Long Island

Jennifer Peltz / AP

The U.S. Coast Guard has called off the search for two men swept away by a wave in Long Island Sound.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association / AP

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone says the county is prepared for the remnants of Hurricane Hermine this weekend, and is urging residents to do the same.  

Mike Groll / AP

Republican Jack Martins has filed an emergency appeal in federal court seeking to have the election to fill the 3rd Congressional District seat on Long Island pushed back to December.  

L.I. Launches Disaster Preparedness Website

Sep 1, 2016
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association / AP

A new website, www.BeReadyLI.org, is now online to make sure Long Island residents are ready for the next storm or disaster.

Suffolk County Suing Drug Companies Over Opioids

Aug 31, 2016
Ronny Reyes / WSHU

Suffolk County is suing Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma along with a number of other pharmaceutical companies for deceptive practices that it claims led to the county’s opioid and heroin epidemic.