Fired Long Island Skydiving Teacher Among Cases U.S. Supreme Court Hearing On LGBTQ Workplace RightsThe Supreme Court cases will determine if it is legal under existing federal law to fire an employee based on sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Tears Of Blue: Funeral Set For NYPD Det. Brian SimonsenMeanwhile, a memorial grows outside the 102nd Precinct in Richmond Hill, where the 42-year-old detective spent his entire 19-year career.
Fallen NYPD Det. Simonsen Remembered As A Community Giant By His Friends On Eastern Long IslandBrian Simonsen was adored in his Calverton and Riverhead community where he grew up and settled with his wife, LeAnne, a nurse.
Superintendent Directs Traffic Outside Long Island School"Not in the job description" might be an understatement for one superintendent on Long Island who's stepped in to direct traffic outside of his school.
Upgraded Charges Likely In Crash That Shattered Long Island FamilyA family was mourning the loss of a mother, her two grown children, and a friend who were together in one car.
Splish Splash Water Park On L.I. Seeks Liquor LicenseA popular water park on Long Island may be serving alcohol soon.
LI Company To Debut Unmanned Solar-Powered Aircraft In CalvertonLuminati Aerospace is bringing out its prototype Friday at the former Calverton defense plant on Long Island.
2 Skydivers Injured In Midair Collision Over Long IslandPolice in Riverhead said the man and woman were doing a free fall together when the man's knee struck the woman's head and knocked her unconscious.
Long Island Animal Shelter Expansion Opposed By Pine Barrens SocietyFor nearly 50 years, the Kent no-kill shelter has helped rescue thousands of pets from being put to death.
Police: Hang Glider Critically Hurt In Accident On Long IslandRiverhead police said details of the accident were not immediately available. But they say it appeared he either "fell or crashed."
Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick Dogs Fights To Remain OpenA Calverton no-kill dog rescue operation that is under investigation by the state attorney's office is fighting to stay open in an attempt to prevent dozens of dogs from being euthanized.
Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick DogsA court has ordered the Calverton dog rescue called Precious Pups to close its doors after complaints that neglected dogs were being rescued, then simply resold.
Police: 1 Skydiver Dead, 1 Critically Hurt After Parachute Fails On Long IslandAround 4 p.m., two jumpers believed to be involved in a tandem jump at Skydive Long Island in Calverton somehow ended in a free fall, police said.
4 L.I. Men Face Fines After Allegedly Capturing Deer, Posting Photos OnlineThe New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says at least one of the fawns was chased with a vehicle and captured alongside a fence. Photos show one of the suspects holding a "stressed'' yearling.
600 Pumpkins Stolen From Long Island FarmPolice this weekend were searching for the suspects who stole hundreds of pumpkins from a farm on Long Island.