A teen from Long Island was prompted to contact a local lawmaker and call for the installation of bike lanes, after his mother was injured in an accident.
County Executive Steve Bellone asked state lawmakers for the authority to install speed cameras at about 20 sites near schools. Bellone said the move would help to reduce accidents and generate $2 million in revenue for the county each year.
The swastika and other graffiti was posted Monday night during the snowstorm. Several street signs were tagged and the swastika was painted on the garage door of a home, police said.
A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.
According to Suffolk County police, the suspect entered the bank at 5191-6 Sunrise Hwy. in Bohemia at around 12:20 p.m., approached the teller and produced a note that demanded cash.
A new water pollution study on Long Island claims nitrogen levels in the ground and surface water have become critically high.
Some Long Island officials spent hundreds of thousands of dollars during the immediate aftermath of superstorm Sandy for items and services that went beyond cleaning up debris and restoring power, according to a report in Newsday.
This would not be the first ban on energy drinks in Suffolk County. In March, a bill was passed that banned the sale and distribution of energy drinks to anyone under the age of 18 in county parks.
According to police, two people standing in a group outside the bar opened fire when the white Cadillac pulled into the parking lot. The driver was pronounced dead at the hospital. A passenger was struck in the chest and a third person in the car was not injured, police said.
The Tri-State Area was under a thick soup of fog early Thursday, prompting a dense fog advisory for some areas.
Nina Gebarowski, 38, of Selden, covered her face and apologized as she left the courthouse in Central Islip Friday. Gebarowski is accused of driving drunk with her 2-year-old daughter in the car when she hit a pedestrian in Selden who was walking with his 4-year-old son.
Police in Suffolk County are investigating a bank robbery that took place in West Babylon on Wednesday.
Most of the mess had been moved off of roads in towns like Deer Park by Saturday afternoon, but many side streets were still buried under a layer of packed snow.
Tri-State Area residents woke up to dangerous cold Saturday, with some areas setting record lows in the minus range. And the conditions brought a high risk of hypothermia and frostbite for anyone outside for too long.
Louisa Givens, of Ronkonkoma, was arraigned Monday in Suffolk County Court. She was charged in the death of her son and also with endangering the welfare of her 2 1/2-year-old daughter.