Charles Lavine Ends Bid for Nassau County Executive

Charles Lavine
New York State Assemb. Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) dropped out of the race for Nassau County executive on Wednesday and threw his support behind the Democratic nominee, Nassau Legis. Laura Curran (D-Baldwin).

Huntington Man Killed in Hole Collapse

A 59-year-old worker was killed after being buried in dirt when the ground gave way while her was helping install a cesspool in his hometown of Huntington on Wednesday afternoon.

Indicted Nassau Exec Mangano Still Mum on if He’ll Seek Third Term

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano remained coy when asked Wednesday if the Republican will run for a third term following a pre-trial hearing in his corruption case at Central Islip federal court.

Minke Whale Found Dead on Hamptons Beach

A 12-foot Minke whale was found dead the morning after marine biologists and authorities refloated it when it was found beached in Hampton Bays on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Bay Shore Man Gets 20 Years for Fatal Shooting

Michael Dirkschneider
A Bay Shore man was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years to life in prison for fatally shooting a 26-year-old man behind a shuttered K-Mart in Middle Island last year.

Pellegrino Beats Gargiulo in Special Election for NY Assembly

Democrat Christine Pellegrino defeated Republican Thomas Gargiulo in a special election Tuesday that decided the next representative in New York State Assembly District Nine, according to unofficial early election results.

Calif. Man Gets 25 Years for Killing Ex-wife’s Boyfriend

Deon Ewers
A California man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison for fatally shooting his estranged wife’s 34-year-old boyfriend in Valley Stream two years ago.

Suffolk Police Commissioner to Testify at U.S. Senate Hearing on MS-13

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini will testify Wednesday at a U.S. Senate hearing on MS-13, the street gang that investigators suspect committed a recent quadruple murder in Central Islip, officials said.

3 Nabbed for Brentwood Armed Home Invasion

Three men from Philadelphia were arrested for allegedly committing one of two armed home invasions on eastern Long Island last week, authorities said.

Minke Whale Stranded in Shinnecock Bay is Freed

A Minke whale was stranded near Shinnecock Inlet in Hampton Bays on Tuesday morning, but marine biologists freed the 12-foot-long creature, which swam away, officials said.

Oyster Bay Cove Crash Leaves Driver Dead

A 39-year-old man was killed when he crashed his vehicle in Oyster Bay Cove on Monday morning.

Long Island Muslims Welcome the Month of Ramadan

Eid prayer
This year Muslims from all over the world will start observing the month of Ramadan on Saturday, May 27.