| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:31 PM
64 year old Robert Drake Brownell had just left Virginia several months ago to re-connect with his son on Long Island--a son he'd left behind years ago, because of divorce. Last night, Brownell was killed with his long-time friend, Doug DeSouza, in...
| Jun 6, 2010
| 7:55 AM
Two people suffered severe burns Saturday after the small plane they were traveling in crashed into a building near MacArthur Airport in Bohemia.
A student pilot and a flight instructor were practicing landing at the airport when the plane went down...
| Jun 30, 2010
A widely prescribed cancer drug noted for its ability to choke off blood vessels that help tumors grow can cause significant kidney damage in some patients, a team of Long Island scientists has found.
Kidney problems are the second serious condition...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 9:46 AM
Comedian George Burns once cracked that "sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope." Clearly, he was speaking for his own generation.
Today's seniors, their sex lives liberated long ago by one pill and extended indefinitely by another,...
| Aug 11, 2010
Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation?
To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to...
| Apr 23, 2009
| 12:09 PM
STONY BROOK, N.Y (XIP NEWS) -- It's a sport that has somewhat of a worldwide appeal and now Rugby is gaining much popularity on the campus of Stony Brook University.
SBU's Ryan Famulari talks to the coach and players of the University's Rugby team, and...
| May 23, 2009
A mother and daughter on Long Island were killed early Saturday morning after a fire tore through their Centereach home, according to Suffolk County police.
Dorothy Reinhard, 77, and Elaine Moore, 60, who were long-time roommates, perished in the blaze...
| Feb 18, 2008
| 2:00 PM
A frog the size of a bowling ball, with heavy armor and teeth, lived among dinosaurs millions of years ago -- intimidating enough that scientists who unearthed its fossils dubbed the beast Beelzebufo, or Devil Toad.
But its size -- 10 pounds and 16...
| Aug 11, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Hello from the Metrodome. Made it to Minnesota with usual travel dramas, though none actually related to the flight. I'm telling you, I attract this stuff like honey attracts bees. We'll leave it at a police situation at LAX which......
| Nov 2, 2008
| 4:30 PM
With polls opening early tomorrow, political insiders are already looking ahead to the post-election landscape. Republicans, for example, are already whispering that hard-working first-timer Lee Zeldin 28, a lawyer and Iraq vet (photo, right), would...
| Nov 3, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Outfielders Michael Hubbard and Josh Mason from Encino Crespi have committed to Stony Brook University. They will join a former Crespi pitcher, Tyler Johnson, who is already playing for Stony Brook. -- Eric Sondheimer...
| May 17, 2010
They are some of the most troubled children that psychiatrists ever see. They have raging tempers and engage in reckless behaviors that frequently land them in the principal's office, even the hospital. But are they bipolar?
In the last 15 years,...