Red Light Cameras to end in Suffolk County

Red Light Cameras to end in Suffolk County

Suffolk County’s red light camera program is scheduled to end Dec. 1 after a bill to extend it for five years failed in the State Legislature, leaving county leaders without a plan to make up more than $8 million in annual revenue. State lawmakers, who are up for reelection in November, did not extend the…

South Carolina finishes perfect season with NCAA championship, beating Iowa 87-75

South Carolina finishes perfect season with NCAA championship, beating Iowa 87-75

By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball WriterCLEVELAND (AP) — Dawn Staley and South Carolina completed their perfect season, ending Caitlin Clark’s historic college career with an 87-75 win over Iowa in the NCAA championship game Sunday.With Staley directing a relentless attack from the sideline, the Gamecocks (38-0) became the 10th Division I team to go through…

Mets opener postponed a day to Friday due to rainy forecasts

Mets opener postponed a day to Friday due to rainy forecasts

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Baseball openers in New York and Philadelphia were postponed a day until Friday because of rainy forecasts in both cities.Pete Alonso and the New York Mets were scheduled to host the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday afternoon, a day featuring the first full slate of major league…

Standoff ends at Huntington Station home after man barricaded himself inside

Standoff ends at Huntington Station home after man barricaded himself inside

Police in Huntington Station had to use a battering ram to break down a garage door at the home on New York Avenue, after a man barricaded himself inside the home for more than five hours.The standoff started at around 3:40 p.m. Monday afternoon. It ended shortly after 9 p.m when police walked out with…

School bus crashes into a home in N. Merrick

School bus crashes into a home in N. Merrick

A school bus crashed into a North Merrick home on Meadowbrook Road around noon Wednesday afternoon. The bus struck two vehicles and crashed into the Long Island home after dropping off a group of students, according to fire officials.Police say the school bus driver suffered minor injuries. No one in the house was hurt. No…

Queens man faces fine for jumping from Fire Island ferry

Queens man faces fine for jumping from Fire Island ferry

The  man who leapt into the Great South Bay off the deck of a Fire Island ferry is facing a $2,500 fine. Officials confirmed there is an ongoing U.S. Coast Guard investigation into the incident . The jumper, a 24-year-old man from Queens, jumped ship as it neared the dock in Bay Shore on the…

Police are seeking tips following an attempted bank robbery in North Babylon

Police are seeking tips following an attempted bank robbery in North Babylon

Suffolk police are searching for a man who tried to rob the Bethpage Federal Credit Union, located on Deer Park Avenue in North Babylon Wednesday morningThe incident happened around 9:30 a.m. when a man walked into the bank and passed the teller a note demanding cash.He then fled the bank on foot without any money.…

Rosyln community shows support for victims families

Rosyln community shows support for victims families

Nearly 100 members of the Rosyln community were at the Nassau County courthouse for an appearance of the alleged drunk driver accused the crash that killed two Roslyn teenagers, saying they came to show their support for the families of the victims in the crash that happened Wednesday evening in Jericho.Nassau County police say Amandeep…

Jon Rahm rallies to win the Masters

Jon Rahm rallies to win the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jon Rahm kept hearing how he was destined to win this Masters because so many Spanish stars were aligned in his favor. Sunday was the birthdate of Seve Ballesteros, his idol and inspiration for playing. This year was the 40-year anniversary of the second Masters title Ballesteros won. If that wasn’t…

Suffolk Cracks Down On Baby Chick Sales

Suffolk Cracks Down On Baby Chick Sales

The Suffolk County District Attorney says multiple businesses were charged with misdemeanors and fined after they were accused of selling day-old baby chicks in amounts less than allowed by state law.Each spring around Easter time there is a jump in the purchases of newly born baby chicks, ducklings, and rabbits, to use as live decorations…