Police

With words of praise from East Hampton Village Police Chief Michael Tracey, center, and Richard Lawler, right, a village board member who is also the village police commissioner, Steven Sheades was promoted on Friday to the rank of sergeant. Christopher Walsh

Sydney Jones, who has breakfast at John Papas Cafe every morning, peered through the glass after finding the front door shattered and the diner closed Sunday morning. Durell Godfrey photos
There was not much sign of a fire from the front of John Papas later on Sunday morning, except for a shattered front door.
The East Hampton Fire Department was called to John Papas Cafe at about 2:15 a.m.Michael Heller
Firefighters searched for any extension of the fire. Michael Heller
Michael Heller
Michael Heller
At left, Jamalia Hayes, the East Hampton Fire Department's second assistant chief, and Gerry Turza, the first assistant chief, helped Chief Ken Wessberg with fire operations. Micheal Heller
Michael Heller





Several members of the late Paul Hansen's family gathered outside the Central Islip courtroom where Sean P. Ludwick was sentenced yesterday on vehicular homicide charges in Mr. Hansen's 2015 death. T.E. McMorrow
"I do take responsibility for this," Sean Ludwick told a judge at his sentencing Wednesday.James Carbone