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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • A new dress, and set of lungs, for prom

    A new dress, and set of lungs, for prom
    For the first time in the six years since Victoria Chakwin was diagnosed with a deadly lung disease, the gown she wears won't be hospital issue. The 18-year-old from Martinsburg, W.Va., will go to her senior prom Saturday night in a red-and-black...
  • Long Island Girl Nearly Chokes To Death On Chip

    Long Island Girl Nearly Chokes To Death On Chip
    A Long Island girl is recovering a day after she nearly choked to death on a tortilla chip, police said. According to authorities, the 10-year-old girl identified as Alana Kiceina, reportedly was with her mother when she started choking Wednesday...
  • Two Killed, One Critically Injured In Long Island House Fire

    Two Killed, One Critically Injured In Long Island House Fire
    A house fire on Long Island claimed the lives of two men late Thursday and critically injured one woman, police said. According to authorities, the fire broke out sometime before 11 p.m. at the home on Broadway in Mastic. Firefighters were called to...
  • 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...
  • All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ

    All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ
    Kjayla Martin's father could sense the pressure on his daughter before the FHSAA girls weightlifting state meet. So Keith Martin went old school. He took out a pen and paper. "I wanted her to know that we loved her, and whatever happened, we were...
  • UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East

    UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East
    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...
  • A scampering, hypothetical ancestor causes an evolutionary stir

    A scampering, hypothetical ancestor causes an evolutionary stir
    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...
  • Cliff Robertson dies at 88; actor starred in films and on stage and TV

    Cliff Robertson dies at 88; actor starred in films and on stage and TV
    Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday. Robertson, who also...