Tag: Suffolk County (NY)

How Republicans Are Losing the Suburbs

Weather: Mix of sun and clouds, breezy and cold. The temperature, below freezing in the morning, will climb into the mid-40s by early afternoon. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving). ImageCredit…Patrick Semansky/Associated Press Representative Peter King, a Long Island Republican, announced this week that he would retire, ending his 28-year career in Congress. […]

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A Bag of Sex Toys, an Alleged Cover-Up and an Ex-D.A. on Trial

It started with a duffel bag containing sex toys, cigars and a pornographic film. The bag belonged to James Burke, the police chief in Suffolk County, and was stolen from his parked car in December 2012. When the police later arrested a heroin user with the bag, Mr. Burke walked into the station house to […]

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Texas Is Latest State to Pump the Brakes on Red-Light Cameras

On a recent morning in May, Carlos Barrientos drove up to a Belt Line Road intersection on his way to work in Grand Prairie, Tex. His breakfast sandwich, sports drink, backpack and papers were arranged around him and on the seats, so Mr. Barrientos, 23, tried to avoid making sudden moves. Suddenly a yellow traffic […]

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