| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:42 AM
2500 B.C.: The earliest evidence of oyster harvesting — shell deposits called middens — indicate that people living in the Chesapeake region were eating oysters and other shellfish as long as early as 2,500 B.C.
1600s: Early colonial...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Here in Hampton Roads, we're all about beaches and rivers. A string band from Nashville is coming our way to help us celebrate what's in our own collective back yard.
The Infamous Stringdusters are preparing to launch their 2013 American Rivers Tour,...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:28 PM
Officials had a simple warning as the Chicago area braced for high winds and waves from a massive storm along the East Coast.
"Stay off the lake folks," said Gary Schenkel, executive director of Office of Emergency Management and Communication. "Lake...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 8:24 AM
Suffolk County authorities believe they may have a serial murderer on the loose following the discovery of four corpses in just three days along a coastal area of Long Island. On Wednesday, all the bodies were determined to be female.
"We could have a...
| May 9, 2011
| 2:14 PM
BABYLON, N.Y. -- The remains of at least eight murder victims found on a remote stretch of New York beach are likely the work of at least three separate killers, prosecutors said today.
The four sets of human remains most recently discovered on a Long...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 6:10 AM
A missing New Jersey prostitute was not among the four women whose bodies were found over the past week on a deserted beach highway in New York, detectives said Thursday.
Investigators believe a serial killer could be responsible for the deaths. None...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 1:54 PM
After an 11-year-old Sayville girl was dragged onto a partially frozen area of the Great South Bay by a neighbor's dog, she broke through and plunged into the frigid water, officials said Monday.
Sarah Thalhammer was walking the 1-year-old poodle/Maltese...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:35 PM
It took more than eight hours but they finally found him.
A Suffolk County police diver found the body of Christopher Mannino, 39, of West Islip, Saturday afternoon in the Great South Bay. He was discovered about 1:30 p.m., after he was thrown from a...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Friday was the calm before the storm throughout Long Island. Everyone is aware of Irene, but not many seemed too concerned.
As more evacuations were announced and more first responders prepared to roll out, many homes did not have their windows boarded...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Former Suffolk Republican chairman John Powell, who helped launch George Pataki???s tenure as governor but later ran afoul of the law, has begun reappearing on the local political circuit, at least at the grassroots level. Powell was spotted on......
| Feb 24, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Brookhaven Democrats have launched their first negative direct mail broadside, depciting GOP supervisor candidate Timothy Mazzei with a ghoulish photo that looked like it came from horror film special effects, making his eyes look liek he's possessed....
| Jun 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Our mini review of "The House on Salt Hay Road" by Carin Clevidence, a novel published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Family. War. Weather. The long, golden summer light of Fire Island, N.Y. The marshes and fields of the Great......