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  • Is Sandy a taste of things to come?

    Is Sandy a taste of things to come?
    We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to...
  • Visiting Curiosity scientists set to leave JPL, head home

    Visiting Curiosity scientists set to leave JPL, head home
    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is about to get a little quieter. Since Aug. 5, when the one-ton rover Curiosity landed on Mars, visiting scientists have worked out of the La Cañada Flintridge campus. They came from far and wide; from Spain, France,...
  • Doctor Found Alive in Woods, Recovering from a 'Million' Bug Bites

    Doctor Found Alive in Woods, Recovering from a 'Million' Bug Bites
    The elderly doctor who survived more than three days and nights in the woods--through heat, thunderstorms, insect bites, and close encounters with animals--smiled from his hospital bed Friday, as the Suffolk County cops who found Dr. Jerome Nadler paid...
  • Seize the day

    Seize the day
    Monday gets a bad rap as being the week's most miserable day. But ever since elementary school, Cortney Anderson's true nemesis has been Sunday. The unfinished homework. The race against the clock for a few last licks of freedom. The quiet that...
  • Death Toll In Long Island Small Plane Crash Rises To 2

    Death Toll In Long Island Small Plane Crash Rises To 2
    The death toll in Sunday's small plane crash has risen to two -- the pilot and one of the passengers. The pilot's name has not been released. The other victim has been identified as Jane Unhjem, 60, of Goshen, N.Y.; Her husband, Erik Unhjem, 61,...
  • Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital

    Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital
    One man is dead and two others badly hurt after the small plane they were in crashed and burned Sunday on a residential street in Shirley. Neighbors used fire extinguishers and garden houses to try to put out the flames. But, the pilot was trapped in the...
  • Long Island House Explosion Kills Baby, Injures at least 14 Others

    Long Island House Explosion Kills Baby, Injures at least 14 Others
    A house explosion on Long Island Tuesday has killed a baby and hospitalized at least fourteen others. The baby, an 18-month-old boy, was rushed to the hospital, but died shortly after, according to reports.  Seven people - six adults and the baby - were...
  • Three Injured In DWI Car Crash Into 7-Eleven

    Three Injured In DWI Car Crash Into 7-Eleven
    Three people were injured in a car crash, including a pregnant woman and a child, after the driver allegedly drove intoxicated and crashed the car in Brentwood Thursday evening. The car went airborne into the back of a 7-Eleven store, injuring the...
  • LI Teen Recovering After Getting Struck By Lightning

    LI Teen Recovering After Getting Struck By Lightning
    A Long Island teen is lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning this weekend. According to officials, 18-year-old Nicole Burke was hit at Heckscher State Park in Huntington at about 6 p.m Sunday. The teen was struck during a passing thunderstorm....
  • Online Dish: Texting & Walking is Now Against the Law

    Online Dish: Texting & Walking is Now Against the Law
    Textaholics beware! Now, in Fort Lee, N.J., not only can you not text and drive, you can't text and walk. Police have started handing out $85 jaywalking tickets to pedestrians who are caught texting while walking. "It's a big distraction. Pedestrians...
  • Childhood Friends Killed In Tragic House Fire

    Childhood Friends Killed In Tragic House Fire
    64 year old Robert Drake Brownell had just left Virginia several months ago to re-connect with his son on Long Island--a son he'd left behind years ago, because of divorce. Last night, Brownell was killed with his long-time friend, Doug DeSouza, in...