Officials: Nassau probing inmate attack on corrections officer at jail
A Nassau correction officer suffered a six-inch gash in his neck when he was assaulted by four inmates at the county jail in East Meadow, county and union officials said.
Police: Man flashed gun, claimed to be cop during dispute
Police said the man displayed a handgun that was in his waistband during a neighborhood dispute.
After a no-commute summer, how will we go back?
Longtime commuters say working from home has been life-changing, and they savor the extra hours in their days, but some also miss the energy of other people and of New York City, itself.
Relatives say group home operator too slow to reopen
EPIC Long Island operates 18 group homes for the developmentally disabled in Nassau and Suffolk and says they'd "rather be a little bit too slow than a little bit too fast."
Surviving LI Catholic schools aim for full September start
The coronavirus crisis led to the closing of three Catholic schools on Long Island and 26 in the dioceses of New York and Brooklyn, since parents lost income and could no longer pay tuition.
One district provided equipment to every student. Another handed out paper packets.
When LI schools shut down due to the coronavirus, access to technology and delivery of instruction varied widely.
In protecting against COVID-19, sometimes the skin suffers
Experts say there are measures people can take to counter skin irritation from wearing masks or washing hands to prevent spread of the coronavirus.
Pro-police, Black Lives Matter demonstrations continue
Hundreds gathered for a "Back the Blue" demonstration in support of law enforcement officers in Eisenhower Park where counterprotesters also said they would rally.
Ted Nugent opts out of 'Back the Blue' event in East Meadow
He decides not to come as police unions condemned his past remarks and Nassau Executive Laura Curran cited 14-day quarantine rule for visitors from other states.
Officials: Bar seriously damaged in fire
The bar was unoccupied at the time of the fire, which one official said led to a partial collapse of the roof.