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An East Hampton fire chief found "dangerous levels" of carbon monoxide in a house where three men were working Wednesday morning.
William C. Hurley of Sag Harbor, who admitted to being drunk when his pickup truck hit a BMW driving in the opposite direction on Route 114 last year, injuring the driver and her 6-year-old son, was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in state prison.
Valinda Miller Valcich said the auto show was a way to pay tribute to her son, who "loved antique-powered trucks," while also increasing awareness about suicide, which she called an "epidemic" on the South Fork.
Donald Torr will serve five years probation. The Suffolk County district attorney's office had recommended prison time.
Police were on high alert Friday and local schools were briefly put on lockdown as officers from nine departments conducted a townwide search for a despondent man who had fired a shotgun at his house in Springs.

The East Hampton Farm Museum opens on Saturday, visitors will be transported back to 1900, a time when the North Main Street locale of the Selah Lester house, which is now the museum, was a bustling nexus serving the Freetown neighborhood.
With Election Day less than four weeks away, Representative Tim Bishop, a Democrat, and State Senator Lee Zeldin, his Republican challenger, are locked in a close contest.
Extensive surveillance system pays off as four men are arrested.
Htun Han reflects on career, family, and ambulance squad.
On Tuesday night, the East Hampton School Board announced that it would not interview applicants for its open board seat and unanimously appointed Deme Minskoff, a middle school parent, to fill it.
The early-autumn air was crisp, East Hampton Town Councilman Fred Overton's Bonac chowder was steaming and thick, and the sun shone brilliantly as the East Hampton Town Trustees hosted the 24th annual Largest Clam Contest on the grounds of the Donald Lamb Building in Amagansett on Sunday.
Two girls and one of their mothers were injured Friday morning after the small car they were riding in was apparently struck by a flat-bed truck.
The Lindley house has been unoccupied since Suffolk County took it over in 2010, when the family’s 35-year lease on the former Army lookout station expired.