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Teen Reportedly Dies In Snow-Tubing Accident During Blizzard

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 01.27.2015 | Crime

A 17-year-old boy died in a snow-tubing accident on Long Island Monday night, Newsday reported. It was the first reported death of the blizzard that s...

11th Body Found Near Long Island Beach

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

By FRANK ELTMAN, AP OAK BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — After a yearlong search, police on New York's Long Island announced Tuesday that they believe they hav...

Suffolk Police Failing Residents With Limited English, Need Meaningful Changes [VIDEO]

Ted Hesson | Posted 11.29.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

Despite touting new translation tools and cursory Spanish-language trainings, Suffolk County police consistently deny basic services to residents with limited English proficiency.

DOJ Says Suffolk County, N.Y., Police Need Improvements on Hate Crimes

Mark Potok | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

The Department of Justice sent a letter to officials earlier urging non-mandatory improvements in the way that the Suffolk County, N.Y., Police Department investigates hate crimes.

A Hate Crimes Commander Laid To Rest in Suffolk, But Questions Remain

Ted Hesson | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

Robert Reecks will be remembered as an accomplished leader within the Suffolk police department. But Reecks also faced criticism for his handling of hate crimes; specifically those perpetrated against Latinos.

Hate Crimes Against Immigrants in a Post-Racial Society

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

Earlier this week jurors returned a guilty verdict in a trial on Long Island. The teenage defendant was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crime in ...