Jason Kidd mentoring Jeremy Lin was a nice story last week. Then Kidd was arrested on a drunken-driving charge, and Lin’s departure from New York for a “ridiculous contract” in Houston became more realistic.
Jason Kidd was arrested in Southampton for DWI. The police report says Kidd struck a telephone pole and then drove into the woods around 2 a.m.
Owners thought they were renting to a family for a sedate reunion, but Lucy Sachs recently found out just the opposite. At her 17-bedroom mansion, 100 teenagers were bused in for a wild two-day after-prom party.
According to reports, tax returns show that the mayor purchased a 33-acre estate in Westchester County last year. The new property in North Salem, N.Y., is adjacent to a 20-acre residence that Bloomberg purchased in 2001 for his daughter, Georgina.
More than a dozen different law enforcement agencies on Long Island have formed a task force focused on nabbing drunk drivers.
It’s good news for one field hockey player on Long Island.
Police in Southampton said that as four members were coming home to the Shinnecock Indian Reservation the driver lost control and slammed into a tree, killing the driver, 33-year-old Jason King, and the front-seat passenger, 22-year-old Duane White.
Southampton High School’s Keeling Pilaro, who is now 13 years old, was allowed to play with the girls — as long as he wasn’t the dominant player on the field.
Many residents refer to the Hamptons as “God’s country.” It’s a land filled with mansions, beaches and fancy boutiques, but some homeowners are accusing the town of letting police officers rack up outrageous pensions on the backs of taxpayers.
Pope Benedict XVI has designated Southampton’s Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Roman Catholic Church a basilica.
Some factions within the Shinnecock Indian Nation feel the tribe is giving away too much to its developer and financial partner in its plan to build casinos.
The village will be lenient until everyone gets accustomed to the new law then scofflaws will be fined, or even spend 2 weeks in jail.
Cameras, laptops, even a harmonica have been stolen after Southampton police said at least 40 vehicles were broken into over the past few weeks.
The hunt is on for a thief who Suffolk County police say stole some unusual items from a home in Southampton.
Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.