Now, the NYS Senate and Assembly have passed a bill requiring seventh and 12th graders to receive the meningococcal vaccine.
A convicted drunk driver cried in court before he was sentenced for killing an elderly woman.
According to Suffolk County police, 53-year-old Clenzo Thompson first tried to rob a Bank of America in Central Islip before robbing a TD Bank in East Islip Wednesday afternoon.
Craig Shiffer, 54, of East Meadow, was struck just after 10:30 p.m. on Main Street by a car responding to a 911 call.
Health officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.
Two deer got stuck in the foundation for a house under construction on Long Island Wednesday.
An honor turned into humiliation for the family of a fallen NYPD officer from East Islip.
A disturbing pattern of break-ins has been plaguing Long Island, with houses being targeted in the middle of the day when no one is home.
If you’re planning to go to Heckscher State Park on Long Island, you are advised to put on your bug spray.
McGee mysteriously disappeared from his Long Island home three years ago and just as mysteriously reappeared.
Roughly 7,000 cyclists came out for the 23rd Annual NYC Century Bike Tour on Sunday. The bike tour began at 6 a.m. and will conclude at 6 p.m.
Gene Scala is the oldest active bowling member in the United States and is part of a league in Syosset.
When a Long Island woman spotted a little girl playing by herself in a park last week her maternal instincts kicked in.
Three hours passed before Our Little Darlings Day Care, of Bay Shore, called police to ask if a missing child had been found, Capt. Bruce Marx said.
When authorities arrived at the scene, the boy’s mother was administering CPR to him, police said. Byron was rushed to Southside Hospital, but couldn’t be saved.