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Miller Place-Rocky Point: 5 Open Houses Coming Up (PICS)
MILLER PLACE-ROCKY POINT, NY — If you're in the market for a new house, odds are you've already combed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you've probably gotten a decent idea of what these homes are like from the photos, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the rea
My mom’s medical emergency became a hospital horror show
I was visiting home last Tuesday night and was just leaving when my mother, Phylis Corso, came home from work early. She told me she thought she was having a heart attack and needed to go to the hospital.
Many, many places to give this holiday season
It may be the season for lights, for holiday cheer and for family, but for many people across the North Shore, it’s also the time for giving to those who may not have the capability or money to participate in the holidays.
Man Crashes Into Pedestrian, Pole, Charged With DWI: Cops
MASTIC, NY — A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a pedestrian and a pole in a Shirley crash Friday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, Steven Reid, 46, of Wyandanch, was arrested at 11:37 p.m. and charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of
Prosecutors: NYC employee arrested for producing ‘ecstasy’
MASTIC, N.Y. (AP) — A package from China led authorities to a Long Island home where prosecutors say a city employee from the Department of Environmental Protection ran a lab that produced the dangerous drug called “ecstasy.” Joseph Guida was behind bars Saturday, accused of making enough of the add
Ecstasy 'cook lab,' marijuana growhouse raided in Mastic, federal officials say
Federal and local law enforcement officers in hazmat suits raided an ecstasy "cook lab" and marijuana growhouse in Mastic Friday, federal officials said. Authorities found "barrels of chemicals" and a "large quantity" of marijuana plants that led them to conclude the house on Roda Drive was being us
Feds bust apparent drug lab operation out of Long Island home
MASTIC, Long Island (WABC) -- Federal authorities are dismantling an apparent drug lab operating out of a home on Long Island Friday. The house on Roda Drive in Mastic appears to have been used to manufacture ecstasy and growing hydroponic marijuana.
Suffolk police shoot, kill knife-wielding man in "confrontation" in Shirley
Suffolk County police officers shot and killed a man holding a knife in Shirley on Saturday, police said. Homicide squad detectives are investigating the shooting at 12:30 p.m. on Rockledge Drive, police said.
Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal Nesconset crash, DA says
Authorities said Jesse Santucci was driving a 2018 Audi on Rosevale Avenue on Sept. 29 when he struck Kevin Hartnett, 26, who was walking northbound on the shoulder of the road at the time.
Police: Suffolk man with 65 license suspensions caught in stolen car
Police say 65 license suspensions didn't stop a North Lindenhurst man from getting behind the wheel. Oscar Ronquillo was pulled over Friday morning in West Babylon. Police say he was driving a stolen Honda when they spotted him on Fulton Street.
Raid On LI Drug Lab Leads To Hazmat Situation: HSI
MASTIC, NY — A Department of Homeland Security investigation led to the discovery of a drug lab in Mastic and a hazmat situation, officials said. According to Rachael Yong Yow, ICE spokesperson, the investigation led to home on Roda Drive where a drug lab was operating. She said while marijuana was
Holtsville man sentenced to the maximum prison time in cop-dragging case
A Suffolk judge on Friday sentenced a Holtsville steamfitter who dragged a police officer after a traffic stop to the maximum of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison for driving while intoxicated.
Brookhaven National Lab to add research center, 2 super-powerful microscopes
Ground has been broken on a state-of-the art research center at Brookhaven National Laboratory to house two advanced electron microscopes that will allow imaging of biological structures in unprecedented detail.
Driver dies in Northern State Parkway crash, police say
The driver of a pickup truck was killed after he crashed into trees along the Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills Thursday night, authorities said. The man was going east when he veered off the road just west of Exit 42, Route 231, State Police said. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, p
Harbor Crab's Kris Kringle delivers Christmas miracles for local families
Mark Miller and his staff at Patchogue’s Harbor Crab Co. were at it again Wednesday night. Each year, the Harbor Crab’s owners, staffers and regulars work to gather hundreds of toys and tens of thousands of dollars for their Kris Kringle holiday drive.
Last of seven alleged crime family members sentenced in Central Islip
The three defendants were charged in a superseding indictment involving seven defendants in all charged with racketeering conspiracy, including predicate acts of drug trafficking, loan sharking, gambling and obstruction of justice, prosecutors said.
Remains found in basement solve decades-old mystery of missing dad
Lake Grove, N.Y. -- Human remains found in the basement of a family home on Long Island have been identified as the family's patriarch who disappeared half a century ago. Michael Carroll said he was a baby when his father, George Carroll, a Korean war veteran, disappeared in 1961. His late mother sa
LI Couple Fled Cops, Crashed Stolen Car Upstate: Report
MONTICELLO, NY - A Long Island couple were arrested last weekend in upstate New York after leading cops on a chase in a stolen Oldsmobile and crashing the car, according to a report in the Times Herald-Record.
Police investigating fatal house fire in Medford
Police are investigating a fatal house fire in Medford early Wednesday morning. One person was found dead, said Det. Lt. Kevin Beyrer, the head of the Suffolk County police homicide squad.
Man killed, firefighters hurt in massive Long Island house fire
MEDFORD, Suffolk County (WABC) -- One person was killed and two firefighters were injured in a massive fire that tore through a home on Long Island late Tuesday. The flames broke out just before 11 p.m. inside the home on Oregon Avenue in Medford.