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Cops: Wading River Subway robbed at knifepoint Wednesday night

Riverhead Police are searching for a man who robbed a Subway fast-food restaurant in Wading River last night.

Police: Two men shot at Calverton condo complex early this morning

Two men were shot last night in the parking lot of the Calverton Hills apartment complex located on Hill Circle, Calverton.

Cops: Four charged in stabbing that left Riverhead man in ‘grave condition’

Four men, including a Flanders resident, have been arrested in connection with stabbings at a Hampton Bays bar that left a Riverhead man in “grave condition” according to Southampton Town Police.

Police release surveillance camera image of alleged burglar at Express Deli & Café

Riverhead Police today released a surveillance camera image of a man they said broke into the Express Deli and Café early last Thursday morning.
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Cops: Shots fired at vehicle parked in Calverton driveway Friday morning

Police seek the public's help in the investigation of shots fired at a parked van on Kay Road at about 3:15 Friday morning.

‘Why did you have to write about that?’ Reporting local news is tough when someone you like and respect is arrested

We don't enjoy reporting bad news, though people — despite what they say — love to read it. Crime reporting is fraught with difficulties, including, sometimes, grappling with your own emotions.

Vandals strike Flanders-Riverside holiday displays at busy intersection

Flanders and Riverside residents took another sharp slap in the face this week: Vandals struck the community’s holiday displays. Not once, but twice.

Southampton police bring new charges in Flanders/Riverside vehicle break-ins

Police have brought additional charges against a man previously charged in the rash of vehicle break-ins in Riverside and Flanders. They also arrested another man who they said was observed "casing cars" in Flanders.

Flanders-Riverside residents pack Town Hall to demand more police presence; supervisor announces additional patrols

On a day that saw the arrest of a sitting town councilman on drug trafficking charges, residents of Flanders and Riverside packed the Southampton Town Board meeting room to demand more police presence to fight drug-related crime in their neighborhoods. Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst announced a deal with the town police union that she said would put two steady, full-time patrol units in the area beginning in January.

Southampton police seek three armed men in Flanders home invasion and robbery in Flanders

Southampton Town Police are searching for three armed men who reportedly robbed a Flanders home at shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning.
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