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NYS Agriculture Dollars for LI Water Protection

Albany - (LInews) Suffolk County will receive nearly half a million dollars from Albany for nitrogen-reduction projects and for replacing outdated fuel storage tanks; our share of $11.1 million for agricultural water quality conservation projects throughout New York State. Read more...

Flavor of Justice, Taste of Leniency

Mineola - (LInews) Legendary Long Island recording artist and reality TV star Flavor Flav will avoid time in jail despite pleading guilty to a felony motor vehicle violation, and will instead savor the flavor of freedom, said prosecutors. Read more...

Call for Feds to Probe Allegedly Deceptive Campaign Mailers

Mineola - (LInews) County prosecutors want federal agents to be sure Nassau taxpayers aren't paying to be lied to. Campaign mailings by some county legislators claim they held the line on taxes this year when taxes actually increased, according to the district attorney's office. Read more...

Mistrial in Islip Sandy-Cleanup Fraud Case

Central Islip - (LInews) Despite a declared-mistrial, Suffolk prosecutors plan to pursue a fraud case against a family contracting company accused of cheating employees and the Town of Islip out of nearly a quarter of a million dollars for cleanup services following Superstorm Sandy. Read more...

American Music Award Nominations - Taylor Is Tops!

With six nominations, Taylor Swift leads the way for this year's American Music Awards!  Ed Sheeran earned five nominations, and both artists will compete as finalists in the Artist of the Year and Song of the Year categories. Read more...

Justice on the Menu for LI "Mac 'n Cheese" Miscreant

Hartford, CT - (LInews) A Bayville, Long Island man may receive a serving of justice in court today for ranting at and shoving a food service worker who refused to sell him a macaroni and cheese dinner last week at the University of Connecticut. Read more...