Suffolk is following in the steps of New York City and Nassau County, which have both recently made improvements to their systems.
On Monday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed into law a measure raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19 to 21. It takes effect on Jan. 1.
The bill, which was passed last month by the Suffolk County Legislature, also includes a ban on selling e-cigarettes to anyone under 21.
Suffolk County authorities say a Coram man has been arrested on charges of impersonating a police officer.
Police said the burning body was found around 11 p.m. Wednesday between two cars outside a supermarket on Wall Street in Huntington.
No arrests have been made in the Feb. 24 shooting at the lavish Huntington estate and authorities won’t speak publicly about any possible leads or suspects.
A man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly stole a car and crashed into a building on Long Island.
Nancy Meta Rodriguez was last seen around 10:30 a.m. on March 30. She arrived in the U.S. just two months ago and doesn’t speak English.
Legislation introduced in Albany dramatically expands the number of speed cameras in New York City, and lets Nassau and Suffolk counties install them too.
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said Christine Stulsky resigned this week as senior clerk at the Southold Town Justice Court. She had worked for the town court since 1980.
The first phase of the plan is to install sewer systems under more than 10,000 homes near the Forge River, the Connetquot River and the Carlls River.
Suffolk County Police conducted underage alcohol stings at 12 businesses. Five of the establishments took the bait and illegally sold alcohol to minors, police said.
A Twitter page that appeared to show Long Island high school students getting drunk and using drugs has been deactivated.
Police on Long Island rescued a man early Saturday, after the man said he fell off the Smith Point Bridge into the water.
Authorities in Suffolk County collected 10 handguns and five assault weapons at a gun buyback in Bellport Saturday.