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Penn State looks to end Stony Brook’s win streak

The Penn State Women’s Lacrosse team (7-7, Big Ten 2-3) are looking to extend their win streak to three in their game against the Stony Brook Seawolves (11-4, America East 6-0). The match starts Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Panzer Stadium.


Suffolk County Moves To Dramatically Cut Plastic Usage

On Earth Day, bans on plastic items are in the spotlight in New York, with Long Island leading the way. Bags, straws, stirrers, Styrofoam, even intentionally releasing balloons have all been targeted by lawmakers to reduce plastic usage. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.


Wildwood mayor: I won’t stop playing Kate Smith on the boardwalk

A New Jersey Shore town is sticking by the late singer Kate Smith, even as the Flyers and the New York Yankees have distanced themselves from her over questions about racist lyrics from more than 80 years ago.


Vermont men's lax slips to Stony Brook

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The Vermont men's lacrosse team fell to Stony Brook in Burlington on senior day. The Catamounts started off with a 5-0 lead. The Seawolves came back from a 7-2 deficit at halftime and took the overall 10-9 victory over UVM.


Smithtown Police Blotter: 2 Grand Larcenies Reported At The Mall

SMITHTOWN, NY - Curious about what's going on in your neighborhood? Check out the recent crimes reported in the area. The Suffolk County Police Department posted the following information.


NYC Mayor's Green New Deal to Ban New Glass Skyscrapers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to introduce a bill banning new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his efforts to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30 percent.


Many teens don't know they are vaping nicotine

(HealthDay)—As e-cigarette use soars in high schools across America, new research shows many people don't understand the amount of addictive nicotine they're inhaling with every puff.


Know Them? Trio Accused Of Stealing Merchandise From Huntington Store

The Suffolk County Crime Stoppers have issued a $5,000 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of a trio caught on camera robbing a Target in Huntington Station late last month.


At ICE laboratory, diversity fuels the fire within

Diversity is behind the wheel at Stony Brook University, where an unexpected team of mechanical engineers is fueling a new future for an old technology. Electric vehicles are an enormous part of an energy-efficient future – and they’re increasingly prevalent in the present, with hybrids quickly fill


Great South Bay Music Festival adds new stage, announces full lineup for 2019

The lineups are all set for this year’s Great South Bay Music Festival. On Monday— a few months after the event organizers announced their headliners and dates— the operators of the festival released the rest of the performers.


Health Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure at New Jersey Restaurant

Patrons who visited a restaurant in New Jersey last week may have been exposed to measles, the state’s health department says. A Middlesex County resident who went into Rosalita’s Roadside Cantina on Highway 9 in Marlboro Township on Friday, April 19 had a “highly suspect case of measles,” the New J


Person Jumps From Overpass Onto LIRR Tracks On Easter: MTA

LONG ISLAND, NY — An individual jumped from an overpass onto the Long Island Rail Road tracks on Easter Sunday, according to a representative for the MTA Long Island Rail Road.


Guide Dogs Get Acquainted With Great Hollow Students

SMITHTOWN, NY - From Smithtown Central School District: Tying into their English language arts curriculum, sixth graders at Great Hollow Middle School in the Smithtown Central School District had a special visit from two furry friends on April 18. The students spent the last month learning about how


Woman Wanted After Making Off with Merchandise from Shirley Store, Officials Say

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a woman who stole merchandise from a Shirley store in April.


Man Convicted of Killing NYC Jogger Karina Vetrano to Learn Fate

The man convicted of killing 30-year-old Karina Vetrano, who went out for a run one summer New York City day and never came home, will be sentenced Tuesday. Chanel Lewis, convicted of all charges, in Vetrano's death earlier this month, was supposed to be sentenced last week. His lawyers earned him a


"4/20" Enforcement Operation Resulted In DWI/Marijuana Arrests

On Saturday April 20, 2019, the New York State Police, along with our law enforcement partners in Suffolk County, conducted a multi-agency “4/20” enforcement operation which focused on Driving while Ability Impaired and the unlawful possession marijuana. Officers from the New York State Police, Suff


Have You Seen This Man Accused Of Stealing From CVS On Sunrise Highway?

The Suffolk County Crime Stoppers have issued a $5,000 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man caught on camera shoplifting at the CVS on Sunrise Highway in Bohemia last year.


SUV Drives Off Highway, Overturns, Lands In Ditch: Officials

CENTER MORICHES, NY — Minor injuries were reported in a single vehicle crash in Center Moriches Monday morning, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, the call came in at 6:05 a.m. and no one involved was seriously hurt.


Workers return, shelves are restocked as Stop & Shop strike comes to an end

Stop & Shop employees and customers returned Monday morning, hours after the supermarket chain and union representing 31,000 workers announced an end to an 11-day strike. Shelves at Manchester and East Hartford Stop & Shop were nearly full, except in the meat, seafood and a few other areas. Workers


Expanded Connecticut lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma fraudulently transferred money to avoid liability in opioid cases

Attorney General William Tong has expanded the state’s lawsuit against Stamford opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma, laying out new details of the company’s aggressive efforts to boost sales in Connecticut while at the same time downplaying concerns about addiction.