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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

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

$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

PATCH - 2018-03-17 14:21:32

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


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

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 21:14:49

Global Buffet in Levittown offers all-you-can-eat deal

A DIY seafood plate with baked clams, sweet-and-sour fish and stone crab at Global Buffet in Levittown. Photo Credit: Douglas Ramirez Global Buffet joins something of a pan-Asian restaurant row taking shape in the Levittown shopping center where Izumi Sushi and Hibachi Steakhouse opened recently,

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 13:14:00

Students to watch on Long Island: Winter 2018

They're state-champion athletes and award-winning researchers. App developers and volunteer firefighters. Meet eight Long Island students nominated by school staff members for Newsday.com's feature, Students to Watch. These well-rounded achievers work hard at honing their skills. They're also known

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 21:35:00

Local Girls Dance In NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade: Video, Photos

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - Irish eyes are smiling as three local girls march in the 256th New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday. Naomi Cichanowicz, 13, from Peconic, in a green dress, Katie O'Connor, 12, from East Moriches, wearing white and purple, and Chloe Phillips, 12, from Southampton, in the

PATCH - 2018-03-17 16:41:35

Forecast: Plenty of sun before storm hits Long Island

Spring arrives this week but winter's taking its time moving on with forecasters keeping their eyes on another coastal storm on Wednesday that could bring more snow to Long Island. On Sunday there'll be lots of sun but it won't be very warm with temperatures on the Island reaching only into the uppe

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 11:56:00

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

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 13:46:36

Dix Hills Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend

A man was convicted Friday of gunning down his 37-year-old girlfriend following a dispute near their Dix Hills home last year. A Suffolk County jury found Eric Bermudez guilty of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon following a three-week-long trial. "While nothing can ease the s


Southampton Blotter: Erratic driver charged with DWI in Riverside

A Riverhead man was caught driving drunk last Tuesday after a caller reported an erratic driver in Riverside, according to Southampton Town police. Police found Juan Sanchez-Landaverde, 19, driving erratically on Quogue Riverhead Road near Cross River Drive in a vehicle that matched the caller's des

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-18 10:01:21

Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued in Advance of Nor'easter Chance

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and says a nor'easter might bring "heavy snow" to the area next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday morning issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for all of Southern Connecticut in advance of a potential 4th nor'easter, whic

PATCH - 2018-03-17 12:42:31

Long Island weather: Winter's last weekend is sunny but chilly

Have we done some cosmic wrong that has kept this winter weather hanging around, giving us cold, breezy days and - can you believe it - a possible snowstorm on the first day of spring, Tuesday. For Saturday, which is St. Patrick's Day, temperatures will remain below average on Long Island, hovering

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 12:30:32

Fireworks eyed in Centereach house fire, chief says

Fire officials are investigating a report that fireworks shot through a bedroom window and started a fire in Centereach early Saturday. Photo Credit: Stringer News Service Fire officials are investigating a report that fireworks shot through a bedroom window started a fire that largely consumed th

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 15:19:00

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

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-17 13:20:18

Cops: Drivers hospitalized after Selden crash

The drivers of two cars that crashed Friday morning in Selden were hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening, Suffolk County police said. A 2001 Nissan sedan was southbound on Adirondack Drive about 1:40 a.m. when it collided with a 2013 Nissan Rouge going east on Mooney Pond Road, p


Man faces hate crime charge after yelling racial slurs, attacking man at LIRR station: police

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. - A man is facing hate crime charges after police on Thursday say he punched and kicked a man as he yelled racial slurs at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Railroad Station. Sean Oree, 52, was arrested after he allegedly yelled racial slurs and assaulted a victim on March, 14, 2018, in wh


Fire near LIRR tracks causes service suspensions

A fire near train tracks in Queens caused Long Island Railroad service suspension on four branches. The FDNY said the fire started at 1:10 p.m. and is up to a fourth alarm. More than 160 firefighters are responding to the scene at Royal Waste Services, a recycling plant on Hollis Avenue in the Holli


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