The rain came down so quickly and with such volume in Suffolk County that in West Islip and several other towns, 24 hours after it began, the water hasn't completely receded. Some residents say there's more water from this than from Hurricane Sandy.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone's plan for north-south rapid-bus corridors, linking downtowns, businesses and research centers, is viable but will cost $78 million to implement along three recommended routes, a new county study says.
Monica Lino, 36, was found dead in her Suffolk County home Sunday by her nephew
After various human body parts have been found in different Long Island towns, Suffolk County police say that a woman has been charged with murder. [ more › ]
A total of 12 human bodies were found in a storage unit located in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Police also found cremated human remains in another storage facility on Wednesday, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley said. Joseph V. O’Donnell, a funeral director in Somerville, rented the two units that had evidence prosecutors were looking for. In
A man called the police after finding a severed arm in his Bay Shore front yard yesterday afternoon. Now Nassau County police are determining whether the arm might be related to the female body parts found on Tuesday in Suffolk County. [ more › ]
STONY BROOK, NY, JUNE 26, 2014--(break) With the arrival of the warmer summer weather comes tick season, and with that, the threat of Lyme disease. Suffolk County is one of the country's highest risk areas, so Long Island parents should be aware of the risks of tick-borne disease in children. Show More Summary
From the Boston Globe: [A suit] filed Thursday in Suffolk County Superior Court in Boston by Shannon Liss-Riordan...accuses Uber of misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors to avoid paying them the same as employees with...Show More Summary
If you're headed up to the Hamptons this summer, it might be a good idea to hire your own driver. According to The Southampton Press, police departments across Suffolk County have announced a concentrated crack down on drunk driving and boating. Show More Summary
Parts of Long Island could soon see a new area code as the existing supply of telephone numbers quickly dwindles. A state agency this week proposed splitting up Suffolk County between the existing 631 area code and a new one.
A freelance photojournalist has settled his civil rights lawsuit against Suffolk County Police Department. Phil Datz, a freelance photojournalist, was arrested after being told by an officer to stop shooting the arrest of a suspect. Datz was shooting the arrest from a public sidewalk at the time. Show More Summary
Here's a first: The Suffolk County Police Department has agreed to give annual training to cops to remind them reporters and citizens can observe, photograph and record police activity in public locations.
No one ever suggested that prison was supposed to be fun, but it should never include "a floor full of feces." Riverhead jail, located in Suffolk County, has in the past been sued by the NYCLU for its deplorable conditions—the terms "mold" and "raw sewage" are invoked repeatedly. Show More Summary
A grand jury indicted at least six employees of a Long Island nursing home in connection with the death of a 72-year-old patient. The Suffolk County indictment accuses Medford Multicare Center for Living, its administrator, respiratory therapy director and several nurses of neglect leading to the October 2012 death of Aurelia Rios of Central Islip.
During an arraignment on Wednesday, the Suffolk County district attorney's office presented its evidence that it said shows former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez shot and killed two men in Boston in 2012. The district attorney said Hernandez was upset about getting bumped by a patron of a nightclub, which spilled his drink. Show More Summary
Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder stemming from the shooting of two men. The Suffolk County district attorney alleges that Hernandez killed the men after having his drink spilled at a night club. Aaron Hernandez...Show More Summary
Aaron Hernandez's TATTOOS could unlock important information in his double murder case... this according to cops who are now trying to track down AH's tat artists. The Suffolk County D.A. issued a statement saying they are "seeking assistance"…
Aaron Hernandez, already in prison in connection with a 2013 homicide, has been indicted in connection with the shooting deaths of two men in Boston in 2012, multiple Boston-area media outlets reported Thursday. A Suffolk County grand...Show More Summary
A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted Aaron Hernandez on two new counts of first-degree murder. District Attorney Daniel Conley described the murder of two Cape Verdean immigrants as an “ambush” and an “execution.” “Aaron Hernandez,” he said, “fired a 38 caliber revolver multiple times,” killing Daniel deAbreu, 29, and Safiro Furtado, 28. Show More Summary
Aaron Hernandez, already in prison in connection with a 2013 homicide, has been indicted in connection with the shooting deaths of two men in Boston in 2012, multiple Boston-area media outlets report. A Suffolk County grand jury returned...Show More Summary