Authorities said Jay Gonzalez, 21, was tasered three times as they tried to arrest him outside a deli in Copiague. He said he was trying to comply with officers, but police said Gonzalez was agitated and made an obscene gesture.
A number of arrests have been made on Long Island for illegal gun possession of late, and one man has been charged with murder. And Suffolk County DA Tom Spota said the guns are coming from the south.
Ariana Napolitano and Katherine Sanchez, both of Copiague, were fatally struck around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday by a 12-car train which was headed to a rail yard in Babylon.
The Long Island bus driver who was fired last week after helping three stranded Nassau County detectives during a downpour has been reinstated and will receive back pay.
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.
Eight years after chemical pollution was discovered in ground water in a Copiague neighborhood, the EPA is testing air quality in and around nearby homes.
Suffolk County police said Robert Wilcox of Copiague was driving on Route 109 in West Babylon early Monday morning when police tried to pull him over for a traffic violation.
Suffolk County police say officers responding to a a 911 call about 5:30 p.m. Sunday found the 19-year-old slumped over the steering wheel of the minivan parked on 42nd Street.
AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist has died after crashing his bike into a building on Long Island.