An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.
Michael Sitler was downstairs in his Selden basement playing on Friday when he heard a thud come from upstairs. The 7-year-old's mother had fallen, and she needed his help.
The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed Tuesday that a metal panel from an Airbus A380 jumbo jet had landed last week in a Stewart Manor backyard, a mishap criticized at a monthly meeting aimed at reducing airplane noise.
American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 â almost three years before she was born â when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova.
NYPD Commissioner William Bratton's job approval rating has dropped in the wake of the police-involved death of Eric Garner.
Long Island's multimillion-dollar marijuana industry -- both illegal and potentially legal -- is booming, experts say, with criminal arrests up, demand rising, a thriving underground market, and an ever-widening number of commercial and medical uses proposed for a weed kept for many years in society's shadows.
An NYPD union leader on Tuesday said he will not back Mayor Bill de Blasio's bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, warning that New York City is reverting to its crime-ridden "old days" under the administration.
Communications equipment developer Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has said it is exploring a possible merger or sale of the company, sending shares higher.
Three people were taken to the hospital after a driver ran a red light in West Babylon Tuesday morning, crashing into one car and sending it careening into a third vehicle, Suffolk County police said.
The HBO show won five Emmys -- but not one of the huge ones.
Nineteen people charged in a major cocaine operation have been indicted after a yearlong investigation that started when 20 kilos of cocaine bound for Amityville were seized in California, the Suffolk district attorney's office said Tuesday.
Southampton Town shut down a lavish party planned at a Bridgehampton estate this weekend because a company has been illegally operating the property as a commercial space, town officials said Tuesday.
Stony Brook University is leasing dormitories at Dowling College's Shirley aviation school as part of a plan to address a chronic shortage of on-campus beds.
A State Department spokeswoman said that an American who grew up in Minnesota and attended college in San Diego has been killed overseas but declined to confirm a report that he died in Syria while fighting for ISIS.
Long Beachâs four-men competitive lifeguard team earned a first-place award for the second year straight at the National Lifeguard Championships earlier this month in Virginia Beach.
There is no shortage of sports talk in 21st century media, but CBS Sports Network will offer a new spin on an old format with the cleverly named "We Need to Talk," which the network is billing as "the first-ever, nationally televised, all-female, weekly hour-long sports show."
On a solidarity trip to Israel, Rep. Pete King said he and former New York Gov. David Paterson today had to scramble to a shelter in the town of Ashkelon near Gaza when sirens warned of incoming Hamas rockets.But Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system, underwritten by U.S.
ALBANY -- An upstate New York cable TV system in a rare move has withdrawn a negative campaign ad by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo after Republican challenger Rob Astorino threatened legal action.
Herbert Wagner of New Hyde Park recalls the day he met his wife, Rita, and knew he had found his soul mate.
Egyptian state media has announced a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel to halt the seven-week Gaza war, which has killed over 2,200 people.
Federal sharpshooters killed 192 deer during a cull earlier this year, according to a report to be released Wednesday, missing the mark set by advocates to eliminate as many as 3,000 deer and significantly reduce Suffolk County's herd.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's hard-line stances with teachers over performance evaluations and public employees on contracts and pensions have led some unions to decline to endorse him for re-election.
New Cassel is back in the laundry business.
The more they help with one problem, the less they'll solve the other.
PSEG Long Island said Tuesday it completed a planned transition to a new $30 million computer system to more accurately track and repair outages, and a separate $11 million system to improve automation and routing of customer phone calls.
A man wearing blue hospital scrubs robbed a North New Hyde Park bank Tuesday morning, Nassau police said.
The "Modern Family" star has lambasted critics who said her comedy routine was sexist.
Dowling College, the financially troubled liberal arts school in Oakdale, has a new president.
The Latin American dining options on Long Island go well beyond the expected.
If Long Island is to hit that elusive 90-degree mark perhaps Wednesday will be the day.