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Thomas Gilbert Jr. of New York and Wainscott, who is accused of murdering his father in Manhattan in January, is mentally competent to stand trial, New York State Supreme Court Justice Melissa C. Jackson ruled Monday.
Two people were taken to Southampton Hospital for minor injuries after their Lexus was hit head-on by a Whitmore's Landscaping truck on the west end of East Hampton Village on Friday.
Sean P. Ludwick, who is accused of being drunk when he crashed his Porsche in Noyac on Aug. 30, killing his passenger, Paul Hansen, was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday on 13 criminal charges, including vehicular homicide, manslaughter, and drunken driving in a fatal accident.
East Hampton Village police pulled a driver over last week for a minor traffic violation and found him to be high on prescription medication and marijuana.
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For the second time in as many months, 20-year-old Jacob Schwartz is behind bars at the Suffolk County jail.
The family of Lilia Aucapina gathered with about 100 supporters outside Southampton Town Hall Tuesday demanding that the investigation into her death be reopened.
Commissioners in four fire districts were re-elected on Tuesday night, each to five-year terms.
A Springs woman who pleaded guilty to five misdemeanor zoning code charges in April and was fined $1,250 saw that amount quadrupled last week, with new charges on the way.