Three men were charged in connection with about 50 burglaries that spanned Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and Queens counties Thursday.
It has happened five times since Jan. 1 – cars being stolen from driveways in Nassau County. Three cars were stolen in West Hempstead, one from Carle Place, and a fifth from Roosevelt.
Bar and restaurant owners, along with local officials, urge people to choose a designated driver before heading out for the night or take a taxi home.
Most little girls dream of walking down the aisle in their perfect wedding gowns. But for one Long Island woman, her wedding day became a nightmare when the zipper on the back of her dress broke.
To combat the insect infiltration, Suffolk and Nassau Counties have been spraying mosquito repellant by air and by ground. But that is not without controversy.
Debbie Stevens has filed a complaint claiming she was fired after a donating her kidney to allow her boss to move up on a transplant waiting list.
The nice weather and men and women trying to get money to feed their prescription drug habits are two main reasons police in Nassau County said burglaries are up 70 percent from the beginning of last year.
The grandfather of 6-year-old Sean Feldt was nearly brought to tears as he told of how his grandson, the love of his life, was left strapped in a car seat in the back of a mini school bus, by himself, for at least 15 minutes in the bus depot.
Two women are dead in a pair of unrelated vehicle accidents. A 27-year-old woman was killed Sunday morning in Old Westbury. Investigators said that she was driving a two door Infiniti when she hit the rear end of a tractor-trailer on the Long Island Expressway.
Police said Wilson Lopez, of Levittown, placed a camera under a bathroom toilet and videotaped female employees of Elements Lighting using the restroom.
Westbury Mayor Peter Cavallero said the scheme could involve the promise of services, asking for money up front, then the scammers would take off with the cash.
Hundreds of Long Island high school students are spending their winter break at Island Harvest in Uniondale helping to prepare and distribute food for the needy.
It may not be the scariest Halloween costume ever, but the BP oil spill outfit is definitely unique.
Long Island police are looking for whoever spray painted 14 street cameras designed to catch motorists going through red lights.