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  • Obama's court pick: 'Real-world folks'

     
    by Mark Silva "This is going to be, I think, one of the most consequential decisions of the next president,'' then-Sen. Barack Obama said of Supreme Court appointments during his third and final campaign debate with Republican rival Sen. John......
  • Rollins to GOP: 'Fight fights you can win'

     
    by Mark Silva Ed Rollins, a former White House political director who had more than a little to do with the late President Ronald Reagan's success, says it's time for the Republican Party to return to the hustings and build......
  • Financial boom, financial bust: What happened?

    Every now and then, even the smartest of us need to relearn the lessons of American history. Take Alan Greenspan and the unfolding story of the current credit crisis. Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, is "the Oracle" given much of the...
  • NY Judge Signs Off on Massive Settlement For 9/11 Responders

    NY Judge Signs Off on Massive Settlement For 9/11 Responders
    NEW YORK -- Some recounted their days at a smoldering ground zero. Some fought back tears. Some complained that no amount of money would make them whole. Despite the mixed emotions, most of the 9/11 responders who appeared Wednesday at a daylong...
  • Hofstra University Drops Football Team Citing Money Issues

    Hofstra University Drops Football Team Citing Money Issues
    Hofstra football has turned out some of the best players in the NFL. However, on Thursday the University sacked it's Division 1 football program essentially stating it's just not worth it. "It's devastating," Hofstra Junior Rashad Swanson told PIX News....
  • Big Crowds Expected At Lighthouse Project Hearing

    Big Crowds Expected At Lighthouse Project Hearing
    The Town of Hempstead's hearing Tuesday on the environmental impacts of the proposed Lighthouse project surrounding Nassau Coliseum is expected to attract more people than the 1,150-seat venue on the nearby Hofstra University campus can hold. To...
  • Hofstra Student Dies On Vermont Slopes

    Hofstra Student Dies On Vermont Slopes
    A Hofstra University sophomore on a snowboarding trip in Vermont died on Christmas Eve in an accident that caused massive internal injuries, according to Vermont State Police. Alex Westphal, 20, was on a three-day vacation with his family at Killington...
  • Gov. Paterson Kicks Off Campaign At Hofstra U.

    Gov. Paterson Kicks Off Campaign At Hofstra U.
    David Paterson launched his campaign for a full four-year term as New York's governor Saturday with a combative campaign speech that mocked recent reports about his job performance and personal life. "After all you have heard, there's one rumor I will...
  • Mr. G

    Mr. G
    Irv Gikofsky, also known as Mr. G, the PIX News at Ten weather expert, has been delivering forecasts on New York television for almost 30 years. New York's most popular TV weatherman, Mr. G, began his career as a school teacher at Albert Einstein...
  • Student Causes Several Accidents in Stolen SUV

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (WPIX) -- A Hofstra University student is facing charges he drove off in a fire chief's official SUV, causing several accidents that left ten people injured, including himself.   According to authorities, the incident unraveled when the...
  • Female Hofstra Student, 18, Gang Raped By 5 Men

    Female Hofstra Student, 18, Gang Raped By 5 Men
    An 18-year-old female student was gang-raped on her college campus early Sunday morning and police have now arrested four of her five alleged attackers. The female student was on the grounds of the Hofstra University campus, located at 1000 Hempstead...
  • College Student Recants Gang Rape Allegations

    College Student Recants Gang Rape Allegations
    EAST MEADOW, N.Y. -- Authorities dismissed charges against four men accused of gang-raping a university student after the 18-year-old woman recanted her story. "I'm so happy the truth finally came out," said Stalin Felipe, 19, outside the Nassau County...