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  • West Nile Virus Reported On Long Island

    West Nile Virus Reported On Long Island
    Break out the bug spray. West Nile Virus is back on Long Island. "The confirmation of West Nile virus in a mosquito pool indicates that the virus is actively circulating within the mosquito population," said Dr. James Tomarken, the Commissioner of...
  • As Region Prepares For Nor'easter, Long Islanders Still Without Power

    As Region Prepares For Nor'easter, Long Islanders Still Without Power
    Thousands of cold and anxious LIPA customers waited for electricity on Long Island Tuesday. In Oceanside the neighborhoods were dark. Only generators powered some businesses and lights. More than a week after Sandy pummeled Long Island, power lines...
  • Sandy Unearths 90-Year-Old Ship Wreck On Fire Island

    Sandy Unearths 90-Year-Old Ship Wreck On Fire Island
    When Superstorm Sandy devastated Fire Island, flooding nearly 80 percent of the community's homes, it also unearthed a nearly 100-year-old ship wreck. The ship, believed to be the Bessie White, was left exposed after high winds and torrential rain...
  • Sister Of Victim Won't Stop Tracking Case Until Serial Killer Is Caught

    Sister Of Victim Won't Stop Tracking Case Until Serial Killer Is Caught
    Melissa Cann has four kids to tuck into bed at night. But by day, the Norwich resident is busy trying to make certain that her late sister — believed to be the victim of a Long Island serial killer — rests in peace. Cann's sister, Maureen...
  • Questioning the Boystown reality

     
    ‘Boystown’ is the reality show that was, then wasn’t and now apparently is being filmed in the streets and haunts of our fine neighborhood. And it’s being staged out of a combination green gray Chevy Astro van from 1986 no less!...
  • A break from the comical

     
    I grew up in a super suburb of sprawling Houston. So naturally when I decided to move to Chicago, my mother couldn't help but fret a little.  This is a city that has seen its fair share of urban related crime.  In the early eighties Chicago nearly went...
  • Monster Mash: Pompeii site faces problems; Ai Weiwei tax case

     
    A UNESCO report has identified serious problems with Pompeii, including structural damage to buildings, vandalism and a lack of qualified staff. Authorities in China have agreed to artist Ai Weiwei's request to review a $2.4 million fine imposed by the...
  • Around Town: Salutes to Bunuel and the hero of 'Hugo,' Melies

     
    A Luis Bunuel retrospective and a tribute to the real-life hero of the film "Hugo" are among this week's highlights....
  • 'Mad Men' recap: We need to talk about Betty

     
    "Mad Men": Betty has grown since we last saw her, but in all the wrong ways....
  • Going to the beach? Please mind your manners seaside

    Headed for the beach? Please, beg fellow sun worshippers, remember the Golden Rule. "Beach etiquette is no different than everyday etiquette," says Syndi Seid, founder of Advanced Etiquette, a San Francisco-based company that teaches social etiquette and...
  • Marvin Scott

    Marvin Scott
    The recipient of seven prestigious Emmy awards for journalistic achievement, Marvin Scott has done it all. Since joining WPIX in 1980, he has served in multiple capacities as anchor, reporter, host and producer. Scott is currently the station's Senior...