Lawmaker Pushes For Greater Transparency In Nassau County GovernmentLegislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) has introduced legislation that requires all contracts above $3 million dollars receive a full legislative vote from all 19 members.
Sources To CBS2: Scene Of LIE Crash That Killed 6 Suggests Driver Was Going 100 MPHA fifth person has died following a multi-vehicle crash on the Long Island Expressway that also killed a former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a father and his young son and the boy's aunt.
Cuomo: LIRR Double Rail Project Is Well On The WayGov. Andrew Cuomo took time out personally Monday to review progress being made on the Long Island Rail Road double track project.
Police: Man Robbed 14 Fast Food, Convenience Stores In Suffolk CountyDonald Gennarelli was arrested on Wednesday in Islip in connection to the spree, police said.
Nassau County Executive Helps Launch $4 Million Revitalization Project In FreeportNorth Main Street will get new sidewalks, lightpoles and benches. "We'll be installing approximately 39 new benches, 29 decorative trash receptacles, 70 new trees," Mayor Robert Kennedy added.
Police: Retired NYPD Officer Shoots Sons, Kills Self At Bellport HomeIrvan Noak, 61, shot and wounded his two sons following an argument at their home in Bellport at around 11:10 p.m. Sunday , police said. He then shot himself.
Researchers To Launch Two-Week Shark Expedition Off Montauk PointThe Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium and an internationally known group called OCEARCH are conducting the study.
Police: 'Gang-Related' Graffiti Found On Homes, Car Windows Broken In Suffolk CountySuffolk County police are searching for suspects after more than a dozen homes were spray painted with what appears to be gang-related graffiti, and several cars were found with their car windows busted out in residential areas of Long Island.
Suffolk County Introduces 2 New Police DogsGerman shepherds Maverick and Dallas V were hired by the Suffolk County Police Department for their unique skills.
Old LIRR Tracks To Be Turned Into Hiking, Biking TrailAn old abandoned Long Island Rail Road track between Port Jefferson and Wading River is being transformed into a nearly 10-mile bicycle and hiking trail.
Suffolk Police Investigate 2 Shootings In CopiagueThe first incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. at a laundromat on Great Neck Road. The other happened around 3 a.m. less than a mile away at a 7-Eleven on Oak Street.
Cuomo Threatens Lawsuit Over Dredging Along Long Island SoundA Department of Environmental Conservation report released Wednesday says the contamination put drinking water at risk for 250,000 people.

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