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05.15.13 Andy Cush

Details about the video above are scant, but everything you need to know is in there: there’s a cop, with his hands around a man’s neck, inside the man’s own home, threatening to “beat the living shit out of [him] and drag [his] fucking ass to jail—got it?” According to Michael Schuchman, the 22-year-old being manhandled […]

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02.04.13 Andy Cush

About 3,000 Christmas trees in Long Beach, Long Island, are receiving a new lease on life thanks to some enterprising citizens committed to rebuilding their beach and their community. The trees have been placed in large piles along the beach’s destroyed dunes, with hopes that they’ll catch sand blowing in the wind and jumpstart the […]

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01.22.13 Andy Cush

In what must be the most frightening news of the day, 57-year-old Long Island dentist Robert Garelick was arrested for reckless endangerment yesterday after conducting a procedure while drunk. Information about the case beyond that is relatively scant, and there are some burning questions I’d like answered. How drunk was he–are we talking two-beer lunch […]

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01.08.13 Andy Cush

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the 90 percent of Long Islanders were left without power. Most homes were blacked for a week, and many were dark for as long as two weeks. Now, a commission backed by Governor Andrew Cuomo is taking the Long Island Power Authority to task. The Moreland Commission on Utility […]

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11.08.12 Andy Cush

When Steven Kuhr, director of the New York State Office of Emergency Management, deployed several hurricane relief workers to clear a tree from the driveway of his own Suffolk County home, he probably wasn’t expecting to lose his job over it, but that’s exactly what happened–when Governor Andrew Cuomo learned of the transgression, he released […]

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06.19.12 David Lumb

What should be a red-letter day for children across the nation will instead be met with somber faces heralding a grim season of fewer ice cream choices for Long Island. Tomorrow’s Sergio Leone standoff will occur at high noon in Wantagh with Nassau County Legislator David Denenberg, the somehow-responsible Good Humor company officials, and civic […]

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12.01.11 Bucky Turco

The one consistent thing that can be said about John McCain, the angry old man of the Senate, is that he says lots of dumb shit. The cranky Republican is by far, the go-to man for gaffes and on Wednesday, he flouted this unique skill on Capitol Hill when he said, “Last I checked, Long […]

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08.01.11 Bucky Turco

Watch as a Suffolk County police sergeant arrests a freelance journalist for recording an arrest while not interfering whatsoever. Phil Datz says he was charged with misdemeanor obstruction of governmental administration, an offense that’s guaranteed to be dismissed. […]

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06.23.11 Bucky Turco

A Long Island man scumbag wanted for allegedly killing four people while robbing a Medford pharmacy’s Vicodin stash this past weekend, was arrested by Suffolk County police on Wednesday along with his junkie wife, who reportedly drove the getaway car. […]

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06.16.11 Bucky Turco

The investigation of several bodies dumped near a section of beach on the South Shore of Long Island is not progressing so well and now the Suffolk County Police Department is looking towards a more time-tested method for solving crimes: tips. The reward for information connected to these homicides has been upped to $25,000, which […]

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