A Long Island community was upset Monday, outraged that garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns is being held in their town until state officials can figure out how to send it to a landfill out of state.
A Long Island man burglarized a trailer park home while assaulting the resident and extorting money from the victim’s father, police said.
Dorka Lopez, 41, of Brentwood, said nothing to the judge during her arraignment Friday at First District Court in Central Islip, but through her lawyer proclaimed her innocence.
Police on Long Island arrested a woman Thursday, alleging that she helped her teenage daughter in a fist fight with another girl in a Brentwood Park.
Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood has been closed since District Attorney Tom Spota announced in May that about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were illegally dumped there.
Two complete strangers were credited Tuesday with saving a Long Island man’s life, after they pulled him from his burning car.
Police say five people are hospitalized after being sickened by carbon monoxide fumes from a generator in a Long Island home.
An investigation has widened into suspected toxic dumping on Long Island, after another public park tested positive for hazardous materials.
Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.
Police are standing guard at the gate of the now-closed Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, after Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said about 1,100 truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there.
Cierra English, 15, was reported missing by her family on March 23 after she left home the day before and never returned, police said.
A Long Island park has been closed after about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there, District Attorney Tom Spota said Tuesday.
The victim was walking along MacArthur Avenue around 3 p.m. on March 7 when she was assaulted. Police said the suspects punched her in the head and kicked her in the abdomen.
The suspects were busted while the Suffolk County Police Department’s Third Precinct Crime Section conducted state liquor license inspections at seven locations in Brentwood and Bay Shore, officials said.
Sgt. Scott Greene did not say a word as he appeared in court to face charges that he stole money from drivers. He was arrested in January.