| Sep 24, 2011
| 4:24 PM
STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- I made one serious mistake in preparing to come out here today. Well, make that two mistakes. First, I didn't include a spare battery for my camera, so when I went to begin taking some photos......
| Oct 12, 2010
| 10:50 AM
Cleanup is underway after a storm overnight flooded streets, left a rare and thick layer of hail on the ground, sent a man to the hospital from a lightning strike and left NFL fans running for shelter during the Jets' primetime Monday night football game....
| Oct 12, 2010
| 5:17 PM
Not many people live to tell about it, and Phil Colacioppo knows he's lucky to be alive after getting struck by lightning coming from his car.
"I felt just a violent blow to my back and then I heard a tremendous bang and then next thing I was on the...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 5:36 PM
Imagine being halfway through college to be told next semester you and your classmates are no longer welcome.
It's happening at the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University.
"We really had the rugged pulled out from under us," student Caroline Dwyer...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 2:50 PM
Hundreds of students from Stony Brook's Southampton campus -- which is slated to close by the end of the summer -- marched more than 12 miles to Stony Brook University to protest the administration's decision to shut down most of the campus.
| Mar 4, 2010
| 6:19 PM
A new procedure for treating pancreatic and liver cancer using electrical fields to poke holes in tumors was used at Stony Brook University Medical Center, hospital officials say it was the first time this type of procedure was used anywhere. SBUMC...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 12:29 PM
The condition, known interchangeably as Dupuytren's contracture or Dupuytren's disease, contorts the hands and makes even simple tasks — holding a glass, washing up or shaking hands — virtually impossible. In some instances an affected hand...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 11:50 AM
MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. -- It was a 90-minute nightmare.
Alfred and Geri Esposito of Mastic Beach were told Saturday morning that their son Freddy and another passenger had been killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer on a Pennsylvania highway.
| May 18, 2010
Arthur Plowden has become a pioneering patient for a new kind of heart pump that his doctors say offers lifesaving technology for people running low on options.
Doctors at Stony Brook University Medical Center recently attached to Plowden's heart a...
| 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,...
| May 24, 2010
| 12:23 PM
A construction worker was shot to death while he was sitting in his car in Lake Ronkonkoma Monday morning, Suffolk County police said.
Raymond Hirt, 51, a construction worker from Mastic Beach, was parked on Beach Street, just south of nearby...