From Albany: ‘Operation Hardhat,’ Report on Voter Intimidation

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State Police and another law enforcement agency issued 444 tickets during last week’s Operation Hardhat, an initiative between law enforcement entities, the New York State Department of Transportation and the New York State Thruway Authority, to crack Read More …

Update: 2 Killed in Crash on Northern State

Update: Two people were killed in a crash early Sunday morning near exit 39 of the Northern State Parkway in Huntington, state police said. The crash occurred about 1:30 a.m. when a westbound 2001 Audi driven by Tomislav Ivkov, 22 of Queens when the vehicle Read More …

Updated: Troopers Chase, Shoot Individual With Rifle on Northern State

A driver who pointed a rifle at troopers was shot Wednesday afternoon near the Deer Park Road exit of the Northern State Parkway, New York State Police said. Police gave this account: About 2:20 pm, New York State Police responded to a call that someone Read More …

State Police Warn Against Phone Scam

New York State Police are warning Long Islanders about a phone scam involving callers pretending to be state police. The department said the scammers ask for personal information. The phone number showing as theirs displays a state police station number but is not coming from Read More …

State Police Join Super Bowl Weekend Crackdown on DWI

State Police are working with local police across the state this weekend to crack down on impaired driving during Super Bowl weekend. The STOP-DWI campaign will include underage drinking enforcement, increased patrols and sobriety checkpoints to deter, identify and arrest impaired drivers. The campaign runs Read More …

Dix Hills Man Accused of Drug Possession

A Dix Hills man was arrested Sunday after state troopers pulled him over for speeding on and reported finding drugs in his vehicle. ¬†Evan Lieberman was in possession of marijuana and cocaine, the state police said. His car was stopped southbound on the Sagtikos Parkway Read More …