09/15/14 10:00am
09/15/2014 10:00 AM
(Courtesy: GoFundMe)

(Courtesy: GoFundMe)

Friends of Amy Bradstreet, a Flanders woman killed in upstate New York earlier this month, have started an online fundraiser to benefit her two sons: Dougie and Jack.

A gofundme page was created with a goal of raising $20,000 for the boys. As of Sunday afternoon, more than $17,000 had been raised. (more…)

05/30/14 1:57pm
05/30/2014 1:57 PM
SUFFOLK POLICE PHOTO | Guillermo Alvarado-Ajcuc appeared in county criminal court Friday for an arraignment. Friends and relatives of his alleged victim also showed.

Guillermo Alvarado-Ajcuc was convicted of murder Friday in the 2012 slaying of an Aquebogue woman

A 23-year-old Riverhead man has been convicted in the rape and murder of an Aquebogue woman near the Riverhead DMV parking lot in 2012.

After deliberating over the course of three days, a Suffolk County jury Friday found Guillermo Alvarado-Ajcuc, an undocumented Guatemalan immigrant, guilty of two counts of murder in the May 6 death  of Mirian Yohana Garcia Mansilla.

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05/15/14 6:38pm
05/15/2014 6:38 PM
JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Guillermo Alfonso Alvarado-Ajcuc being led by Riverhead police into Town Justice Court Thursday morning for an arraignment.

Alfonso Guillermo Alvarado-Ajcuc being led by Riverhead police into Town Justice Court for his arraignment in 2012. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

As the crime scene video began to play in the Suffolk County courtroom Thursday afternoon, Zully Garcia Mancilla put her hands over her face and buried her head into the padded plastic row of seats in front of her.  (more…)