Suspect Sought In Patchogue Sex Assault, Robbery (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Sought In Patchogue Sex Assault, Robbery

Police said the suspect came up behind a 24-year-old woman who was walking on Main Street around 3:15 a.m. Saturday and dragged her into a wooded area between West and River Avenues.


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L.I. Man Facing Slew Of Charges For Driving Drunk With Child In Car

Suffolk County Police said Jose E. Amaya, 29, of Patchogue was spotted driving erratically and crossing a double yellow line while traveling eastbound on Montauk Highway near Lenox Avenue in East Patchogue.


Sayville Fatal Crash

Alleged Drugged Driver In Fatal Sayville Crash Facing Two Dozen Charges

Investigators said Thomas Herman, 46, slammed into five cars on Montauk Highway on Jan. 13 before crashing head-on with a car, killing the driver and critically injuring the passenger.


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Immigration And Economy Focus Of Long Island Forum

A strong Long Island economy is dependent on a immigrant workforce, according to Joe Gergela of the Long Island Farm Bureau.


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Suffolk Police Urge Motorists To Follow ‘Move Over Law’

Suffolk Highway Patrolman Brian Smales is recovering from injuries suffered when his cruiser was struck by an alleged drunk driver last weekend.


Ashley Jimenez, Dawn Collins and Justine Rittman (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: 3 Women Arrested In Illegal Massage Parlor Raid At Patchogue Apartment

Ashley Jimenez, 26, Dawn Collins, 23, and Justine Rittman, 26, were arrested Thursday.


Salvatore Distefano (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Suffolk County Cop Hurt After Alleged Drunken Driver Rear-Ends Cruiser

The incident happened around 7 p.m. Sunday on Sunrise Highway in Patchogue as Officer Brian Smales investigated a fatal crash that occurred earlier in the day on the roadway.


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Fatal Crash In Patchogue Under Investigation

Colin Garrett, 22, was killed after he lost control of his car, hit a fence and flipped over, according to police.


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Driver In Fatal Sayville Crash Facing Drugged Driving Charge

Police said Thomas Herman, 46, of Patchogue, sped his black Chevrolet Trailblazer through Sayville’s business district around 5:15 p.m. Sunday, and plowed into seven cars.


Denny Turcios-Reyes (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Cops: L.I. Man Arrested In Fatal Stabbing Of Ex-Girlfriend

Police said 18-year-old Denny Turcios-Reyes has been charged with murder in the death of 20-year-old Jasmine Davis.


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Reward Offered After Duck Found Shot In Neck On Long Island

The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for shooting the white domestic duck.


Boats docked - Huntington, NY - May 31, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

First-Ever Suffolk County Boaters’ Sobriety Checkpoint Leads To Two Arrests

Suffolk County police held their first-ever Boating While Intoxicated sobriety checkpoint, leading to the arrests of two people. The checkpoint, conducted by the Marine Bureau and Highway Patrol Bureau, was near Sandspit Marina in Patchogue.


Nicole Burke (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Lightning Strike Victim: ‘They Thought I Was Dead’

Nicole Burke is beyond one in a million. She was directly struck by lightning, but is somehow alive to tell her incredible story.


Kristian Falterman, 31, charged with first-degree robbery (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Patchogue Store Clerk Takes Knife From Suspect During Robbery

Police said around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, 31-year-old Kristian Falterman walked into A&E Multi Services on Main Street in Patchogue and demanded money from the cashier at knifepoint.


Anna Punin and her new baby at Stony Brook University Medical Center - Stony Brook, NY - Dec 27, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Police Officers Deliver Baby Boy In Patchogue House Call

Shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday, police officers arrived at Anna Punin’s Laurel Street home after receiving a call that she was experiencing severe labor pains.