An unarmed man was shot and killed by a Suffolk police officer in a Bay Shore neighborhood after she battled him for control of a vehicle -- containing two children -- that he had tried to carjack, authorities said Monday.
More than two years after a pro-soccer team proposed a 25,000-seat soccer stadium, hotel and retail complex at Belmont Park, inaction by state officials has prompted the team to consider alternative locations for the $400 million privately funded project.
Nassau's financial control board Monday night authorized the county to issue $100 million in bonds to finance dozens of public works projects including upgrading the county's Family Court building, roadway improvements and purchasing new snow-removal equipment.
Sen. Charles Schumer criticized the federal government for a yearlong delay in approving a master plan for Long Island MacArthur Airport that proponents say could bring in more air traffic and revenue to the struggling airport.
The Suffolk County Legislature is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to adopt a set of risk assessment forms that help law enforcement, advocates and victims of domestic violence predict whether a batterer will attack again.
Small businesses that are developing a home automation system, improvements to MRI equipment and testing services for drugmakers are among the newest tenants for a state-designated tax-free zone at Stony Brook University.
A federal jury in Central Islip awarded $175,000 in damages Monday to a Roosevelt man who spent four months in prison in 2005 after the lead detective failed to tell anyone the man was in jail when the crime occurred.