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Woman dead, 5 hurt in Wantagh State Parkway crash, cops say

The slick roads from the heavy wet snow during Wednesday's nor'easter were a factor in the rollover, police said. A woman was killed and five others were injured when a van they rode in overturned and crashed on the Wantagh State Parkway due to the weather conditions on Wednesday, police said. Phot

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 15:29:32

Police looking to ID man they said stole from Riverhead AT&T store

Police are asking for the public's health to identify and locate the man they said stole phones from a Riverhead store earlier this month. According to a press release from Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police detectives, the man pictured stole three Apple iPhones from the AT&T st

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 11:04:07

Snow means dangerous driving for Long Island motorists

Nassau and Suffolk cops blame multiple crashes, including one that killed a woman, on snow accumulating on roads and expressways. Firefighters work to remove a woman trapped in her car following a four-vehicle crash on the Sunrise Highway in North Patchogue on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, authorities

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 22:56:00

Attorney who spent $187G of client's settlement sentenced, DA says

Nancy Enoksen was sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years for using the funds on personal expenses and luxury items, including trips to Canada and a BMW. Jericho attorney Nancy Enoksen, 49, of Islip was convicted Jan. 29 of second-degree grand larceny. She was sentenced Tuesday to 3 1/3 to 10 years in priso

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 00:03:52

6 Thieves Stole From 7-Eleven: Cops

MASTIC, NY - The search is on for six thieves who stole from a Mastic 7-Eleven, police said. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public's help to find the six men who stole assorted item from a Mastic 7-Eleven, located at 12

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:22:43

Long Island Weather: 3 Inches Of Snow An Hour Possible Wednesday

A winter storm warning is now in effect as another powerful nor'easter threatens to drop up to a foot and a half of snow on parts of Long Island. "Snow this morning will become heavy by afternoon and into the evening," the National Weather Service says. "Expect significant reductions in visibility

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:29:53

At districts' requests, Port Jeff area students stay inside to talk gun control March 14

A student-led movement calling for gun control legislation has reached Port Jefferson. Stock photo The national walkout planned for March 14 came and went in Port Jefferson, and students stayed indoors. However kids from both Port Jefferson and Comsewogue school districts didn't sit out of the gun c

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-21 14:30:04

Long Island Snow Totals For March 21

The snow may still be falling, but people working with the National Weather Service have started taking measurements of what's fallen so far. The measurements were taken at different times through the morning, and will be updated throughout the day.Ridge - 3.9 Smithtown - 3.3 Shoreham - 3 Selden - 2

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:20:32

Lottery Ticket Thief On The Loose: Cops

SHIRLEY, NY - Luck has turned for a thief hoping to swipe a winning lottery ticket recently. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police's seventh precinct crime section officers are asking for the public's help to identify and locate the man who stole items from a store in Shirley in De

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:11:45

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

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

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


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


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


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


Forecasters: Spring will kick off with a nor'easter and more snow

The spring equinox may begin Tuesday, but that doesn't mean the area is free of winter weather. The latest nor'easter could bring six to eight inches of snow to the North Fork late Tuesday night into Wednesday night, according to the latest forecast models, Jay Engle, a meteorologist at the Nationa


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


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


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