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Second teen arrested in Shelton fatal crash
Officers say 19-year-oldLawrence Carter, ofBridgeport, turned himself in to Shelton police Friday after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Carter was charged with multiple crimes, including manslaughter, negligent homicide, and illegal racing.
23-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Shot in Chest in New Haven: PD
A man has died after being shot in the chest in New Haven on Saturday afternoon.Police say they were dispatched to a house on Henry Street around 12:30 p.m. to investigate a reported assault. When officers arrived, they say they found a 23-year-old New Haven man who had been shot in the chest. First
New Latin restaurant opens on LI
When chef Juan Alvarado moved from El Salvador to Texas at age 16, he soon began working in restaurants, eventually as a pastry chef. Later, on Long Island, he notched time in the kitchens of Mediterranean Manor in Patchogue and Mario's Italian Restaurant in East Setauket, among others.That patchwor
'Thousands Of Ticks' Blowing Around On Local Beach
MASTIC BEACH, NY — If it's summer it must be ticks: One resident who headed out to Smith Point County Park in Shirley got more than they bargained for on Friday."Be sure to bring your bug spray if you have beach plans today," said a post on theLong Island Economy Facebook page.According to the post,
Police: Woman arrested in Glen Cove drug bust
Marijuana and other drugs, cash and paraphernalia that police said was seized in a Glen Cove house search Friday. Vicki M. Goldberg, 52, was charged, police said. Photo Credit: Glen Cove Police Department
2 Hurt In Overturn Melville Crash
The Melville Fire Department responded to the scene with an ambulance, engine, first responder, paramedic unit and fire police. Units were under the direction of Assistant Chiefs Bill Schmitt and Jason Bernfeld, according to PIO Steve Silverman.
Young Boy Drowns In Long Island Waters: The Patch Week In Review
"He told my mom . . . that his biggest dream was to get surprised by me." See videos of the heartwarming reunion.2 Shot, 1 Fatally, At Long Island House Party
4 more Suffolk beaches closed due to bacteria
Four more beaches were closed in Suffolk, almost doubling the number where swimming has been barred due to high levels of bacteria, county health officials said Friday.
9 Fire Departments Battle Blaze At Central Islip Home
CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A Central Islip home was severely damaged after a fire broke out on Friday morning, according to the Central Islip Fire Department.
Women Wanted For Huntington Supermarket Theft: PD
According to authorities, the women stole assorted groceries from Stop & Shop, located at 1100 Jericho Turnpike, on Wednesday, June 6 at 2:50 p.m.
Auto Thefts On The Rise; Police Chief Offers Advice -
In light of a recent increase in motor vehicle thefts, both in Newtown and elsewhere in the state, Police Chief James Viadero is offering some advice to residents.
Feds: Bridgeport businessmen ran bogus marriage scheme
U.S. Attorney John “Bull” Durham said an undercover federal agent infiltrated the operation allegedly run by Jodian Stephenson, also known as Jodian Gordon, 34, of Bridgeport and Donovan Lawrence, 62, of Milford.
1 dead, 1 seriously injured in Trumbull crash
TRUMBULL, Conn. (WTNH) - One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash on Route 8 inTrumbullon Thursday night.Connecticut State Policesay that at around 11:10 p.m., troopers responded to Route 8 southbound between exits 7 and 8 for a car crash with an ejection.According to polic
Police: Bridgeport man kills himself, accidentally
“It looks like he was maybe trying to get away from whoever was shooting at him, he had a gun and maybe went over a speed bump or accelerated and shot himself thorugh his nsoe through the back of his head,” Perez said of Tavon.
Teen Missing From Riverhead: Cops
According to Riverhead Town Police, the detective division is currently investigating and attempting to find Luis Garcia, 17, who left the Timothy Hill Children's Ranch without permission on June 16 and is possibly in the western Suffolk area of Huntington.
Jamaican Eatery Returns To Wyandanch After 6 Year Absence
"The town asked us to return," owner Lorraine Kennedy toldNewsday, "and now we're just around the corner from where we used to be."
Storms Could Ruin Long Island's First Summer Weekend: Patch PM
Share-worthy stories from the Long Island Patch network to talk about tonight:Timeline Of Stormy Weather For 1st Weekend Of SummerA stormy first weekend of summer is likely across Long Island, but one day is certainly looking better than the other.Holocaust Survivor Achieves Lifelong Dream Of Receiv
News Briefs: Person-to-Person Awarded Grant, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation honors donors
“The Emergency Assistance Program is a core service offering at Person-to-Person,” says P2P Executive Director Ceci Maher. “This generous grant will be used to provide food, clothing and emergency financial assistance to people experiencing a situational crisis and the working poor, plus casework co
Man fatally shot in Bridgeport
Av Harris, the Director of Legislative Affairs/Public Policy, confirms to News 8 that a shooting left one man dead outside of the PT Barnum Housing complex at 201 Anthony Street.
Massive Affordable Housing Project To Begin: Report
MILFORD, CT — A developer has received approval to begin the initial phase of construction on a 180-unitaffordable housing complexat 354-438 Wheelers Farms Road, the Milford Mirror reports.