The report from the state Division of Criminal Justice Services obtained by Newsday shows the number of hate crimes rose 200 percent in Suffolk County from 2011 to 2012.
According to Suffolk County Police, Mario Cernas, 19, posted that there would be a shooting during a high school soccer game at the Dowling College Sports Complex in Shirley.
A judge has ruled that a Long Island mother found not guilty because of mental disease in the 2008 drowning of her three children cannot inherit money from their $350,000 estate.
A child severely injured his finger on a piece of exercise equipment in a Long Island Park recently.
Police this week apprehended a man who allegedly stole jewelry from a home in Garden City, Long Island, and threatened to shoot the homeowner.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said the suspects placed “skimming” devices and hidden cameras near ticket vending machines in Chappaqua, Sea Cliff, Bayside, Great Neck, Merillon Avenue, and Greenvale stations.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and State Sen. Charles Fuschillo were joined by Old Mill Road Elementary School students in Merrick, Long Island on Thursday to unveil a new sign advising drivers of the law.
Forest Park and Chestnut Hill Elementary Schools will shutter their doors at the end of the school year.
Gas stations on or near main highways or expressways will be required to have transfer switches so that generator power can be used.
Evidence of Sandy’s wrath still remains in communities across Long Island. Nearly 100,000 buildings were destroyed in the storm, causing more than $8 billion in damage. Parts of the Long Island Rail Road were washed away and permanent repairs won’t be finished for another five years.
A Superstorm Sandy anniversary was held Saturday to thank the first responders, and to pray for those who remained out of their homes on Long Beach offshore from Long Island.
Volunteers – most of them veterans – were helping to rebuild homes in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn Saturday, nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy.
A man who had losing lottery tickets due to a store clerk’s error stood accused this weekend of threatening the clerk with a box cutter on Long Island.
With the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was getting the word out this week about a cat found wandering in Brooklyn after the storm who still needs a home.
At a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared the “boardwalk is better than before.”