Former Shoreham-Wading River High School wrestler Kevin Meloni didn’t realize he had won his 100th career match last year until he pointed to the crowd. There among the SWR contingent was eighth-grader Nick Donnelly, a call-up to the varsity team who had placed third that day, Mr. Meloni recalled.
Update: Family confirms body found in Shoreham is missing teen.
A Shoreham-Wading River High School freshman was reported missing Tuesday and a search is underway to find him, Suffolk County police confirmed. READ
Despite reports of people in clown costumes spooking residents, the Suffolk County police chief said Friday those sightings haven’t been confirmed and described the situation as a social media prank. READ
Update Sept. 20: Stony Brook University Hospital officials confirmed Tuesday that Augustine Cotejay is listed in fair condition.
Update, Sept. 15: The Flanders man injured in Tuesday’s crash in Ridge has died, and the driver who was allegedly high on drugs at the time of the crash will face upgraded charges, authorities said. READ
A pedestrian crossing Route 58 near Ostrander Avenue was struck by a GMC pickup truck heading westbound and suffered “serious” but not life-threatening injuries, according to Riverhead police Sgt. Harry Hill. READ
Two men accused of killing an Amityville man and setting his body on fire in Manorville last year have pleaded guilty to murder charges, defense attorneys confirmed Wednesday. READ
Two men were shot outside the Calverton Hills apartment complex early this morning, Suffolk County police said. READ