(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) (UNIONDALE, N.Y.) Nassau County police are investigating a suspected homicide after finding human remains in Uniondale early Tuesday, police said.
(NASSAU COUNTY, N.Y.) Over 100 members of Congress, including Nassau County's representative, Kathleen Rice, signed a letter to President Joe Biden on Monday asking the president to further expand broadband internet to underserved communities in his American Jobs Plan infrastructure proposal.
(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) (MASTIC, N.Y.) Suffolk County police told residents in Mastic to stay in their homes Monday while an escaped bull is on the loose. The 1,500-pound bull reportedly escaped from a farm in Moriches, and police said the first call for the bull came in around 8:23 a.m. from Montgomery Avenue in Mastic, according to News 12 Long Island.
Long Island Progressive Coalition signs letter to policymakers asking to end use of carbon capture and storage
Scientists stand beside a carbon capture test unit at Longanet power station on May 29, 2009 in Longanet, Scotland.(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) (MASSAPEQUA, N.Y.) A letter signed by over 500 groups, including the Long Island Progressive Coalition (LIPC), was sent to leading U.S. policymakers on Monday to demand an end of government support for carbon capture technologies, according to a statement from the Center for Environmental Law.
(Toru Hanai/Getty Images) (TOKYO) The Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after being delayed a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will formally kick off Friday with the opening ceremony, though some events begin Wednesday.
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A condominium in Surfside, Florida, in Miami-Dade County partially collapsed on June 24.(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (SURFSIDE, Fla.) Miami-Dade County authorities recovered and positively identified the body of another Long Island man last week in the aftermath of the Surfside condo collapse, according to News12 Long Island.
(Robert Alexander/Getty Images) (RIDGE, N.Y.) A Long Island couple is facing 30 counts of animal abandonment after they allegedly dumped 30 rabbits in a wooded area in Calverton, according to Patch.
Beachgoers populate the beach on August 9, 2014, in Long Beach.(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) (LONG ISLAND, N.Y.) The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory Tuesday for Nassau County and the western half of Suffolk County.
Co-champions hoist the Scripps Cup trophy at the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbar, Maryland.(Alex Wong/Getty Images) (PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) One of Long Island's own will be competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals in Orlando, Florida, on Thursday, according to FOX5.
A scenic view of fireworks photographed on July 10, 2011, on Long Island, New York.(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) (LONG ISLAND, N.Y.) As the nation readies to celebrate its 245th birthday, towns, counties and businesses across Long Island have arranged for all kinds of celebratory events, including parades and fireworks.
Suffolk County Health Department tell residents to avoid bathing at 64 beaches due to elevated bacteria levels
(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) (SUFFOLK COUNTY, N.Y.) Amid ongoing heavy rainfall across the New York metropolitan area, the Suffolk County Health Department issued an advisory Friday against bathing at 64 beaches over elevated levels of bacteria in the water.
(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) (BRIDGEPORT, Conn.) New York Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello said that the team will play their home preseason games at Webster Bank Arena, according to the Stamford Advocate.
A kid runs through a sprinkler(MI PHAM/Unsplash) (NASSAU COUNTY, N.Y.) Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said Tuesday the county would open three cooling centers this week for residents looking to get out of the heat.
The south entrance of the Nassau County District Courthouse.(Jim Henderson, Wikimedia by CC BY 3.0) (Creative Commons BY 3.0) (MINEOLA, N.Y.) State Sen. Todd Kaminsky announced Monday he was running for Nassau County district attorney.
(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) (UNIONDALE, N.Y.) The New York Islanders shocked the Tampa Bay Lightning and a stadium full of Isles fans Wednesday night in a comeback victory that forces a Game 7 on Friday.
Long Island woman receives food donations at her home.(John Moore/Getty Images) (NASSAU COUNTY, N.Y.) Republican leaders in Nassau County criticized County Executive Laura Curran's homeowner relief plan Tuesday, according to News 12 Long Island.
A mailer with hate speech scrawled on it received at the office of State Sen. Anna M. Kaplan in Carle Place on Tuesday.(Office of State Senator Anna M. Kaplan) (CARLE PLACE, N.Y.) State Sen. Anna M. Kaplan on Tuesday received hate mail containing "well-known white supremacist, anti-Semitic hate speech," her office announced.
The New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning play in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on June 21 in Tampa, Florida.(Mike Carlson/Getty Images) (ELMONT, N.Y.) The New York Islanders announced Monday that they had sold out general admission season tickets at UBS Arena for its upcoming inaugural season as the Islanders' home arena.
A general view of the HGU New York Sag Harbor Cinema Fundraiser at HGU New York on May 23, 2017.(Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images) (SAG HARBOR, N.Y.) The Sag Harbor Outdoor Cinema will be returning for the summer starting Friday, according to Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr.
Fireworks photographed on July 4, 2011, on Long Island.(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) (WANTAGH, N.Y.) Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that Fourth of July fireworks were officially returning this summer at the Empire State Plaza and at Jones Beach State Park after their cancellation in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release.