Daily Update: Upgraded charges in one fatal crash, sentencing in another

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Here are the headlines across the North Fork for Thursday, August 8:


Mattituck man pleads not guilty to upgraded charges from hit-and-run crash

Driver in crash that killed Riverhead family sentenced to 27 years in prison

Southold gas station plans amended to decrease overall size

Column: Shark sightings are something to celebrate


Weekend Podcast: What’s happening on the North Fork


Expect partly sunny skies with a high near 82 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service. There’s a thirty percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m., and another chance for storms before midnight.

Cloudy skies are expected tonight with a low around 67.