Friday Mar 7
Police: Man being questioned in Nesconset injures officer
A detective was injured Thursday when a man being questioned in Nesconset started fighting with him and the officer's partner, Suffolk police said.
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Friday Mar 7
Suffolk bill would let sheriff fill positions
Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco stands in one of the four pods at the new Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Yaphank.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Ex-LIRR worker Fred Catalano gets 37 months for disability fraud
Former Long Island Rail Road worker Fred Catalano, of Nesconset, leaves court on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, after being sentenced to to 37 months in prison for defrauding the government.
Ex LIRR worker gets prison in disability scandal
A former train maintenance foreman has been sentenced to about three years in prison for his role in the Long Island Rail Road disability claims scandal.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Brookhaven moves to require carbon monoxide detectors in commercial buildings
Legal Sea Foods in the Shops at Walt Whitman mall is closed Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, for an investigation into why and how the manager Steve Nelson, 55, died and 27 people were sickened by carbon monoxide Saturday evening.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Suffolk report: Converting nursing home to jail would cost $146M
A March 27, 2013 photo of the John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Facility which, according to Suffolk public works officials, would need $146-million to be remade into jail space.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Editorial: The bigger issue of Suffolk homelessness
Ten children from homeless families have been added to the roster of the Hauppauge school district's Forest Brook Elementary School, a move that a local lawmaker says has brought complaints from some parents.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Legislator Kennedy: Tragedy Is A Call For Action
February 24, 2014 - "Shocked!" That was the only word Suffolk County Legislator John M. Kennedy, Jr., Chairman of the Republican Caucus, could utter, when first told of the tragic death of Legal Seafood Manager Steven Nelson .
LI lawmakers seek mandatory carbon monoxide detectors in state
A National Grid worker turns off the gas at the Legal Sea Foods Monday morning Feb. 24, 2014, in Huntington Station.
Winter has chilling effect on LI's small businesses
Abe Weisblack, who owns Sweats Appeal, in Plainview, which sells clothing for women and girls, stands inside his store among the merchandise, Thursday, February 20, 2014.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Ukraine: Parliament boss takes presidential powers
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Thu Feb 20, 2014
Proposed law would shift Suffolk sales tax to aid East End police
A proposed law would shift millions in county sales tax money to town and village police departments to address what East End officials say is an unfair distribution of police money.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
LI debate over homeless shelters approach
Residents and lawmakers are debating over Suffolk County's plans to move to a system of larger homeless shelters instead of smaller residential facilities.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Powerball jackpot reaches $330 million
Agnes Vion, of Nesconset, holds up her Power Ball tickets inside of Nesconset Cards & Gifts in Nesconset on Feb. 15, 2014.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Jhanvi Ravishankar competes against more than 100 to win spelling bee at Hofstra
Jhanvi Ravishankar, 12, won the third annual Hofstra Long Island Regional Spelling Bee on Sunday, besting more than 100 opponents.