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Investigators: Man ran ecstasy 'cook lab' out of Mastic home
Federal officials say an intercepted package led them to uncover a "cook lab" inside a Mastic home that was being used to produce ecstasy. Teams with Homeland Security Investigations, Suffolk police and other agencies descended on the Roda Drive home on Friday, with some officers in hazmat suits. Ph
Fire Truck Crashes While Responding To Blaze In Deer Park
NORTH BABYLON, NY - A North Babylon fire truck was involved in a crash in North Babylon while responding to a fire in Deer Park on Sunday morning. Suffolk Police confirmed that a crash involving a fire truck was reported at 7:40 a.m. on Deer Park Avenue between Oakland Avenue and Winnecomac Avenue.
Police seek suspect who robbed Lake Grove gas station at knifepoint
Police are searching for the person who injured a clerk in a gas station robbery in Lake Grove Friday. It happened at the Conoco on Middle Country Road around 5:30 p.m. Officials say the suspect pulled out a knife, demanded cash and then took off with the money.
Firefighter Injured While Battling Deer Park Fire: FD
DEER PARK, NY - A firefighter with the Babylon Fire Department was injured while battling a blaze in Deer Park on Sunday morning. According to the department, firefighters responded to the fire on Long Island Avenue behind Astro Masonry & Supply. A total of 8 fire departments responded to the scene.
Deer Park-North Babylon: See 5 Local Homes For Sale
DEER PARK-NORTH BABYLON, NY — Looking for a new home, and want the latest scoop on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
Cops: Ride service driver charged with sexually abusing passenger
The Lyft driver was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. A ride service driver has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a passenger early Sunday morning in Central Islip, Suffolk police said.
Deer Park Building Goes Up In Flames.
I was woken by several exploring this morning. Looked out my back window to see flames and black smoke. A building on Long Island Ave behind Astro Masonry & Supply was fully engulfed in flames.
Fire Destroys Nassau Home: Police
Nassau County police are investigating a fire that destroyed a home in Massapequa Park Saturday night. According to police, the call for the fire came in at 8:10 p.m. for a house on Maple Street. The Massapequa Fire Department extinguished the fire. The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire, a
Police: Suffolk man with 65 license suspensions caught in stolen car
Police say 65 license suspensions didn't stop a North Lindenhurst man from getting behind the wheel. Oscar Ronquillo was pulled over Friday morning in West Babylon. Police say he was driving a stolen Honda when they spotted him on Fulton Street.
Lindenhurst looks for new flooding approach
Rick Sorrentino, superintendent of the Lindenhurst Department of Public Works, demonstrated on Thursday the new check valves the town has installed — backflow prevention devices designed to allow water to flow out but not back into streets. (Credit: Michael Owens)
Man Crashes Into Pedestrian, Pole, Charged With DWI: Cops
MASTIC, NY — A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a pedestrian and a pole in a Shirley crash Friday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, Steven Reid, 46, of Wyandanch, was arrested at 11:37 p.m. and charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of
Deer Park landowner applies to tear down houses, build grocery store
The Town of Babylon is considering an application to demolish two houses on a residential parcel on Bay Shore Road in Deer Park and build a new grocery store. Eneyet Chawdhury, the owner of the parcel at the northwest corner of Bay Shore and Commack roads in Deer Park, plans to build an 8,430-square
2 men wanted for stealing packages from homes in Valley Stream, Long Island
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Going Batty for an Eagle Scout Project
On July 25, 2018, James Binder, a Life Scout from Troop 399 in North Babylon completed his Eagle Scout project to benefit Belmont Lake State Park in West Babylon. On this day, James provided leadership to his fellow Scouts and volunteers as they constructed bat boxes that were later installed throug
My mom’s medical emergency became a hospital horror show
I was visiting home last Tuesday night and was just leaving when my mother, Phylis Corso, came home from work early. She told me she thought she was having a heart attack and needed to go to the hospital.
Suffolk police shoot, kill knife-wielding man in "confrontation" in Shirley
Suffolk County police officers shot and killed a man holding a knife in Shirley on Saturday, police said. Homicide squad detectives are investigating the shooting at 12:30 p.m. on Rockledge Drive, police said.
‘Good Samaritan’ saves young girl from would-be kidnapper
A creep snatched an 11-year-old girl off a Queens street early Saturday — and a good Samaritan came to the rescue, holding the would-be kidnapper until cops arrived, police said.
Worker gets trapped in dirt pit at new Riverhead development
Walls of dirt collapsed Friday as construction workers were installing a cesspool at a new home on AJ Court in Riverhead, burying one worker up to his waist. Officials say they got the call around 3 p.m. Friday to a new housing development. The worker was buried down in the pit, unable to get out.
Suffolk police: Driver had license suspended 65 times
A North Lindenhurst man was charged Friday with driving a motor vehicle with a license that had been suspended 65 times, Suffolk police said. Oscar Ronquillo, 25, was driving a 2005 gray Honda, which had been previously reported stolen, in the area of Fulton Street, near Schenectady Avenue in West B
Retail Roundup: Babylon OKs Walmart plan to convert LI store to supercenter
Walmart has been trying to get a bigger piece of the retail action in Farmingdale for nearly a decade. The world’s largest retailer will finally get its wish. The Town of Babylon has given Walmart Inc. the go-ahead on a plan to convert its Farmingdale store to a supercenter by constructing a 62,450-