| May 31, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Glance through American newspapers from 1720 to 1748 and one change becomes abundantly clear.
The scourge of English pirates that had darkened shipping reports since the century began was replaced almost overnight by a new menace — this time an...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:35 PM
It took more than eight hours but they finally found him.
A Suffolk County police diver found the body of Christopher Mannino, 39, of West Islip, Saturday afternoon in the Great South Bay. He was discovered about 1:30 p.m., after he was thrown from a...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Sea levels are rising faster along the Atlantic coast - including in the Chesapeake Bay - than elsewhere around the world, and the increase appears to be accelerating, according to federal scientists.
In a paper published online in Nature Climate Change,...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:37 PM
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. -- Police are asking for the public's help in locating a 12-year old Woodland Hills boy who is believed to be suicidal.
The boy, identified only as Austin, was reported missing from the 23400 block of Hatteras Street.
| Jul 25, 2011
With his flight delayed by wind and driving rain, Brunswick Corp. Chief Executive Dustan McCoy stood just inside a hangar at Waukegan Regional Airport and watched a tiny Cessna trying to land. The pilot finally touched down on his third try.
"I've got to...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:01 PM
One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history.
The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:31 PM
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) -- An investigation is under way after an international jeweler was beaten and robbed of $2 million worth of diamonds in North Hollywood.
The jewelry salesman, said to be visiting from Israel, was at a friend's house in the...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:01 PM
MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days.
Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:49 AM
Hurricane Irene strengthened overnight into a strong Category 2 storm, just shy of reaching major hurricane status, according to the National Hurricane Center.
At 5 a.m. Wednesday, Irene was packing maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, making it a...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 5:33 AM
Hurricane Irene strengthened on Wednesday as it roared up from the Caribbean on a path that prompted residents along the U.S. east coast to prepare for a possible hit over the weekend.
Irene regained force as a Category 2 storm, then quickly moved up...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:59 AM
As Hurricane Irene continued its assault on the Bahamas on Thursday morning, the system’s future track has been shifted slightly west, increasing the threat to North Carolina and the Northeast.
A hurricane watch has been posted for the North...