Police

No one has stepped forward yet to claim the fake ceramic giraffe found last week chained to a tree by the Nature Trail in East Hampton Village — and village police appear to have better things to do than investigate its origin.
Investigators are trying to determine what caused a masonry worker to fall to his death at an oceanfront construction site in East Hampton Village Tuesday morning.
Calls for police assistance over the Memorial Day weekend were up from last year’s, although Chief Michael Sarlo of the East Hampton Town Police Department said the overall tenor and tone in the streets was calmer.
A Sag Harbor single mother with a 2-month-old son has been left without a vehicle, after her 2005 Jeep Cherokee was taken without her permission and destroyed, the driver crashing into a LIPA pole, and then into a tree Saturday night in Springs.
Two men who left the scene of accidents last weekend were among a raft of drivers arrested on drunken driving charges.
East Hampton A pair of Nike sneakers was reported stolen last month from outside a Boatheader’s Lane house after they had been delivered. Karla Briones said this was not the first time an item she ordered by mail had disappeared. Montauk
A 2-year-old boy nearly drowned when he fell off a boat at the Montauk Lake Club and Marina on Wednesday morning, East Hampton Town police said.
A driver from New Jersey who was making a left turn from Buell Lane onto Main Street in East Hampton Village was ticketed by police after allegedly causing a three-car accident Wednesday afternoon.
A fake giraffe standing at least nine feet tall was found chained to a tree at the Hunting Lane entrance to the East Hampton Village Nature Trail on Wednesday morning, puzzling police who said nothing like it had been reported stolen as of about 9 a...
A construction worker died Tuesday morning following a fall of about 12 feet at an East Hampton Village property that made headlines two years ago for its record $147 million sale.
As the summer begins, the Coast Guard is calling on boaters to practice safe habits on the water to further reduce boat-related deaths, which officials said were down in 2015 compared to the previous year.
Southampton Town announced this week that it will institute a parking violations amnesty program, waiving costly penalities, over the next two months.
A high-speed chase through the streets of Springs ended at dawn Sunday with a driver in handcuffs, charged with three felonies related to driving while intoxicated.