Nassau's police commissioner, Patrick Ryder, says protesters are having a big impact.
Brown: Protests accomplish what statistics could not
For the first time in decades in New York, there could be greater public scrutiny on how police discipline is handled.
Brown: Slowing COVID-19 outbreaks is job one
A course for contract tracers emphasizes it takes just two days for someone who's had contact with an infected person to be able to transmit the coronavirus to others.
Brown: We're all Typhoid Mary now
Like Mary Mallon, we're all caught up in an iteration of the conflict between public health and individual rights that played out in her case.
Brown: Judge says stop on Suffolk red-light camera fee
In a ruling, Justice David T. Reilly managed to resolve the long-running discussion about whether red-light cameras were created for safety, or to raise revenues.
Brown: Who you gonna call? Lee Zeldin.
Zeldin (R-Shirley) helped make a call happen last week between Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Brown: Could helping town residents end up hurting counties?
Suffolk town supervisors want residents to get an extension on property tax payments. But could a freeze in payments cripple the county budget?
Brown: Town supervisors on front lines of anti-virus battle
They've closed playgrounds, beach parking lots and tennis courts — and residents still find ways to gather.
Brown: Review of Nassau contracting law will be waiting
After the virus crisis passes, the county will have to address concerns about construction contracts raised by Nassau's inspector general, Jodi Franzese.
Brown: Steve Bellone's week at home in quarantine
Bellone went into voluntary quarantine after Deputy Suffolk County Executive Peter Scully tested positive for coronavirus.
Brown: Suffolk DA, lawmakers dig deep into Valva case
The Suffolk DA and the county legislature plan to dig deeper into the system that failed 8-year-old Thomas Valva.