An Elmont woman testified in court Monday about begging her grandson's father to help her after he allegedly wounded her and killed another man in a 2012 shooting at her home.
Nassau legislative committees for a second time have approved a nearly $900,000 settlement with a former county human rights commission official who said she was fired for her politics, gender and race.
A Nassau County legislator is proposing a series of anti-smoking bills -- including raising the age to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products to 21 -- to bring the county in line with recent initiatives approved or under discussion in New York City and Suffolk.
"Mad Men" star Elisabeth Moss says her brief marriage to "Saturday Night Live" and "Portlandia" comic Fred Armisen was a "traumatic" experience.
Suffolk police Monday were searching for a Shirley man who escaped from the Fourth Precinct on Sunday as he was being processed on nonviolent drug charges and resisting arrest, authorities said.
You've heard of distracted driving and now, smartphones may be to blame for distracted parenting, a new study says.
Personal information of up to 200 scholarship winners posted on website
Cal Shapiro and Rob Resnick bonded over a love of music when they met in college. The duo went on to start their band Timeflies, which performed at Lollapalooza in 2013, and now finds that another common interest adds to their success.
A Long Island Rail Road track worker was hospitalized Monday with what a railroad official termed "non-life-threatening injuries" suffered when he came into contact with the electrified third rail in Babylon.
Speaking for the first time after he was shot by a mysterious gunman last month outside Oheka Castle in Huntington Station, major political donor and developer Gary Melius said: "I want you to know that I'm healing, getting better, and I'm looking forward to just starting over again."
Nearly 44 percent of Long Island homeowners pay more for housing than they can afford, among the highest rates in New York, according to a report released Monday.
Long Island Rail Road riders must wait until next year to use a staircase to the West Concourse at Penn Station in Manhattan, but until then they have new signs -- and a live person -- to direct them to a detour and help ease their commute.
A parade that attracts thousands to Brentwood every year to celebrate Puerto Rican and Hispanic culture will go on for its 48th year in June, as the group has cleared the way to qualify for its share of county funds, organizers said Monday.
A state Supreme Court judge has upheld a 2011 agreement meant to keep Suffolk County deputy sheriffs patrolling the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway, and has ordered the issue to binding arbitration for final resolution.
The North Shore Sheltering Program, a seasonal men's shelter in Glen Cove, will host an open house on Sunday in an effort to keep the privately funded program open next winter.
New York's Metro-North Railroad says an employee was struck and killed by a train while working on tracks in Manhattan.
Former Long Island Rail Road dispatcher Kevin Neville was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Monday for collecting more than $200,000 in benefits on a phony disability claim.
A trio of investors will put up more than $5 million to renovate their four-story office building at 600 Community Dr. in Manhasset.
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A trailer used by a nonprofit organization to collect and distribute donated items and food to homeless veterans on Long Island was recovered early Monday in North Bellport, having been reported stolen earlier in the weekend, police said.
Roller coaster lovers, brace yourselves: A new 90-degree, vertical jaw-dropping ride that travels 55 mph and runs through loops and "airtime hills" of 2,233 feet, is on the way to Coney Island's historic Luna Park.
High demand for Sunday night's season finale of HBO's "True Detective," starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as investigators in a more than 15-year hunt for a serial killer, created technical issues for HBO Go, the pay-cable network's on-demand service.
Nassau's financial control board last night extended a three-year wage freeze for county employees but outlined conditions the county and unions could meet to lift the freeze, possibly before the end of this month.
National Grid owes the public a lot more than it has provided so far.
Kareem Granton had not been seen by his family since March 5.
He's mostly uncooperative and sarcastic in video obtained by TMZ.
The sprawling, Space Age-chic Four Food Studio & Cocktail Salon on Rte. 110 in Melville closed after serving its last meals Saturday night, March 8.
As "True Detective" ends -- "True Detective," quite possibly the most buzzy, buzzable and buzzed-about HBO drama series since "The Wire"-- did last night's wrap not, at the very minimum, raise the possibility of (if not flat out demand) a reprise?
The Levittown Property Owners Association plans to meet Tuesday to discuss the future of two closed schools in the Island Trees School District.
Four Glen Cove teens, including twin brothers, were arrested Sunday and charged with gang assault after police said they were involved in "a physical altercation" with several male victims -- leaving at least one person hospitalized.