Long Island

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

After the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a budget resolution on Thursday, members of the New York Congressional delegation said the plan would hurt New York and Connecticut residents.

M. Spencer Green / AP

There’s some misinformation on social media regarding a key ballot item in next month’s elections on whether to hold a constitutional convention.

Watchdog Group Sues Suffolk County Over Fee Increases

Oct 26, 2017
Jessica Opatich / WSHU

Suffolk County is being sued in state Supreme Court over $66 million in county fee hikes. The Government Justice Center, the nonprofit that filed the suit, says the recent fee increases on real estate transactions are “unauthorized taxes.”

Ed Betz / AP

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and one of his top aides were indicted in federal court on Wednesday for allegedly trying to cover up former Police Chief James Burke’s beating of a suspect in 2012.

Ted S. Warren / AP

New Yorkers who use e-cigarettes will have to comply with the same limits on smoking in public that apply to regular cigarettes, now that Governor Cuomo has signed a bill into law. But anti-smoking advocates say more needs to be done to combat the rising use of the nicotine product.