First Cop in Shootout With Pulse Gunman is a Long Island Native

Adam Gruler
Orlando Police Det. Adam Gruler, the first member of law enforcement to exchange fire with the Pulse nightclub shooter a year ago Monday, is a Long Island native, the Press has learned.

Long Island Concerts & Events June 16-18

Steve Miller Band
Steve Miller Band rocks Jones Beach, Norm Macdonald cracks up The Paramount and so much more to see and do on Long Island this weekend!

NYC Man Kidnapped Teen Girlfriend in Elmont, Cops Say

Arturo Gurley
A man was arrested for kidnapping his girlfriend from Elmont, locking her in the trunk of his car and driving her to his hometown of Brooklyn this week, Nassau County police said.

Hempstead Man Filmed Himself Raping Unconscious Women, DA Says

Cameron McDermott
A Hempstead man was indicted for allegedly raping two unconscious women on several occasions in Manhattan after investigators found video footage of the attacks on his computer earlier this year, prosecutors said.

Long Island Farmers’ Markets Summer 2017

Farmers markets are getting down to business across Long Island. Here is our annual list, which will be updated as new dates and locations are added.

Driver Admits to Fatal Franklin Square Hit-and-run

Duke Obule
A Queens man who killed a 47-year-old taxi cab driver in a Franklin Square hit-and-run crash last year admitted to the crime on Wednesday, the day his trial was set to begin.

Long Island Press Wins 10 Press Club of Long Island Awards

Long Island Press writers were honored with 10 awards for their local news and entertainment coverage during the annual Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) annual gala Wednesday at Woodbury Country Club.

Long Island Concerts & Events June 12-15

Florida Georgia Line tour
Florida Georgia Line, Deftones and Train play Jones Beach this week, plus much more!

Valley Stream Man Charged With $1M Medicaid Fraud

A medical supply company owner from Valley Stream was indicted for stealing more than $1 million by billing Medicaid for expensive nutritional formula while supplying patients with a lower-priced substitute, authorities said.

Melville Attorney Joins Manhattan Law Firm

An attorney from Melville was tapped to lead the new Commercial Real Estate group and Trusts and Estates practice at the Manhattan-based law firm of Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP.

Hempstead Man Gets 16 Years for Fatal Shooting

James Marckesano
A gunman who led police on a nationwide manhunt was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in prison for fatally shooting a 28-year-old man in Hempstead two years ago.

Smithtown Man Gets 60 Years for Making Child Porn

A 50-year-old Smithtown man was sentenced Tuesday to 60 years in federal prison for paying a Ukrainian woman to produce custom-made child pornography that victimized a 2-year-old girl five years ago.