| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Massachusetts Lowell will move up to Division I and join the America East Conference, representatives of both announced today at a rally at the Tsongas Center on campus.
The school, which is currently in Division II, will also add men's and women's...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:39 PM
What's cute and furry and has a name only a paleontologist could love?
A tiny theoretical creature dubbed the hypothetical placental mammal ancestor is stealing the hearts of some evolutionary biologists -- and annoying others -- as it raises new debate...
| Nov 26, 2012
Quarterback Jimmy Walker of Redlands has committed to Stony Brook University. He's the fourth player from his team to make a college commitment, joining Craig Lee (UCLA), Walter Jones (Oregon State) and Jared Layel (Air Force). -- Eric Sondheimer...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 6:22 PM
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,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:26 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:05 PM
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,...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:18 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:45 AM
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....