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Sheldon Silver arrested

NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested Amid Corruption Probe, Reports Say

January 22, 2015
Bryant Neal Vinas of Patchogue pleaded guilty in 2008 to helping al Qaeda plot to blow up the Long Island Rail Road. He traveled to Pakistan, where he was arrested by Pakistani police and transported back to the United States.

Long Island Man’s Alleged al Qaeda Recruiters Charged

January 20, 2015
Pope Francis New York City

Pope Francis to Visit NYC During United States Tour

January 19, 2015
Andrew Cuomo Minimum Wage Hike

Cuomo Proposes State, NYC Minimum Wage Hike

January 19, 2015

Long Island Weather

Surprise: It’s Still Freezing on Long Island

January 8, 2015
Screen shot of National Weather Service's high temperature database.

Want to Know What -15 Feels Like? You May Find Out Tonight

January 7, 2015
Craig Biggio Hall of Fame

Long Island’s Craig Biggio Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

January 6, 2015
Long Island Weather

Brutal Cold, Light Snow Hits Long Island

January 6, 2015

Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo Remembered as ‘Giant’ in New York

January 2, 2015
Gary Melius

Top 14 Long Island Local News Stories Of 2014

December 29, 2014
Rafael Ramos

Thousands Attend Slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos’ Funeral

December 27, 2014
CIA Torture Program Whistleblower John Kiriakou

The Prosecution of the CIA Whistleblower Who Revealed Waterboarding to the World

December 27, 2014


Local Long Island Charities Fight Hunger, Homelessness & Poverty

December 25, 2014
State Sen Owen Johnson

Former State Sen. Owen Johnson, 85, Dies

December 24, 2014
National Weather Service

Christmas Eve Storm To Bring Heavy Rain, Fog, Wind & Thunderstorms

December 23, 2014
Charles Kondek

Florida Police Officer From LI Charles Kondek Shot Dead Early Sunday Morning

December 22, 2014

Two NYPD officers were fatally wounded in what appears to be an ambush-style attack. (Photo credit: Franz Golhen/Public Domain)

2 NYPD Officers Shot and Killed in Brooklyn

December 20, 2014
An opponent of Hydraulic Fracturing speaking to about 200 people protesting the gas drilling technique in Long Beach as part of the "Global Frackdown." (Rashed Mian/Long Island Press)

Fracking Banned in New York State

December 17, 2014
Pakistan School Attack Getty Images

Long Island Pakistanis Mourn Victims of Taliban School Attack

December 17, 2014
Islip Eric Garner Rally

Long Islanders Rally as Thousands Protest Police Killings in NYC, D.C.

December 13, 2014