Long Island Resident Tests Positive For COVID-19 Variant First Detected In South AfricaThe resident who tested positive never traveled to South Africa. In fact, she never left New York.
First Case Of South African COVID Variant In New York Found On Long Island, Gov. Cuomo AnnouncesCuomo said the variant's arrival in New York means that COVID-19 safety measures like wearing masks and maintaining distance from other people are more important than ever.
2 Killed, 2 Injured In Crash On Northern State ParkwayTwo people were pronounced dead at the scene and two others were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, state police said.
New Jersey-Based El Abuelito Cheese Company Recalls All 'Queso Fresco' Products Due To Possible Listeria ContaminationThe products were sold in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, and have sell by dates through March 28, 2021.
Community Groups Split From Nassau Police On Collaboration For ReformsEvery community in New York is to evaluate police practices on use of force, crowd management, citizen complaints or risk the loss of state funds. 
As COVID Vaccinations Roll Out, Many Wonder When Will It Be Safe To Visit Grandparents And Gather With Family IndoorsWith millions fully vaccinated, maskless, indoor, close quarter gatherings are still not advised, even if the whole guest list is vaccinated. 
Storm Watch: Frigid Cold And Freezing Rain Make For Slick Road ConditionsWhile the storm wasn't the biggest of the season, it still packed a punch. From salt shortages on Long Island, to vaccine issues across New York State, problems popped up all over. 
Road Salt Supplies Dwindle On Long Island As BQE Weight Limit Hinders Delivery TrucksProblems with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway have cut road salt shipments in half.
Exclusive: Developer Says Only Environmental Impact Study Standing In Way Of Shinnecock Casino ConstructionAfter two decades of attempts, the Shinnecock Indian Nation now says it can go ahead with its plans to build a casino in Southampton.
New York City, Nassau County Outline Snow Storm PreparationsIf you don't have to be on the road, stay home -- for your safety and the safety of road crews.
Police: Charles Polevich Arrested In Hit-And-Run That Killed Nicki Minaj's Father On Long IslandAccording to police, Polevich stopped and got out of his vehicle to look at the injured man. He then returned to his car and drove away.