Mixed Reaction Over Suffolk County 5-Cent Plastic Bag FeeThe five-cent fee passed Wednesday night by a vote of 13-4 and applies to convenience stores, grocery stores, clothing stores and others and encourages people to use their own reusable bags.
Suffolk County Legislators Approve 5-Cent Fee For Single-Use Plastic BagsThe Suffolk County Legislature on Wednesday approved a measure to impose a fee for single-use plastic bags.
Suffolk County False Burglar Alarm Fines Too High, Legislator SaysFalse burglar alarms have been a problem in Suffolk County, but they have been down by double digits since a law was enacted last December.
Hermine Expected To Weaken As Waves, Coastal Flooding & Wind Still Pose ThreatA tropical storm warning remained in effect Tuesday for Suffolk County and southeastern Connecticut.
Police: Man Robbed 14 Fast Food, Convenience Stores In Suffolk CountyDonald Gennarelli was arrested on Wednesday in Islip in connection to the spree, police said.
East Hampton Looks To Floating Tractor To Eat Up Toxic Algae In Georgica PondEast Hampton has gotten a new tool to fight a nagging pollution problem. Town officials hope an algae eating machine will help clean a beloved public pond.
Police Say More Illegal Guns Off The Streets In Suffolk CountySo far this year, police said 240 illegal guns were recovered compared to 201 at this time last year.
Cars Damaged In Suffolk County As Man Drags Fallen Tree Behind TruckOn Long Island, storms moved through a Suffolk County town knocking down a giant tree, but most of the damage was caused by something else.
Suffolk County Issues Water Conservation AlertThe lack of rain and local water use habits has officials in one Long Island county issuing a stage one water alert.
14 Suspects, Including Blood Gang Members, Arrested In LI Drug BustGuns, kilograms of cocaine and $95,000 in cash are among some of the items confiscated in the investigation.
Suffolk County Officials: Spend Your Summer On Long IslandWhy go elsewhere for your summer vacation when you can stay on Long Island? That's the message island leaders are sending to the Tri-State area in an effort to increase tourism.
'Red Light Robin Hood' Back In Court On 17-Count Indictment Long Island man who has been waging a one-man war against red light cameras pleaded not guilty on Friday to a host of new charges.

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