4 hrs ago
Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California
Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico's Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday. The storm, which made landfall near Cabo San Lucas the previous night as a powerful Category 3 hurricane, toppled trees, power poles and road signs along the main highway, which at one point was swamped by rushing floodwaters.
9 hrs ago
Firefighters respond to blaze at Deer Park house for second time this summer, official says
In Central Islip accident reported on CR 100-Suffolk Ave between County Rte 17/Carleton Ave/Wheeler Rd and Powell Ave In Central Islip accident reported on CR 100-Suffolk Ave between County Rte 17/Carleton Ave/Wheeler Rd and Powell Ave In Smithtown construction work on NY Rt-25 WB between Rt-111/Rt-25a/Hauppauge Rd and Rt-110/Walt Whitman Rd in Huntington Station In Smithtown construction work on NY Rt-25 WB between Rt-111/Rt-25a/Hauppauge Rd and Rt-110/Walt Whitman Rd in Huntington Station In Riverhead construction work on NY Rt-25 EB between CR-58/Old Country Rd and Youngs Ave in Southold In Riverhead construction work on NY Rt-25 EB between CR-58/Old Country Rd and Youngs Ave in Southold In Huntington Station construction work on NY Rt-25 EB between Rt-110/Walt Whitman Rd and Rt-111/Rt-25a/Hauppauge Rd in Smithtown In Huntington Station construction work on NY Rt-25 EB between ... (more)
Sun Sep 14, 2014
SCPD: Arrest in Thursday Hit and Run Crash
Police say John Almeida, 23, of Baiting Hollow drove from the scene after striking Marie Braccia of Mastic as she attempted to cross Grand Avenue in Shirley Thursday evening. Almeida was arrested Saturday and scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip Sunday.
Central Islip bicyclist hit by car, killed
A man riding his bicycle in Central Islip Saturday was killed after he was hit by a car, Suffolk County police said. Marlon Santos, 27, of Central Islip, was riding on his bicycle on Joshuas Path at about 10:14 p.m. when he was hit by a 2004 Mitsubishi Montero, police said.
Police: Bicyclist Fatally Struck by Car in Central Islip
According to police, Marlon Santos, 27, of Central Islip, was struck by a 2004 Mitsubishi Montero that was travelling north on Joshuas Path at 10:14 p.m. Santos was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle, Diana Gallardo, 53, of Coram, remained at the scene and was uninjured.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Police: Man stabs to death mother, injures sister
Joseph Kearns, 33, was arrested in Southards Pond Park on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, a few blocks from the Livingston Avenue home where he fatally stabbed his mother and injured his sister, police said.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Long Island hires and promotions: Allstate agency hires customer service rep
Ian Lepkowsky of Wantagh has joined Christina Shaw Allstate Agency in Bellmore as a customer service rep and will pursue licensing to support the agency's sales. He is a recent University at Albany graduate.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Long Island Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Join al Qaeda in the...
The guilty plea was announced by Loretta E. Lynch, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York; John Carlin, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division; George Venizelos, Assistant Director-in-Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation , New York Field Office; and William J. Bratton, Commissioner, New York City Police Department . As set forth in the indictment and other court filings, beginning in the fall of 2011, Zea planned to travel overseas in order to wage violent jihad against the perceived enemies of Islam, which included the government of Yemen and its allies.
New York Daily News
L.I. man admits to wanting to travel to Yemen to join Al Qaeda
Marcos Alonso Zea of Brentwood is shown in this court artist's sketch during his arraignment in U.S. District Court in Central Islip, N.Y. on Oct. 18, 2013. A 26-year-old Long Island man pleaded guilty Tuesday to hatching a bizarre plan to travel to Yemen to join Al Qaeda.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
New community playground to open in Central Islip
Preparations for Central Islip's first handicap-accessible playground geared toward young children began yesterday as nearly 200 community volunteers are expected to transform an empty space at Clayton Street and Lowell Avenue during a daylong event on Friday.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Police Seeking Central Islip Bank Robber
Police are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the man pictured above who they say robbed a Central Islip bank in January.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Mastic Beach woman, Julieann Klopfer, arrested on DWI after driving with tot in car, police say
A 33-year-old Mastic Beach woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated with a 2-year-old boy in her car early Sunday morning, Suffolk County police said.
Amityville man arrested on DWI after driving wrong way on LIE, police say
A 27-year-old Amityville man was arrested early Sunday and charged with driving while intoxicated after Suffolk police said he was traveling the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway and lost control of his vehicle.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Police: Central Islip Man Charged in Recent Commercial Burglary Spree
A Central Islip man has been arrested for committing a series of commercial burglaries over the past several months, police said.
Central Islip man burglarized 7 businesses, say cops
John Sheats, 35, was arrested Friday morning by police responding to a burglary alarm at the Madison Steak House, 670 Motor Pkwy.
Judge: Part of Breitkopf friendly fire lawsuit can proceed
Nassau County Police Officer Geoffrey J. Breitkopf, 40, of the elite Bureau of Special Operations, was shot and killed March 12, 2011 after responding to a report of a masked man running through a Massapequa Park neighborhood with knives, authorities said.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
LI people on the move, Aug. 28, 2014
Erica Edwards-O'Neal of Wheatley Heights has been appointed director of diversity and inclusion at Touro Law Center in Central Islip.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
LI people on the move, Aug. 26, 2014
Dawn Davidson Drantch of Wantagh has been named to Moxxie Mentoring Foundation 's board of directors and will serve as Ms.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Leading the fight against domestic violence in Suffolk County
Colleen Merlo, new Executive Director of the Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence in Central Islip, in the company's conference room on Friday, August 1, 2014.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Elderly Bellport Woman Tricked by Burglary Tactic; Fake Home Repair...
Yesterday, Suffolk County Police arrested two men who burglarized an elderly woman's home last week by utilizing a home repair scam.