A Queens doctor who reportedly supplied painkillers to Medford pharmacy killer David Laffer is now charged with "recklessly causing the overdose deaths" of two men, New York City's Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor announced Thursday.
Full story: http://medford-ny.patch.com/articles/pharmacy-killer-s-doc-charged-in-two-overdose-deaths
The Village of Lindenhurst's Annual Tree Lighting and Parade packed extra holiday punch on Sunday night when supermodel Heidi Klum showed up to join the festivities and hand out gifts to local kids.
Full story: http://lindenhurst.patch.com/articles/photos-heidi-klum-at-lindy-village-tree-lighting#photo-12433786
An East Patchogue man stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death Tuesday night, police said.
Full story: http://patchogue.patch.com/articles/police-man-fatally-stabs-ex-girlfriend-in-e-patchogue
Deer Park-North Babylon
A Brentwood man was killed Monday night in North Babylon when he was ejected from his motorcycle during a crash and then, ran over by another vehicle, Suffolk County Police detectives said.
Full story: http://deerpark-northbabylon.patch.com/articles/motorcyclist-killed-in-north-babylon-crash
West Babylon High School alum Jovan Belcher, a Kansas City Chiefs football player, was involved in a murder-suicide last Saturday morning.
Full story: http://babylonvillage.patch.com/articles/w-bab-alum-jovan-belcher-murders-girlfriend-commits-suicide
Star runningback and linebacker for Sachem East Steven Casali has been awarded the Hansen for his outstanding (and record-setting) season with the East Flaming Arrows. On the same night, Sachem North outstanding offensive lineman Steve Mills took the Zellner Award.
Full story: http://sachem.patch.com/articles/casali-wins-hansen-award-mills-wins-zellner-award#c
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently unveiled a new surgical intensive care unit at a ribbon cutting ceremony in late November.
Full story: http://westislip.patch.com/articles/good-samaritan-hospital-debuts-surgical-intensive-care-unit
Two Sayville Fire Department firefighters suffered non-life threatening injuries battling a home blaze Thursday night on Railroad Avenue.
Full story: http://sayville.patch.com/articles/2-sayville-firefighters-injured-fighting-house-blaze#photo-12482893
Half Hollow Hills
Two drivers were taken to the hospital Friday afternoon following a collision on the Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills.
Full story: http://halfhollowhills.patch.com/articles/dix-hills-over-turn