NYC migrant crisis: Riverhead residents divided over housing asylum seekers
Residents have mixed feelings on whether Riverhead should help New York City lighten the load by housing hundreds of asylum seekers.
Riverhead zero-tolerance policy aims to crack down on quality-of-life crimes
The town’s leaders hope to limit certain types of behaviors that could be offensive toward others such as urinating in public, smoking weed near children's play areas and aggressive panhandling.
Long Island woman killed man to steal his home, jury finds
"The only new home this defendant will be living in as a result of her actions, is prison," the Suffolk County district attorney said.
Long Island town named one of the Top 50 Best Places To Travel in the world
According to a new list from Forbes, Riverhead is one of the top 50 travel destinations in the world for 2023.
Murder trial begins of ex-cop accused of forcing son to sleep in unheated garage
Thomas Valva was only 8 years old when he was made to sleep inside an unheated garage and froze to death. His father, a former NYPD cop, is now on trial for the boy's murder.
Long Island town considering restricting gun stores near downtown
The town of Riverhead, in Suffolk County, is considering implementing new rules about where gun shops can and cannot be located.
Seal pup rescued from road released back into Atlantic Ocean
A seal that was found flopping around a busy road on Long Island last weekend has returned to the Atlantic Ocean.
Seal pup recovering at rescue center on Long Island
A wayward seal that was flopping around a busy roadway on Long Island is under observation at an animal rescue center. Biologists hope to release him soon.
5 people killed in Long Island house fire
The fast-moving fire claimed the lives of a mother, her two children and two nephews who had just moved to Riverhead from Guatemala, and destroyed a historic building.
Suffolk County worker charged in digital currency mining scheme
Authorities say a Suffolk County employee secretly installed dozens of machines in his workplace in a cryptocurrency scheme and cost the county at least $6,000 in electricity bills.
Pop-up shops filling empty storefronts across the U.S.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we're starting to see pop-up shops appearing year-round to fill empty storefronts.
New mega water park coming to Long Island
The Island Water Park, set to open later this year, will be a mega water park with a huge manmade lake, indoor surfing, bumper boats and so much more.
Dozens of domestic rabbits dumped in the woods
A rescue group contacted the SPCA about the discovery of domestic rabbits left in a wooded area of Calverton.
Long Island Aquarium offers overnight stay with shark dive, champagne dinner
The overnight experience also includes a meet-and-greet with penguins and breakfast on the water
Long Island cop fatally shoots man during struggle
State and county authorities are investigating after a Suffolk County police officer shot and killed a man in Manorville on Thursday night.
Free dog food giveaway in Suffolk County on Saturday
If you need help feeding your dog, this pet food giveaway on Long Island can help.
Suspect indicted in near-fatal stabbing of Long Island cop
A Long Island man faced a judge on charges that he stabbed a police officer after
DA: NY woman murdered man, tried to steal his home
A Long Island woman is accused of murder in connection with the death of an acquaintance.
3D printed house for sale on Long Island
A 3D printed house on Long Island is on the market.
Stranded sea turtles rehabbing on Long Island
Marine experts say turtles including the Atlantic green, loggerheads, and critically endangered Kemp's Ridley typically travel to Long Island to forage for food in the summer months. It goes south when they miss their cue to migrate.