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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.

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.

Airline Ticket Rises with Increase to TSA Security Fee

Purchasing that airline ticket is going to cost you more, effective today.

Kent Animal Shelter Urges Pit Bull Parents to Prevent Unwanted Litters during August “Primp Your Pit” Campaign

Primp Your Pit Campaign, funded by PetSmart Charities®, will provide $20 spay/neuter surgeries (and free nail trims) for nearly 6,800 Pit Bull Terrier dogs nationwide.

Officials, Advocates and Victims Call for Long-Overdue Boating Safety Measures

Nassau DA & PD also announce enhanced summertime enforcement.

Crime Report: Hempstead Man Arrested for Murdering Teen with Machete; Body Parts Found at Tobay Beach

Police arrested David Sadler on Friday; Tobay Beach was closed after body parts were found in the water.

Dix Hills Man Arrested for Assaulting Mother; Brother Found Dead at Home

A young Dix Hills man was arrested after he reportedly assaulted his mother; his 15-year-old brother was also found dead.

Conklin Street, Site of Deadly Farmingdale Crash, to Be Reduced to Two Lanes

The road on which 5 teens lost their lives in a tragic May auto accident will have its traffic lanes reduced by half as part of a new safety measure.

Human Head Found on LI under Investigation for Link to Dismembered Body Parts

Questions remain whether the recent finding of a human head in front of a Long Island home and dismembered body parts found a week earlier are linked to that of a missing mother from Brooklyn.

Governor Cuomo Announces Labor Agreement Between Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road Unions

The tentative agreement is pending approval by all eight unions and the MTA Board.

Crisis Averted: MTA, LIRR Unions Reach Tentative Deal to Prevent Strike

Representatives of the LIRR unions say they have reached a tentative deal with the MTA that would prevent Sunday’s potential strike.
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