A Suffolk County police officer allegedly forced a woman he arrested to perform oral sex on him in an interrogation room two months ago, the woman claimed in a new federal lawsuit.
A Wheatley Heights man was sentenced Thursday to three to nine years in prison for causing a crash that killed a 19-year-old woman in Melville three years ago.
A 23-year-old Hempstead man was found dead in an abandoned house in Wyandanch over the weekend and investigators suspect he was a victim of foul play, Suffolk County police said.
A 50-year-old West Babylon man was found dead Monday, a week after the boat he was on capsized in the Fire Island Inlet, Suffolk County police said.
Long Island has a pressing need for affordable housing, and the key question is: How can we address it quickly on a regional basis? There must be more varied housing options for all Long Islanders, but the challenge is to provide those choices Island-wide when zoning decisions are made locally. Hopefully, we can build a strong consensus around some key principles, which can then be adopted in enough localities for it to have a region-wide impact.
John DeVito, a 25-year-old law student from Mastic Beach, won a three-way Democratic primary Tuesday, earning a spot on general election ballots to challenge freshman New York State Sen. Tom Croci (R-Sayville), according to unofficial results from the board of elections. That race was one of five Democratic primaries for state Legislative seats on Long Island. In the other four—two state Assembly seats each for Nassau and Suffolk counties—challengers were unsuccessful against three incumbents and a party nominee to fill a vacancy.
Registered Democratic voters will cast their ballots Tuesday in five Long Island primary races that will decide which New York State legislative candidates are among the choices on Election Day. The match-ups include a three-way Democratic primary in the lone LI state Senate race on September ballots and four primaries in local state Assembly races—two in Suffolk County and two in Nassau.