Members Of Congress Demanding Federal Government Make Sure Drinking Water On Long Island Is SafeLong Island's congressional delegation is putting a full-court press on the federal government to move faster setting standards and funding to help clean up water in local communities.
Long Island Congresswoman Proposes Mandate Requiring All New Cars To Have Blood-Alcohol Detection CapabilitiesCan deadly habits behind the wheel be changed by technology? That's the aim behind a package of bills before Congress that could stop drunk drivers before they can even start a car.
On Long Island A Push To Get Young Women Involved In Politics Is UnderwayBarbara Beatus of Girls Inc of Long Island encourages young women to reach for their goals; including the possibility of running for office.
Nassau, Suffolk Counties Step Up DWI Patrols For New Year's EveLong Island police officials are cracking down on drivers under the influence this New Year's Eve.
Rep. Kathleen Rice, Long Island Residents Push For Tougher Animal Cruelty LawsResidents are throwing support behind the PAWS Act, which would extend federal domestic violence protections to include pets of abuse victims.
Long Beach Residents Rally Against Port Ambrose Natural Gas TerminalLong Beach residents have rallied in the past against Port Ambrose, this time they did it with the help of their elected officials.
Prosecutor Takes Over As Acting District Attorney In NassauMadeline Singas replaces Kathleen Rice, who was being sworn in as a Long Island congresswoman on Tuesday.
LI Man Gets 17 Years In Prison For Strangling Sick, Elderly MotherJames Olsen, 60, was sentenced by Nassau County Court Judge Angelo Delligatti for the 2011 killing of his mother, Ruth, in their Garden City home.
Fresh Off Congress Win, Kathleen Rice Pushes For Top Assistant To Take Over As Acting Nassau DAGov. Andrew Cuomo will have the final say on whether to appoint a successor or schedule an election. But Rice said she'd like her chief assistant, Madeline Singas, to succeed her.
Retired NYPD Officer Sentenced In Levittown Hit-And-Run That Killed Girl, 13A retired NYPD officer who pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown was sentenced to 1 1/3 to four years in prison on Tuesday.
Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice Announces Plan To Combat Texting While DrivingNassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice on Monday announced a five-point plan to help combat texting while driving.
Joseph Beer Gets 5 To 15 Years For Long Island Wreck That Killed 4 FriendsA judge has denied youthful offender status for 19-year-old Joseph Beer,who was 17 at the time of the crash.
Freeport Man Pleads Guilty To All Charges In Fire That Killed 13 Pit BullsA Long Island man has pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen counts of felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges in connection with a fire that killed 13 pit bulls earlier this year.
Voters Head To The Polls For Long Island Primaries Four candidates are competing for the chance to replace longtime Rep. Carolyn McCarthy in Nassau County while two Republicans face off in Suffolk County.
Union Backs Nassau County Cops Seen On Video Beating SuspectTwo Nassau County cops had no choice but to be rough with a man they pulled over during a traffic stop, the head of the county's police union said Wednesday.