12/19/16 7:12pm
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File photo: Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota at a March 2015 press conference. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota is expected Tuesday to release the findings of a special grand jury investigation into the July 2015 limo crash that resulted in the death of four women in Cutchogue, his office has announced. READ

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11/01/16 10:44am

Steven Romeo

A Suffolk judge has granted a motion requested by the pickup driver involved in the fatal limousine crash in Cutchogue last year to hold a hearing to determine whether blood alcohol results were properly taken. READ

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10/26/16 10:36am

Limo Driver Charged in Fatal Limo Crash
Charges have been dismissed in the case against the limousine driver involved in last summer’s crash that killed four young women on Route 48 in Cutchogue.

But in a statement Wednesday evening, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said prosecutors will “certainly appeal” the decision.

Carlos Pino, 59, of Old Bethpage, had been charged with criminally negligent homicide and other lesser charges, all of which have been dropped.


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06/18/16 7:50pm
06/18/2016 7:50 PM


A recently fired Southold Town police officer filed a wrongful termination lawsuit this week against Southold Town, claiming that “high-profile arrests” he made during his tenure as a cop caused political blowback that led to his termination last month. READ

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10/23/15 8:13am
10/23/2015 8:13 AM


The limousine driver involved in the deadly accident that killed four women in Cutchogue this July filed a notice of claim against Southold Town Thursday, claiming the town was negligent by not making the intersection where the crash occurred safer. READ

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07/31/15 9:00am
07/31/2015 9:00 AM


One of the four women injured in the limousine crash that killed four other women has filed a lawsuit against both the pickup truck driver accused of driving drunk and her limousine driver, according to legal filings made late Thursday.  READ