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.

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.

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.

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.

Shirley Teen Killed in Car Crash

A teenager from Shirley was killed and two other teens were seriously injured in a Manorville crash over the weekend.

Long Island Concerts & Events May 22-25

Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow serenades Nassau Coliseum, All That Remains rocks Mulcahey's, Wayne Cobham plays The Space at Westbury and much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

Copiague Man Stabbed to Death at Wedding Party, Suspect Arrested

Jose Collado-Nunez
A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death while attending a wedding party in his hometown of Copiague on Saturday night and a suspect was arrested the following day, Suffolk County police said.

Rockville Centre Man Fatally Hit by Car

Nassau County Police Body North Bellmore
A 28-year-old Rockville Centre man was fatally hit by an SUV while crossing a road in Baldwin on Saturday night.

Man Found Dead in Nesconset Pool

A man was found dead in a swimming pool in the backyard of a Nesconset home on Friday afternoon.