Samuel Shepard, 18, was pronounced dead at Stony Brook University Hospital.
A father accused of leaving his child in a hot, locked car while he went shopping faced a judge Thursday on Long Island.
SeanMichael Pagano, 37, of Mount Sinai, was being held without bail following his arrest Thursday on charges he downloaded videos depicting young girls engaged in sexual acts with adults. Pagano has worked as a high school and college lacrosse coach.
A suspect in a deadly hit-and-run case on Long Island headed to court Monday thinking his plea deal was a done deal. But the judge shocked everyone by refusing to sentence the suspect.
A 78-year-old woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a crash on Long Island.
Suffolk County police were investigating a crash that killed a 61-year-old driver on Mount Sinai early Sunday.
Karen Benjamin was killed by a hit-and-run driver on a Mount Sinai road in June. The suspect faces less than two years in prison.
Karen Benjamin, 56, was struck by a BMW as she was jogging in Mount Sinai on June 23. She suffered a severe head injury and remained comatose until she died a month later.
Karen Benjamin, 56, of Coram was jogging around 11 a.m. Sunday on Canal Road in Mount Sinai when she was struck by a car, police said. The driver fled the scene.
A woman was struck and critically injured Sunday in a hit-and-run accident in Suffolk County, and the search for the driver continued in the nighttime hours.
The statewide boycott of the new Common Core standardized tests is growing larger in New York as students head in for day two of the exams.
Oh deer. Talk about a feel-good story.
Police charged Emily Hindman of Mount Sinai with driving while impaired, possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful fleeing.
Mount Sinai residents say they would love the tax revenue and jobs the outdoor mall would bring, but not the traffic.
The holiday tree in Mount Sinai will once again be called the Christmas tree, beginning next year.