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NYPD cop pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire scheme

Valerie Cincinelli, a veteran NYPD officer from Oceanside, pleaded not guilty to charges that she schemed to murder her estranged husband and the young daughter of a boyfriend.

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Judge tosses sex-related charges against surgeon

A judge dismissed sex-related charges against Dr. Dwight De Risi, a Great Neck surgical oncologist, nearly a year after a patient accused the doctor of kissing and touching her inappropriately.


Today is the last day to listen to WPLJ

WPLJ/95.5 FM, the station that brought rock and pop to the New York area, will shut down today and be replaced by Christian music broadcaster K-LOVE.

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Watch: LIer is mailman by day, fashion designer by night

Stanley Covington has delivered mail for the last 32 years. But each night, he's inspired by the loss of his mother, father, and nephew to live out his dream as a fashion designer.

Opinion: Walkability is the new measure of livability

Walkability is the new hot concept in urban planning.

LGBT Network opens new, larger advocacy center

Long Island's LGBT community can gather and get much-needed services, such as drop-in HIV testing, at the 15,000-square-foot center.

Fitness boom: New gyms filling vacant retail space

Industry officials aren't worried about oversaturation. "We will build clubs on Long Island until we can't find a place to put them," the president of one fitness chain said.


LI icon Walt Whitman's 200th birthday is today

"One could not drive from east to west, from north to south, or diagonally across Long Island without crossing Whitman's path, probably many times."

Exciting LI food trucks to try, rent

Food trucks have hit the big time on Long Island.

Nassau targets illegal limos during prom season

Nassau County is stepping up its efforts with safety checks at popular venues to make sure students "aren't taken for a ride."

Ronkonkoma Hub's first residents moving in

The first building in The Alston, the first phase of the Hub, has 129 apartments.

8 family-friendly waterfront restaurants on LI

There are plenty of family-friendly restaurants and seafood shacks with great views — and some special perks.

From LI to the World Cup: Dunn's career highlights

Crystal Dunn, a defender on the U.S. women's national team for the 2019 Women's World Cup, began her soccer career on Long Island.

Teen parlays enterprising spirit into clothing line

Most people don't become entrepreneurs in their teens. But Samiah Davis is not like most people.

Municipal websites can be vulnerable to hackers

Internet security experts say all government websites should make cybersecurity a top priority, no matter the extent of digital services provided.

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