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'For two years we've been living with death and tragedy'

Across Long Island, students, teachers and school administrators are struggling to understand the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

Police inaction moves to center of Uvalde shooting probe

The actions — or more notably, the inaction — of a school district police chief and other law enforcement officers moved swiftly to the center of the investigation into this week's shocking school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

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Dear Hamptons visitors: Plan ahead, book ahead, call ahead this summer

That's the main piece of advice from hotel and business owners anticipating larger crowds returning to the North and South forks as COVID restrictions ease and Memorial Day ushers in the summer season.

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Flags again planted at soldiers' graves in Calverton cemetery

Thousands of volunteers, including Long Island scout troops, spent Saturday at Calverton National Cemetery planting flags at the graves of fallen soldiers to honor their service on Memorial Day weekend.

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Tacos, gelato and lobster rolls on the menu at Jones Beach this summer

Hungry sunbathers will also find classic boardwalk staples like hamburgers and hot dogs at Jones Beach.

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Forecast: Clouds go, sun returns Sunday

The start of the Memorial Day weekend on Saturday may have been stormy, but Sunday will see sunshine and Monday will be hot.

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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