Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.
A Nassau County police officer without protective gear ran into a burning home and saved three residents in Uniondale.
MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast will travel to Washington on Wednesday to ask Congress what its intentions are if an agreement is not reached by the July 20 deadline.
Homicide detectives on Long Island are investigating the death of a man found dead on his front lawn.
Melvin Marroquin, 30, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment.
Watches and warnings are in effect across the Tri-State area as severe weather moves in, a day after strong thunderstorms downed trees and power lines and flooded streets.
A quick fix, which would have the waste taken off the island by railcars, has to be approved by the Department of Environmental Conservation.
A new animal shelter has been proposed for the town of Smithtown, Long Island.
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 30-year-old was upset over summonses that he received so he called 911 and said that he had a bomb strapped around him and was going to blow up precincts in Nassau County and Queens, according to prosecutors.
The new policy will apply to all undergraduate students entering in the fall of 2015 except international and home-schooled students.
The incident occurred shortly after midnight when two officers pulled over a vehicle on Howells Road.
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.