Dante Taylor, 19, of Mastic pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Thursday in court in Riverhead. He was originally charged with second-degree murder.
Mayor Bill de Blasio took a ribbing from Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert Wednesday night about his planned trip to Italy while the threat of a possible Long Island Rail Road strike still loomed.
Commuters fearing a Long Island Rail Road strike have been flooding area car and bus services with inquiries about lining up alternative plans — and some are even booking helicopters and sea planes.
There are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers’ unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.
Officer Vincent LoGiudice, 34, is charged with two counts of second-degree assault and one count of third-degree assault in connection with the April 25 encounter involving Kyle Howell, 20. LoGiudice pleaded not guilty to the charges last month.
Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.
A grand jury has decided not to add or upgrade charges against a retired NYPD officer accused in the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown.
Matthew Donde, 18, and his girlfriend Jessica Sill, 15, were struck by an unknown vehicle after they had car trouble on the southbound Wantagh State Parkway south of Merrick Road around 3 a.m. Tuesday.
A Nassau County police officer without protective gear ran into a burning home and saved three residents in Uniondale.
A Long Island boy is coming home with a championship trophy after winning the Wimbledon junior boys’ title Sunday.
Melissa Brengel said the flag was taken from her home on Michael Lane in Huntington Station sometime Monday night.
Town of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.
The senator is calling for the improved notification system following three recent burglaries in which suspects posed as National Grid utility workers to gain access to customers’ homes.
Richard Ortiz, 45, of East Meadow, surrendered to police on Tuesday and was charged with second-degree assault.
Christine Nunes, 37, of Lynbrook left the 3-year-old girl in the backseat of a locked 2006 Dodge Caravan while she went inside a Target store, where she stole several items, police said.