Louise Pietrewicz, the Cutchogue woman who was missing for more than 51 years before her remains were discovered in Southold last month, died from a series of gunshot wounds to the torso, the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office has told her family. (more…)
On a cold and blustery evening Saturday, a group of determined rescuers saved three men whose boat had sunk in Plum Gut, pulling one of them — who showed signs of hypothermia and was “barely hanging on” — to safety aboard the Plum Island ferry. READ
A motorist struck a Southold Town Police vehicle that was escorting a funeral procession on Northville Turnpike in Riverhead around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
A car had just burst into flames as Southold Town Police officer John Hinton raced on foot to the guardrail on the East Marion causeway late Monday night. The flames and smoke shielded his view inside the vehicle, which had just flipped over a couple times before jumping the guardrail and stopping before rocks that jut out of Orient Harbor. READ
A Southold police officer is being credited with helping to bring a driver to safety following a fiery crash on Route 25 in East Marion late Monday night. READ
Reverend Canon Paul Wancura, 87, died of wounds suffered as a result of a home invasion at his Shelter Island home three weeks ago. READ
Update (April 14, 7:25 a.m.): Three men were rescued from choppy and cold waters after their boat sank in Plum Gut just after the winds picked up and a cold front moved in Saturday evening.
A Greenport woman had an unwanted guest at her private party Saturday night at a Greenport bar, police said. The highly intoxicated man was observed yelling at staff around 11 p.m. and the woman said he hit her in the chest after being asked to leave, police said. READ
Mattituck Fire Department volunteers, along with Southold Police and a gas station attendant with a fire extinguisher, made quick work of a car fire in – of all places – a gas station Friday afternoon.
The Rev. Canon Paul Wancura continues to show signs of improvement after suffering serious injuries during a home invasion and burglary on Shelter Island three weeks ago. READ