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3 charged in separate Leandra's Law arrests, police say

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 02:27
Nassau police responded to a call for an auto accident in a Roosevelt Field mall parking garage. One driver went through a red light in Westbury, and they stopped another driver there.

NYS lawmakers vote to limit 1,4-dioxane in household products

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 01:30
Bill authors said they expected manufacturers to reformulate their products to remove 1,4-dioxane below the standard of 1 part per million.

Meat recalled from 2 Target stores in Suffolk County, officials say

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 00:34
The recalled meat and poultry products were sold June 17 at Target stores in Commack and Central Islip, FDA officials say.

New Suffolk police liaison on ethical issues reassigned

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 23:50
The high-ranking police official had been appointed to help root out ethical problems in wrongful conviction cases.

Long Island weather: Picture-perfect Sunday leads to a mixed weather week

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 23:25
Monday will be mostly sunny with a high near 81, the weather service said.

Thousands celebrate with pride at Long Beach Pride event

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 22:11
Revelers in rainbow-colored clothes and accessories filled the Long Beach streets for what organizers said was the biggest Pride event ever on Long Island.

Melville's Anne Frank Memorial Garden opens for season after vandalism

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 22:06
Dozens of residents, veterans and elected officials celebrated the ninth anniversary of the contemplative park's opening.

Babylon Town hiring mediator to try to end yearslong dispute over proposed apartments

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 21:51
Babylon Town has ordered a mediator be used to help settle a more than decadelong dispute between Wheatley Heights residents and a farm owner who wants to build hundreds of apartments on his property.

Fire destroys Central Islip home while family is on vacation, fire chief says

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 21:45
No one was at the house on Violet Street at the time and there were no injuries, Suffolk police said.

Matt Lauer selling Southampton home for $44 million, report says

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 20:52
The fired "Today" show anchor has reportedly put on the market the 14,000-square-foot home in the village of North Haven, called Strongheart Manor.

Melville's Anne Frank Memorial Garden opens for season after vandalism

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 20:51
Dozens of residents, veterans and elected officials celebrated the ninth anniversary of the contemplative park's opening.

Man killed, 3 hurt in East Patchogue crash, cops say

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 14:00
The man died after his car rear-ended an SUV near the intersection of South Country Road and North Dunton Avenue.

Extraordinary Senior: Kenneth Wei jumped at chance to 'enjoy' high school

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 10:37
Kenneth Wei set out to just 'enjoy' high school. He ended up a salutatorian, national long jump record holder and more.

Rough June for LIRR, but railroad president refuses to take 'foot off the gas'

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 10:00
Mark Epstein, chairman of the LIRR Commuter Council, said that although the railroad has improved its service overall in recent months, June has clearly seen "a backslide."

Conservatives deal with Dems leaves some Suffolk GOP pursuing write-ins

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 10:00
They are using to a political maneuver called an "Opportunity to Ballot" to try to win the Conservative line for the general election.

Liccione gets Court of Claims judgeship

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 10:00
Maureen Liccione, a longtime local ally of Hillary Clinton, has gotten a gubernatorial appointment as a state Court of Claims judgeship.

Garcia's reelection bid for Suffolk GOP post is delayed

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 10:00
New Suffolk Republican chairman Jesse Garcia, who was expecting to run for a full two-year term in his new post within 20 days after Tuesday's state primary, is going to have wait until the fall for his re-election.

Long Island weather Sunday: Clear, sunny with highs near 80 

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 04:15
Sunday's sun will help push the high to about 80, mirroring Saturday's sunny and clear skies."It will be noticeably less humid for today," the National Weather Service said.

Suffolk jail inmate dies, official says

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 01:39
A 28-year-old inmate at the Suffolk County Jail died at a hospital from “health-related issues,” a jail spokesman said.

Thousands attend 'Run Around the Lake' honoring late Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 00:23
Murphy, a Patchogue native and posthumous Medal of Honor recipient, used to be a lifeguard here, and later would swim in the lake to prepare for military service.