11/26/14 2:52pm
11/26/2014 2:52 PM
(Credit: National Weather Service radar)

(Credit: National Weather Service radar)

It’s not going to be a white Thanksgiving after all.

The National Weather Service is now predicting that while Riverhead could see as much as two more inches of snow Wednesday evening and into the night, none of that is likely to turn into accumulating snowfall. (more…)

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11/26/14 8:00am
A nearly two-hour barricade in a Mastic house ended with three people coming out with hands up Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 in front of police with machine guns and armored vehicles. (Credit: James Carbone/Newsday)

A nearly two-hour barricade in a Mastic house ended with three people coming out with hands up last Wednesday, Nov. 19, in front of police with machine guns and armored vehicles. (Credit: James Carbone/Newsday)

A teenager wanted for allegedly bringing a gun to a dispute in Riverhead barricaded himself into a house in Mastic for two hours last week after he noticed police nearby, according to police and media reports.

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11/24/14 3:46pm

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A Wading River man charged with felony assault in connection with a Monday morning stabbing in Wading River claimed at his arraignment that the other man involved in the fight stabbed himself to have him arrested.

James Ebbrecht, 28 years-old and dressed in plaid pajama pants and a sweatshirt, told Justice Richard Ehlers that the victim, 32-year-old Patrick Fontaine, also of Wading River, came to his driveway Monday morning to fight and then slashed Mr. Ebbrecht. (more…)