Police

Sgt. Tony Vargas, left, and East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo Karen Vargas
Sgt. Tony Vargas with his daughters, from left, Autumn, Ava, and Alexis, and his wife, Karen Vargas after his walk-out at East Hampton Town Police Department headquarters.
Sgt. Tony Vargas and his daughters had a bit of fun with his squad car at his retirement on Saturday.Karen Vargas
Sgt. Tony Vargas with his brother, Stephen Blanchard, an East Hampton Town police dispatcherKaren Vargas

Daniel Roman Airlifted to Hospital
A motorcycle and car collided on Old Montauk Highway, near Montauk Highway, in Montauk on Friday evening. T. E. McMorrow

A motorcycle and a car collided on Old Montauk Highway, near Montauk Highway, in Montauk on Friday evening. T.E. McMorrow

John D. Re gets five years from federal judge for bilking unwary buyers
John D. Re of East Hampton, pictured during a 2006 trip in a refurbished submarine, was sentenced to five years in federal prison.


A customer who was crushed by falling wallboard at a Riverhead Building Supply warehouse in East Hampton on Friday was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital from East Hampton Airport. He was still listed in critical condition yesterday. Morgan McGivern


Morgan McGivern
Morgan McGivern
Morgan McGivern

East Hampton Town police officers paid their respects to Brian Moore, the New York City police officer who was shot and killed in Queens. He was posthumously promoted to detective.
New York City Police helicopters flew over the funeral for Officer Brian Moore on Friday in Seaford.Doug Kuntz for the NYPD
East Hampton Town and Village police officers were among thousands of law enforcement members who paid their respects to the fallen New York City Police officer.Doug Kuntz for the NYPD

A tractor-trailer landed on its side after it struck the Long Island Rail Road overpass on Route 114, near Cove Hollow Road, on Tuesday morning. Morgan McGivern
Plants spilled out of the top of the tractor-trailer after it hit the Long Island Rail Road overpass on Tuesday morning.Bob King
There was no structural damage to the overpass so the train was able to pass while cleanup was still taking place underneath on Tuesday morning. Morgan McGivern