Dept. Of Justice Turns Up Heat On Suffolk PD Over Hate Crimes Against LatinosAfter a two-year investigation, the Justice Department is urging the Suffolk County Police Department to change procedures for hate crime investigations involving Latinos. The feds cite the case of Marcelo Lucero.
Suffolk County Officials File Papers To Create Anti-Gang Zone In WyandanchSuffolk County officials are seeking a preliminary injunction to restrain 37 self-admitted gang members from associating within a two-square-mile "Safety Zone'' in Wyandanch.
Groups Want Expanded Investigation Into Hate Crime Response In Suffolk CountyImmigration leaders have asked the Justice Department to investigate discriminatory policing in Suffolk County, and charges the County Executive has hampered bias crime investigations.
Eastern Long Island Digs Out From Latest SnowstormOfficials on eastern Long Island say some areas were hit by up to 17 inches of snow during an overnight storm, causing dozens of fender-benders but no injuries.
Crackdown On Wrong-Way DWI Begins On Long IslandOn Tuesday night police were launching a crackdown on wrong-way drivers following a series of incidents across Long Island.
L.I. Lawmaker Wants Stores Closed On ThanksgivingSuffolk County Executive Steve Levy is proposing a law that would force large retail stores to be closed between noon and 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving beginning next year.
Suffolk County Takes On GangsSuffolk County Executive Steve Levy's "Gang Watch List" program would prevent known gang members from hanging out with each other in public areas.