News Nearby: Fatal Shooting, Car Crashes into Tree

Here's a look at some of the top headlines from fellow Suffolk County Patch sites during the past week.

Deer Park-North Babylon

A car crashed into a tree in Deer Park Wednesday afternoon just as police were about to pull the vehicle over for speeding. Police said an officer saw the car travelling at a high rate of speed and "made a U-turn to affect a traffic stop but the driver had turned down a different block" and crashed into a tree on Tell Avenue around 12:30 p.m.

Full story: http://deerpark-northbabylon.patch.com/articles/car-slams-into-tree-in-deer-park#c

Half Hollow Hills

A 26-year-old died in a crash on the Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills early Monday morning and the driver of the vehicle is under arrest for driving while intoxicated, State Police said.

Full story: http://halfhollowhills.patch.com/articles/state-police-dwi-arrest-in-fatal-dix-hills-crash#


A Mastic Beach man was fatally shot in front of a Ronkonkoma bar early Saturday morning, police said. Sixth Precinct officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting in front of Empire Bar and Lounge, at 2 Warren Avenue, at 3:16 a.m. and upon arriving on the scene, there was a large crowd outside and people were fighting, police said. 

Full story: http://sachem.patch.com/articles/man-shot-dead-in-front-of-ronkonkoma-bar


An East Patchogue man was killed Sunday night in a car crash in East Patchogue, said Suffolk County Police. Police said the man, Jose Fuentes, 39. was crossing East Main Street at the intersection of Conklin Avenue at around 8 p.m. when he was struck by a white 2005 Nissan Maxima that was traveling eastbound on East Main Street.

Full story: http://patchogue.patch.com/articles/police-man-killed-in-e-patchogue-crash


The young female seal pup rescued from Cherry Grove enjoyed her first meal of fish Wednesday, which is a healthy sign she’s recovering from her stranding experience on Fire Island, according to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.

Full story: http://sayville.patch.com/articles/rescued-seal-pup-on-a-good-path-to-recovery

West Islip

Thursday night’s meeting about a proposed CVS where La Grange currently sits had familiar themes from a similar meeting about the future of the property held five years ago. This time, however, the number of residents in attendance was about 70, not the several hundred that packed La Grange in March 2008 when a proposal to construct a Walgreens on the property was unveiled.

Full story: http://westislip.patch.com/articles/cvs-la-grange-meeting-evokes-2008-walgreens-proposal

Babylon Village

A North Babylon teen was stabbed in the back during a dispute in West Babylon Thursday afternoon, Suffolk County Police said. The 18-year-old victim, whom police did not identify, was stabbed once around 3 p.m. in front of the Belmont Plaza Shopping Center at 762 Belmont Avenue.

Full story: http://babylonvillage.patch.com/articles/police-teen-stabbed-in-west-babylon


A man was injured in an industrial accident at Marly Building Materials Incorporated on Sunrise Highway on Tuesday afternoon, causing the roadway to be shut down for about 35 minutes as a helicopter arrived to take him to the hospital.

Full story: http://lindenhurst.patch.com/articles/man-at-marly-building-materials-injured-in-industrial-accident

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