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'Complete evil': Texas gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers

The 18-year-old gunman warned in online messages sent minutes before the attack that he had shot his grandmother and was going to shoot up a school, the governor said.

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LI's unemployment rate hit record low of 2.7% in April

The region's unemployment rate last month was tied for the lowest in the region in over 30 years.

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Owner of closed speakeasy takes over bar at new Chinese spot

The menu features black-sesame piña coladas and sake-spiked sangria.

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NOAA: Active 2022 hurricane season could include up to six major storms

This hurricane season could see 14 to 21 named storms, 6 to 10 of which will be of hurricane strength, and 3 to 6 major, according to an outlook from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Brentwood High grad launches youth advisory board

"There's such a narrative that drives Brentwood, where some people view it as a war zone, which is ridiculous," said advisory board founder Ahmad Perez. "We're a thriving community. And we refuse to let our voices be unheard." 

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Reward of $2G offered for arrest in 2021 shooting death of Mastic Beach man

Marcel Arrington was found shot on Oct. 26 about 9:10 p.m. outside a Bayview Drive house in Mastic Beach. The Suffolk police department said the 18-year-old was believed to have been targeted.

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Oyster Bay sues to halt dredging of clams from Mill Neck Creek

The town filed a lawsuit against the DEC and Frank M. Flower & Sons, seeking a temporary restraining order to cease the company's use of a permit allowing the shellfishing.

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Southampton suspends police officer involved in DWI crash

Theodore Jasinski's suspension is without pay for a May 7 crash in Hampton Bays. He was charged and pleaded not guilty to the incident, which occurred when he was off duty, the police department said.

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Ex-LIer allegedly bilked investors in massive sports betting scheme

Cory Zeidman operated the sports betting fraud scheme from Long Island and Florida, convincing people he had inside information that would help them win bets, officials said.

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Nassau cops, DA urge drivers, boaters to operate sober, during holiday weekend and beyond

Nassau DA Anne Donnelly said drunken drivers have been responsible for two horrific crashes in recent days and warned drivers and boaters to stay sober over the Memorial Day weekend.

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Ryder: Vape shops marketed weed products to kids

Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder said the shops sold THC-infused products that were packaged and marketed to children, including gummy worms, juice boxes and cereal.

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State official: Make mask-wearing comfortable for employees

Workers shouldn't be subjected to pressure from supervisors and co-workers about wearing a mask, said state Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett.

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Uniondale again fights to keep 'identity of the community'

Residents say developers continue to mislabel their community as part of "an implicit bias" to make it more appealing to new residents while forgetting its diverse heritage.

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Town may add cameras to school buses to enhance student safety

"It goes beyond just issuing notice of violations. It has a whole educational component, an awareness component and a peace-of-mind component for parents," said Councilman Robert Troiano.

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