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Top 11 Long Island News Stories of 2011

A look back at the past year in local news.

Elizabeth Smart leaves the Frank E. Moss Federal Courthouse Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, in Salt Lake City. Elizabeth Smart took the stand after her mother and younger sister testified. Opening arguments in the Brian David Mitchell trial relating to the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart in 2002 resumed in Salt Lake City's U.S. District Court Monday after a three-judge panel of the Federal Appeals Court stopped the trial last Thursday in a motion to have it moved out of Utah. (AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson)

Elizabeth Smart Testifies in Kidnapping Trial

Elizabeth Smart will once again take the witness stand Tuesday to testify in the federal trial of Brian David Mitchell, who is accused of kidnapping…

Marlo Thomas, whose new website,, has launched

Marlo Thomas: Marlo Thomas Launches New Site With AOL

Marlo Thomas, the famous actress, author, activist, and wife of Phil Donahue, has launched a new website, In partnership with AOL, Marlo Thomas has…

Sound Smart at a Party for the Week of July 29 – August 4

A McDonald’s in Oklahoma had a “brief” encounter with a woman after she robbed the place with men’s underwear wrapped around her face last week….

Lash Back

Nassau County Legis. Roger Corbin (D-Westbury), who pleaded not guilty in federal court last week to filing false federal tax returns and making false statements to federal investigators, fired back at the media from the steps of the New York State Supreme Court building in Mineola on Wednesday.

Code Blue

Maria-Marina Herrera, a registered nurse and a certified pediatric nurse at Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) for the past 20 years, worries about what will happen to the babies on her ward once a more demanding schedule is implemented next month.