In 2018, the 15 towns and cities on Long Island paid employees a total of more than $745 million.
After 33 years in prison new findings may clear his name
Keith Bush was convicted of the murder of an LI teen in 1976. He's always said he was innocent — and now, new evidence shows Suffolk authorities kept secret that another man should have been a suspect.
MS-13 linked to deaths of these 52 LIers
Twenty-six of those cases have resulted in conviction for at least one suspect and another 21 cases have led to charges against one or more persons.
See your school district's spending and tax plans
LI school districts plan to spend $13.1B in the 2019-20 school year, up 2.5%
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.
Mobster Sonny Franzese, 102, breaks silence
Now 102 years old, John (Sonny) Franzese, the longtime underboss of the Colombo crime family, is the epitome of the old-style crime chieftain.
Video may show how SCPD treated Hispanic family
Police say the video, involving two detectives and a Spanish-speaking family, will help their probe of the officers' conduct - but the results won't be made public.
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.
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See test results of drinking water in your area
On Long Island, 8.8 percent of tests conducted showed a presence of 1,4-dioxane at or above 1 part per billion.