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Cops: Motorcyclist killed in crash with tractor trailer
Nassau County police investigate scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore, on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2018. Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser
Eight Vehicle Crash On LIE Near Exit 49N - Local Matters - Smithtown Matters - Online Local News about Smithtown, Kings Park, St James, Nesconset, Commack, Hauppauge, Ft. Salonga
Eastbound traffic was slowing down due to an earlier car fire near Exit 49. Two cars collided, setting off a chain reaction involving eight vehicles in total, including an oil tanker truck.
Charles Wang, Former New York Islanders Owner, Dies At 74
Charles Wang, the former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team and founder of a tech company, died surrounded by family.
Drag racer dies after car smashes into traffic pole
Soon after midnight on Sunday, the driver of the black Honda Civic — identified by a friend as 30-year-old Jesus Santiago — lost control of his car and slammed into the traffic-light pole near the corner of Review Avenue and Van Dam Street in Sunnyside, cops said.
Fatal motorcycle crash shuts Sunrise Highway in Bellmore
A motorcycle driver died after his vehicle struck the back of a tanker truck in Bellmore, Nassau County police said.The accident happened on the westbound side of Sunrise Highway, just east of Newbridge Road at around 4 p.m.The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene.The road is closed in
Hurricane Sandy Contractor Sentenced To 45 Days In Jail
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a home improvement contractor from Smithtown was sentenced today to 45 days in jail, to be served on weekends and five years’ probation. As a result of this prosecution, the defendant also paid $50,000 that will be returned to the Govern
2 Men Dead, 1 Woman In Critical Condition After Being Found Unconscious in NJ Home: Police
Police didn't immediately provide any details about what happened to the three people Two men died and one woman was in critical condition after they were found unconscious in a home in Newark on Sunday, police said. Police responding to a 911 call found the three people unconscious inside a home on
ICYMI: New Chick-fil-A To Open In Smithtown
A representative from Chick-fil-A, Jackie Jags, confirmed the eatery will open next year.
Man who threatened to kill Kavanaugh-supporting senators allegedly called judge directly
“He made phone calls to Judge Kavanaugh directly,” Prosecutor Justina Geraci told a federal courtroom in Central Islip as a bewildered looking Ronald DeRisi, the accused menace, sat in a wheelchair nearby.
8 Things To Do This Weekend: Kristin Chenoweth, Chalk Art Festival & Elm City Pub Crawl
Looking for weekend activities? We have eight suggestions for you - including a Kristin Chenoweth concert, the Old Saybrook Scarecrow Festival and the Elm City Pub Crawl!
Police say eight vehicles got tangled in a chain-reaction crash on the Long Island Expressway, leaving six people with minor injuries, a minivan stuck under an oil tanker and the minivan's driver under arrest for DWI.
It all happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday near Exit 49 in Melville. Suffolk County police say the problems started after a car fire clogged traffic in eastbound lanes. In the slowdown, two cars collided. That crash spiraled into an eight-car pileup, including an oil tanker and a minivan that skidded
Smithtown Man Threatened To Murder, Assault 2 U.S. Senators: Feds
SMITHTOWN, NY - A Smithtown man was arrested on Friday with threatening to murder and assault two U.S. Senators for showing their support of the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, according to the U.S. attorney Richard P. Donoghue.
Here are the winning $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot lottery numbers
The jackpot soared to an estimated $1 billion, the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history, just hours ahead of the Friday night drawing. The prize climbed from $970 million.
Smithtown program making sidewalks more accessible for all - TBR News Media
Kelly Brown, the housing rehabilitation administrator in the town’s planning department, has been supervising the creation of several hundred curb cuts throughout the town for the purposes of increasing accessibility for people who are disabled. Though she said she did not have a way to give a preci
Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Hempstead shooting
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LI man convicted of manslaughter, acquitted of murder
Steven Strub, of Islip Terrace, is walked out of the Third Precinct in Bay Shore on Aug. 31, 2017. Photo Credit: James Carbone
Man Stole Over $600 Worth Of Items From Commack Walmart: PD
COMMACK, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking the man who stole merchandise from a Commack store last month.The man (pictured above) stole miscellaneous household items from Walmart on 85 Crooked Hill Road, on September 8 at 6 p.m.The merchandise was valued at $625.Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a
New 7-Eleven proposed for West Main Street site; officials push back on design | RiverheadLOCAL
Garden City-based Area Real Estate Associates is proposing to demolish an existing vacant auto repair shop and construct a 3,063-square-foot retail convenience store on an approximately 40,000-square foot site on the south side of West Main Street, just east of Osborn Avenue.
Police And Fire Fighters Rescue Man From Mud Hole In Dix Hills - Local Matters - Smithtown Matters - Online Local News about Smithtown, Kings Park, St James, Nesconset, Commack, Hauppauge, Ft. Salonga
Trevor Borders was digging on the side of the foundation of a house, located at 11 Woodfern Court when he started to sink at approximately 10:10 a.m. Borders tried to free himself but fell waist-deep into the mud hole, approximately eight feet into the ground. He was conscious and alert the entire t
Long Island teacher accused of sex with 14-year-old girl
A Long Island teacher is under arrest, accused of having sex with a female student multiple times over a three-year span. Authorities say 33-year-old Daniel McMenamin, of Valley Stream, engaged in numerous acts of sexual conduct with a juvenile female victim beginning in November of 2014 when the gi