About 67 percent of people who receive a parking ticket in Suffolk County never pay the ticket because there is currently no penalty for late payment. But the county executive has proposed a measure that would put late fees in effect.
A 48-year-old Stony Brook woman called 911 from her home on Tuesday and told the dispatcher she was about to give birth. Operator Christine Springer said the new mom stayed calm in an otherwise stressful situation.
Police on Long Island were searching Thursday evening for a bank robber who struck in Patchogue.
Police on Long Island said Wednesday that they have found the man who spray-painted graffiti using the name “Timothy of the Seven Seas.”
A man and a woman were arrested after allegedly leaving three young children unattended in a running, unlocked vehicle in Patchogue on Sunday.
Suffolk County police Fourth Precinct detectives were on the scene after complaints about drug activity in Ronkonkoma, and pulled over a driver who committed several traffic violations, police said.
Restaurant manager Steven Nelson, 55, was found dead in the basement of Legal Sea Foods Saturday night. More than two dozen other people were sent to hospitals for treatment.
A Selden man was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a wrong way crash that seriously injured two people on Sunday morning.
Police on Long Island are investigating a shooting that took place outside of an Islip Terrace bar on Sunday morning.
Prosecutors in court Friday argued that after the baby was born in a bathroom, Santos Elena Ruiz Solano caused three fractures to the baby’s skull. But Solano’s attorney said his client didn’t kill her child.
The heroin glassines allegedly sold by the members of the drug ring were stamped with the word Hollywood, authorities said. The high-grade heroin was sold in Riverhead, Suffolk County DA Tom Spota said.
Barraga also advised against running in the street and suggested that runners and bikers go to the gym instead of using bike lanes where people are still at risk of getting hit by a car.
A winter weather advisory has been issued between 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday for northwest New Jersey, all but the western third of Connecticut, and Nassau County on Long Island.
A teen from Long Island was prompted to contact a local lawmaker and call for the installation of bike lanes, after his mother was injured in an accident.
County Executive Steve Bellone asked state lawmakers for the authority to install speed cameras at about 20 sites near schools. Bellone said the move would help to reduce accidents and generate $2 million in revenue for the county each year.