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  • Vandalism shatters memorial for LI Medal of Honor recipient

    Vandalism shatters memorial for LI Medal of Honor recipient

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:05:21 GMT
    An act of vandalism has destroyed a plaque in a Lake Ronkonkoma park honoring Lt. Michael Murphy -- a Medal of Honor recipient from Patchogue who died in combat in Afghanistan in 2005.An act of vandalism has destroyed a plaque in a Lake Ronkonkoma park honoring Lt. Michael Murphy -- a Medal of Honor recipient from Patchogue who died in combat in Afghanistan in 2005.

    An act of vandalism has destroyed a plaque in a Lake Ronkonkoma park honoring Lt. Michael Murphy -- a Medal of Honor recipient from Patchogue who died in combat in Afghanistan in 2005. 

    An act of vandalism has destroyed a plaque in a Lake Ronkonkoma park honoring Lt. Michael Murphy -- a Medal of Honor recipient from Patchogue who died in combat in Afghanistan in 2005. 

  • Suspected gang member accused in July 4 stabbing held without bail

    Suspected gang member accused in July 4 stabbing held without bail

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:24:42 GMT
    Teen accused in July 4 stabbing held without bailTeen accused in July 4 stabbing held without bail

    A 16-year-old accused of fatally stabbing another 16-year-old at a Fourth of July party in New Cassel was held without bail Thursday after his arraignment.

    A 16-year-old accused of fatally stabbing another 16-year-old at a Fourth of July party in New Cassel was held without bail Thursday after his arraignment.

  • Beachgoers wary after multiple shark sightings

    Beachgoers wary after multiple shark sightings

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:13:54 GMT
    Jones Beach was temporarily shut down after a shark sighting, and two sharks were caught off Fire Island Thursday - just one day after two young people were apparently bitten.Jones Beach was temporarily shut down after a shark sighting, and two sharks were caught off Fire Island Thursday - just one day after two young people were apparently bitten.

    Jones Beach was temporarily shut down after a shark sighting, and two sharks were caught off Fire Island Thursday - just one day after two young people were apparently bitten.

    Jones Beach was temporarily shut down after a shark sighting, and two sharks were caught off Fire Island Thursday - just one day after two young people were apparently bitten.

  • Police: Person struck, killed by train in Wyandanch

    Police: Person struck, killed by train in Wyandanch

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:59:50 GMT

    There are reports the victim may have tried to beat the train by running through the lowered gates.

    There are reports the victim may have tried to beat the train by running through the lowered gates.

  • Health Dept. finds cancer rates high in Centereach, Farmingville & Selden

    Health Dept. finds cancer rates high in Centereach, Farmingville & Selden

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:27:49 GMT
    The state Health Department is addressing the cancer concerns among people in three Suffolk communities during a public meeting Tuesday night in Stony Brook.The state Health Department is addressing the cancer concerns among people in three Suffolk communities during a public meeting Tuesday night in Stony Brook.

    The state Health Department met with Suffolk officials and residents in Stony Brook Tuesday night over concerns of high rates of cancer in three nearby communities.

    The state Health Department met with Suffolk officials and residents in Stony Brook Tuesday night over concerns of high rates of cancer in three nearby communities.

  • Proposed law would limit samples at wineries

    Proposed law would limit samples at wineries

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:00:28 GMT
    Wineries on the East End may have to lighten up on their samples if a proposed state law is approved.Wineries on the East End may have to lighten up on their samples if a proposed state law is approved.

    Wineries on the East End may have to lighten up on their samples if a proposed state law is approved.

    Wineries on the East End may have to lighten up on their samples if a proposed state law is approved.

  • 2 children injured in possible shark attacks off Fire Island

    2 children injured in possible shark attacks off Fire Island

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:56:07 GMT
    Two children were injured in possible shark attacks in waters off Fire Island earlier today.Two children were injured in possible shark attacks in waters off Fire Island earlier today.

    Two children were injured in possible shark attacks Wednesday in waters off Fire Island.

    Two children were injured in possible shark attacks Wednesday in waters off Fire Island.

  • Pit bull euthanized after biting 11-month-old girl

    Pit bull euthanized after biting 11-month-old girl

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:06:14 GMT
    It happened in the child's home on Lands Place around 8:30 p.m.It happened in the child's home on Lands Place around 8:30 p.m.

    A pit bull bit an 11-month-old girl's head in Oceanside Tuesday night, according to Town of Hempstead authorities, who later took custody of the dog and euthanized it.

    A pit bull bit an 11-month-old girl's head in Oceanside Tuesday night, according to Town of Hempstead authorities, who later took custody of the dog and euthanized it.

  • North Hempstead considers banning gas-powered leaf blowers

    North Hempstead considers banning gas-powered leaf blowers

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:41:03 GMT
    The town of North Hempstead is considering a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers during the summer months.The town of North Hempstead is considering a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers during the summer months.

    The town of North Hempstead is considering a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers during the summer months.

    The town of North Hempstead is considering a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers during the summer months.

  • State plan will bolster reefs around Long Island

    State plan will bolster reefs around Long Island

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:46:08 GMT
    The state will soon dump 75 tons of steel into Long Island waters for an artificial reef program aimed to support marine life.The state will soon dump 75 tons of steel into Long Island waters for an artificial reef program aimed to support marine life.

    The state will soon dump 75 tons of steel into Long Island waters for an artificial reef program aimed to support marine life. 

    The state will soon dump 75 tons of steel into Long Island waters for an artificial reef program aimed to support marine life. 

  • Lindenhurst boy raises $600 for Wounded Warriors

    Lindenhurst boy raises $600 for Wounded Warriors

    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-07-19 23:24:27 GMT
    A Lindenhurst boy’s act of kindness toward veterans and active duty service members on Long Island has made him the toast of the town.A Lindenhurst boy’s act of kindness toward veterans and active duty service members on Long Island has made him the toast of the town.
    A Lindenhurst boy’s act of kindness toward veterans and active duty service members on Long Island has made him the toast of the town.A Lindenhurst boy’s act of kindness toward veterans and active duty service members on Long Island has made him the toast of the town.

    A Lindenhurst boy’s act of kindness toward veterans and active duty service members on Long Island has made him the toast of the town.

    A Lindenhurst boy’s act of kindness toward veterans and active duty service members on Long Island has made him the toast of the town.

  • Officials: 24 arrested in ‘largest ever’ illegal dumping bust in NY history

    Officials: 24 arrested in ‘largest ever’ illegal dumping bust in NY history

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:24:55 GMT
    Officials say an 18-month investigation led to the arrest of 24 people in what is being called the "largest-ever bust of illegal dumping in the state's history."Officials say an 18-month investigation led to the arrest of 24 people in what is being called the "largest-ever bust of illegal dumping in the state's history."

    Officials say an 18-month investigation led to the arrest of 24 people in what is being called the "largest-ever bust of illegal dumping in the state's history."

    Officials say an 18-month investigation led to the arrest of 24 people in what is being called the "largest-ever bust of illegal dumping in the state's history."

  • ‘Human error’ to blame for mistaken Amber Alert in Nassau County

    ‘Human error’ to blame for mistaken Amber Alert in Nassau County

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:49:20 GMT
    According to police, Ninssy Vasquez, 11, was last seen on Tuesday around 7 p.m. leaving her home on Henry Street. It is not known where she was going.According to police, Ninssy Vasquez, 11, was last seen on Tuesday around 7 p.m. leaving her home on Henry Street. It is not known where she was going.

    Human error is being blamed for an Amber Alert that went out to cellphones in Nassau County Wednesday morning.

    Human error is being blamed for an Amber Alert that went out to cellphones in Nassau County Wednesday morning.

  • Experts: Only 10 reported NY shark attacks in past 100 years

    Experts: Only 10 reported NY shark attacks in past 100 years

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:12:18 GMT
    Prior to Wednesday, there were only 10 reported shark attacks over the past 100 years of recorded history in all New York waters, experts say.Prior to Wednesday, there were only 10 reported shark attacks over the past 100 years of recorded history in all New York waters, experts say.

    Prior to Wednesday, there were only 10 reported shark attacks over the past 100 years of recorded history in all New York waters, experts say.

    Prior to Wednesday, there were only 10 reported shark attacks over the past 100 years of recorded history in all New York waters, experts say.

  • Health officials: Longhorned tick could be coming to LI

    Health officials: Longhorned tick could be coming to LI

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:57:20 GMT
    Health officials say it's only a matter of time before the longhorned tick makes its way to Long Island.Health officials say it's only a matter of time before the longhorned tick makes its way to Long Island.
    Health officials say it's only a matter of time before the longhorned tick makes its way to Long Island.Health officials say it's only a matter of time before the longhorned tick makes its way to Long Island.

    Health officials say it's only a matter of time before the longhorned tick makes its way to Long Island.

    Health officials say it's only a matter of time before the longhorned tick makes its way to Long Island.

  • Hempstead fills in 50,000th pothole of the year

    Hempstead fills in 50,000th pothole of the year

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:55:30 GMT
    Town Supervisor Laura Gillen joined road crews Thursday in Baldwin as they filled in its 50,000th pothole of the year.Town Supervisor Laura Gillen joined road crews Thursday in Baldwin as they filled in its 50,000th pothole of the year.
    Town Supervisor Laura Gillen joined road crews Thursday in Baldwin as they filled in its 50,000th pothole of the year.Town Supervisor Laura Gillen joined road crews Thursday in Baldwin as they filled in its 50,000th pothole of the year.

    Town Supervisor Laura Gillen joined road crews Thursday in Baldwin as they filled in its 50,000th pothole of the year.

    Town Supervisor Laura Gillen joined road crews Thursday in Baldwin as they filled in its 50,000th pothole of the year.

  • Police: Sachem student dies after ‘medical incident’ following band practice

    Police: Sachem student dies after ‘medical incident’ following band practice

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:09:04 GMT
    A 17-year-old Sachem High School North student died Monday after suffering a “medical incident” following a four-hour band practice, police say.A 17-year-old Sachem High School North student died Monday after suffering a “medical incident” following a four-hour band practice, police say.

    A 17-year-old Sachem High School North student died Monday after suffering a “medical incident” following a four-hour band practice, police say.

    A 17-year-old Sachem High School North student died Monday after suffering a “medical incident” following a four-hour band practice, police say.

  • 12 men plead not guilty to murder charges in Bronx teen’s brutal slaying

    12 men plead not guilty to murder charges in Bronx teen’s brutal slaying

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:39:50 GMT
    All 12 suspects in the brutal machete murder of a Bronx teen will appear in court today.All 12 suspects in the brutal machete murder of a Bronx teen will appear in court today.

    Twelve men accused in the fatal stabbing of Bronx teen "Junior" Guzman-Feliz, appeared before a judge Wednesday.

    Twelve men accused in the fatal stabbing of Bronx teen "Junior" Guzman-Feliz, appeared before a judge Wednesday.

  • Guide: Where to find food trucks on Long Island

    Guide: Where to find food trucks on Long Island

    Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.
    Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them on Long Island. 

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them on Long Island. 

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