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Bellport H.S. student made online threat of 'massive shooting' at school, Suffolk DA says

The 16-year-old, who was not identified because of his age, was arrested after posting the threat on an Instagram page, according to Suffolk District Attorney Raymond Tierney.

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Forecast: Chance of rain, storms

Showers and thunderstorms are possible today, but take heart — tomorrow and Memorial Day should be hot and sunny.

NYPD: Officer shoots, wounds man who struck cop with car

A police officer shot a man in the chest who had struck an officer with a car while driving away from a police stop in Brooklyn, according to the NYPD.

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Eastbound Sunrise Highway closed in Freeport

Roadwork has led to the closure of eastbound Sunrise Highway in Freeport, the Nassau County Police Department said Saturday.

Take direct action to end gun violence, some LI religious leaders say

After the Texas elementary school massacre, they are scrapping a "thoughts and prayers" approach.

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Mass shootings spur calls to crack down on online hate, violence

Experts note that any effort must contend with fast-changing technology and the emergence of smaller platforms created by extremist groups.

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High court ruling in NY concealed carry case could loosen gun laws

The justices are expected to hand down a ruling in the next few weeks on the constitutionality of a law setting restrictions to obtain a concealed carry permit.

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Vegan pop up debuts at Oceanside brewery 

You'll find a menu of all vegan eats, from plant-based chicken and corn dogs to loaded fries and mozzarella sticks.

Man faces hate crime charges in East Meadow graffiti case

The man allegedly spray-painted "KKK" on the wall of a local urgent care clinic earlier this month, Nassau County police said Saturday.

Hangin' in the Hamptons: Memorial Day weekend

Looking for a Hamptons fix? We're spotting sunbathers, celebrities and more on the East End all summer long.

His district redrawn, Sen. Jim Gaughran won't seek reelection

A court-ordered redistricting put him in a new district and pits him against another incumbent, Sen. Mario Mattera (R-St. James).

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Veterans home resident remembers friends who died in war

A Memorial Day ceremony at the Long Island State Veterans Home, the first such ceremony since the coronavirus pandemic.

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