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Winning $56K Take 5 Ticket Sold At 7-Eleven

WESTHAMPTON, NY - One lucky winner scored $56,141 in the New York Lottery's Wednesday Take 5 drawing. The one top-prize winning ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, located at 410 Mill Road in Westhampton. The winning numbers were 5, 7, 13, 34, and 36, according to the New York Lottery website. The fiv

PATCH - 2018-03-22 15:27:16

SCPD: Man Attempts to Use Stolen Credit Card to Make Purchases at Riverhead Business

Riverhead, NY - March 23, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police detectives are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the man who used another person's credit card to make an online purchase. A man entered Schwing Electrical, located at 1328 East Main St., on Febru

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-03-23 17:56:56

Police: Suffolk officer hurt helping motorist on LIE in Medford

A Suffolk police vehicle was hit Thursday on the Long Island Expressway while an officer was assisting a motorist who had spun out, officials said. Photo Credit: James Carbone A Suffolk County Highway Patrol officer was injured Thursday when his vehicle was struck by another vehicle while he was a

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-22 14:19:41

After 51 years the truth of a disappearance surfaces

Remains believed to be those of Louise Pietrewicz, a Cutchogue farmer's wife who vanished suddenly in October 1966, were unearthed Monday in the basement of the Southold house her married boyfriend, former Southold police officer William Boken, shared with his wife and children. After digging last T

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-22 12:32:08

Cops: Man swims about 100 yards to shore after falling off boat

A man who fell off the back of a boat he was working on Friday afternoon in Greenport Harbor had to swim about 100 yards in frigid waters back to shore, according to Southold Town police at the scene. The man successfully made it back to the beach at the end of Fourth Street, where he was treated fo

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-23 16:56:16

After 51 years, police recover remains believed to be of missing Cutchogue woman

KRYSTEN MASSA PHOTO Suffolk County police on the scene at the home on Lower Road in Southold Monday. Remains believed to be those of Louise Pietrewicz of Cutchogue, who vanished without a trace in October 1966, were unearthed Monday in the basement of the Southold house her married boyfriend, former

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-22 12:00:36

Madison Police Log - March 14th through March 20th

MADISON, CT - Two people were arrested by the Madison Police Department during the March 14th through March 20th time period. Those arrested are just charged, not convicted, at this time. Dewitt Sizer, 47, of 1215 North Road, Lot 1, Groton, charged March 14th with offering repair without a license.

PATCH - 2018-03-23 13:00:00

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


#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

Riverhead police ask for help identifying man who used stolen credit card

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town police detectives are looking for help to identify and locate a man who used another person's credit card to make an online purchase. The man seen in video surveillance entered Schwing Electrical at 1328 East Main St. on Feb. 2 and told employees that

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-23 11:50:33

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


For a daughter, there is peace and closure after mother's remains found

For Sandy Blampied, the news that arrived Monday - that remains believed to be her mother's were discovered buried in the basement of a house in Southold - has brought peace. "Oh my God, this is indescribable," she said. "This was something we had always hoped for, but when it happened I could not b

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-23 10:00:47

Skeletal Remains Found In Southold Basement May Be Sagaponack Native Who Disappeared In 1966

Skeletal remains were discovered in the basement of a Southold home on Monday, according to Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives, who tentatively linked the discovery to the 1966 disappearance of Sagaponack native Louise Pietrewicz. The remains were discovered at approximately 11:30 a.m.


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


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


Hampton Bays Ambulance Board Member Steps Down After Investigation

The second vice chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance Company said she would resign last month after an investigation by Southampton Town officials found two suspicious gasoline purchases she made using the ambulance company's credit card last year. Margaret La


GoFundMe For Family Of Hero Killed In Military Copter Crash

RIVERHEAD, NY - As the community continues to mourn Dashan Briggs, the former Riverhead High School athlete who was one of seven killed in a tragic military helicopter crash in Iraq, a GoFundMe has been created to help his family. The GoFundMe, "In Loving Memory of Dashan Briggs," was created by And


North Fork schools open, but officials expect an early dismissal due to snow

With a spring snow storm expected on Wednesday, some school districts on the East End have decided to close. On the North Fork school officials have opted to hold classes, but they told parents early Wednesday morning there would likely be an early dismissal, as the snow will get worse as the day go


Mastic Beach targeted for town crackdown on blight, neglect

Brookhaven Town officials issued hundreds of summonses for quality-of-life violations as part of its effort to market the area as prime for development. Brookhaven Town inspectors issued hundreds of summonses for housing, vehicle and fire safety violations in Mastic Beach in the past two months as p


Forbes Recognizes Southampton Financial Advisors

Three financial advisors with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Southampton were recently named to Forbes magazine's inaugural "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" list for 2018. Harry L. Hackett III, Michael Lockhart and Roger Matloff each were recognized by Forbes and SHOOK Research based on in-person