Thirty people were arrested in a Manhattan protest and Nassau cops responded to threats at 2 shopping malls, officials say, following the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis. Read more
Long Island Pride festival's reality this year is virtual
Organizers are putting together an online event in June after the pandemic forced them to cancel a Jones Beach celebration.
Suozzi, other House Democrats vote by proxy
The rule was put in place to minimize health risks; GOP says it's unconstitutional.
Nassau to provide 1,000 PPE kits to small businesses
Each kit contains a contactless digital thermometer, five face shields for employees, 400 three-ply masks along with other equipment.
'The girl with the charity': Eye-opening trip to Cambodia inspires teen
"It's not hard to find ways to help people, even in small ways," says Emmy Specht.
COVID-19 keeps brakes on villages' bike-share program
The coronavirus outbreak interrupted the resumption of the Bethpage Ride program in Hampton Bays, Patchogue and Babylon, where bikes were to be placed at 17 locations.
Suffolk property tax payment date pushed to June 21
Suffolk property owners can pay their taxes by June 21, instead of May 31, without penalties or interest under a new executive order by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
Cost of Living
How first-time home buyers navigate high costs
First-time home buyers on Long Island are finding creative ways to afford the biggest purchase of their lives.
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.
11 people, 4 cars: Multi-generational households on LI
A record 20 percent of the U.S. population lived in multigenerational households in 2016, according to the latest census data, up 5.6 percent from 2014.
Survey: LIers hurt by lack of doctors, insurance
Suffolk residents said not knowing how to find available doctors was one of the biggest obstacles to obtaining health care.
"Jane Doe #6" finally has a real name — Valerie Mack
She was last living in New Jersey when she disappeared, but after her name was long a mystery, she was positively identified Thursday.
Suffolk police identify Gilgo victim as Valerie Mack
The department identified the victim as Valerie Mack, who also used the name Melissa Taylor — a major break in the mystery behind at least 10 sets of human remains found in the Gilgo Beach area.
Speed boater charged with manslaughter in death of jetskier
A speed boater has been charged in the death of a Rockville Centre teen last year as she rode a jet ski with her dad near Baldwin Harbor, the Nassau district attorney's office said.