Bellone Facing Political Backlash Over Suffolk County Police Chief's Sudden ResignationBurke was accused, but never charged, with beating a burglary suspect at his home, a violation of his civil rights.
Suffolk County Offering Heroin Treatment To Inmates Upon ReleaseThe pilot program, said Assistant Deputy County Executive Tim Sini, will combine counseling and the medication Vivitrol free of charge, which prevents a person from craving heroin.
Bellone Defends Suffolk Red Light Camera Program, Says Accidents Are DownSuffolk County Republican lawmakers are calling for the camera program to be discontinued, arguing it is a money grab.
Hundreds On LI Show Support For Veterans At Wounded Warrior Project Soldier RideIt was a 25-mile ride from town hall to the ocean, all to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday WeekendState troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols.
Suffolk County Bans Sale Of Children's Toys Containing 6 Toxic ChemicalsAfter the law goes into effect in December 2016, stores caught selling the toxic toys will face fines of up to $500 per violation.
Suffolk Executive Bellone Unveils Plans For New Smith Point BridgeSmith Point County Park is home to the TWA Flight 800 memorial and a 5-mile-long public beach.
Suspect In Shooting Of Suffolk County Cop Pleads Not GuiltyOfficials say Officer Mark Collins was shot just before midnight Wednesday while confronting a suspect who fled a traffic stop in Huntington Station.
Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, IceA winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.
Suffolk County Digging Out From Storm That Dumped 2 Feet Of SnowGov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.
De Blasio, Bellone Urge People To Give Blood Following Blizzard ShortfallMayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday put out a call for blood donations Wednesday, after a major shortfall that came as a result of the snowstorm this week.
High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long IslandLong Island is right in the bull's-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.