Experts Warn: Horseshoe Crabs, Crucial To Helping Create Vaccines, Are Facing ExtinctionThe creatures, often seen on Long Island beaches, have been dwindling for years and that poses a potential problem for vaccine makers.
Navy SEALs Museum To Honor Native Son Lt. Michael MurphyThe Sea Air and Land museum will be located in a Suffolk County park on the Great South Bay where Lt. Murphy trained to become a Navy SEAL.
Widowed Long Island Grandmother Bilked Out Of Life Savings By Cruel Phone ScammerA recently widowed grandmother from Long Island fell victim to a cruel phone scam. Police said a fake agent claimed to be from the IRS, and now her life savings is gone.
L.I. Organization Offering Grants To Help With Backlog Of Rape KitsAfter finding out there are at least 400,000 rape kits sitting on shelves waiting to be tested, a Long Island organization plans to offer grants to help tackle the problem.
L.I. Sex Assault Survivor Leads Project Against RapistsNatasha Alexenko, sexual assault survivor who waited 15 years to see her assailant brought to justice, insists authorities often have the evidence to convict predators, but it goes untested for years.
Long Island Woman Killed In 2-Car CrashPolice said Jeanine Rescigno was driving southbound on William Floyd Parkway in Shirley when the accident occurred.
Thieves Rob Sick Long Island Boy Of His MedicationA group of thieves broke into a home in broad daylight and stole a child’s medicine. The burglars also made away with donations recently raised for the young boy, who suffers from cystic fibrosis.