The on-site commander believed the gunman was barricaded in a classroom and that the children were not at risk, Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw said. "Of course it was not the right decision," he said.5m read5m read
Across Long Island, students, teachers and school administrators are struggling to understand the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.5m read5m read
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.Long read6m read
The weekend's show is still scheduled to continue as planned, organizers said.2m read2m read
No food sums up summer like homemade ice cream, whether it's a cone on the run, or a sit-down feast of a banana split.Long read9m read
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.2m read2m read
Showers and thunderstorms are possible today, but take heart — tomorrow and Memorial Day should be hot and sunny.
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.4m read4m read
Experts note that any effort must contend with fast-changing technology and the emergence of smaller platforms created by extremist groups.4m read4m read
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.4m read4m read
You'll find a menu of all vegan eats, from plant-based chicken and corn dogs to loaded fries and mozzarella sticks.
The former Nassau County executive is now scheduled to begin his 12-year sentence of incarceration on July 13 following his 2019 corruption conviction.1m read1m read
If you're planning to hit Jones Beach, consider a lunch or dinner stop at any of these eateries.1m read1m read
A court-ordered redistricting put him in a new district and pits him against another incumbent, Sen. Mario Mattera (R-St. James).2m read2m read
Looking for a Hamptons fix? We're spotting sunbathers, celebrities and more on the East End all summer long.
The 84 recruits were in the first class to be instructed on how to use the body-worn cameras.1m read1m read
A Memorial Day ceremony at the Long Island State Veterans Home, the first such ceremony since the coronavirus pandemic.1m read1m read
Soar into Memorial Day weekend with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, marking the jet team's ninth headlining performance at Jones Beach.2m read2m read
Get all your beauty and spa needs under one roof.1m read1m read
Dive into water sports this summer from jet skiing to stand-up paddle boarding.4m read4m read
If you're looking for a getaway this holiday weekend, a staycation is the perfect escape.4m read4m read
The summer kicks off with the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.Long read15m read
Newsday's food critics found the newest spots to dine out.4m read4m read
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Jessy Panzer, one of the few female aerobatic air show performers and air racers active in the United States, will perform at the Jones Beach show on Memorial Day weekend.4m read4m read
Jones Beach, Long Beach, Robert Moses and more Long Island beaches to explore this summer.Long read19m read
Can you tell me how to get -- how to get to Sesame Street (in Kings Park)? Ever take a walk down Wolf Hill Road in Huntington? Or take a turn down the winding Whiskey Road in Ridge?
Legislative study must consider all options for the utility's future.3m read3m read
Reader letters to Newsday.4m read4m read
Our understanding of what happened still contains holes.5m read5m read
We know the whole world is watching us in stunned disbelief.3m read3m read