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CBS New York

‘God Is Not Sleeping’: Grief-Stricken Family Calls For Suspect In Deadly Long Island Stabbing To Turn Himself In

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police on Long Island are searching for a suspect in a deadly stabbing. Investigators say after the attack, the suspect took off in the victim’s car. The family of Sandra McIntosh is grief-stricken after the 46-year-old was found murdered not far from her home in Medford. “We’re just distraught. We’re just broken,” said Tanisha Evans, the victim’s cousin. “I want justice for my sister. She didn’t deserve it,” said Sophia Caines, the victim’s sister. Suffolk Police say McIntosh was found stabbed along Woodland Avenue in Holtsville about four miles away from her home around 8 p.m. Thursday night. “Someone heard her scream...
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Stony Brook, NYNew York Post

Barney the bull still steering clear of capture on Long Island

Long Island’s runaway bull is still on the lam. The 1,500-pound beast, nicknamed “Barney,” was first spotted in Mastic on Tuesday, and has since been seen as far off as Stony Brook — but has thus far eluded rescuers for five days. Authorities even tried to entice the bull with...
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Milford, CTEyewitness News

Suspect shoots himself after killing Milford resident

MILFORD, CT (WFSB) - Milford Police are investigating what led to a deadly shooting in a quiet neighborhood near Housatonic Avenue and West Main Street. "You don’t pass by something like this often," Milford resident Alyssa Gueli tells us. In Al Beck’s case, he’s never lived next door to a...
Virginia StateNew Haven Register

Families 'have been wrecked': A mom recalls her son killed in VA hospital steam accident

WEST HAVEN — When she heard the devastating news in November 2020, Cathy Redman packed her car with family and immediately made the drive from Florida to West Haven. When she arrived at her destination for the first time in her life — the West Haven Veterans Affairs hospital — she immediately walked ahead of her family, searching for answers to questions she still has not found to this day.
Shirley, NYgreaterlongisland.com

Whale and dolphins put on a show for bathers at Smith Point Beach in Shirley

No bull: A whale and a pod of dolphins were seen swimming amongst the bathers this weekend at Smith Point Beach in Shirley. After five days of keeping tabs on the manhunt for a runaway bull, the Mastic-Shirley area turned its attention yesterday afternoon to the magnificent marine mammals swimming free and easy just off the shoreline.
Stratford, CTNew Haven Register

Neighbors: Stratford's Little Pub causing big problems

STRATFORD — A local restaurant’s request for an outdoor dining and entertainment permit on a Beach Drive property has prompted a debate over the future of Lordship. Little Pub owner Douglas Grabe says the small property at the corner of Washington Parkway across the street from his restaurant and hotel will be a quaint place for patrons to rent a bike or kayak, enjoy ice cream or a meal with drinks, and listen to local musicians.
Milford, CTNew Haven Register

Milford author wants to help women reclaim their wild nature

MILFORD — Traci Weber’s journey to becoming the author of a book on yoga started as a text message from one of her students. The student had recently started a publishing company called [f]empowerment press and asked if Weber was interested in writing a book based on her yoga class.
Connecticut StateStamford Advocate

John Breunig (opinion): CT aquarium finds crowds on other side of troubled waters

Maritime Aquarium’s Dave Sigworth offhandedly expresses surprise that I would “make us the focus” of a column about Connecticut tourism rallying back. There are so many reasons this makes me laugh. First of all, because Sigworth is associate director of communications at the Norwalk attraction. Or, as he translates, “My job is to get people to come here.” So fishing for ink and pixels from the media is part of the gig.
Manorville, NYnorthforker.com

Waterdrinker Farm offers family fun, sunflowers and Long Island’s newest brewery

When the Weiss family purchased the 80-acre tract of land off Wading River Road in Manorville in 2018 to open Waterdrinker Farm, they had plenty of ideas about what they wanted to do as they dove into the agri-tourism industry. In the three years since opening the farm, the family has found a way to be busy and keep customers coming in every season — beyond the traditional pumpkin patch outings of the fall, they host a tulip festival in the spring, and a holiday-themed village in the winter, and they make sunflowers the stars of the show in the summer.