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Long Island

  1. coronavirus
    37 Coronavirus Cases Traced to Superspreader Sweet 16A Long Island birthday party has landed 270 people in quarantine so far, health officials say.
  2. crime
    A White Couple Allegedly Terrorized Their Black Neighbor for 3 YearsIn July, Jennifer McLeggan hung a sign on her door that said, “I live in FEAR for my life at home.” Now her neighbors have been arrested.
  3. okay guys
    Montauk Brewing Is Being Attacked After Offering Support for Black Lives Matter“Blue lives matter ! Never again ! Pouring your shit beer down the drain.”
  4. explainers
    What Is Going on With Trump’s Pizza Tweet?A very quick explainer.
  5. uncut gems
    The Story Behind the Uncut Gems House, and the 83-Year-Old Widow Who Owns ItTo Rose Leviton, the Safdies are just “two young boys” who made a movie in her kitchen. Now that it’s on Netflix, she might even watch it.
  6. crime
    A Man Was Stabbed to Death on a Zoom CallPolice say about 20 people were on the call when the man’s son allegedly attacked him.
  7. feature
    Two Lost DaughtersMari Gilbert’s life, transformed by the death of one daughter, was ended by another.
  8. the grub street diet
    Pastry Wizard Claudia Fleming Can Never Get Enough Scones“They might be my favorite thing in the world.”
  9. the grub street diet
    Sporkful Host Dan Pashman’s Parenting Requires Extra Calories“When I’m around my kids, I consume an average of 14,000 additional calories per day.”
  10. immigration
    Did ICE Violate a Teen Informant’s Civil Rights?Homeland Security is investigating the case of a Long Island teenager marked for deportation because of admissions he made to police to escape MS-13.
  11. immigration
    Teen Who Faced Deportation After He Informed on MS-13 Gets Temporary ReprieveJudge postpones asylum decision until May, asking for more evidence of Henry’s cooperation with police and the FBI.
  12. immigration
    Teenage MS-13 Gang Informant Heads Into Final Asylum HearingAmong those who will testify on Henry’s behalf: His former principal, an expert witness working for free, and his FBI Gang Task Force handler.
  13. feature
    A Teen Turned Informant to Escape MS-13. Now His Life Is in Even More Danger.Henry thought that talking to the cops would help him get away from the violent gang. Now he’s caught between them and ICE.
  14. this is very long island
    Long Island Will Finally Get a Restaurant Named After Billy Joel’s Song ‘Vienna’Dads everywhere are stoked.
  15. Report: Donald Trump Is Visiting Long Island This WeekLong Island congressman Peter King says he is coming to discuss MS-13.
  16. Why an Esteemed NYC Chef Is Expanding to Long Island’s North Fork“You know how beautiful it is out here. It’s heaven. For a chef, somebody who’s cooking, it doesn’t get any better.”
  17. news you can booze
    A Long Island Restaurant Is Throwing an ‘LIRR Sucks Party’You’d want a free drink, too, if you got stranded at Penn Station after work.
  18. International Intrigue Near Long Island’s Gold CoastIs the loss of prime real estate the biggest punishment for Russian election meddling?
  19. Nassau County Executive and His Wife Arrested in Federal Corruption ProbeOne of the alleged figures in the case also has ties to the investigation into Mayor de Blasio’s fundraising activities.
  20. Long Island Incumbent Hit for Failure to Properly Honor Billy JoelThe challenger is proposing a $1 million “giant marble statue” of the singer.
  21. Grown-up With Lightsaber Puts Campus on LockdownSUNY Farmingdale: I’ve got a bad feeling about this.
  22. Helicopter Crash-Lands in Long Island StreetBy some miracle, its two passengers walked away from the scene.
  23. A Car Chase, a Manhunt, and a Bag of Stolen Cash in Woodbury, Long IslandScenes from a thriller, briefly.
  24. lawsuits
    Long Island Man Returns From Florida to Find His House Has Been Demolished He’s suing.
  25. high school hackers
    3 Long Island Teens Accused of Hacking High School and Tweaking GradesProbably trading college for some prison time. 
  26. lebensraum
    Nazi-Founded L.I. Town Restricted to ‘Germans Only’ Is Sued for Discrimination“It’s terrible for everyone — for the kids, for us and even for our dogs.”
  27. Food Waste
    A Revolutionary Food-Waste Recycling Plant Is Opening in Long IslandThe $40 million facility can turn 120,000 tons of food trash a year into energy.
  28. scary things
    Please Do Not Set Hideous, Toe-Chomping Creatures Loose on Long IslandAlligator snapping turtles belong in the South, thanks.
  29. crimes and misdemeanors
    LI Man Arrested for Altering Red-Light CamerasHe pointed them upward so they just captured clouds. 
  30. The Chain Gang
    New York’s First Stand-alone Chick-fil-A Is Coming to Long Island inThe chain’s Empire State invasion is about to begin.
  31. sharks
    Sharks Spotted on Long Island BeachPoor souls.
  32. Old-Timers
    Restaurant Owner Won’t Let Anyone Eat His 23-Pound LobsterSo it’s become something of a tourist attraction instead.
  33. Tips
    Amy Schumer Left a $500 Tip at a Long Island Clam BarThe comedian continues to be great.
  34. schemes
    The Ol’ Dummy-in-the-Carpool-Lane Trick Only Works If You’re Careful That means no speeding. 
  35. trolls
    Rep. Peter King Says Torture Wasn’t That Bad“We’re talking about people being made to stand in awkward positions, have water put into their nose and into their mouth.”
  36. horrible things
    Local Professor Identified as Victim of Long Island BeheadingA horrifying murder-suicide.
  37. Lawsuits
    The Music Industry Wants to Ban Music at Restaurants That Don’t PayOne Long Island establishment is facing a fine of $150,000.
  38. music
    Billy Joel Is Working on New Music About the History of Long IslandIt will probably never be released. 
  39. save the whales
    This Humongous Whale Washed Up Dead on Long IslandOfficially ruining the very end of beach season.
  40. Lawsuits
    A Muslim Worker Has Sued Peter Luger for Alleged Hate SpeechThe steakhouse also hated paying him his full wages, the lawsuit contends.
  41. Long Island Teen Becomes Third High School Football Player to Die This WeekTom Cutinella, a 16-year-old junior, is the latest tragedy.
  42. Well Done
    On-Break EMTs Rescue Applebee’s Customers and Staff From Carbon MonoxideRestaurant had no sensor, despite a death at nearby Legal Seafoods earlier this year.
  43. mysteries
    A Piece of a Commercial Plane Ended Up in a Long Island Yard, SomehowNot comforting.
  44. talking about the weather
    Long Island Flooded Last Night, Leaving Cars FloatingA month’s worth of rain in an hour.
  45. very sad things
    Drunk Man Accidentally Runs Over Friend Who Refused a Ride HomeAwful.
  46. horrible things
    Brooklyn Woman Allegedly Decapitated NeighborAfter one of their frequent disputes about the rent.
  47. oh long island
    Long Island Pilot Makes the Same Emergency Landing Twice in 8 Days It would probably be best for everyone if he didn’t try this a third time.
  48. very scary things
    Human Head Discovered in Area Where Other Severed Body Parts Were Found On Long Island.
  49. bad ideas
    New York Beachgoers Fail to Appreciate Nazi Symbol BannerA good way to ruin a sunny day.
  50. very scary things
    Severed Body Parts Keep Turning Up on Long IslandTwo arms, a torso, and a mystery. 
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