Long Island Breaking & Trending News Stories by LongIsland.com




Looking to stay up to date about all of the news stories and local headlines that are important to Long Islanders? We've rounded up the top coverage for all of the important topics from multiple sources around Long Island, so you can be sure you've got the most recent update on the top stories for Long Island. Have an idea for a news story? Email us at news@longisland.com

Two Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that two mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Jewish Women “Knead It Together” at the Great Long Island Challah Bake, Wed. Oct 21

In a fun evening of Jewish unity, hundreds of Nassau County women will partake in the aromatic, delicious, and spiritual tradition of making challah bread together, in preparation for a Jewish day of rest that a million ...

Shirley Woman Arrested after Fleeing from Custody at Hospital

Suffolk County Police arrested a woman who fled from police custody after being admitted to a hospital in Smithtown yesterday.

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Collecting Toys For Kids in Need This Holiday Season

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she is collecting new, unwrapped toys on behalf of Toys for Tots through December 11th.

Mangano Honors Oceanside Resident As Social Services Employee Of The Month

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (2nd left) honored Douglas Pratt of Oceanside as the October Employee of the Month at the Department of Social Services (DSS).

DEC to Host Memorial Ceremony For Fallen Officer

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Law Enforcement is hosting a graveside memorial ceremony in honor of Game Protector (GP) William T. Cramer.

95-Year-Old Woman Sets New Climbing Record in Treetops at The Adventure Park -- Again

Once again, a new record has been set by a climber at The Adventure Parks of Outdoor Ventures—the popular zip line and ropes courses currently operating in six States. On September 23, 2015 Barbara (“Bebe”) Stetson, age ...

Acting DA Singas & The Safe Center Raise Awareness of 24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas and The Safe Center held an event to raise public awareness of the confidential 24-hour hotline which is the organization’s main point of entry for most of its clients, and ...

Bellone, DeMarco and Suffolk Officials to Implement Pilot Program to Combat Opioid and Heroin Abuse

Today, County Executive Bellone was joined by Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco, Assistant Deputy County Executive Tim Sini and treatment providers to announce a new pilot program as part of the County’s multi-pronged approach to addressing heroin ...

Rep. Rice Calls for Select Committee to Investigate Gun Violence

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice, a Vice Chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, and her 10 fellow Vice Chairs cosponsored a resolution introduced today by Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson to establish a Select Committee ...

International Fugitive Arraigned for 2002 Murder in Roosevelt

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arraignment of a reputed MS-13 member wanted for a 2002 shooting, in which he allegedly shot and killed an 18-year old man on a Roosevelt street and immediately ...

Third Person Arrested in Cross-County Sex Trafficking Case

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a 32-year old woman has been indicted and arrested for coercing two women into performing sex acts on customers in Nassau County massage parlors that she managed.

UPDATE: NCPD Investigating Fatal Shooting in New Cassel

The Homicide Squad is investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, October 05, 2015 at 6:16 p.m. in New Cassel.

Islanders Drop the Puck on Inaugural Season in Brooklyn on Friday, October 9

The countdown to Opening Night in Brooklyn for the New York Islanders is on. A full slate of events is scheduled to begin today and continue through Friday when they face-off at 7:30 p.m. against the defending ...

UPDATE: Husband of Woman Found Dead in Lake Grove Home Arrested

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a woman was found killed in a home in Lake Grove yesterday.

SCSPCA: Illegal Exotic Animal Amnesty Day in Holtsville on October 10

The Suffolk County SPCA, in cooperation with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and U.S. Fish & Wildlife and US Department of Agriculture will be hosting an Amnesty Day for illegally possessed, protected, endangered and threatened animals that ...

New York State Iron Workers District Council Endorses Dave Calone for US Congress

The New York State Iron Workers District Council and its 10,000 members have endorsed Dave Calone for US Congress in New York’s 1st district.

Bellone Honors 12 Promoted Through Future Soldiers Program

Twelve young residents were honored last week at a promotion ceremony at the H. Lee Dennison building in Hauppauge, before they head to Army basic training.

Suffolk's Equestrian Team Captures First Blue Ribbon of '15 Season

Suffolk County Community College Equestrian Team rider Brittany Diez of East Islip successfully clears a fence during a recent show.

Governor Cuomo Announces $13.9 Million Repaving Project for Long Island

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that work is set to begin on a $13.9 million project to resurface 16.2 miles of State Routes 106, 231 and 25A in the towns of North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Smithtown, ...
Advertise With Us
Lyndsay McCabe is a freelance writer and regular contributor to LongIsland.com's News Section. She is a Long Island native who graduated ...
Wendy Lau is a native New Yorker. She currently covers the Hot Spots & Night Life section's "Weekly Watch" and "Weekend ...
Eric Anderson is a freelance journalist from Babylon, NY. A native Long Islander, Eric graduated from the State University of New ...
Kelly Tenny is a native Long Islander began writing for LongIsland.com in the Spring of 2014. She received her B.A. in ...
Chelsea attended St. Joseph's College with a Major in English and a concentration in Journalism, and plans on returning to her ...
View Full List »
Open Feedback Dialog