John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michele Galietta said the officer was confronted with a split-second choice when a masked man holding 21-year-old Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello in a headlock pointed a loaded handgun at him.
Although gas prices have nudged up a few cents in the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular, $3.78 on Long Island, is actually about $0.21 less heading into this Memorial Day weekend than this time a year ago.
In the 31-second video circulating on YouTube, a Suffolk County police officer is seen grabbing a 22-year-old Michael Schuchman by the throat, threatening to beat him up and take him to jail.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo received tentative support from legislative leaders Monday for his plan to finally sideline the Long Island Power Authority, which has been criticized for high rates and questionable response in disasters — most infamously including Superstorm Sandy.
The $25.6 million project at the busy intersection of Routes 347 and 112 at Port Jefferson Station is designed to improve traffic flow and safety.
Town officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.
Emmanuel Egbunike is being held at the Sixth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Central Islip.
More than 3,000 teens die annually from texting while driving, compared to about 2,700 for driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a study by Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park.
The U.S.S. Nautilus is one very special boat. It was built in 1954 and is now open to public viewing as part of the museum in Groton.
Democrat Adam Haber proposes naming a “disaster czar” to handle a county-wide emergency management and information system that he says would give Nassau County the response it did not get after Sandy.
Jonathan Elsalam has pleaded not guilty to the rape and other charges against him. He’s also facing a $10 million lawsuit filed by the student.
Hundreds of seniors were enjoying the newly opened center on Monday. The facility was badly damaged in the flooding from Sandy.
The shooting happened around 9:10 a.m. inside the U.S. Courthouse in Central Islip in an area designated for federal and Homeland Security officers.
Peter Cavallaro, mayor of the village of Westbury, has accused the owner of the Avanti cabaret of operating a swingers club inside, something the owner denies.
A substitute teacher in Suffolk County was arrested Tuesday on charges that he had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student.
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