Wine Enthusiast Magazine: Long Island Among 10 Best Wine Destinations

“It’s a unique amalgam of metropolitan influences against a core of hearty, agricultural tradition,” Wine Enthusiast wrote of LI wine country

New York City Ferry Crash (Video)

New York City ferry accident
Dozens reported injured as ferry slams into lower Manhattan pier. CBS News has continuing video coverage from the scene.

East Norwich Woman, 82, Fatally Struck by Car

Investigators found no criminality involved and did not charge the driver.

Flu Season Strikes Early, 15K Reported Cases in NY

Flu Outbreak
“More persons are seeking medical care. Almost double than the usual baseline for flu season.”

Coram Carjacking at Gunpoint Probed

Police said three gunmen forced a woman out of her Ford Explorer at the corner of Northfleet Lane and West Yaphank Road at 1:32 a.m. Sunday.

Pols Call on Feds to Help Combat Sandy Mold

Mold remediation can cost thousands of dollars, a costly service many residents can’t afford, forcing them to live in toxic homes, turn to cheaper ineffective products or find someplace else to live.

DEC to Study Wild Turkey Population Decline

Where have all the wild turkeys gone?

2 Long Island Parents Charged Under Leandra’s Law in 7 Hours

A Massapequa mom was arrested after police said she crashed her car and a Flanders dad was nabbed after a traffic stop.

Top 10 Stupidest Long Island Crime Stories of 2012

Move over Lindsay Lohan, these are our local candidates for TruTV’s World’s Dumbest Criminals.

Westfield Sunrise Mall Evacuated for Suspicious Package

A police spokesman said the package, believed to be a piece of luggage, was found unattended near a jewelry store.

Hillary Clinton Back at Work

Clinton shares light-hearted moment with staff.