On Saturday night, a truck hit Tracy Ann Mangino, 40, and kept going. Police are searching for the driver who left the mother to die along a busy road.
Tracy Mangino was taken to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where she died of her injuries, police said.
Police on Thursday were investigating the violent death of a man whose body was found on a Long Island beach.
Animal welfare crews rescued a 2-foot alligator from a home in Suffolk County this week.
Four mechanics from the 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton came and fixed the problem. The Black Hawk was able to safely fly off about two hours after the emergency landing, according to authorities.
The suspects, three men and one woman, were arrested around 12:10 p.m. Wednesday after allegedly burglarizing a home in East Setauket.
Gov. David Paterson commuted the prison sentence of a black man convicted for the racially charged shooting death of a white teenager on Long Island to time served on Thursday.