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Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Miller Place

A military helicopter made an emergency landing in a Miller Place sod farm on Wednesday, according to Suffolk Police and the FAA.

Suffolk County Police received a call around 2 p.m. about a possible military helicopter landing in the DeLea Sod Farm on Route 25A in Miller Place.

Commack

Jackson's Takes the Lead on BPA-Free Receipts

Jackson’s restaurant in Commack is getting healthier, but the move has nothing to do with its menu.

The Commack business is taking the lead on a new Suffolk County law banning thermal-paper receipts, which contain BPA (Bisphenol A), a chemical known to be a risk factor for many illnesses, including cancer. The county already banned the chemical in baby bottles and sippy cups in 2009. That law will go national this summer.

Hauppauge

Police: Man Approaches 9-Year-Old Girl

Officials say a man in his 40s drove up to the child on Feb. 1 in the area of Spartan Lane and Pinedale Road.

Kings Park

Charges Upgraded on Local Who Allegedly Killed Grandmother

Charges on a man who reportedly killed his grandmother just over a month ago have been upgraded from manslaughter to murder by the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office.

Three Village

A Stony Brook University student was sent to the hospital after being hit by a university police car en route to a 911 call Thursday night, campus officials confirmed on Friday morning. Robert J. Lenahan, chief of police and assistant vice president for campus safety at SBU, said in a statement that shortly after 10 p.m., eyewitnesses reported that a campus police officer was driving on Circle Road, west of Engineering Drive, with its emergency lights activated when the officer struck a sidewalk and veered in the opposite direction, causing the vehicle to hit the student.

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