Long Island teen's allergic reaction allegedly mistaken for drug use by school officials: Family
Arianna Varghese says her junior prom turned into a nightmare when staff at her school mistook a severe allergic reaction for drug use.
Huntington Hospital offering nutritional care to disadvantaged patients
Huntington Hospital is taking a proactive approach to promote health and healing by offering discharged patients a bag of nutritious food through its Food as Health program.
Inmate starts fire on Rikers Island, oil smuggling: Here are this week's top stories
This week the NYPD arrested a suspect for shooting a rookie cop, there was a fire on Rikers Island, and a man was arrested for stealing cooking oil.
Man arrested for stealing cooking oil from local Chick-fil-A
After nearly 3 months, Suffolk County Police arrested Hector Castrol-Espinal, 23, for stealing cooking oil from Chick-fil-A in Huntington Station.
Sinkhole opens up in Long Island home’s front yard; 3 rescued
Three people were rescued after a sinkhole opened up in the front yard of a home in Suffolk County, police said.
Huntington offering drivers over $120 an hour to plow snow
The Town of Huntington is offering snow plow drivers $122 an hour or more.
Long Island jewelry store robbed
Police in Suffolk County are looking for three people who robbed a jewelry store at gunpoint.
U.S. Postal Service center on Long Island works around-the-clock to handle mail
From now through the New Year, several hundred thousand letters and packages will be processed daily at the U.S. Postal Service's massive processing center in Melville, Long Island.
Long Island students create NY-themed ornaments for Christmas tree outside White House
Christmas ornaments made by students at Maplewood Intermediate School in Huntington Station now adorn a Christmas tree outside of the White House.
Long Island father shot, killed in upstate NY hotel lobby while visiting son at Marist College
Neighbors described Paul Kutz as a devoted father to his three children.
Funeral for FDNY EMS Lt. Alison Russo-Elling set for Wednesday
The funeral for FDNY EMS Lieutenant Alison Russo-Elling, who was stabbed to death last week in an unprovoked attack, is expected to draw hundreds of mourners.
Baby giraffe draws crowds of visitors on Long Island
The news of the newest member of the White Post Farms family — a baby giraffe named Savanna — is drawing crowds of animal lovers willing to wait on lines that stretch around the building.
1 dead after LIRR train hits car
An LIRR train hit a car on the tracks west of Huntington Station on Saturday, killing the driver.
Long Island man shot to death while answering knock on front door
Roquez Villalba-Jimenez was shot when he answered a knock at his front door of his Long Island home.
Long Island man killed after answering door
A Long Island man was shot and killed after answering a knock on his front door.
'Glamping' plan worries camp's neighbors
A nonprofit day camp on Long Island now wants to offer glamping for adults and families. But residents of the area are saying "not so fast."
Ukraine War: NY family fears for loved ones under fire
A woman from Long Island is growing more worried every day about her parents and other relatives who live in the war zone that Ukraine has become.
Burst pipes flood newly renovated dining hall at community center
Helping Hand Rescue Mission needs some rescuing after water gushed from burst pipes and ruined its dining facility. The mission had just installed a new heating system.
Betty White Challenge: LI animal shelter sees influx of donations
Little Shelter Animal Rescue has gotten more than $11,000 in recent donations made in honor of the late Betty White. The money will go directly toward the care of animals.
Internship program gives high schoolers a close look at nursing
Five days a week for a little over an hour each day, three Commack high school seniors are roaming different departments at Huntington Hospital as part of an internship with Wilson Tech. The students are learning about what it takes to become a nurse by shadowing the staff — all while keeping up with their high school workload.