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Man Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a three-vehicle crash that killed a man in Holbrook this morning. S. Russell was driving a 2021 Ford Bronco northbound on Lincoln Avenue when his vehicle was struck by a 2015 Ford F550 that was traveling eastbound on Veterans Memorial Highway at approximately 7:10 a.m. The F550 then struck a 2005 Chevrolet van that was stopped at the intersection.
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Police Seeking Suspect Who Seriously Injured Bicyclist in Hit-and-Run Crash

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a bicyclist in Melville early this morning. A 27-year-old Huntington Station man was riding a bicycle southbound in the right lane of Route 110, approaching Hazel Court, when a southbound vehicle struck the rear of the bicycle at 2:55 a.m. The vehicle fled the scene.
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Fire Breaks Out At Farmingville Home

One person was injured and taken to an area hospital after a house fire broke out on Long Island. The fire took place in Farmingville around 2 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28, police said. Numerous fire departments responded to the home on Berkshire Drive. Information was not available on the condition...

Murder trial for father of Thomas Valva begins on Long Island

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- It was a case that gained national notoriety -- an NYPD officer charged in the abuse and murder of his 8-year-old child.CBS2's Jennifer McLogan has followed the Thomas Valva story since the beginning. On Wednesday, the heart-wrenching trial began in Riverhead.Two and a half years after the hypothermia death of Thomas Valva, who was forced to sleep in the unheated garage of his Center Moriches home, the murder trial began for his father, Michael Valva."How could anybody, any mother or father, leave a child in a garage at 19 degrees to sleep? I'm sorry, how could you?"...

Man Killed in Stabbing

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the stabbing death of a man that occurred in Islip Terrace early this morning. Two male residents of 337 Manhattan Blvd. were engaged in an altercation outside the location when one stabbed the other at approximately 2:40 a.m. The victim, 34 years-old,...

Landlord charged with homicide in deadly Long Island fire

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- A landlord has been arrested in connection to a deadly fire on Long Island.It happened Monday on the second floor of a house in Hempstead.READ MORE: 1 person killed, 1 seriously hurt and several displaced when fire rips through home in HempsteadPolice say the landlord is charged with criminally negligent homicide for failing to have fire alarms in the home.A woman who lived upstairs died at the scene, and two men who lived upstairs were injured.The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Patchogue’s Angels of Long Island robbed, turns to community for help

The Angels of Long Island thrift store is known for giving back and providing resources to individuals who are in the midst of a crisis. Now, they are in need of assistance following a robbery at their East Patchogue store Monday morning. A chaotic scene unfolded inside the door during...

LI man admits fleeing country after viciously beating nephews with metal pipe: DA

A Long Island man admitted in court Monday to beating two of his nephews so severely that one lost his leg — and to fleeing the country after his arrest in the case. Carlos Ortega of Central Islip pleaded guilty to viciously attacking two of his relatives with a metal pipe and escaping to Guatemala, Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond Tierney said Tuesday. According to court documents, Ortega’s nephews showed up at his house in August 2018 to take their grandparents, who were visiting from Guatemala, out to dinner. Ortega was so enraged upon seeing the boys at his home that he grabbed...

Man Punches Woman At Massapequa Laundromat, Injures Officers While Resisting Arrest, Police Say

A man is facing multiple assault charges after police said he punched a woman at a Long Island laundromat and injured detectives and an officer while resisting arrest. James Garner, age 38, was charged with resisting arrest and four counts of second-degree assault following an incident that happened in Massapequa at about 5:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, the Nassau County Police Department said.

Memorabilia from The Good Steer to be auctioned off

Here’s your chance to own a unique part of Long Island history. Trading Post Estate Sales is currently holding an online auction, The Good Steer: Saying Goodbye to a Legend, through Oct. 1 at 8:15 p.m. Many contents of the Lake Grove restaurant, which closed its doors in July after 65 years in business, are for sale to the highest bidder (over 170 items) and include pictures, knick-knacks, chairs, kitchen equipment, toy cars and holiday items.

Developers planning Railroad Ave. revitalization project make their case for being ‘qualified and eligible’

The joint master developers of the long-anticipated revitalization project near the blighted Long Island Rail Road station area in Riverhead presented their financial and development qualifications last night in pursuit of an agreement to develop two multimillion dollar mixed-use buildings on municipal properties. Representatives from RXR and Georgica Green Ventures...