J.D. Allen

Editor and Producer, The Full Story

A native Long Islander, J.D. is WSHU's news editor, and producer of The Full Story. Formerly WAMC’s Berkshire bureau chief, he has reported for public radio stations, including bylines with WSHU, WNYC, WBUR, WNPR and NPR. J.D. has reported on healthcare and small businesses for "Long Island Business News" and real estate and land-use for The Press News Group newspapers. He's also an adjunct at Stony Brook University's School of Journalism. J.D. holds a B.A. in journalism and sociology from Stony Brook University and an M.S. in communications from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.

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Connecticut State Police are almost ready to roll out the remaining 150 body cameras still needed for the force. Authorities began the program a little over a year ago. 

Saurabh Das / AP

Long Island emergency communications systems received nearly $2 million to help improve dispatch services and response times.

Mark Lennihan / AP

Most New York voters say they are unwilling to spend more money on presents this year. 

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York says the potato crop in his home state isn’t small fry.

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to hire 500 additional officers. The proposal comes as the MTA nears a budget deficit of nearly $1 billion in the next few years.