Saturday Sep 6
GOP uses tracking device to probe Assemb. Edward Hennessey's 3rd District residency
It looks like it's not only gangsters who have to go out each morning and check under their cars before turning on the ignition -- now, local politicians may have to as well. The Republican Assembly Campaign Committee, according to local GOP officials, hired a private investigator who took the unusual step of attaching a hidden electronic tracking device under the car of Democratic Assemb.... It looks like it's not only gangsters who have to go out each morning and check under their cars before turning on the ignition -- now, local politicians may have to as well.
Baby deer rescued from East Moriches construction site
A baby white-tailed deer was rescued in East Moriches after becoming trapped in the foundation of a home under construction on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.
Cops: Driver who hit cruiser, stopped car may have been dozing
A motorist, possibly dozing at the wheel, caused a three-car crash early Saturday in East Moriches, ramming a parked Suffolk County Sheriff's patrol car and then another vehicle stopped for drunken driving, authorities said.
Common Core math, English test scores in state rise
Student passing rates on the state's Common Core tests rose significantly statewide this year in math and slightly in English under a new accounting system that does not include more than 50,000 youngsters who opted out of the tougher assessments, the state Department of Education reported Thursday.