Suffolk County police on Saturday were holding a man who was caught in Buffalo, after he allegedly stole three vehicles and robbed two banks in a period of five days.
William Tabert, 52, was operating a 21-foot Malibu motorboat when it struck a 50-foot sailboat that was moored and carrying a family of four.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency “in every county in the state” and activated the emergency crews to monitor Sandy as it worked its way north.
The town has had to replace about 20 of the cast-iron covers at $400 a piece in the past two months.
John Pappias is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on January 15.
An alarming rise in a potentially fatal bacterial infection known as whooping cough has prompted a warning from the Suffolk County Health Department.
Police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed and sexually assaulted a 16-year-old boy at a Long Island Rail Road station.
Police say a man walked into a Chase Bank with a handgun, walked up to a teller and demanded money.
A new clinic will make it much easier for veterans on the east end of Long Island to get medical care.
There is a drop box outside the village hall where anyone can leave their unused prescription drugs – no questions asked.