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4 hrs ago | Patch.com
More than 2,500 outraged residents have signed a petition demanding politicians immediately stop efforts to institute a sharpshooter program aimed at culling the deer herd on the East End.
Should nudity be off-limits on prime-time TV?
Could you pass a US citizenship test?
8 hrs ago | Mass Transit
The Long Island Rail Road's deployment of a 53-foot-long, 80-ton steel snow removal vehicle caps a three-year effort to bolster the agency's winter weather arsenal.
12 hrs ago | Newsday
Marine Sgt. Shane Larkin, right, stands with some of his Toys-for-Tots team, from left, Sgt.
Marylou Pinto was driving a 2007 Kia east on North Country Road in Mount Sinai when her vehicle apparently crossed over to the opposite lane near Shore Road around 4 p.m. Sunday, according to Suffolk County police.
A more than 160-year-old Long Island church has been gutted by a fire that blazed through the sanctuary hours before Sunday's service.
A tenant of an Eastport home was shot and killed in a burglary attempt, Suffolk County police officials said.
Suffolk County police are investigating after a man was killed and another was shot during a home invasion robbery early Sunday.
A man was shot and killed at his home in Eastport early Sunday morning, police said.
The 47-year-old driver was awaiting arraignment Sunday after being arrested on a charge of leaving the scene of a fatal crash.
Shell Casing Found at Commack Middle School Security was on high alert Wednesday at Commack Middle School after a student found an empty ammunition shell casing in the building's hallway that morning.
Owners whose property was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy can apply for a refund of part of their 2013 town taxes.
Sag Harbor Village Police released a sketch this week of a man they say is a third suspect wanted for questioning in connection to a November 19 armed robbery of The Corner Closet on Main Street in Sag Harbor.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone's new deal with the police detectives union -- his latest labor pact that promises no layoffs -- will cost $52.6 million over the next five years, according to the administration's fiscal analysis.
Here's a look at some of the top news stories that made headlines in and around your community this past week.
A Massachusetts man was arrested Sunday after police say he burglarized two East Northport businesses, one less than 20 minutes after the other.
Police and an ambulance at the scene of a collision between a car and a truck on Veterans Memorial Highway near Broadway in Holbrook at 5:46 a.m. Friday.