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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

$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

Southold Blotter: Aquebogue man smashed cell phone during argument

Lawrence Conner, 25, of Aquebogue was arrested in Greenport Friday for criminal mischief after smashing a Samsung Galaxy 7 cellphone during an argument, police said. The value of the phone is more than $250, leading to a felony charge, according to police. Richard Collins, 77, of Mattituck was arre

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-18 10:01:09

State Troopers pursue vehicle after attempted arrest

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, State Troopers observed a grey Infiniti traveling at a high rate of speed with no front plate and dark tinted windows while conducting traffic enforcement on I-84 Eastbound in the town of Tolland. Troopers conducted a registration check

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-18 12:38:31

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

Cops: Dirtbiker tried to hide in farmfield during police chase in Cutchogue

When Southold police tried to pull over a man riding a dirtbike without a helmet in Cutchogue on Saturday afternoon, he took off. Edward Vallone, 24, of Mastic Beach was on a 1996 Yamaha YZ125 dirtbike when a police officer spotted him on heading east Route 25 at about 2:30 p.m. He did not pull ov

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-18 12:36:42

'Uncle Riverhead' warns town board members to tread carefully on Q&E

Let's suppose that Uncle Riverhead was passing through town hall, and dropped in to chat with the Riverhead Town Board once again about EPCAL. Not all the board members are thrilled to see him, but he's sort of family, and he doesn't take that long to say what's on his mind. So asking him to take a

RIVERHEADLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-18 11:56:48

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