A Flanders man who was one of 15 people arrested following an investigation into street gangs and narcotics in Riverhead last year was sentenced Friday in federal court to 10 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. READ
A Greenport man who had been acquitted of manslaughter in a fatal overdose case was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison Tuesday for his conviction on a lesser charge. (more…)
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UPDATE (Oct. 15): Police have arrested the driver of a Jeep for providing a false name and driving with a suspended license. The driver was Tara Demauro, 48, of Rocky Point. The name was she provided police was a relative who was not involved. Read more here.
Original Story: A Calverton woman died following a two-vehicle crash in Wading River Monday morning, according to Suffolk County police. READ
Local fire districts will host public hearings on their 2020 budgets Tuesday.
The districts raise tax money for fire department equipment and facilities, while the majority of the members of the fire departments are volunteers. The hearings are required before the budget can be approved. READ
The National Transportation Safety Board recommended New York pass legislation to require mandatory seat belt use for passengers in limousines, according to a safety report released earlier this month. READ