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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

Trapped Bed Bugs (credit: Handout/Stony Brook University)

Stony Brook Researchers Have New Tool In Fight Against Bedbugs

Researchers at Stony Brook University have developed what is essentially a man-made spider web that stops bugs in their tracks.

05/31/2013

Kenneth Klapak and his wife Kim (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Doctors Successfully Reattach S.I. Man’s Hands After Accident

A 53-year-old Staten Island man raised his thumb into the air Wednesday – an act just two weeks ago that he thought would be impossible ever to accomplish again.

05/29/2013

Researchers on Long island say gold-based cosmetics may speed up the aging process. (Photo: CBS 2)

Researchers: Gold-Based Cosmetics May Make You Age Faster

Scientists at Stony Brook University searching for health risks in everyday products stumbled upon something that might accelerate aging and increase wrinkling.

04/30/2013

Lawn sign in Stony Brook (credit: CBS 2)

Stony Brook Residents Want Rental Rules Enforced For College Students

Residents have complained that the students are noisy, litter and create parking problems.

03/18/2013

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Colleges On Long Island Pull In Record Donations

Five schools on Long Island received donations that either matched or exceeded their largest gifts ever.

03/03/2013

Stony Brook students thank their local Dunkin' Donuts worker (credit: YouTube/Han John Tse)

Stony Brook University Students Surprise Beloved Dunkin’ Donuts Worker

Zamir Miah, the overnight worker at the Dunkin Donuts on Route 25A in Stony Brook, had a personal policy of not accepting tips from students.

02/05/2013

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Intel Science Contest Names 53 Semifinalists From Long Island

From finding a cure to the medical condition Sepsis to helping third world countries have systems to easily get clean water, the semifinalists at Jericho High School have spent their summers in the labs there to get this far.

01/10/2013

Woman With Cellulite (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Researchers May Have A Breakthrough In Battle Against Cellulite

Initially developed by Bio Specifics Technologies in Lynbrook and now pioneered by Stony Brook University researchers, an enzyme-based injection called Xiaflex may be a new weapon in the battle against cellulite.

06/21/2012

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