| Jun 12, 2013
An Alligator Records Press Release today announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, has been declared cancer free by his doctors. Last January, Buckwheat announced he was being...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Break out the bug spray. West Nile Virus is back on Long Island.
"The confirmation of West Nile virus in a mosquito pool indicates that the virus is actively circulating within the mosquito population," said Dr. James Tomarken, the Commissioner of...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 2:40 PM
An East Islip toddler drowned in a backyard swimming pool Wednesday afternoon, according to the Suffolk County Police.
Byron McArthur, 21 months old, entered the pool by climbing up a ladder. A family member found the boy at the bottom of the pool and...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:18 PM
A house explosion on Long Island Tuesday has killed a baby and hospitalized at least fourteen others.
The baby, an 18-month-old boy, was rushed to the hospital, but died shortly after, according to reports.
Seven people - six adults and the baby - were...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:06 AM
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Lowe’s will be distributing more than 22,000 traditional, family-style Thanksgiving meals from Boston Market to families in the hardest hit communities of Hurricane Sandy. These heat-and-serve dinners...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 3:32 PM
A 64-year-old Long Island health aide is accused of sexually abusing six mentally disabled women at group homes in both Bay Shore and Southold.
Pervez Mahmud, of Manorville, who worked as an aide at an East end group home for developmentally disabled...
| Jul 5, 2010
| 6:07 AM
A medical vehicle responding to a car crash ended up getting into a deadly collision itself in an Independence Day tragedy late Sunday in Bay Shore, Long Island.
The crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. when a passenger in the car that the medical SUV hit,...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 11:02 AM
A Long Island woman was arrested and charged after she drive another woman to an apparent drug transaction while having four children in the car, police announced Monday.
According to authorities, Cynthia Carter, 49, of Bay Shore and Tamisha Kilpatrick,...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 7:50 AM
Cops are searching for a trio reposnible for stealing gaming equipment from a Toys R Us in Suffolk County.
On October 24, two female suspects acted as lookouts as a male suspect entered the storage area Toys R Us' Bay Shore location and removed over $3,...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:03 PM
BAY SHORE, N.Y. -- Police are searching for a trio responsible for stealing gaming equipment from a Toys R Us' store.
On October 24, two female suspects acted as lookouts as a male suspect entered the storage area Toys R Us' Bay Shore location and...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 8:57 AM
It was supposed to be a fun visit for the three friends of Karolyn Encarnacion's two daughters. It turned into a nightmare late Wednesday night when James Snead, 43, shot and killed Encarnacion and then killed himself, according to police.