Tag: Kate Browning

Pols Confirm Tim Sini New Suffolk Police Commissioner

The new commish will be tasked with cleaning up the mess left by a former police chief who was arrested on corruption charges. Among his first moves was announcing plans to invite the FBI to work more closely on the Long Island Serial Killer case, gang investigations and other probes. He also unveiled plans to revamp the internal affairs unit, crack down on drug houses, and hinted at an upcoming "unprecedented" law enforcement partnership.

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.

Suffolk Pols Back NY School Bus Stop Arm Camera Bill

Footage from a pilot program prompted a push for a state bill to legalize a program similar to red light cameras.

Assemblyman Murray Rips Dream Act Bill, Slams Cuomo

The remarks came during a speech he gave Monday at the Conservative Party Political Action Conference.

Suffolk County Conservative Party Chair Ed Walsh Charged With Fraud

Edward Walsh was charged at Central Islip federal court with scheme to defraud.

Carmans River Watershed Gets Critical Protection

“This acquisition represents a major step in the ultimate protection of the Carmans River.”

Suffolk Revives Plan to Merge Elected Offices

“I’m not necessarily 100-percent convinced, but I don’t believe that my personal opinion should obstruct the voters,” said Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory (D-Amityville).

Orange is the New Black’s Real-Life Riverhead Jail Slammed for ‘Inhumane’...

“Raw sewage bubbles from the floor, toilets explode, rodents and roaches infest the kitchens, black mold covers the walls..."

How Long Island is Losing its War on Heroin

Heroin arrests and fatal ODs are up on LI despite prevention efforts and Nassau failed to fully use its own anti-heroin law for three years.

Homeless: More People Live on the Streets Amid Arctic Blasts than...

“It would take a very small emergency for people to not pay their rent and wind up in the same situation.”