A bomb threat canceled a student basketball game at a suburban New York high school. But no devices were found.
A Queens man has been arrested more than 2 years after the shooting death of Euton Christian of Valley Stream.
Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday stood by the NYPD's "broken windows" crime-fighting strategy that targets low-level offenses -- a policy under attack by protesters in recent weeks.
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Former Long Island banana mogul Thomas Hoey's sentencing for an assault on his girlfriend was postponed Friday amid a dispute over the woman's opposition to a ban on contact between the two while Hoey is jailed.
You may want to check your child's holiday wish list again. A $5,000 "Frozen" Elsa doll is being sold at FAO Schwarz in New York City.
President Barack Obama says the U.S. will respond "proportionally" to North Korea's punishing hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment at a place, time and manner "that we choose."
Someone bashed in the windows of 18 vehicles in Centereach over 14 hours, and Suffolk police want the public's help in solving the crimes.
The shopping list of items for illuminating a dazzling holiday light display is extensive. To match some of the ones featured here, you'll need:
Dr. Stan Xuhui Li was sentenced Friday to 11 2/3 to 30 years in prison for recklessly prescribing oxycodone and other painkillers and causing the deaths of two of his patients, one from Long Island and one from Queens.
The New York Police Department has made another arrest in an aggressive manhunt for suspects in an assault on two officers during a protest over the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Gloria Klar, who worked with her husband to help spur Long Island's post-World War II housing boom, died Wednesday at University Hospital & Medical Center in Tamarac, Florida. She was 94.
A motorcyclist died after hitting a car that was backing out of a driveway, Hempstead Village police said.
A neurologist hired by the prosecution testified Friday that when a Centereach man hit his fiancee's frail grandmother at least 25 times, it was "impossible" that he did so while in the throes of a seizure or just afterward.
The owner of Condor Capital, a Hauppauge subprime auto lender accused of bilking thousands of customers, has agreed to pay a $3 million fine and liquidate his company as part of a deal to settle civil charges with state regulators.
"We tied the record tonight," said Joel referring to the Garden's longest run of a single artist. "But, it's my record so it doesn't bother me."
The technological wind beneath Tinker Bell's wings in NBC's broadcast of "Peter Pan Live!" earlier this month was provided by Melville-based ChyronHego Corp., the company revealed Friday.
Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.
A Canadian woman who caused a fatal traffic accident after stopping her car to help ducks on a busy highway was sentenced Thursday to 90 days in prison and a 10-year driving ban.
A Salvation Army spokesman says someone has dropped a gold tooth into a holiday collection kettle.
We produce a lot of garbage.
Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem was sentenced to two years in federal prison Friday for aiding a scheme to sell the virtual currency to users of an illegal-drug website.
An atheist organization that says it relies on the right to express unpopular opinions is offering to show "The Interview" at its upstate New York headquarters.
Itâs as if President Barack Obama had spent three weeks with me and a handful of fellow American reporters in Cuba to cover the 1991 Pan American Games. That experience, while hardly an all-access look at the inner workings of the Castro government and its many faults, offered frequent glimpses of how the decades-old U.S.
Long Islanders are passionate and very particular about their bagels and schmears.
Southampton and East Hampton have become the first towns on Long Island to ban plastic checkout bags, following a campaign by East End environmental activists.
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"My son asked me to text Santa his list," one mom told me this week.
Falling oil prices are helping to boost the Long Island economy as consumers spend more on holiday gifts, eating out and other purchases, economists and business leaders said.
Suffolk County's new area code is 934, the state Public Service Commission said Friday.