Family members of Long Island homicide victims gathered at a church in Uniondale to call on the public for help in solving the crimes that took their loved ones.
County lawmakers voted unanimously to arm some 200 officers with Glock 9 mm pistols.
New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation is telling Asharoken village officials to either improve its beach-public-access plan or forget about receiving millions of dollars is dune repair funds.
Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.
Police said a couple was out to dinner with friends at the Long Island Pour House Bar and Grill on Patchogue Road when they were confronted by the woman’s ex boyfriend in the parking lot.
Democratic legislators in Nassau County are calling for the troubled speed camera program aimed at catching speeders in school zones to be stopped until its signage problems can be corrected.
Police have reported nearly 30 recent break-ins, mostly south of the Northern State Parkway from Manhasset Hills east to Roslyn Heights around Shelter Rock and Searingtown roads.
Schmidt is a member of the state’s Smart Schools Commission, which is proposing a $2 billion plan to bring broadband and other integrated technology into every public school.
Police said 66-year-old Patricia Ward was killed by her son, 35-year-old Derek Ward, who then killed himself by stepping into the path of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.
According to a new study by the AARP, 70 percent of Long Islanders who expect to retire at some point said it’s likely they’ll leave the state.
A nurse who was forcibly quarantined at a hospital isolation unit in New Jersey after testing negative for Ebola has been released.
Officials at North Shore-LIJ Health System want to build a $15 million biocontainment unit at one of their 16 hospitals.
Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead and Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport are in discussions with Stony Brook University Hospital and North Shore-LIJ Health System.
Hundreds of residents converged on Huntington Town Hall Tuesday night demanding a stronger police presence and protection following four killings since last October.
About 1,200 new students enrolled in the system this year, and nearly three dozen others were allegedly turned away.