Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears.
More than 1,500 unaccompanied children who entered the U.S. illegally have been placed with sponsors in New Jersey this year, federal officials announced Thursday.
A Valley Stream resident will be on national television Friday night as one of the competitors in the âJeopardy!â Teen Tournament.
Good morning Long Island. Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Friday, July 25, 2014.
A Huntington Station man expecting his first child was killed and another injured when an assailant fired shots at a group of people Wednesday night, authorities said.
PSEG Long Island's $200 million plan to reduce energy consumption and curtail costly new power projects marks a necessary first step but won't bring meaningful reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, environmentalists said Thursday.
A kiss at a Wyandanch party led to a fight, bottle throwing in the streets at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, a hit-and-run with four victims -- and an arrest, Suffolk police said.
The Brookhaven Planning Board plans to vote on a proposed Walmart in East Patchogue at its board meeting early next month.
The former owner of a pit bull was sentenced Thursday to 60 days in jail and barred from having animals for five years after the dog was found with serious injuries, including an open, infected neck wound that was hampering its breathing, prosecutors said.
Unlike those winners who mull over their good fortune before earmarking their lottery winnings, Elizabeth Polcari said she'll buy a new home and plan "the wedding of my dreams."
Mick Jagger caught the sunset Thursday evening at a waterfront mansion in Sands Point where a new untitled show about the music industry in the 1970s is being filmed for HBO.
One of the most popular seasons to get married is summer, and itâs no surprise why. The days are longer and the nights are warmer, which means couples have several options for where to celebrate wedding ceremonies and receptions without the fear of the cold or snow.
A 22-year-old Southampton man faces rape and endangerment charges after a hospital reported the sexual assault of an underage girl, police said.
Beginning Friday night, a portion of the G subway line that connects Brooklyn and Queens will be shut down for five weeks.
NYPD investigators were doing forensic tests -- including those for possible DNA evidence -- of the two white flags placed atop the Brooklyn Bridge earlier this week as efforts continued to find those responsible for the caper, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Graduates from teaching colleges are passing a new certification test aligned to the Common Core at a lower rate than in past years, prompting a new call for a delay in using the higher standards for another evaluation.
A new developer has taken over the site of the former Dix Hills Golf Club and is preparing to build luxury homes priced in the millions.
The MTA will likely find only half of about $27 billion the agency says it needs for infrastructure investments over the next five years, and could resort to additional fare and toll hikes to make up some of the remaining cost, a new state report said Thursday.
It's time to eat here now.
The Mastic man charged with raping and stabbing to death a young mother pleaded not guilty Thursday to an indictment charging him with first-degree murder.
One of the Pentagon's most inexcusable disgraces.
But Scarlett Johansson has fun with her latest role: a drug mule who develops superpowers.
A two-car accident left one person dead Friday, closing the eastbound Northern State Parkway in Plainview, police said.
Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his sons, as Israel's Security Cabinet was to meet later in the day to decide whether to expand its operation or consider ideas for a cease-fire.
The long-planned fifth movie in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise will be released July 7, 2017, Walt Disney Studios announced.
The Empire Center for Public Policy reports 1,803 local government employees outside of New York City have been paid more than Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $179,000 salary in the past year.
NATO is conspicuously absent.
A dog was found in an abandoned house in Lindenhurst, its matted fur and nails so overgrown that the animal no longer knows how to walk correctly, the Suffolk County SPCA said.
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers.
The criminalization of parenting.