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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.

Silver Alert Issued for Greenlawn Man with Dementia, Diabetes

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a Greenlawn man who is diabetic and suffers from dementia.

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.

Unions' Open Letter to the Riders of Long Island Rail Road

A representative of the LIRR unions has penned a letter to the public.

PSEG Long Island’s Customer Satisfaction Score On the Rise In J.D. Power Survey

PSEG Long Island has shown a marked improvement in overall residential customer satisfaction since taking over the management of Long Island’s electric transmission and distribution system in January of this year, according to the J.D. Power 2014 ...

Advisory Against Bathing at 66 Suffolk County Beaches

Copiague Harbor Beach remains closed and advisories have been issued for many other beaches.

Bay Street Theater's 23rd Annual Summer Gala

The 23rd Annual Summer Gala was a huge success!

Mangano Announces Significant Investment in Future of Crescent Beach

A $2 million investment in the future of Crescent Beach in Glen Cove has been announced.
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