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Cops Responding to Fatal Massapequa Fire Among 4 Injured in Crash

The dramatic crash came as the pair of officers were racing to a raging fire on North Suffolk Avenue just after 9 a.m., police said. “There’s never any routine police call—every call is serious," a police spokesman said. “We always try to use good judgment."
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Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 21–27

Gwen Stefani & Eve and Josh Groban & Sarah McLachlan hit Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, the Gin Blossoms, Sugar Ray, Everclear, Sponge & Lit rock The Paramount, Stephanie Mills serenades NYCB Theatre at Westbury, David Bromberg Quintet jazzes up The Stephen Talkhouse, and John Coltrane Day grooves Heckscher Park, among so many more gigs and events across Long Island this week!

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How Irrational Fear Is Driving L.I.’s Housing Crisis Over the Brink

Our young people continue to leave the region in droves, seeking cheaper places to live elsewhere. They are increasingly joined by their parents’ generation. The diaspora has begun to affect local businesses, which can’t find the workers they need to expand. That’s the makings of a very bad cycle.

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Feds: Suffolk DA Spota Quashed Investigations Into Conservative Party Chair Ed...

Federal prosecutors allege in court papers that Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota quashed investigations into embattled ex-county correction officer and Suffolk County Conservative Party Chair Edward Walsh, who was indicted last year on charges of defrauding taxpayers of more than $80,000 in no-show work.

An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

Appeals Court Affirms Ex-Nassau Police Commander’s Conviction

William Flanagan's attorneys plan to ask the state Court of Appeals to hear the case next.

Long Island Drone Sightings Rise as Regulations Debate Takes Off

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

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“The devil you know is better than the devil you don’t know, I guess!" — Mike LaSpina, president of Local 406

Dolans Enter into Partnership Agreement to Run Newsday Media Group

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