Prosecutors in the case of Thomas Murphy, the Holbrook man accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed a local Boy Scout and injured four others last September, will be permitted at trial to use statements he made while in police custody. (more…)
Wearing red to honor Andrew McMorris, a Wading River scout who was killed by an alleged drunk driver last fall, nearly 100 friends and family members filled an arraignment room in Central Islip Tuesday for what they believed would be the end of a six-month ordeal. READ
During a brief court appearance in Central Islip Monday, the case against Thomas Murphy, the Holbrook man accused of a deadly drunk driving crash that left 12-year-old Andrew McMorris dead last fall, was adjourned once more. (more…)
A sunny hike through the Pine Barrens in Manorville turned tragic for Boy Scout Troop 161 in September.
A seventh-grade Shoreham-Wading River Middle School student was killed and four others were injured after a drunken driver crashed into the troop as they walked along the shoulder of David Terry Road Sept. 30. READ
The parents of Andrew McMorris and members of Shoreham Boy Scout Troop 161 filled a Central Islip courtroom Tuesday morning as Thomas Murphy, the Holbrook man accused of a deadly drunk driving crash two months ago, appeared before Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Fernando Camacho.
Dozens of Boy Scouts and their family members representing Troop 161 of Shoreham stood in solidarity inside a Central Islip courtroom Tuesday morning as the man charged with killing a 12-year-old boy in an alleged drunken driving crash was arraigned on a 16-count indictment. READ
The driver responsible for crashing into a group of Boy Scouts and killing a 12-year-old Wading River boy has been indicted on upgraded charges and now faces a top charge of aggravated vehicular homicide, the Suffolk County district attorney announced. READ