A portrait of a lasting friendship on Long Island

Rosie Zona and Mary Ann Romano have been friends since their college days. Rosie offered Mary Ann her home as a place to live while she was getting her degree. The two, 30 years apart in age, never parted ways. Mary Ann, now 77, is paying it forward by taking care of Rosie, now 107.

Peconic Bay scallop crisis probe

Suffolk County officials are calling on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to take a closer look at this year's historic scallop die-off.

Using magic tricks as therapy for sick children

Harrison Pravder is a fourth-year med student doing magic. He is the cofounder of MagicAid, an organization dedicated to improving life at the hospital for children through performing and teaching magic.

Magic therapy for kids

Harrison Pravder is the cofounder of MagicAid, an organization dedicated to improving life at the hospital for children through performing and teaching magic. Reported by Jodi Goldberg

Ex-Suffolk DA Spota on trial in police beating cover-up

Thomas Spota, the longtime district attorney of Suffolk County, Long Island, is accused of conspiring with the police chief and a top deputy in the DA's office to pressure witnesses to not cooperate with an FBI investigation into the 2012 assault.

Peconic Bay scallop crisis

One week after the opening of the Peconic Bay scallop season, the harsh reality is setting in. Most of the adult scallops in Peconic Bay are dead. Bob Hamilton has been a commercial fisherman for four decades. He is struggling with what the die-off means for him and other baymen, who rely on scalloping during the winter months. Reported by Jodi Goldberg

Chinese goods sold to U.S. military

A Long Island firm sold tens of millions of dollars in Chinese-made surveillance and other sensitive security equipment to customers, including the U.S. military, by falsely claiming it was made in America, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Reported by Teresa Priolo