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Rep. Rice, Long Beach Officials Unveil New Federally-Funded Trolley

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice joined Long Beach officials today to unveil the City’s new federally-funded trolley, one of eight vehicles replaced after the City’s public transit fleet suffered severe damage during superstorm Sandy.

No Chronic Wasting Disease Found During 2014-15 Big Game Season

With more than 2,400 white-tailed deer tested in the 2014-15 Big Game season in New York State, none tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today.

Silver Alert Issued for Bipolar Patchogue Man

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Patchogue man who is bipolar and may not have taken his medication.

SCPD Highway Patrol Officer Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash with Tractor Trailer

A Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol officer was injured when his vehicle was struck from behind by a tractor trailer on the Long Island Expressway in Lake Ronkonkoma this morning.

Man Wanted for Robbing Chase Bank in Holbrook

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who robbed a Holbrook bank earlier this month.

Long Beach Man Pleads Guilty to the Brutal Murder of 18-Year-old Lauren Daverin in Rockville Centre

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Long Beach man pleaded guilty today to the brutal August 2013 murder of 18-year-old Lauren Daverin in Rockville Centre.

Governor Cuomo Announces Federal Railroad Administration Approves $1 Billion Loan to MTA to Improve LIRR & Metro-North Signal System Safety

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the Federal Railroad Administration has approved a loan of $967.1 million to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the improvement of the safety of the signal systems used by the MTA's two ...

Coram Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash Dies

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that critically injured a female pedestrian in Coram last evening.

Nassau County SPCA to Advocate Two Cases Involving Miss Harper and Theodore in Criminal Court on April 30

The Nassau County SPCA will have advocacy members attend Nassau County Criminal Court Part 98 in Mineola on April 30 for two cases involving animal cruelty.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Resources For Parents To Safeguard Their Children From Lead Poisoning

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced new resources to help parents protect their children from lead poisoning.

Defendant Pleads Guilty to the Brutal Murder of 18-Year-old Lauren Daverin in Rockville Centre

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Long Beach man pleaded guilty today to the brutal August 2013 murder of 18-year-old Lauren Daverin in Rockville Centre.

More Than 800 Trees Planted in Long Island State Parks to Recover from Superstorm Sandy Damage

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) announced the completion of a project to plant more than 800 trees in Long Island State Parks.

Expanding Naloxone Use Could Reduce Drug Overdose Deaths

Allowing more basic emergency medical service (EMS) staff to administer naloxone could reduce drug overdose deaths that involve opioids.

Garden City Woman Arrest for DWI after Car Collision

The Garden City Police Department reports the details of an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated which occurred on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 2:30 P.M. in Garden City.

Northport, NY Player is First YFO All Star Selected from Long Island

Preston Carey, a 2nd grader at Fifth Avenue Elementary School, Class of 2025 from East Northport, NY has been selected as a 2015 Youth Football All Star.

Boat Capsizes in Great South Bay, Boater Rescued by Good Samaritan

A Good Samaritan rescued a boater in the Great South Bay on Saturday night.

Cinco de Mayo on Long Island: Celebrate Mexican Culture at These Local Events!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by attending one of the following celebrations!

Hempstead Man Arrested for Cashing Deceased Mother's Social Security Checks

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for grand larceny which occurred in Freeport beginning Monday, 10/06/14 through 02/06/15.

Man Wanted for Burglarizing Windows on the Lake

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man who burglarized a Lake Ronkonkoma catering venue.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Reslient Rex, the Sandy Survivor, Spike the Sweetie, & Loving Virgil!

There are so many amazing animals currently residing in our local shelters all in need of finding their forever home- this week, meet three of the most adorable adoptables; Rex, Spike and Virgil!
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