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Fire Broke Out at PSEG Long Island Substation

A fire erupted at a PSEG Long Island substation in Bridgehampton on Friday morning, but a spokeswoman said no customers were affected by the blaze. 

Jan 24, 2020
Officers of the Year Saved Lives

The first officer to respond when a man fell through the ice while trying to save his dogs last February has been named the East Hampton Town Police Department’s Officer of the Year.     

Jan 23, 2020
Tommy Gilbert’s Agonizing Descent

In the second installment of a three-part series, Shelley Gilbert, speaks out about her son's increasingly difficult behavior.

Jan 23, 2020
On the Police Logs 01.23.20

About $5,000 worth of tools were stolen Friday night or early Saturday from a work van parked in a driveway on Brick Kiln Road in Noyac.

Jan 23, 2020
Broke Through Two Doors

At about 6:55 a.m. on New Year’s Day, in their first arrest of 2020, East Hampton Town police charged a 24-year-old man with assault and menacing, saying he had punched another man in the face multiple times and pointed a kitchen knife at him during a fight at their Indian Hill Road, East Hampton, residence.     

Jan 23, 2020
Baleful Eye on Bail Reform

A new group called the Common-Sense Coalition, made up of officials representing Long Island government and law enforcement, has been formed to recommend changes to New York State’s controversial bail reform law. Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon Jr. is among the members.     

Jan 23, 2020
Lost and Found in County Park

With the help of a drone, racing against nightfall, Southampton Town police quickly located two lost hikers in Sears-Bellows County Park near Hampton Bays on Monday.  

Jan 22, 2020
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