Kyra's Law: Long Island Mother Pushing Bills To Protect Children In Custody Battles Involving Abusive ParentsJacqueline Franchetti's 2-year-old daughter was allowed a court-sanctioned visit with her dad while the parents were in a bitter custody dispute. He did the unthinkable, killing his daughter before taking his own life.
Investigators Say Speed May Have Been A Factor In Crash That Killed 5 Young People In QuogueThe medical examiner is conducting an autopsy and toxicology report.
Shock, Anguish After 5 Young People Die In Head-On Crash In Quogue; 'Just Unbelievable'Anguished friends and relatives returned to the devastating scene Monday with tearful gestures of support, unable to fathom that five young people are dead and a sixth is clinging to life, following a weekend head-on crash on a curve along Montauk Highway in the Village of Quogue.
COVID Did A Number On Shellfish Industry, But Long Island Aquaculture Programs Planting Thousands Of Oysters In 2-Fold PlanLong Island oyster farmers are struggling. The COVID-19 pandemic vastly limited restaurants' need for shellfish. Orders are down from Montauk to New York City.
N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James Announces $1.1 Billion Deal With Opioid DistributorsNew York reached a settlement Tuesday with some of the nation's largest opioid distributors that will net the state more than $1 billion.
Long Island Educators Combining Lessons Of Heart, Mind And Body This Summer To Reclaim What Was Lost Due To PandemicMonday was the first day of Summer Academy at Washington Rose Elementary in Roosevelt. The stigma gone, in-person learning is a coveted treat after a year of struggling remotely.
Long Island Officials Say Delta Variant, Unvaccinated Residents Are Driving Surge In COVID CasesThe mobile Vaxmobile and health care workers are now spreading the message of science over social media misinformation.
Latino Suffolk County Police Detective Files $35 Million Lawsuit Against Department Over Alleged DiscriminationHe alleges his promotions were blocked five times based on his Dominican heritage, not his qualifications, including when the chief's nephew was hired over him with a huge pay increase.
Some Shoppers Panicking As Prices Soar, But Experts Say It's TemporaryIn June, consumer prices accelerated at the fastest pace since 2008.
Desperate Tri-State Area Travelers Facing Incredibly Long Odds Getting Passport Renewals In Time For Upcoming TripsMore than 1 million passports are pending in swamped offices across the country.
Deals On The Horizon? LIRR Admits It May Need To Get Creative To Eventually Get Ridership Back To Pre-Pandemic LevelsThe Long Island Rail Road is suffering trough plummeting monthly ridership.
Police: 15-Year-Old Autistic Boy Found Safe In Virginia After Being Kidnapped By Online Predator On Long IslandIn the quaint village of Sayville, parents are holding tight to their children after police disclosed the kidnapping of an autistic youth.
More Ticks Reported In Suffolk County Than Any Other County In U.S.Infectious disease specialists believe the COVID pandemic allowed the bloodsucking ticks to flourish, feasting off animals and spreading to humans.
Families, Marine Patrols Ask Boaters To Leave Booze On Shore As Fourth Of July Holiday ApproachesThis holiday and beyond, there's a push for stronger laws in Albany -- revoke a license to drive a car if convicted of boating while drunk and make it a felony offense for intoxicated boating with children aboard.
Nation's Eyes On New York As Unprecedented Opioid Trial Begins On Long IslandThe first opioid trial in America is underway. Pharmaceutical companies are accused of fueling the epidemic that has claimed thousands of lives and affected millions more.