| Dec 1, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Susan Straight appears at the New American Writers series at the Hammer Museum on Wednesday night; she'll be in conversation with Tisa Bryant, a professor of creative writing at CalArts. Straight, who was a National Book Award finalist in 2001......
| Oct 12, 2010
She's gotta do it: write in the language of the people she knows, filling the pitcher to overflowing. It started with "Aquaboogie," linked stories set in her hometown of Riverside, peopled with her people, perched on the sides of dry river beds, always...
| May 20, 2010
| 11:59 AM
A Long Island man -- who staged an elaborate scam to make it seem as though his wife had been carjacked -- pleaded guilty Thursday to strangling her to death inside their Bethpage apartment before dumping her body in a wooded area off the Long Island...
| May 25, 2010
| 8:15 AM
Suffolk County Police have arrested a man in the murder of a Long Island woman who suspiciously vanished in March, and whose body was discovered just off the Long Island Expressway.
Chad Johnson was charged with the second-degree murder for the death...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 10:52 AM
A Long Island man was busted driving drunk early Wednesday after police spotted him rocketing along the Long Island Expressway in a 2005 Maserati – at more than 110 mph.
The coupe was clocked rocketing westbound on the LIE at 113 mph Wednesday morning,...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 3:00 PM
They may never have closure, but Leah Walsh's family got their day in court as her killer husband was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.
Leah's father Howard Hirschel described William Walsh as a monster.
"His whole purpose was to save his own...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 1:46 PM
A Long Island woman was arrested and charged Tuesday after police say she got behind the wheel drunk and drove down the wrong way of the Long Island Expressway, ultimately crashing into an oncoming vehicle.
According to Nassau County police, both drivers...
| Jul 5, 2010
| 3:23 PM
A man driving his Mercedes-Benz against traffic on the Long Island Expressway slammed into an airport shuttle van just after 6 a.m. Monday.
Dave Richards, 30, of Hempstead, was drunk and speeding when he crashed near the Kissena Boulevard exit while...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 1:34 PM
A Long Island man was charged with DWI and reckless endangerment after he was busted driving drunk down the Long Island Expressway at speeds over 120 mph, police said.
According to Nassau County Police, Joseph Melendez, 26, of Central Islip was behind...
| May 9, 2011
| 7:39 AM
When it comes to unity, there may be no more shining example than the men and women we trust to protect us every day. In funeral after funeral this year alone, they came out in numbers to honor their fallen brothers and sisters. And today, up to 700...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 5:46 PM
The airport shuttle driver who was hit on the Long Island Expressway, by a drunk driver heading the wrong way on July 5, had his right leg amputated today at New York Hospital- Queens.
PIX 11 News has learned 65 year old John Rey has been battling...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 1:16 PM
The airport shuttle driver who was hit by a "wrong way" drunk driver on the Long Island Expressway on July 5 has died from his injuries, PIX 11 News has learned.
John Rey, 65, of Greenlawn died in the Intensive Care unit at New York Hospital-Queens at...