About 67 percent of people who receive a parking ticket in Suffolk County never pay the ticket because there is currently no penalty for late payment. But the county executive has proposed a measure that would put late fees in effect.
A 48-year-old Stony Brook woman called 911 from her home on Tuesday and told the dispatcher she was about to give birth. Operator Christine Springer said the new mom stayed calm in an otherwise stressful situation.
The students at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket worked all year to compete and could have been eligible to earn college scholarships if they placed in the state’s Science Olympiad event.
The 39-year-old Democrat is running for the seat currently held by Democratic Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, who is retiring.
A Long Island man accused of strangling his uncle and burying him in his backyard pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges on Saturday.
Two brothers have been arrested and charged on Long Island for operating what authorities called a sophisticated counterfeiting operation involving many popular health and beauty products.
Vincent Heilig, 30, of Ronkonkoma, was arrested Wednesday for six home burglaries. Police later determined Heilig was responsible for four other home burglaries in Ronkonkoma and Medford.
Sgt. Scott Greene did not say a word as he appeared in court to face charges that he stole money from drivers. He was arrested in January.
Four people were injured, including a 75-year-old driver and a 9-year-old girl, when a car slammed into a pediatric doctor’s office on Long Island.
Gary Melius, 69, was getting into his car at the valet area of the Gold Coast estate when he was shot at point blank range in the head around 12:30 p.m. last Monday.
Jonathan Roth, 23, of Massapequa pleaded guilty last year to falsely reporting an incident and was originally expected to receive no jail time, but lost the deal after jumping bail.
A Queens man has been charged with stealing dozens of catalytic converters from vehicles on Long Island, including nine vans for the transport of developmentally disabled adults.
A sport-utility vehicle slammed through a house that had just been remodeled because of Superstorm Sandy in Wantagh, Long Island early Saturday.
Public backlash to a plan to eradicate mute swans has the Department of Environmental Conservation changing course.
Some residents in East Meadow came home this week to find water testing kits hanging on their doorknobs with a note instructing them to fill up the containers with tap water so it can be tested to make sure it’s safe.