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

After the Texas elementary school massacre, some Long Island religious leaders are scrapping a "thoughts and prayers" approach and asking their flocks to take direct action to end gun violence.

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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.

Date for Edward Mangano's prison surrender is extended

The former Nassau County executive is now scheduled to begin his 12-year sentence of incarceration on July 13 following his 2019 corruption conviction.

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Where to eat on your way to Jones Beach

If you're planning to hit Jones Beach, consider a lunch or dinner stop at any of these eateries.

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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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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.

Suffolk Police Academy graduates trained with bodycams

The 84 recruits were in the first class to be instructed on how to use the body-worn cameras.

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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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AG warns NY retailers to stop price gouging on baby formula

More than 30 retailers in New York, including six on Long Island, received letters from Attorney General Letitia James telling them to stop price gouging on baby formula amid a nationwide shortage.

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