Long Island

Seth Wenig / AP

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano delivered his annual State of the County Address at the newly refurbished Nassau Coliseum on Monday.

Riverhead Hopes To Revive Aerospace Industry

Apr 3, 2017
Frank Eltman / AP

On Long Island, an aerospace start-up will purchase a former naval weapons plant, which could bring aerospace manufacturing back to the area.

Suffolk County Launches Septic Improvement Program

Mar 30, 2017
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Hundreds of thousands of residents in Suffolk County continue to use outdated septic systems or cesspools, which has led to increased levels of nitrogen contaminating Long Island’s water.

Suffolk County District Attorney's Office via AP

A foster father from Ridge, New York, is on trial for 20 years of alleged sexual abuse of the boys under his care. Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu has pleaded not guilty.

However, a special grand jury report released last month says the agencies responsible for the placement of the boys let Mugaburu adopt them despite nine child abuse investigations throughout the years.

Sanctuary Cities Stand Firm Despite Threats To Funding

Mar 29, 2017
Steven Senne / AP

Leaders of sanctuary cities around the region say a new threat by Attorney General Jeff Sessions won't change their immigration policies. 

The term “sanctuary city' is more political than legal. It's used to describe communities with a range of local ordinances.