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Experts say a toxic rust tide is threatening marine life off of Long Island's East End. (Credit: CBS 2)

Toxic Rust Tide Hits Long Island’s East End At The Height Of Summer Tourist Season

Just when you thought that it was safe to go in the water, a danger is lurking off of Long Island’s east end, and it’s the worst that anyone has seen in years.

08/08/2014

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Stony Brook University Program Gets Paralyzed Patients Out Of Wheelchairs

A program on Long Island is getting paralyzed patients out of their wheelchairs and into activities they never thought possible, CBS 2’s Marlie Hall reported.

08/01/2014

Artem G. Ayzen (Credit: WLNY)

Stony Brook Grad Student Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash

Artem G. Ayzen, 25, of Brooklyn was rollerblading on North Country Road around 10:55 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, police said.

07/10/2014

Stony Brook University Hospital (credit: Google Street View)

Vast Increase In Opportunities For Women Over 40 Years At Stony Brook Medical School

The Stony Brook University School of Medicine recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of its first graduating class.

05/26/2014

Stony Brook athletic director Shawn Heilbron (L), Wolfie the Seawolf (C) and school president Samuel L. Stanley. (credit: Stony Brook University)

Schwartz: Long Island’s Team? Stony Brook Making Strides With New AD

While all of the teams are important to the university in their own way, football is the crown jewel in the eyes of the new boss.

05/21/2014

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2 Suffer Minor Injuries In Explosion At Stony Brook University Lab

According to the university, the explosion occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the second-floor lab inside the Earth & Science building during a routine science experiment.

05/15/2014

Handshakes can be a good indicator of someone's health, a study says. (credit: CBS 2)

Study: Handshake An Indicator Of Health, Aging

Warren Sanderson, an economics professor at Stony Brook University, authored a study that found handshakes are an indicator of person’s “true age.”

05/09/2014

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Student Arrested In Stony Brook University Dorm Break-Ins

The rooms all belonged to female students and the break-ins occurred between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. Thursday.

05/09/2014

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announces water quality initiatives (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Exec Announces Plan To Install Sewers In Effort To Protect Water Supply

The first phase of the plan is to install sewer systems under more than 10,000 homes near the Forge River, the Connetquot River and the Carlls River.

03/26/2014

Adam Lanza seen in 2005 at the age of 13. (Credit: CBS News)

Expert To Newtown Massacre Commission: No Link Between Autism, Violence

An expert on Friday told a commission looking into the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre in Connecticut that there is no data linking autism with increased violent criminal behavior.

01/17/2014

Dennis Gonzalez

New Yorkers Bundle Up For Cold, Though Some Kids Don’t Want To

In single-digit or negative-range cold, bundling up is crucial. But as CBS 2’s Sonia Moghe reported Tuesday, some kids and even teens can often overlook that fact.

01/07/2014

A baby male chimpanzee is nursed by his mother Kuma (left) at Taronga Zoo on Oct. 25, 2013, in Sydney. (credit: Getty Images)

Group Seeks ‘Legal Personhood’ Status For Chimpanzees

A battle over animal rights is playing out in New York, as activists are trying to get chimpanzees declared as people under the law.

12/03/2013

Stony Brook University Food Pantry

Stony Brook University Sets Up Food Pantry For Needy Students

Some students are skipping meals and losing nutrition at Stony Brook University, and the concern has reached the point where the school has launched a campus effort to curb hunger.

09/18/2013

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2 Robberies Reported On Stony Brook University Campus

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

09/04/2013

Lawn sign in Stony Brook (credit: CBS 2)

Town Cracks Down On Illegal Room Rentals Near Stony Brook University Campus

The Town of Brookhaven has taken 68 landlords to court this year for allegedly illegally renting rooms to students in their single-family homes. At least 30 other homes are under investigation.

07/30/2013

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