Sen. Gillibrand Eyes Policy Changes To Combat Sexual Violence At US Merchant Marine AcademyU.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants to equip U.S. Merchant Marine Academy cadets with satellite phones on commercial vessels to make it easier to report sexual abuse or harassment.
Parents Warned Kids Might Have Come In Contact With Pesticides, Other Chemicals Dumped At Long Island ParkInvestigators confirmed a part West Hills County Park in Melville is severely contaminated with hundreds of truckloads of acutely hazardous, illegally dumped construction materials, pesticides and other chemicals.
Suffolk Executive Wants Part Of Plastic Bag Fee To Go To Environmental CausesThe signing of a proposed law in Suffolk County that would charge consumers a nickel per bag at the grocery store is being delayed for environmental reasons.
Search Suspended For Missing Man After Boat Flips Over Off Long IslandThe missing boater is described as a 50-year-old man from Babylon, who was last seen wearing a green shirt and jeans, the Coast Guard said.
NYPD Officers Honored For Bravery, Driving Apparent Bomb To Safe LocationTwo NYPD officers, one of them from Long Island, were honored for their bravery in Suffolk County on Wednesday.
Fall 'Agri-Tainment' Means Big Business For LI's East End FarmersLI's East End may be known for summer fun, but the Fall is considered "make-or-break" season when it comes to big profits.
Controversial Islandia Marriott Casino To Open In DecemberOpponents are still trying to stop the gambling operation with a lawsuit, but casino plans are moving forward.
As Matthew Looms, Long Island Officials Look To Boost Flood ProtectionLong Island officials said they will expand a pilot project that has reduced street flooding in the village of Freeport.
Nassau Police Find $80,000 Specially-Equipped Van Used To Transport 2 Disabled BrothersPolice are searching for the suspects who stole a van from a Long Island family that’s used to transport two disabled brothers.
'We Got It, No Worries': Mets Fans Confident Heading Into Wild Card GameMets fans are gearing up for tonight's do-or-die game that will decide whether their team advances in the playoffs.
Ex-Oyster Bay Official Gets Prison For Tax EvasionA former town official on Long Island will serve more than two years in prison for failing to pay taxes on money he received as a commissioner.
Investigators Making Progress In Probe Of Brentwood Killings, Police Chief SaysThe investigation into a string of teenage murders continued in Brentwood, Long Island Tuesday, and police said progress is being made.