Weather Alert  

FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON CCA The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in southern Connecticut, Northern Fairfield, Northern Middlesex, Northern New Haven, Northern New London, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern New Haven and Southern New London. In northeast New Jersey, Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, Western Essex, Western Passaic and Western Union. In southeast New York, Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern Westchester, Northwest Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Southeast Suffolk, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester and Southwest Suffolk. * From this evening through Tuesday afternoon. * A rapidly developing low pressure system south of Long Island will likely produce heavy rainfall across the region. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts are possible. Rainfall rates may exceed one inch per hour at times. * Heavy rain may produce areas of flash flooding.

Man Dies after Struggle with Police

LongIsland.com

Suffolk County Police officers transported Lawrence Ports, 60, of 35 Hemlock Drive, Kings Park, to Stony Brook University Hospital on September 24, 2013.

Print Email
Stony Brook, NY - October 12, 2013 - Suffolk County Police officers transported Lawrence Ports, 60, of 35 Hemlock Drive, Kings Park, to Stony Brook University Hospital on September 24, 2013. Police initially responded to 35 Hemlock Drive after receiving a call that Ports was behaving irrationally. Responding police requested assistance from the Suffolk County Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team and it was determined that Ports should be taken to Stony Brook University Hospital.
 
White at the hospital, Ports became combative and attempted to flee from the officers. The officers restrained Ports, and during the incident Ports suffered a head injury. He was treated at the hospital where he remained until October 11. His condition deteriorated and he was pronounced dead on October 11.
 
The Suffolk County Police Department has been conducting an investigation into this incident since the date of its occurrence. An autopsy is being conducted by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office. The investigation is continuing.