$2M in federal funds go to support Nassau child care
Nassau was one of 17 localities in New York to receive a share of $20 million to aid low-income families.
Suffolk panel backs creating housing bias task force
The legislative panel approved a plan for an 11-member task force to strengthen protections against housing discrimination.
Acting DA: LI man who stole mail in Queens sentenced
A Brentwood man used shoestring and a rat adhesive trap to steal checks from U.S. Postal Service mailboxes, officials said.
American Indian burial ground will become site of preserve
It's among several parks and open space projects Riverhead Town is funding with a $300,000 investment.
DA: MS-13 leader pleads guilty in teen's killing
The leader of Hollywood Clique is expected to be sentenced to 24 years to life, the Nassau DA said.
Two wayward pelicans rescued in Montauk
Two young brown pelicans that should've headed south by now are being treated at a Hampton Bays wildlife center.
See radon levels in Long Island homes
Radon has been detected at 96 of 1,804 of LI homes tested at or above the EPA's recommended safety levels, state data show.
Advocates: U.S. not welcoming refugees seeking asylum
October marked the first month in 30 years in which no refugees were permitted to enter the U.S., an immigration rights advocate said.
Cops: Man charged with slur-laced rant at Costco is arraigned
One of the victims captured the rant on video inside the store, assisting Fourth Squad detectives in identifying and locating the man charged, police said.
Suozzi, King propose new challenge to federal SALT cap
The bill is aimed at the federal tax legislation adopted by Republican President Donald Trump and the GOP controlled Congress and Senate in 2017.
Cost of Living
Unraveling the mystery of LIers' hospital bills
A new federal mandate calls for hospitals to post their prices online. But lists of costs show that the medical world speaks a language all its own.
How 3 couples make their money last in retirement
Statistics on retirement savings can be sobering, but some people learn how to make the most of their later years.
How to decide if you should buy or rent
Deciding whether to rent or buy is a multipronged decision, especially in the expensive Long Island market.
High cost of child care squeezing Long Island parents
Providers say they're caught in a financial squeeze too, as the rising minimum wage pushes their operating expenses up.
Officials: Suffolk residents to get delayed tax bills
The county legislature voted to fix errors in set tax collection amounts, which delayed the process, officials said.
Government rests in Spota-McPartland trial
The prosecution called as a witness Joseph Conway, the attorney who represented former Suffolk Police Chief James Burke, as one of its last witnesses.
Expert: BAC in Boy Scouts death case could have been contaminated
"If the sample is not stored or collected properly, it could have problems," a forensic toxicology expert said.