Stony Brook University Hospital

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Suffolk Police Investigating Fatal Head-On Crash

Suffolk County police say Christopher Torres, 23, was driving his 2008 Nissan west on Horseblock Road in Yaphank when he lost control of the car around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


Suffolk County Police have arrested Jason Parker for allegedly assaulting a man in a road rage incident. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Central Islip Man Charged In Alleged Road Rage Incident Enters Not Guilty Plea

Jason Parker, 25, was charged with criminal mischief, assault and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after he smashed another driver’s windows with a bat and punched him in the face last Wednesday, police said.


Walt Whitman High School (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Student Hospitalized After Intentionally Jumping From L.I. School Window

School officials said the well-liked student was in a third-floor classroom of the science wing and appeared to have jumped through a window. The district superintendent said it happened as classes were changing.


Michael Vaughan (credit: Handout)

State Probes Case Of Hantavirus Contracted By L.I. Man

Michael Vaughan of Stony Brook said he was bit by a mouse in August during a camping trip in the Adirondacks near Lake Placid, N.Y.


Dr. Jerome Nadler leaving the hospital (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Long Island Doctor Who Was Lost In The Woods For Days Is Released From Hospital

There had been questions about why Nadler was unable to find his way out of the woods. The doctor said he became dazed and confused because he was dehydrated.


L-R: Chabad at Stony Brook Rabbi Chaim Grossbaum, daughter Jill Nadler,  K-9 officers Samuel Barreto and William Krolikiewicz, Dr. Jerome Nadler, wife Nancy Nadler, son Mathew Nadler and Lieutenant Coltellino. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Doctor Found Alive After 3-Day Search Tells Story Of Survival

“It rained on one or two days and I remember cupping my mouth and trying to collect as much rainwater as I could,” Dr. Nadler said. “That’s one thing that I did to try and survive.”


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Dog That Found Missing L.I. Doctor To Be Named K-9 Of The Year

The award will be presented by the Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on Saturday at Diamond in the Pines Park in Coram.


Dr. Jerome Nadler (Handout via NYS Park Police)

Missing East Setauket Doctor, Jerome Nadler, Found Alive On Long Island

Jerome Nadler was last seen on Labor Day when he had gone fly fishing. He was discovered in a thick area of woods by a Suffolk County police K-9 unit.


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Long Island Carnival Worker Killed After Being Hit By Ride

A carnival worker in Brentwood was killed Saturday night after he was struck by one of the rides. The accident happened at the crowded Feast of Mother Cabrini Festival.


Michael Hubbard (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Long Island Teen Critically Burned In Firepot Explosion Making Progress

After numerous skin grafts and surgeries, Michael Hubbard can now raise his head, control his feet, unclench his hands, and even speak a bit.


Steven Kinalis (credit: Suffolk County PD)

5-Year-Old LI Boy Dies Of Injuries Suffered In Suspected DWAI Crash

A 5-year-old boy who was injured in a vehicle accident on Sunrise Highway this weekend died from his injuries on Sunday afternoon.



Long Island Backyard Firepot Explosion Part Of Alarming Trend

The said it was like napalm exploding in a flash. Several fires are raising questions about the safety of firepots, meant to light up backyards and keep mosquitoes away.


School Bus, Tanker Collide On Sunrise Highway

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A school bus driver was hospitalized in critical condition after an early morning crash involving a tanker truck on a Long Island highway.