Long Island News

A home in Riverhead, N.Y. on the north shore of Long Island.
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Reports from Terry Sheridan, Jay ShahDesiree D'Iorio and the Long Island News Bureau staff, in collaboration with Stony Brook University's School of Journalism; WSHU's Charles Lane; and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio

Ways to Connect

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a Feb. 22, 2021, press briefing.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo fueled new controversy this week over sexual harassment allegations against him, when he sought to redefine the definition of sexual harassment in state law.

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A newly released report shows excessive overtime spending at the Southampton Village Police Department on Long Island.

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Saying she and other adult sexual abuse survivors deserve their day in court, Marissa Hoechstetter is looking to the New York state Legislature to make that possible.

C19: Time To Open New York?

May 12, 2021
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Republicans on Long Island want the state to finally open up. Republicans in Connecticut propose an alternative to the governor’s COVID-relief spending, a new study on how Long Island businesses did throughout the pandemic, and a bill that could help sexual abuse survivors in New York.