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Three-Car Accident Snarls Traffic During Monday Commute

No one was seriously injured an accident involving three vehicles that took down a utility pole and snarled traffic on Montauk Highway in East Hampton Village during the Monday evening commute. 

Jan 20, 2020
Fire Tears Through East Hampton House

A fire gutted an unoccupied house in East Hampton packed with boxes and debris on Saturday afternoon as firefighters were met with several unexpected challenges. 

Jan 18, 2020
Fire Tears Through East Hampton House

A fire gutted an unoccupied house in East Hampton packed with boxes and debris on Saturday afternoon as firefighters were met with several unexpected challenges. 

Jan 18, 2020
Son Gets 30 Years, Mother Speaks Out

In the first installment of a three-part series, Shelley Gilbert, whose son, Thomas, is serving a 30-year term for murdering his father, talks about his childhood.

Jan 16, 2020
Asleep at the Wheel While on the Road

A 52-year-old East Hampton man was found sleeping behind the wheel of his car at about 12:25 p.m. on Jan. 3, according to East Hampton Town police.

Jan 16, 2020
On the Police Logs 01.16.20

A 64-year-old man told police he was getting out of the ocean near the first jetty on Georgia Beach at about 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 8, when a medium-size black-and-white dog aggressively chased him.

Jan 16, 2020
Arrest Made in Connection With Riverhead Death

Suffolk County Police homicide detectives arrested a man they said punched Wayne Sapiane in the head in Riverhead on Jan. 2.  Mr. Sapiane, who was 65, later died. 

Jan 14, 2020
D.A.: Rooney Driving 85 Before Fatal Montauk Crash

Prosecutors said that black box data from Lisa Rooney's pickup truck show she was traveling 85 miles per hour just before the truck struck and killed a bicyclist in Montauk this fall. 

Jan 13, 2020
Police Investigating Man’s Death Following Assault in Riverhead

Wayne Sapiane, a guest at Maureen’s Haven on New Year’s Eve, was assaulted two days later and found in downtown Riverhead with a serious head injury. He died Sunday night. 

Jan 10, 2020
Concern in Wake of Court Reforms

As of Jan. 1, when New York State’s controversial new bail reform laws took effect, 301 inmates in Suffolk County jails had been released. The new laws, which mandate that those charged with misdemeanors and nonviolent felonies be released without bail following arraignment, have triggered anger across the state as people accused of serious crimes walk free.

Jan 9, 2020
Found Witness, Made Arrest

A Montauk man was arrested there on the evening of Dec. 27 after East Hampton Town police said he had intentionally broken the side-view mirror of a 2018 Range Rover.

Jan 9, 2020
Hunters Rescued Just in Time

On New Year’s Day, fighting against imminent darkness and weather, East Hampton Marine Patrol officers rescued two duck hunters stranded in their boat off Louse Point in Springs and holding on to a navigation buoy.

Jan 9, 2020