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Mother Suffocated Toddlers, D.A.'s Office Says

Tenia Campbell, the Medford mother accused of killing her twin daughters, intentionally suffocated them and drove to Montauk with their bodies in the car, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office said yesterday at her arraignment on upgraded charges that include first-degree murder.

Jul 10, 2019
Guilty Pleas in Case of House With 32 Residents

The owner and the manager of a single-family house on Railroad Avenue in East Hampton at which 32 unrelated people were found to be living in hazardous conditions last July have pleaded guilty to 13 charges and will pay fines totaling $21,000. 

Jul 9, 2019
East Hampton's Villa Italian Specialties Reopens After Fire

Villa Italian Specialties was up and running again by Tuesday morning after an oven caught fire there on Sunday afternoon.

Jul 9, 2019
Fire Breaks Out in Popular East Hampton Village Eatery

Villa Italian Specialties in East Hampton Village is temporarily closed following a fire in the store on Sunday afternoon. 

Jul 7, 2019
Mother Accused of Killing Twins Indicted

A grand jury has indicted the mother accused of killing her twin toddlers late last month and then driving to Montauk with their bodies in the car. 

Jul 5, 2019
Teen E.M.T.s Answer Call to Help

Laura Hagerman, who just graduated from Bridgehampton High School, and Anais Kuss, who just graduated from Pierson High School, both said they wanted to give back to their community and continue the tradition of service to the Bridgehampton Fire Department in their families.

Jul 3, 2019
Utility Pole Goes for a Ride in Dawn Crash

Near dawn on Saturday, a 21-year-old man westbound in a pickup truck on Montauk Highway went off the highway across from Brent’s Deli in Amagansett, severed a utility pole by the American Legion Hall — ending up, improbably, with the pole, severed from its base, in the bed of the truck — and finally hit a tree.

Jul 3, 2019
Uber driver no license Uber Driver With 45 Suspensions Was Still on the Road

An Uber driver whose license had been suspended or revoked 45 times was arrested while driving in Montauk .

Jul 3, 2019
Rape of 13-Year-Old Alleged

A 19-year-old East Hampton man was charged last week with two counts of statutory rape involving a 13-year-old girl.

Jul 3, 2019
On the Police Logs 07.04.19

A Texas woman, Allison O’Neill of Houston, called police to her Main Street residence Sunday at about 11:25 p.m. to report an intruder. Officers found a woman, highly intoxicated, sitting on a bench in the mudroom.

Jul 3, 2019
Mother of Dead Toddlers Struggled With Depression

Tenia Campbell's mother, Vanessa McQueen, tried to calm her down over the phone as a countywide search for Ms. Campbell and her daughters ensued. "I asked about her twin baby girls and she said they are already dead. 'I killed them with my bare hands,' " Ms. McQueen told police in a written statement.

Jun 28, 2019
Family Hopes for Justice in Kirk Park Murder

"There is nothing we can do now but hope we get justice," Rolando Garces, a brother of the victim, said after Joseph A. Grippo's indictment on second-degree murder charges was unsealed Friday morning.

Jun 28, 2019