Suffolk County Police are investigating after a woman escaped police custody from St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
Cool weekend weather is in store for the Northeast, after rain and thunderstorms dampen the region on Friday.
Between a NASA rocket launch and northern lights, sky-watchers were treated to dazzling displays Wednesday night.
Beginning in the evening hours of Oct. 8 and continuing through Oct. 9, the peak of the Draconid meteor shower will become visible to eager stargazers.
While rain will slice through portions of the Midwest and Northeast this week, it will interrupt the stretch of dry weather in store for most locations only briefly.
Heavy rains and major flooding continues to threaten lives and property around the Carolinas. This is a compilation of storm reports from 10:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 to 9:10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.
One of the most intense and long-lasting rainstorms in recorded history slammed the Carolinas this week, bringing widespread and dangerous flooding.Read Story >