Sister Of NYPD Officer Who Died By Suicide Says She Repeatedly Contacted Department About Brother's Mental HealthShe says she alerted internal affairs about her brother's mental health six times over the past 10 years.
New Diet App For Kids Met With Concern, ScrutinyA diet app for kids? Rolled out this week, the Kurbo app is designed to get kids to eat healthier. But critics fear the message it sends is anything but healthy.
Demanding Answers: Gov. Cuomo Has Yet To Sign Hempstead Schools Monitor Bill, And That Has Some Very ConcernedWeeks away from the start of a new school year, a bill that could help transform one of the most troubled school districts in New York state awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature.
Long Island Lawmakers Say Students Need To Be Taught About Swastika, Noose As Hate SymbolsLawmakers on Long Island unveiled legislation Tuesday to reduce hate crime graffiti and other acts of intolerance.
Lawmaker Asks NYS To Investigate Hempstead Buildings Department's Handling Of Post-Sandy Rebuilding ProcessSeven years after Superstorm Sandy, one of the hardest hit towns is asking New York state to review alleged mismanagement in the rebuilding process for thousands of homes.
USDA Warning: Check Trees This Weekend For Signs Of Invasive, Destructive BeetleAfter five long years trying to eradicate the Asian longhorned beetle, the pesky insect is still killing trees in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island.
Parrotheads Descend On Jones Beach For Annual Margaritaville Party, Jimmy Buffett ShowTen of thousands of self-proclaimed Parrotheads have returned to New York’s Margaritaville party on Long Island.
Delivery Driver Accused Of Dragging Woman In Hit-And-Run Changes Story About Deadly IncidentHe says he feel terrible remorse, but “it was nothing more than an accident,” defense attorney Steven Gildin said.
Driver In Crash That Killed 5 Sentenced After Initially Refusing To Leave Jail Cell For Court AppearanceThe judge threatened to withdraw his plea deal and replace it with life in prison, calling his absence "a ploy to avoid consequences of his heinous crimes."
Nassau County 'Top Cops' Lauded For Helping Save 3-Year-Old Following Backyard Pool MishapThere was a very happy ending to what could have been a swimming pool tragedy.
New Study Provides Medical Professionals Valuable Information On Types Of Ticks In Suffolk CountyThe results are in for a three-year study of ticks in Suffolk County. It found a wide array of diseases that the arachnids carry, not just Lyme disease.
Congressman Says State Agency Fails To Protect People With Special NeedsA U.S. congressman is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate a massive gap in accountability.
Suffolk County Police Ask For Public's Help Finding Fugitive Wanted For July, 2018 Murder Of Father Of 3A father of three was shot in the back in a petty argument. Then, the killer disappeared.
Long Island Town Changes Accessory Apartment Law In Response To High Housing CostsThe town of Huntington has just passed sweeping changes to its accessory apartment law.
Long Island Couple Says Neighbor Murdered Their Dog In Unprovoked Attack, Was Only Charged With MisdemeanorThey say they tried desperately to stop their neighbor from choking the life out of their beloved Rex.