The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down their turkey legs on Thanksgiving.
A Long Island man is under arrest for driving with a license that had been suspended 49 times, police said.
The small, plastic microbeads found in some facial and body washes have prompted a Suffolk County legislator to push for a study of their effect on the environment.
A new and special staffer has joined the Nassau County district attorney’s office.
A student is fighting a Long Island school district after she said they will not allow her to have a Christian club.
Robert Sutton, president of the Suffolk County Fire Safety Educators Association, said cooks should always follow the directions that come with turkey fryers and to use them in a safe, open area.
The mother of an 8-year-old Sound Beach girl said her daughter is being kicked out of school because of a controversy over a recent change in state regulations on immunizations.
More than 300,000 people who take the Long Island Rail Road to work on a daily basis are no longer receiving the full benefit that saved commuters thousands of dollars every year.
Lorenzo Fuentes, 64, was walking to work on Motor Parkway around 5 a.m. Sunday, when he was struck and killed, authorities said.
Adam Saalfield, 21, appeared in court in Riverhead Thursday after being indicted for second degree murder.
Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.
A 21-year-old man faces charges in connection with the stabbing death of a teenager earlier this month on Long Island.
Suffolk County Police are trying to figure out who stole flags from Civil War graves and damaged property at a cemetery in Lake Grove.
The poverty rate in the town, which also features multimillion-dollar homes along the waterfront, jumped from 2 percent in 2010 to 8 percent in 2013.
In a startling new study by Stony Brook scientists, more than two-thirds of the Island’s coastal waters this summer showed poor to lethal amounts of oxygen.