LI Residents Pack Hearing Over Proposal To Build Luxury Golf Community Inside Protected Pine Barrens LandIt's nearly decision time in a five-year battle over a proposed resort atop the sensitive Pine Barrens.
Bail Reform: Suffolk County Sheriff Says Law Is Preventing Some Inmates From Receiving Needed HelpThe sheriff says jail offers inmates a chance to detox and receive substance abuse counseling and job training.
Suffolk County Jail Inmate Accused Of Throwing Human Waste At Correction OfficerAuthorities say the inmate used a milk carton to scoop up liquid containing human waste from his cell toilet.
Judge May Drop Some Top Charges In Trial Of Man Accused Of Drunk Driving Death Of Boy ScoutA judge denied a motion for a mistrial, but indicated that he will drop four of the top counts Thomas Murphy is facing because they are "not legally sustainable" and "there is a built in reasonable doubt."
Golf Buddy Testifies Man Accused In Killing Of Long Island Boy Scout Was In No Condition To DriveThere was key testimony Wednesday in the trial of the driver who allegedly plowed into a pack of Boy Scouts last year, killing one of them.
Long Island School Janitor Allegedly Left Love Notes In 7-Year-Old's Desk, Told Her To Call HimSuffolk County Police arrested the 18-year-old Riverhead man at John S. Hobart Elementary School in Shirley on Friday morning.
Former CVS Employee Accused Of Stealing, Reselling Prescription Pills On Long IslandThe woman and her boyfriend allegedly took hydrocodone and oxycodone from the pharmacy in May so they could illegally resell the drugs.
Alert Police Officers Make Ghost Gun Bust On Long IslandSuffolk County prosecutors say all of the gun parts were bought online and assembled into lethal weapons inside a Ronkonkoma hotel room.
3-Year-Old Girl Found Safe, Mother Turns Herself In To PoliceVanessa Tennant-Mitchell was last seen around 8:22 p.m. Thursday near Pleasure Drive in Riverhead.
Former Met Wally Backman Arrested In Alleged Domestic IncidentPolice say Backman has been charged with harassment and criminal mischief.
2 Killed In Small Plane Crash In Southhold; Dog On Board Somehow SurvivesThe Beechcraft A36 with two people aboard went down at around 9:15 a.m. near Sound Avenue in Southhold, according to the FAA.
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.
Long Island Walmart Accused Of Racial Profiling After Locking African-American Hair Products In Glass CaseAfrican-American hair products locked in a case at Walmart has stirred outrage on Long Island. One shopper who chose to fight the policy may have succeeded in bringing about change.
Long Island Vietnam Vet Who Gave His Life To Save Platoon To Be Honored With U.S. Postal Service StampOn Jan. 15, 1969, PFC Garfield Langhorn threw himself on a live grenade, saving the lives of all his platoon mates. That was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Supermarket Noise Trying Patience Of People In RiverheadResidents say they have been complaining for nearly a decade. The town has issued code violations. Now, some are urging a lawsuit against a noisy supermarket neighbor.