South Fork residents came together on Sunday for two peaceful rallies to speak out against the shooting deaths of black men at the hands of police elsewhere in the country.
An Orange County man, Michael J. Lounsbury, 34, was jailed over the weekend in lieu of $10,000 bail following his arrest in downtown Montauk a little after midnight last Thursday.
Christian R. Fusco of Ronkonkoma, 25, put his head and shoulder through a window after yelling at people inside.
Between Saturday and Monday there were three serious accidents in which helicopters were called to take people to Stony Brook University Hospital’s level-one trauma center.
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Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announced a major arrest sweep of East End drug dealers on Tuesday. The result, he said, is the destruction of two big operations, one dealing in cocaine; the other, heroin.
Police chiefs The Star spoke with this week say they are not ignoring the deaths that have occurred elsewhere and are taking steps to try to ensure such violence never erupts here.
East Hampton Town and Village and Sag Harbor police chiefs, noting there are few Spanish-speaking and few African-American officers on the South Fork, said in interviews this week that they were concerned about diversity in their departments.
An East Hampton man is facing an assault charge after allegedly punching an acquaintance on the side of the head hard enough to send him to the hospital with bleeding on the brain.