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AJ Barbosa

Stop Fighting And Start Teaching | AJ Barbosa | Posted 08.20.2011 | Education

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at When the Hesby Oaks School reopened its doors in 2006 after being closed f...

(WATCH) Manhunt Continues In NY Pharmacy Slaying

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 08.20.2011 | Crime

YAPHANK, N.Y. — Four people killed during a pharmacy store robbery in suburban New York City, including a teenager due to graduate high school this ...

Four Dead In Pharmacy Massacre

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 08.19.2011 | New York

MEDFORD, N.Y. — A gunman shot four people inside a pharmacy in a New York suburb Sunday morning, killing everyone inside the store in what polic...

Happy Father's Day, Artie

Kristofer Eisenla | Posted 08.19.2011 | New York
Kristofer Eisenla

My grandfather and I couldn't have been more different. Separated by 64 years, he was a staunch Republican, me a loyal Democrat. He was a patriotic veteran of World War Two and I a former partisan Capitol Hill staffer.

Hempstead Freedom Walkers Challenge Long Island Segregation

Alan Singer | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Eighth-grade students in Hempstead, New York organized a Freedom Walk to honor the 1961 Freedom Riders and to make a statement that racial integration and equality should still be valued by our society today.

Paul Needham

Trying To Save John Coltrane's Home | Paul Needham | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts

DIX HILLS, N.Y. -- The orange, red and green shag carpeting in the room where John Coltrane wrote his masterpiece, "A Love Supreme," is, inexplicably,...

David Lohr

In Long Island Serial Killer Investigation, Police Search For More Bodies | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | New York

Authorities in New York have resumed the search for additional bodies in the Long Island serial killer investigation. They plan to focus their effo...

Bounce Castle Mishap Leaves Long Island Woman Hospitalized

AP | Posted 08.06.2011 | New York

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. — A woman was reported in critical condition in New York following a weekend accident where several inflatable "bounce houses" t...

Costco Employees Win $200 Million Powerball

Posted 08.03.2011 | New York

A group of about 20 employees at a Long Island Costco won the $202 million Powerball jackpot. Although the identities of the winners have not yet b...

A View to a (Fish) Kill: A Firsthand Perspective on Fish-Killing Cooling Systems

Kyle Rabin | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Kyle Rabin

Rob Weltner grew up on the south shore of Long Island so the South Shore Estuary looms large in his life. "Life for me revolves around the bay and the ocean and what's in it," says Rob.

Don't Know Much About -- History, Geography, or Civics

Alan Singer | Posted 07.18.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

In recent weeks, ignorance of United States history and the functioning of the U.S. government made the front pages again.

NYPD Denies Cops Are Suspects In Long Island Serial Killer Slayings

Posted 07.16.2011 | New York

The New York Police Department is denying that two of its cops are suspects in the Long Island serial killings. Ten sets of human remains, includin...

Doggie Bag Ignites Bomb Scare in Long Island Court

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. -- A dog that wasn't quite housebroken may have indirectly been responsible for a bomb scare at a New York courthouse. The troubl...

NY Beach Community Becomes Dumping Ground Of Death

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 07.14.2011 | New York

CAPTREE STATE PARK, N.Y. — Killers have long chosen isolated locations to secretly dump their victims: Gary Ridgway got the Green River Killer m...

The Faithful Shopper: Gourmet Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With summer nearly here, it's time to start planning our social lives -- whether you're hosting friends or you're the guest, nothing is more special than to offer your gourmet treat or bottle of wine.

The Faithful Shopper: Top Trends for 2011

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.03.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

When you visit as many stores as I do (note to accountant -- it's retail research, not shopping), you begin to see patterns and trends emerging, and New York this year is no exception.

Top Cop Stepping Down After Mishandling L.I. Serial Killer Case [UPDATE]

Posted 06.27.2011 | New York

UPDATE: CBS News says Steve Levy adamantly denies the New York Post's story. From CBS: “This story, it was made up. There’s no truth to it,” ...

Police Build Profile Of Long Island Serial Killer

Posted 06.22.2011 | New York

Who is the Long Island Serial Killer? Earlier this month, news broke that police were eying a suspect they believe could be responsible for the dea...

The Intel Science Talent Search and the Growth of American Scientists

James M. Gentile | Posted 06.19.2011 | Education
James M. Gentile

Bringing science and scientific research into American mainstream culture is one of the crucial challenges of our nation. The Intel Science Talent Search plays an important role in that regard.

The Egg, Inside and Out

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 06.19.2011 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Hope Sandrow, an artist who has worked with complex photographic images, conceptual and installation art, has long been preoccupied with evolution and ecosystems.

Giving It All Away

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 06.13.2011 | New York
Lita Smith-Mines

I was chatting with a man who declared that he was withdrawing his home from the real estate market. Why? "I'm absolutely not giving my house away!"

Long Island Serial Killer UPDATE: Bones Found At Jones Beach

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2011 | New York

UPDATE: (AP) – Police have found what they suspect are human remains in two locations near a New York beach, bringing to 10 the number of potential ...

Cops: Long Island Serial Killer Is In Our Sights

Posted 06.08.2011 | New York

Police said they're narrowing in on a suspect they believe is the "Long Island Ripper." A source with knowledge of the investigation told the New Y...

Terror Threat Made Against School Buses

Huntington, NY Patch | Joe Dowd | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York

State and federal authorities are dealing with an apparent terrorist threat against New York State institutions that made a reference to attacking sch...

Search For Serial Killer Expands After Eighth Body Found

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York

OAK BEACH, N.Y. — Detectives searching for a missing New Jersey prostitute have uncovered the remains of eight possible victims of a serial kill...