into a jewelry case at a Kohl's in Rocky Point Saturday night. The two people, who were reportedly wearing masks, entered the store located at 346 Route 25A at 10:15 p.m., broke into the case and stole jewelry, police said. The thie

PATCH - 2018-03-19 03:30:21

Newborn Among Injured In Suffolk Crash Involving Garbage Truck

HAUPPAUGE, NY - A newborn and two other people were hospitalized after a crash involving a garbage truck in Hauppauge on Monday morning, according to Suffolk Police. A man driving a garbage truck northbound on Old Willets Path was attempting to make a right turn into 595 Old Willets Path at 9:05 a.m

PATCH - 2018-03-19 18:13:35

Suffolk cops issue 58 tickets after car show, police say

Suffolk police issued 58 tickets for speeding and other reckless driving infractions on the Long Island Expressway following a Farmingville car show Sunday afternoon, police said. Suffolk police put one of its helicopters in the air to coordinate its response with officers on the ground, as police

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 22:23:44

Man Caught Driving With 76 License Suspensions In Wyandanch: Cops

WYANDANCH, NY - A Wyandanch man was arrested after he was caught driving with a license that had 76 suspensions in Wyandanch on Monday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. Officers pulled over a 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck for an expired inspection sticker on eastbound Washington Avenue at 12:20

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:39:31

$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


Cops: Man drove intoxicated, wrong way on Sunrise Highway

A Connecticut man faces charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless endangerment after other motorists reported seeing him traveling east on the westbound Sunrise Highway, Suffolk police said. Lucero-Corte, 50, of New Haven, was scheduled for arraignment Sunday at First District Court in Centr

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 18:41:00

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


PD: 2-vehicle crash leads to car fire on Route 15, 2 lanes closed

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Two lanes are closed after a two-vehicle crash led to a car fire on Route 15 Sunday evening. According to police, the crash took place on Route 15 Southbound between exits 54 and 53. The left and center lanes are closed at this time. Officials say no injuries have been report

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-18 22:09:49

Sheriff: Woman orders breakfast from jail booth, get handcuffs

Lizabeth Ildefonso, 44, of Jamesport, faces impaired driving and other charges after trying to order breakfast at the Suffolk County jail's security booth on Friday, the Sheriff's Office said. Photo Credit: Suffolk County Sheriff's Office Talk about making a wrong turn. Lizbeth Ildefonso, 44, drov


Long Island News from the Long Island Press

A rendering of what Wyandanch Rising could look like someday, with plenty of affordable housing options within walking distance of the LIRR. (courtesy BHC Architects) Long Island is in the midst of historic change. For years, as other regions invested in areas like quality, affordable rental housing


Mom Paralyzed Tragically; Historic $5M Lottery Winner: CT News

There was plenty of news across Connecticut this past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories. A GoFundMe has been set up to help a CT mom and local town officials who was recently told she may never walk again.>>>Read More. The man told Lotter


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police ID Man Killed In Suffolk Crash

CORAM, NY - A 54-year-old man was killed in a single-car crash in Suffolk County Thursday morning, police said. According to police, Mark Farabaugh was driving a 2001 Hyundai south on Patchogue-Mount Sinai Road, just north of Pine Road, in Coram when his car left the roadway and struck a tree at 10