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One dead, 1 hospitalized in carbon monoxide incident on Long Island

MELVILLE, New York (WABC) -- Detectives are investigating the death of a man apparently due to carbon monoxide poisoning in Melville. Police arrived on the scene on Scott Drive around 8:30 Thursday morning.


Smithtown HSW Students Get A Visit From County Medical Examiner

Smithtown High School West students in the Project Lead the Way Principles of Biomedical Engineering listened to a guest lecture from the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office on Feb. 5. Michael Kaplan, chief medical examiner, discussed his field of work and how the office operates. He brought ma


Smithtown Adoptable Pet Of The Week: Brando

SMITHTOWN, NY - If you're looking for a new companion, consider starting your search at a local animal shelter like the Smithtown Animal Shelter. One of their available pets is Brando, a 12-year-old bull terrier.


Smithtown residents come out in support of proposed group home

Nearly 100 residents filled the Eugene A. Senior Citizen Center in Smithtown Feb.14 to discuss a proposed St. James group home on Twixt Hills Road. Previously, St. James residents raised concerns over the home, but the latest meeting saw a shift in the majority of residents speaking in favor of the


Westhampton Beach Is No Match For Red-Hot Mt. Sinai In Suffolk County Class A Girls Basketball Championship

Having won the county title in 2017, the Lady Mustangs were upset by Hauppauge in last year's county final. They had already avenged that loss by defeating top-seeded Hauppauge in this season's county semifinal this past Saturday, so Mount Sinai had one thing in its sights and that was its second co


Tea, treats and history on the menu for Smithtown fundraiser

Whether it’s a holiday celebration or a football party, a rite of passage or a family outing, there’s something about food and drink that brings people together. In families, shared meals can be the perfect setting for passing down traditions, memories and personal history.


Retired Suffolk County lieutenant accused of hit-and-run involving Nassau County officer

WESTBURY, Long Island (WABC) -- A retired Suffolk County Police lieutenant is accused of a hit-and-run involving a Nassau County Police sergeant. Authorities say the incident began last Friday afternoon when William Hasper was pulled over on Old Country Road in Westbury for motor vehicle violations.


Feds: Bloods member from Roosevelt gets 15 years for shooting, racketeering

A member of the Bloods accused of racketeering and committing a 2015 shooting was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday in Central Islip federal court. Prosecutors from the Eastern District of New York say Jermaine Green, 28, of Roosevelt, opened fire with an assault rifle after he and a fellow B


Judge extends order suspending deer culling at William Floyd Estate

A plan to cull whitetail deer at William Floyd Estate that was suspended at the request of animal welfare groups will remain on hold, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein had granted a stay Tuesday in Central Islip that delayed the hunt by the Fire Island Na


Men Stole $2.1K Worth Of Phones From Hauppauge Verizon: PD

HAUPPAUGE, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking two men who stole cell phones from a Hauppauge store in December. The duo (pictured above) stole two iPhones from Verizon at 534 Route 111, on December 17 at 2:55 p.m.


Man Killed In Shirley Crash: Cops

SHIRLEY, NY — A man was killed in a Shirley crash Wednesday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, seventh squad detectives are investigating the crash, which took place when a man driving west on Montauk Highway at Smith Rd. veered into oncoming traffic in the eastbound lane, strik


Priciest home sales in Bohemia

Priciest home sales in Bohemia (11716) The three highest-priced home sales in Bohemia last month ranged from $435,000 to $475,000. The priciest Bohemia home sold in January was a 4-bedroom, 2-bath cape on .45 acres at 1536 Feureisen Ave. that sold for $475,000. It was listed by Denis Murphy and Jame


Events - Smithtown Library Nesconset

Happening at The Smithtown Library – Nesconset Building. View photographs that capture the beauty and history of Italy’s famous cities, including Venice, Florence and Rome. This exhibit will be on display in the Nesconset Building front lobby display case through February. The Nesconset Building is


Nassau Man Drove Drunk With Loaded Gun In Car: Police

A Levittown man was arrested early Wednesday morning after police say he was pulled over for driving drunk and officers found a loaded gun in his car. According to police, officers were on routine patrol at 2:45 a.m. when they saw a 2002 Ford Explorer driving east on Sunrise Highway, near Park Boule


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Ben Affleck Runs a Few Errands Around Brentwood

About Photo #4242492: Ben Affleck parks his car as he steps out to run a few errands on Thursday afternoon (February 21) in Brentwood, Calif. The 46-year-old Oscar-winning actor looked… Read More Here.


Stolen credit cards used at Walt Whitman Shops, police say

Credit cards stolen from a Huntington Station woman were used at the Saks Fifth Avenue, located in the Walt Whitman Shops, by two men who fled in a white sedan on Jan. 8, Suffolk police said.


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Wanted For Stealing Cell Phones In Hauppauge

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two people who stole cell phones from a Hauppauge store in December.