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Dix Hills man pleads not guilty in uncle's murder

William Cahoon lay dead in his Levittown home's back bedroom for some time until a Jericho restaurant asked police to check on him, prosecutors said. David Cahoon's attorney said the "circumstantial case" against his client was "rubbish."

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Election warnings blare, but action stalls in Congress

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a House-passed bill that would authorize $775 million to beef up state election systems.


Officials: Ex-cop gets year for pressuring prisoner for sex

Christopher McCoy was sentenced to one year for pressuring a woman he arrested to twice engage in sexual acts in a police precinct, officials said.

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Thousands pay tribute to longtime Manhattan DA

With eulogies mixing the eloquent and the homespun, mourners bid their final farewells to Robert M. Morgenthau.

Aldi to open its first grocery store in Nassau

The German-owned grocer, which has six stores on the Island, plans to open a Valley Stream location by spring 2020.

LI mosque nixes ex-Knick Kanter's hoops clinic

Enes Kanter and the mosque offer differing reasons on why the clinic was postponed, but a private facility in West Hempstead will now host the camp.

Tanaka allows 12 runs, Yanks lose by 16 to Red Sox 

There's wearing it, to use some old baseball slang, and then there's what happened to Masahiro Tanaka at Fenway.


Stew Leonard's names Stew's Tank contest winners

Three of the four winners of the Stew's Tank competition are Long Island food purveyors.

Longtime educator, problem solver dies at 92

"In her way, she was fierce," said Helen Greene's son Barry, pointing to several adversities that molded or reflected her grit.

Filler: Possible end to power plant debate

The case between LIPA and the Town of Huntington over the Northport Power Plant is headed back to court for final arguments.

Warner: Manning's record could hurt HOF chance

But the Hall of Famer says Eli Manning's two Super Bowl rings will carry weight when the time comes.

LI county population estimates by race, ethnicity

Long Island's Hispanic population grew by 18.5 percent between July 2010 and July 2018, according to Census estimates.

Curran picks head of minority affairs office

Lionel Chitty, 51, is executive director of the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce and a part-time laborer for Oyster Bay.

'Moulin Rouge!': Spectacle outweighs the drama

Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit star in the extravagant exercise in overload at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

LI families with unique backyard playhouses

With a little paint, some elbow grease and lots of imagination, parents are turning their backyards into magical tableaus for their children.

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