The Walt Whitman Birthplace has been recognized as a historic site in the past but not as a literary site -- until now.
New speed cameras began operating Tuesday outside six schools in Nassau County, and cameras will go online at 14 other schools that are set to open Wednesday, county officials said.
Theater fans, get ready to laugh uncomfortably â Larry David has found a Broadway theater and some co-stars for his writing and acting stage debut.
The federal government should keep its pledge to pay for a new plant in Seaford that treats water contaminated by the former Northrop Grumman defense site, Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday.
Since 2011, the amount of energy produced by the solar sector has more than doubled.
The attorney for actor Kevin Sorbo says his client never allowed his Bridgehampton estate to be used as a for-profit party house by a tenant who is now fighting such allegations by Southampton Town.
Melissa Rivers says her mother, 81, would be overwhelmed by the outpouring of kindness.
An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
UK prosecutors withdrawing arrest warrant in case of boy ill with brain tumor
You can call this baby the âFonzie fetus.â
The handler of an Oklahoma City police dog killed in the line of duty was able to give a "final goodbye" to his partner at a funeral service with full police honors.
The neglected Allen Cemetery, a 19th century burial ground in Great Neck Plaza, will be cared for and preserved by the village and Town of North Hempstead after a two-year effort to get the site properly maintained.
A spate of graffiti on new handicapped walkways in Manorhaven has alarmed the waterfront village, leaving officials struggling to remove the blue, permanent paint.
Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.
A 27-year-old Franklin Square man was arrested Monday and charged with stealing $35,000 worth of copper wire and fuses from the Massapequa electrical company where he worked, police said.
Apple says that some celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked, leading to the posting of nude photos online.
A pair of pitchers from Long Island will become major leaguers on Tuesday as part of their teams' September call-ups.
The 26 students in Freeport fourth-grade teacher Geraldine LaPenne's class found "survival kits" on their desks when they entered her classroom Tuesday morning for the first day of school.
A Roslyn man twice burglarized a home on his own block in about a one-week span, Nassau County police said Tuesday.
An 80-year-old man died after falling into the water as the boat he was in began to sink in the waters between Freeport and Point Lookout Monday, Nassau County police said.
A Bronx man accused in what Nassau police believe to be a record-setting bank robbery waived a trial by jury Tuesday, while his attorney also appealed for the dismissal of the decades-old case for reasons including lost evidence.
The Hempstead Town Board on Tuesday approved a gas station addition to a proposed Costco in Oceanside, where a request for tax exemptions has been shelved by Nassau County.
Confronting the inevitability of death.
The shout heard 'round West Islip came from Debbie Tropeano when son Nick, a former All-American righthanded pitcher at Stony Brook University, phoned to say he had been called up to the Houston Astros.
A 32-year-old Manhattan woman was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI under Leandra's Law after a highway patrol officer stopped her on the Long Island Expressway on Monday night and determined she was driving drunk with her 3-year-old son in the vehicle, police said.
A fleet of hogs is gearing up to fight hunger on Long Island this Sunday.
School is back in session, and students are entering the regular routine â packing their lunches and backpacks in preparation for a day of learning. But how well are they learning?
Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino unveiled an education plan Tuesday that calls for replacing the controversial Common Core curriculum, enacting a tax credit for school donations and creating a three-diploma system for high school students.
The role of the principal has, traditionally, been overlooked.
People is running a family album of photos from Jolie and Brad Pitt's Aug. 23 wedding in its latest issue.