Tag: Yaphank

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.

Ex-Nursing Home Aide Charged With Injuring Patient

A certified nurse’s aide has been accused of seriously injuring a 57-year-old quadriplegic woman who was a patient at the now-closed John J. Foley...

Long Island St. Patrick’s Day 2014 Events

A list of local events throughout the month of March.

Suffolk Sheriff Enacts Citizen’s Advisory Board

“It’s not just about the jail, it’s about the whole sheriff’s office.”

Long Island Projects Win $83 million in State Aid

“We are transforming New York State into a top destination for companies from around the world to locate, invest and grow.”