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Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school

Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman's rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses said Wednesday, as investigators worked to track the massacre that lasted upwards of 40 minutes and ended when the 18-year-old shooter was killed by a Border Patrol team.

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Summer will be busy, but COVID still unpredictable

Dr. Alan Bulbin, director of infectious disease at Catholic Health St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, on COVID-19: "Every time you thought there was a pattern, you get a curveball, a new variant."

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Cops: Pedestrian seriously hurt in East Farmingdale hit-run

The man was crossing Route 110 when he was hit, police said.

Uniondale vigil in honor of victims in Buffalo and Texas elementary school shootings

Sergio Argueta, Founder of S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth, Inc., held a vigil in Uniondale on Wednesday to honor the lives lost in mass shootings at a Texas elementary school Tuesday and a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket on May 14.

Murder trial of dad, ex-fiancee in death of Thomas Valva delayed again 

Jury selection was to start in the murder trial, but instead the judge heard arguments about whether jurors could consider lesser charges against Michael Valva and Angela Pollina.

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Police: Motorcyclist killed in Uniondale collision

The motorcyclist collided with a sedan at the intersection of Front and Chester streets last night, police said.

Environmental group teaching 'students a sense of responsibility'

The nonprofit Keep Islip Clean's junior commissioner program is looking to revive student interest in the program coordinators said.

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Lost and found: Hempstead's $4.7M in rent relief

The misunderstanding over U.S. Treasury funds came as the town struggled to get aid out to landlords, federal data shows. 

Studio in oceanfront Lido Beach Towers for $409,000

The iconic pink building, with a pool and beach access, is next to Long Beach.

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Cops: Man charged with 'sexual conduct' against girl, 11

Police said the man, 19, had "repeated intercourse" with the girl.

Hauppauge medical-test maker to reopen factory in Malaysia

Chembio Diagnostics Inc. had closed the overseas plant in 2020 to focus on making COVID tests for the U.S. market.

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North Shore U Hospital getting new trauma suite

A Port Washington developer's foundation made the gift to help fund the new suite at the Manhasset hospital.

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Summer entertainment preview: All you need to know

Long Island is teeming with great live music, comedy and theater this summer.

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