Tag: Yaphank

Yaphank Man Shot, Dog Killed by Gunman Who Set Home on...

A 27-year-old man and two of his dogs were shot, killing one of the dogs, by a gunman who set the victim’s Yaphank home on fire on Tuesday, Suffolk County police said.

Feds: Suffolk DA Spota Quashed Investigations Into Conservative Party Chair Ed...

Federal prosecutors allege in court papers that Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota quashed investigations into embattled ex-county correction officer and Suffolk County Conservative Party Chair Edward Walsh, who was indicted last year on charges of defrauding taxpayers of more than $80,000 in no-show work.

Suffolk Community College Exhibit Shines Light On Long Island Nazi Camp

“Some of the scouts march behind the German swastika and the American flag to the railroad station 2 miles away through Yaphank,” according to a congressional committee. “They line up at attention beside the track and, as the train pulls in, their arms are outstretched in a Hitler salute to the arriving guests.”

Yaphank Man Killed in SUV Crash

The 30-year-old driver struck a tree in East Moriches.

Cops Release Video in Gary Melius Shooting

Suffolk County police released surveillance camera footage showing the moment when Long Island power broker Gary Melius was in the head outside of his Huntington home, Oheka Castle, two years ago. Suffolk Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said he decided to release part of the video and ask the FBI to take a fresh look at the case after recently taking command of the department. He said he hoped that the video would spark tips that could help investigators crack the unsolved case.

Port Jefferson Station Man Charged With Fatal Wrong-way DWI Crash

A Port Jefferson Station man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk after he drove the wrong way on Sunrise Highway and caused a fatal...

Yaphank Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Truck

A 51-year-old man was fatally hit by a box truck in his hometown of Yaphank on Thursday night. Suffolk County police said the truck hit...

Yaphank Hit-and-run Driver Sought

Police are looking for a 2002 or 2003 charcoal gray Toyota 4Runner, similar to the one in the photo.

Holbrook Coach Dies After Being Hit by Baseball

A 50-year-old youth baseball coach from Holbrook died after he was struck in the head with a baseball during warm-ups before a game in...

Is Wyandanch Rising Above the Violence?

There has been a push for the past decade to turn Wyandanch around. It has become a battle to restore hope and to revive the spirits of a divided population.