A man's rental car caught fire, along with two others, when the man saturated the car in rubbing alcohol to get rid of bedbugs and then lit a cigarette, police say. (Credit: Pete Cavouto)

Police: Multiple Vehicles Catch Fire In L.I. Man’s Attempt To Rid Car Of Bedbugs

A man was hospitalized with burns on Long Island this week, after he allegedly set a rental car – and two others – on fire by accident as he tried to rid the vehicle of bedbugs.


Peter Torrillo. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Man Sentenced For Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Young Mother

A Long Island man who pleaded guilty to a fatal hit-and-run is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday.


Tuttle Avenue School in Eastport, N.Y. has reached LEED gold certification. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Eastport Elementary School Wins Gold Certification For Going Green

Eastport’s newest elementary school, the Tuttle Avenue School, is equipped with electronic sensors that control the brightness of lights in balance with natural light. The school also has an extremely energy efficient heating system.


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1 Man Killed, 1 Wounded In Eastport Home Invasion, Shooting

A 45-year-old man was killed, and a second person was wounded, in an early-morning home invasion on Long Island Sunday.


Peter Torrillo. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Eastport Man Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

Peter Torrillo was arrested Monday for the Nov. 2 incident on Montauk Highway in Eastport and has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal incident and leaving the scene of a serious injury incident.


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Woman Killed, Man Injured In Long Island Hit-And-Run

A woman was killed, and a man was injured, in a hit-and-run crash on Long Island this weekend.


Jay Condrill (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Central Islip School Teacher Accused Of DWI, Resisting Arrest

Jay Condrill, 47, was apparently asked to the leave the Triangle Pub on Old Montauk Highway in Eastport around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday for reportedly acting in a disorderly manner.


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L.I. Elementary School Lifts Lockdown After Police Probe

Suffolk County police say they locked down the Eastport school because two suspects in a brazen home-invasion burglary were still at-large Friday.


A tray of food in a school cafeteria - File / Photo: AP

Programs Let Long Island Parents Track Kids’ Eating

Some see the positive, while others call it “big mother.”