| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:38 PM
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...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
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...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Jun 30, 2010
A widely prescribed cancer drug noted for its ability to choke off blood vessels that help tumors grow can cause significant kidney damage in some patients, a team of Long Island scientists has found.
Kidney problems are the second serious condition...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 9:46 AM
Comedian George Burns once cracked that "sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope." Clearly, he was speaking for his own generation.
Today's seniors, their sex lives liberated long ago by one pill and extended indefinitely by another,...
| Aug 11, 2010
Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation?
To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to...
| Apr 23, 2009
| 12:09 PM
STONY BROOK, N.Y (XIP NEWS) -- It's a sport that has somewhat of a worldwide appeal and now Rugby is gaining much popularity on the campus of Stony Brook University.
SBU's Ryan Famulari talks to the coach and players of the University's Rugby team, and...
| Apr 5, 2009
BRENTWOOD, N.Y (WPIX) -- A man on Long Island is under arrest for assault after Suffolk County police say he beat his girlfriend's 7-year-old son so brutally he couldn't even breathe.
Police responded to a call at a Brentwood home Friday night and...
| Apr 13, 2009
Two people were injured Monday morning in a crash involving a Chevrolet Suburban and a mini-bus carrying 13 special needs adults in Ronkonkoma, Suffolk police said.
Both of the drivers suffered minor injuries, Suffolk County Police said. None of the...
| May 20, 2009
With Facebook, instant messaging and texting, some teens are spending more time talking with their friends online than in person. Now the lack of face-to-face interaction has some researchers worried technology is taking the "social" out of social...
| May 23, 2009
A mother and daughter on Long Island were killed early Saturday morning after a fire tore through their Centereach home, according to Suffolk County police.
Dorothy Reinhard, 77, and Elaine Moore, 60, who were long-time roommates, perished in the blaze...