The forces of nature had been threatening the Staten Island’s Oakwood Beach neighborhood for years, flooding the streets every time it rained, sending crabs skittering into bungalows and swamping basements so regularly that it was just accepted as part of life.
Hundreds of bluefish are turning up dead off the coast of Long Island– and nobody knows why.
By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) _ Selling an island where scientists have experimented with infectious animal diseases since the dawn of the Cold War was going to be difficult enough. But it […]
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) _ A Connecticut truck driver who police say fell asleep on the Long Island Expressway, causing a crash that killed a police officer, has pleaded guilty to reckless driving. John Kaley of […]
Superstorm Sandy was the deadliest hurricane in the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation’s history, according to a report released Tuesday.
Some snow-weary Northeasterners were struggling through their morning commutes on slick, unplowed streets Tuesday, even though the weekend storm was long gone.
Investigators are trying to determine what caused a yacht to capsize near Oyster Bay late Wednesday night, claiming the lives of three children.
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a Haddam man, who authorities say may have fallen from his boat.
Geophysicists report a small earthquake this morning off the East Coast, about 117 miles southeast of Bridgeport. Julie Dutton with the U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was reported around 10:45 a.m. The preliminary magnitude […]