The Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol Bureau conducted the safety checkpoint on the eastbound lanes of the LIE between exits 65 and 66 in Yaphank.
Richard Becher, 50, was struck in the head by a ball while pitching batting practice to his son’s team at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank on Saturday.
Richard Becher, 50, of Holbrook, was hit with the ball during pregame warm-ups around 5:30 p.m. at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank, police said.
Town of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.
Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who abandoned a baby alligator in a pond on Long Island.
Residents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.
A motorcyclist was struck and killed by a car Sunday, while he was pulled over in the median of Sunrise Highway on Long Island.
Suffolk County police say Christopher Torres, 23, was driving his 2008 Nissan west on Horseblock Road in Yaphank when he lost control of the car around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
A motorcyclist was killed Sunday afternoon in a crash in Yaphank, Long Island.
The range was closed from 2000 to 2006, and during that time a number of new homes were built. Homeowners claim that they were told the range was moving and would not be reopened.
There is a plan to clear 55 acres of forest on Long Island to create an auction site for vehicles damaged by superstorm Sandy, but there is a battle over the plan.
A new mother didn’t make it to the hospital, or even an ambulance, early Sunday – instead giving birth to a baby girl in a car on the Long Island Expressway.
Police said that 45-year-old Robert Sanfilippo, who manages a team of 10- and 11-year-old boys, was arrested on charges of stalking and aggravated harassment. He appeared in court on Saturday for arraignment.
A Long Island mother is dead and her six-year-old daughter was critically injured after the woman tried to evade police following a controversial DWI stop. Police said there was no chase.
Cops were called to the Eastern Resources Recycling on Old Dock Road just before 7 a.m. Thursday after some employees discovered the body, police said.