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Seven More Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Suffolk

Residents urged to eliminate stagnant water near homes.

Schumer: Over 40k Long Islanders with Disabilities Face Huge Financial Burden

Plan Creates Tax-Advantaged Savings Accounts, Like those for College, To Help Parents Better Afford Medical Care, Education, Transportation & Other Services

Efforts Continue to Eradicate Invasive Giant Hogweed Plants

DEC Warns New Yorkers to Avoid Giant Hogweed Plants & Report New Locations.

NCPD: Man Found Drowned at Syosset Woodbury Park

A Woodbury man was pronounced dead after attempts to resuscitate him failed.

Gasoline Stations Charging Up to 25% Surcharges for Credit Card Users

Legislator William Lindsay III has released the following message.

Uniondale Man Arrested for Hempstead Bank Robbery

The Robbery Squad and the Hempstead Police Department report the arrest of a Uniondale man for a bank robbery that occurred in Hempstead on Friday, 07/25/14 at 7:10 P.M.

Motorcyclist Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash in Stony Brook

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Stony Brook tonight.

Federal Officials to Announce Alcohol Ban on Fire Island Beaches

Federal Government To Detail New Regulations Outlawing the Consumption of Alcohol on Some Fire Island Beaches.

Woman Charged for Murder, Linked to Decapitated Head and Dismembered Body Parts Found on LI

Authorities have arrested and charged a Brooklyn woman for the murder of Chinelle Latoya Thompson Browne. The head and body parts recently discovered on Long Island have also been identified.

Pool Owners Sought to Participate in Survey to Identify Invasive Insects

Monitoring Pool Filters for Asian Longhorned Beetles Can Prevent Infestation and Help Protect Trees and Forests.

Williston Park Business & Apartment Building Fire Under Investigation

The Arson Bomb Squad is investigating a Fire that occurred in Williston Park on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 2:40 am.

Governor Cuomo and CBS Corporation Announce That the “Late Show With Stephen Colbert” Will Remain In New York

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation, today announced that the LATE SHOW with Stephen Colbert will remain in New York and will continue broadcasting from the historic Ed Sullivan ...

Schumer: At Least 3 Long Islanders Have Confirmed Cases of Excruciating Chikungunya Virus & Feds Are Yet to Act

As Schumer Previously Warned, Chik-V Has Continued to Spread from Caribbean & S. America to the United States, Including 3 Travel-Related Cases on LI.

New Tip Line for Human Trafficking, Corruption, Abuse, and Tax Fraud in Nassau County

Public can call (516) 571-7755 to facilitate tips to DA’s office.

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Strengthen Penalties for Theft and Mistreatment of Pets

The fine for mistreatment has been raised for the first time since 1970.

Four Long Islanders Arrested on Bank Fraud and Conspiracy Charges

Defendants Allegedly Defrauded Bank of America of More Than $500,000 by “Flipping” Property to Catholic All-Girls School for Nearly $1 Million

Suspect in Two 90s Cold Case Murders Arrested by Homicide Detectives

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Manorville man for the murder of a woman who was found dead in East Patchogue on November 2, 1993 and for the murder of a woman who was found dead in ...

Fruit Recall at Trader Joe’s, Costco Due to Potential Listeria Contamination

Purchased your peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots from Trader Joe's or Costco? They may be part of a recent recall for potential listeria contamination.
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