Tag: Central Islip

Dix Hills Man Charged With Fatal DWI Crash

A Dix Hills man was arrested for driving drunk and high on drugs after he caused a crash that killed one of his passengers in Wyandanch on Friday, Suffolk County police said.

What Will Happen to Dowling College Campuses After Bankruptcy?

Since Dowling College has closed and filed for federal bankruptcy protection, questions swirl about what will become of its two campuses in Oakdale and Shirley—but so far, there are few clues.

Grinches Steal Christmas on Long Island

Stealing Christmas decorations from Long Island homes may guarantee landing on Santa’s naughty list, but thieves that struck this holiday season also caught the attention of Nassau and Suffolk county police.

Cops Probe 4 Long Island Home Invasions in 1 Week

Nassau and Suffolk County police are investigating four home invasions in the past week, including a case in which a suspect allegedly broke into the same home twice in two days.

Ex-Hempstead Housing Official Charged With Bid-rigging

An ex-Hempstead village housing official was indicted on federal conspiracy and bribery charges for scheming to steal more than $500,000 in kickbacks by steering contracts to contractors, prosecutors said.

Deer Park Man Charged With Manslaughter

A suspect was arrested for stabbing a 25-year-old Brentwood man to death near the suspect’s Deer Park home this week, Suffolk County police said.

Central Islip Man Hit, Killed by Car

A 32-year-old man was fatally hit by a car in his hometown of Central Islip over the weekend.

Home Invasions Probed in Elmont, Lindenhurst and Central Islip

Detectives are investigating three home invasions in the past week in Elmont, Lindenhurst and Central Islip, including two cases in which victims were assaulted, Nassau and Suffolk county police said.

Suffolk Police To Deploy License Plate Readers Amid Recent Gang Slayings...

Suffolk County police will deploy license plate readers in Brentwood amid recent gang slayings in the community. The short-term goal is to use the devices to solve open cases, officials said. But ultimately authorities hope to “decimate the gangs that have committed these crimes,” Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said outside the department’s third precinct in Bay Shore Monday morning.

Nassau Exec Mangano Defiant Following Federal Corruption Charges

Two-term Republican Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano remained defiant Thursday following his indictment on federal corruption charges including bribery, fraud and extortion, telling reporters outside the U.S. courthouse in Central Islip after posting $500,000 bail that he would not step down as the county’s chief elected official.