Long Island

Karen DeWitt / WSHU

Wendy Long, the Republican who is challenging Chuck Schumer for his U.S. Senate seat in New York, spoke to members of the New York delegation to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Wednesday morning.  

Tappan Zee Bridge Reopens After Crane Collapse

Jul 20, 2016
David Leibstein / AP

All but one lane of the Tappan Zee Bridge will be open for the morning rush hour following a crane accident that shut the bridge for hours Tuesday afternoon.

Drug Bust On Long Island Yields Narcotics, Cash

Jul 19, 2016
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Long Island drug task force has exposed two narcotics networks dealing heroin and cocaine on the East End.

Crane Collapses On Top Of Tappan Zee Bridge

Jul 19, 2016
David Leibstein / AP

A giant crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge being constructed north of New York City and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing, halting traffic Tuesday afternoon on the key suburban highway crossing.

Adam / Flickr

The Suffolk County Department of Health has banned swimming at Lake Ronkonkoma Beach for the second time this July because of high levels of bacteria found in the water.

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