Suffolk County

Reports Of Cover Up In Suffolk Police Chief Assault Case

Dec 22, 2016
Scott Davidson

There are reports that members of the Suffolk County Police Department secretly pleaded guilty to helping former Police Chief James Burke cover up a crime.

JD Allen / WSHU

Volunteers from Island Harvest Food Bank and Suffolk County United Veterans are distributing frozen turkeys and canned goods to veterans and their families who are in need during the holiday season.

Suffolk Lawmaker Calls For Cap On County Fees

Dec 19, 2016
Jessica Opatich / WSHU

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta has called on lawmakers to support his bill to put a cap on county fees. Trotta calls the fees just a backdoor tax.

Courtesy of MacArthur Airport / Facebook

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has earmarked $7.5 million in funding for infrastructure developments to create jobs and support tourism.

Suffolk County Reviewing Immigration Detainer Policy

Nov 29, 2016
Courtesy of Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco / Facebook

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to deport immigrants living in the country illegally who have committed crimes. He’s also threatened to cut federal funding to those municipalities who refuse to cooperate with Immigration and Custom Enforcement, or ICE.

Cities like Hartford, New Haven and New York City have reaffirmed their status as “sanctuary cities,” but Suffolk County’s policy may change.

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