| Jul 4, 2010
| 1:23 PM
NEW YORK -- A Japanese eating champion who sat out this year's Coney Island Fourth of July hot dog contest apparently couldn't resist the temptation to hotdog afterward.
Competitive eater Joey "Jaws" Chestnut gobbled his way to a fourth consecutive...
| Jul 4, 2010
| 7:16 AM
A Japanese eating champion who sat out this year's Coney Island Fourth of July hot dog contest apparently couldn't resist the temptation to hotdog afterward.
Competitive eater Joey "Jaws" Chestnut gobbled his way to a fourth consecutive championship...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 1:35 PM
A winter storm warning is in effect for the Tri-State area and a blizzard warning is in effect for Nassau and Suffolk County from Saturday at noon through Sunday at 11 a.m.
Light snow is expected to arrive midday Saturday and will become steadier and...
| Mar 1, 2010
| 6:34 AM
PORTLAND, Maine -- Nearly 200,000 homes and businesses were still without power Monday as restoration efforts continued days after a slow-moving storm battered the Northeast with heavy snow, rain and high winds.
More than 83,000 utility customers still...
| Dec 21, 2009
| 12:21 PM
The Long Island Rail Road resumed normal service Monday afternoon after commuters faced major travel problems this morning and over the weekend when a blizzard hit the area.
The LIRR says there are scattered delays in both directions on the Babylon and...
| May 5, 2010
For almost a decade, Faisal Shahzad's life in Connecticut was mundane. He earned a business degree from the University of Bridgeport, started a family and bought a three-bedroom home in the suburbs.
Neighbors along Long Hill Avenue in Shelton, where...
| May 5, 2010
| 2:17 PM
Jim Reed is recognized as one of the world's most accomplished weather photographers for his one-of-a-kind images of America's changing climate. A veteran full-time storm chaser, Jim has spent nearly two decades documenting almost every type of...
| May 13, 2010
| 7:59 AM
Savor the Flavor Contest
Memorial Day May 31st - July 31
Grilled Antipasto with Soprano Sauce
Elizabeth's Tip: This versatile dish can be served as an appetizer or a vegetable side dish. Likewise, the smoky charred vegetables and...
| Jun 29, 2010
Robert Carlyle Byrd, the West Virginia Democrat who was often called the conscience of the Senate for his devotion to the system of constitutional checks and balances and the prerogatives of power, died early Monday. He was 92.
Byrd, who served longer...
| May 30, 2010
Here's a list of the nation's historical hot spots — the five most- and least-visited monuments in 2009 — from National Park Service data. With ancient petroglyphs and eerie cave dwellings, war-scarred memorials and islands reachable only by...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 1:00 PM
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that crime records decreased by record amounts in 2009, making it the nineteenth straight year in which major felony crime has declined.
New figures released...