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Baby on Board in Surf Lodge Crash

A car with a baby on board crashed into the Surf Lodge in Montauk on Sunday morning, and the driver, the child’s father, took off with her in her car seat without reporting the accident. East Hampton Town police found them later at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.

Feb 5, 2020
On the Police Logs 02.06.20

When Douglas Moore arrived at his South Endicott Place house on Jan. 31, after being away for about a month, he found a pickup truck in the driveway and that his bed had been slept in.

Feb 6, 2020
Hit Two Cars in Church Lot

A Southampton woman managed to drive away after allegedly causing a three-car accident in the parking lot of the Springs Presbyterian Church on Jan. 26, even though a witness reached inside her car and took the keys out of the ignition.

Feb 6, 2020
Defense Attorney Still Waiting for D.A. to Turn Over Evidence in Montauk Murder Case

New York State's new laws when it comes to evidence being turned over to the defense were brought into focus during a court conference Monday for Joseph Grippo, the man accused of killing Robert Casado with a pickaxe in Montauk last June. 

Feb 3, 2020
Cops Ask for Help in East Hampton Burglaries

Police are looking for the public's help in identifying a man captured on surveillance video at one of two houses that were broken into in East Hampton on Thursday night. 

Feb 1, 2020
Worker Falls to Death on Job in Montauk

A construction worker who was shingling a new modular home in Montauk fell from scaffolding at least two stories high on Friday afternoon and died of his injuries.

Jan 30, 2020
Storm Signals Flew Before a Murder

Some parents might have walked away after their child committed murder, too horrified to cope. Shelley Gilbert did the opposite. After her son, Thomas Gilbert Jr., shot and killed his 70-year-old father on Jan. 4, 2015, she paid for his defense attorneys, expert witnesses, and psychiatric examinations. “What he did was not him, it was his disease," she said. (Third in a Series)

Jan 30, 2020
Awards for First Responders in Montauk Save

First responders were recognized Tuesday evening for saving the life of a man who had fallen from his bicycle in Montauk in September and was in cardiac arrest.

Jan 30, 2020
Sunday Night Noyac Arrest

A North Sea man was stopped in Noyac on Sunday night for a traffic infraction and later charged with misdemeanor drunken driving.

Jan 30, 2020
Also on the Logs 01.30.20

A 125-pound steel anvil was stolen from a backyard on Hand’s Creek Road sometime between Nov. 29 and Jan. 15. Wayne B. Hermann said the anvil had been on his property for over 30 years.

Jan 30, 2020
Man Airlifted After Fiery Crash in Springs

A man was seriously injured when his pickup truck slammed into a tree and burst into flames on Friday just before midnight. 

Jan 25, 2020
Construction Worker Dies After Scaffolding Fall in Montauk

A construction worker fell from scaffolding at least two stories high on Friday afternoon in Montauk and died, East Hampton Town police said.

Jan 24, 2020