We sent white, black, Hispanic and Asian testers undercover to see if they would be treated equally by LI real estate agents. Many were not.
Watch the 'Long Island Divided' documentary
We sent people undercover to house hunt. They thought agents treated them well. Then we showed them the hidden camera footage and listings.
'I wasn't welcomed to Plainview': The perils of house hunting while black
An agent told one person Brentwood had the “nicest people.” She warned another about “gang killings” there. See how they were told different things.
The privileges of house hunting while white
Serving as gatekeepers to homes, schools and communities, some real estate agents made the key to the front door easier to reach for whites than for minorities.
MS-13 linked to deaths of these 52 LIers
Twenty-six of the cases have resulted in conviction for at least one suspect and 21 cases have led to charges against one or more.
Analysis: Nassau reassessment more fair, accurate
Nassau's controversial property reassessment has eliminated wide disparities among homes that developed during former County Executive Edward Mangano’s tenure, a Newsday analysis shows.
How NYC’s building boom led to illegal dumping on LI
Thousands of tons of contaminated construction debris were dumped on LI as a sleek college dorm, a hotel and warehouses were built in NYC.
2 illegal dumping cases, 2 different punishments
Tons of contaminants were illegally deposited at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood and West Hills County Park in Melville. The "mastermind" in one crime got jail. In the other, no one has had to do much more than clean it up.
Inside the menacing rise of MS-13 on Long Island
They first gained notice as dangerous young men prone to gratuitous violence. Then, police say, they started killing people.
A mother searches MS-13’s ‘killing fields’ for missing son
Suffolk police said her missing son was a runaway, but Carlota Moran knew better.
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