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Schumer Demands Feds Raise Standards on Limos to Make them Safer & More Crash Resistant

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, today, urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to immediately upgrade safety standards on stretch limos and other aftermarket altered motor coaches to ...

A.G. Schneiderman Cracks Down On Illegal Toy Guns Sales, Settlement With Major Retailers To Halt Sales

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced agreements with five major retailers, Amazon.com, Kmart, Sears, Walmart and California-based ACTA, for violating a New York State law that prohibits the sale of “imitation weapons,” which are toy guns ...

Baldwin Man Pleads Guilty to Strangling Girlfriend

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Baldwin man pled guilty to charges related to a May 2014 incident, in which he strangled and assaulted the mother of his children in their home.

New Carbon Pollution Limits Huge Step on Climate, and Great News for NY

Coal and gas power plants will pollute 32 percent less nationwide and clean energy sources such as solar will meet more of the state’s electricity needs, according to limits on carbon pollution finalized today that are central ...

Protecting Our Children from Sex Offenders

Parents of Megan's Law and Legislator Anker stand with the community to protect our children from sex offenders.

Suffolk County Aerial Larvicide and Pesticide Notification for August 4

Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning for aerial larvicide and pesticide application on August 4.

Bay Street Theater Announces Betty Buckley and Rachel York to Be the Legendary "Big Edie" and "Little Edie" in Grey Gardens, The Musical

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce that Tony Award winner Betty Buckley and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York will star as Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale in GREY GARDENS, the musical, August 4 ...

Woman Seriously Injured in Deer Park 2 Car Crash

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that seriously injured a woman in Deer Park last night.

Six Local Fire Depts Respond to East Rockaway Garage Fire

The Arson Bomb Squad reports the details of a fire that occurred on Sunday, August 02, 2015 at 3:00 a.m. in East Rockaway.

Duo Arrested for Great Neck Burglary, Third Suspect Sought

Third Squad detectives report the arrest of two individuals for a Burglary that occurred on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 10:52 pm in Great Neck.

PSEG Long Island Announces August 2015 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for August.

Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks Appear at Picnic Supper Harborfront Park Concerts in Port Jefferson

On August 12th, 2015, at 6:30 PM, the Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council proudly announces that the acclaimed roots and rockabilly band Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks will be appearing at the Picnic Supper Concerts.

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre: “National Night Out” Helps Our Community Fight Crime

On August 4, communities across the country will join in observing National Night Out – an annual event to bring people together in an effort to fight crime, drug abuse and support law enforcement.

Officers Rescue Man and Woman from Rip Current at Ocean Bay Park

Two Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers rescued a man and woman from a rip current at Ocean Bay Park, Fire Island this afternoon.

Hempstead Man Indicted for Stabbing Two in Main Street Fight

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the indictment of a Hempstead man who is accused of stabbing two cousins outside a Main Street restaurant.

Health Officials Warn of Cyanobacteria Blooms in Montauk

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has reported that cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) have exceeded bloom criteria at Fort Pond in Montauk.

Glen Cove Man Indicted for Exposing Himself to Juveniles at Supermarket

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the indictment of a Glen Cove man who exposed himself to three children at a Glen Cove supermarket in two separate incidents.

On National Heatstroke Prevention Day, Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to “Look Before You Lock” and Keep Children Safe from Heatstroke

Governor Cuomo reminded parents and caregivers to “look before you lock” and remain aware of the dangers of leaving children in hot vehicles this summer.

Officers and Off-Duty Lifeguard Rescue Three Men from Rip Current at Ocean Bay Park

Two Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers, along with an off-duty lifeguard, rescued three men from a rip current at Ocean Bay Park, Fire Island this afternoon.

NCPD: Man Electrocuted While Trying to Hang American Flag in East Altantic Beach

Fourth Squad detectives report the details of a Serious Aided Case that occurred on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 12:50 pm in East Atlantic Beach.
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