A wedding guest was arrested Saturday night for trying to steal gifts from the newly married couple. Suffolk County police arrested 18-year-old Omar Santiago of Irvington, N.J. a short distance from West Sayville Country Club just before midnight Saturday.
Shawn Mead, 44, is a custodian at Lincoln Avenue Elementary in Sayville.
Stray golf balls are becoming a major hazard in towns on Long Island, CBS 2 first reported on the issue in West Babylon, now the problem has arisen in Sayville where residents told CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan that they are fed up.
Police say the pair was responsible for multiple residential burglaries in Patchogue, dating back to 2010.
On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.
There have been four pharmacy robberies recently in Suffolk County, inlcuding the horrific crime where four people were killed in Medford.
The robberies come just two months after June’s Medford pharmacy massacre which left four people dead.
For years, some families of Korean and Vietnam war veterans felt their brave loved ones were overlooked. But on Monday on Long Island, seven soldiers from the same home town were finally acknowledged for their courage and bravery decades ago.
Emergency responders on Long Island rescued an 11-year-old girl who had fallen through the ice on the partially frozen Great South Bay.
Suffolk County police said they arrested Scott Coutts, who was driving eastbound on the westbound lanes of the Sunrise Highway Service Road before striking an SUV.
Authorities said 28-year-old Christopher Maier, of Sayville, was pulled over in Islip Terrace Friday afternoon and told authorities he was a police officer.
A manhunt is underway Wednesday for the driver who struck and killed a Long Island father as he left bible study.
Some Sayville residents angry about the sounds and smells coming from idling trains parked near their houses are joining forces against the Long Island Rail Road.
Two weeks ago, thieves robbed a sick little boy of his cystic fibrosis medication, as well as donations collected to help pay for his care. On Sunday, a non-profit organization – angry over that disturbing crime – held a fundraiser to help the family replace that lost money.
The Long Island Rail Road says a woman was struck and killed by a train near the Sayville station.