Long Island

Black Lives Matter Protest Draws 100 In Riverhead

Jul 11, 2016
Jessica Opatich

Around 100 people gathered in downtown Riverhead on Long Island on Sunday to protest the killing of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota at the hands of police.

Area Police On Alert After Dallas Shootings

Jul 8, 2016
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The New Haven Police Department has modified its patrols of the city in the wake of the shootings of police officers in Dallas.

Fresh Lawsuit And Legislation In Fight To Save Plum Island

Jul 8, 2016
Ed Betz / AP

Environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit in New York seeking to block the sale of Plum Island, home to the nation's only animal disease testing laboratory.

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A hospitalized inmate in the Nassau County jail died on Tuesday night, marking the facility’s fifth custody fatality this year. Jail officials did not identify the inmate, and health privacy laws did not allow officials to comment on a suspected cause of death.

Frank Eltman / AP

The town of Hempstead on Long Island has filed a $50 million federal lawsuit against the U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman and others over the cleanup of groundwater contaminated by the Bethpage plume.