Long Island News

A home in Riverhead, N.Y. on the north shore of Long Island.
Credit Will James

Reports from Terry Sheridan and the Long Island News Bureau staff, a collaboration with Stony Brook University's School of Journalism; WSHU's Charles Lane; and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio

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Town of Southampton

The Town of Southampton has reached a deal to buy and preserve the piece of property where the remains of a Shinnecock tribe member were discovered last month.

The town will pay builders KB Southampton $450,000 for the property. The Town Board will hold a public hearing on October 9 to discuss the purchase using Community Preservation Funds.

The remains were discovered by a construction crew on August 13, and work was stopped.

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo via AP

The second span on the new Governor Mario Cuomo Bridge between Westchester and Rockland is scheduled to be completely open to traffic this morning.

Holly Pickett / The New York Times via AP

Democratic primary voters on Thursday have a choice of four candidates for state attorney general, after former AG Eric Schneiderman resigned in May over allegations he physically abused several women that he dated.

Conn. And NY Mark 17th Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks

Sep 11, 2018
Natalie Cioffari / WSHU

U.S. and state flags in Connecticut and New York are flying at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Tuesday in remembrance of the September 11th attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

M. Spencer Green / AP

Connecticut and New York have received a federal election assistance grant and will spend most of it on cybersecurity. Congress authorized giving states $380 million after reports that Russian hackers scanned state voting systems.