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Riverhead Police seek information about 16-year-old runaway from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch

Police said Jordain Baskerville,16, is a white male, approximately 5’-6” tall, 150 lbs., with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black bubble jacket, jeans and black shoes. He left Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch on Jan. 17. No foul play is suspected, police said.

Police seek information about fatal hit-and-run crash on Flanders Road Jan. 13

Police said the vehicle that fatally struck a pedestrian on Flanders Road Thursday evening and fled the scene was a "box-style" Jeep Cherokee, gray in color. The vehicle would have sustained front end damage, police said in a press release today.

Child injured in Flanders Road crash Thursday has succumbed to her injuries , State Police say

The child critically injured in a crash on Flanders Road Thursday morning has died, New York State Police announced this afternoon.

Runaway teen located, police say

UPDATE 5:30 p.m.: Angelica Ortiz-Cano has been located in the Riverhead area and returned to her home and family and is no longer considered missing, RIverhead Police said.

Police search for runaway teens from Little Flower

Elizabeth Depascale, 16, and Myasia Barker, 14,left the Little Flower facility on foot during the early morning hours of Jan. 15, Riverhead Police said in a press release.

Man trapped in wrecked car for two hours in bitter cold overnight before discovery by passing motorist

A 54-year-old man who crashed on Schultz Road in Manorvile was trapped in his car, in bitter cold temperatures, for nearly two hours before the wreck was discovered at 4:45 a.m. by a passing motorist.

Cops: Northampton man charged with first-degree rape

The arrest follows a police investigation into a 2017 case in which the man engaged in sexual conduct with a child less than 17 years of age, police said.

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in Riverside

A 33-year old man died after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene in Riverside last night, Southampton Town Police said.

Police: Driver impaird by drugs in crash that left 4-year-old in critical condition Thursday morning

A 34-year-old Riverhead woman is facing felony DWI and other charges following a crash that critically inured her 4-year-old passenger Thursday morning on Flanders Road.

State Police seek information on Flanders Road crash

State Police are seeking information about a two-vehicle crash on Flanders Road this morning that sent three people to the hospital. The collision is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police at 631-756-3300