The cold weather was causing problems Thursday for people not just outdoors, but indoors too.
OTB announced last month it had chosen the vacant store in The Source mall for the gambling parlor, which would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. It could open sometime in 2015.
The facility would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. OTB hopes to open the facility next year, but strong community opposition is already forming.
Community leaders in Westbury, New York, were out Saturday to make sure there was no violent reaction after a young black man was reportedly shot by Nassau County police.
A Hicksville man was charged Friday with stealing copper cable that belonged to the Long Island Rail Road eight different times this month.
A surveillance camera was rolling when a UPS driver took out his frustration on a package, flipping it, kicking it, even bowling with it.
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Police said the man shot inside the home was taken t a local hospital in critical condition. Two women were also inside at the time and were not hurt.
Authorities said scam artists in Herricks, Syosset and Westbury posing as National Grid workers conned elderly residents.
As Nassau County Police Chief Kevin Smith explained, perpetrators have been arriving at homes claiming to work for a gas or water company and requesting permission to come inside to check on a problem.
The cats were taken to the North Shore Animal League for bathing, shots and to be put up for adoption.
Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, claims two Nassau County cops viciously beat him during a routine traffic stop, breaking his nose and fracturing his face. Police said he tried to swallow a bag of marijuana.
Authorities on Long Island said a police impersonator was on the loose Wednesday, trying to pull over drivers on major roads.
A Long Island cab driver has filed a lawsuit claiming he was falsely arrested after some college students refused to pay a fare and threatened him with a Nassau County police connection.
Waitress Brittany Louis, 24, was arrested at the restaurant on Thursday for allegedly stealing credit card information from customers for three months with a simple skimmer device, detectives said.