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Ronald Bower Spent Nearly 23 Years Behind Bars for Crimes He Likely Didn't Commitnew

Ronald Bower has been granted parole after nearly 23 years in prison for crimes an ever-growing number of law enforcement officials believe he did not commit. Most recently, the NYS Attorney General's Office wrote to the Parole Board it was "Highly Unlikely" he committed these crimes. Until he gets exonerated, however, he's still a convicted sex offender. Thus, the family and attorney's quest for justice continues.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski  |  03-17-2014  |  Crime & Justice

Imagine: John Lennon on Long Islandnew

A little-known tale about the Beatle's adventures along the North Shore and its influence on Double Fantasy.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski  |  10-05-2013  |  History

Revolution's Family Tree: Franklin and Adams to Manning and Snowdennew

A behind-the-scenes multimedia look inside Bradley Manning's court martial, its ramifications on journalism and civil liberties, and the handful of journalists who've been covering it since the beginning.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski, Rashed Mian and Jed Morey  |  07-08-2013  |  Civil Liberties

Fire, Gas Leaks and Power Outages Mar Elections in Long Island, NYnew

To say that Hurricane Sandy has made the 2012 election one for the record books would be a gross understatement.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski, Lindsay Christ, Rashed Mian, Timothy Bolger and Dan O'Regan  |  11-06-2012  |  Elections

Are Suffolk Police Playing Politics by Leaving FBI Gang Task Force?new

Amid the largest MS-13 takedown in the country, a key component is yanked out of the FBI's Gang Task Force. Is money to blame? Or is it bruised egos?
Long Island Press  |  Shelly Feuer Domash, Timothy Bolger and Christopher Twarowski  |  10-15-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Toxic Plume Contaminates N.Y. Drinking Water Wellsnew

How a toxic plume created by Grumman Aerospace Corp. and the U.S. Navy during WWII continues to contaminate more and more public drinking water supplies today.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski and Rashed Mian  |  07-02-2012  |  Environment

Newsday Muzzled Under Cablevision Control, Insiders Chargenew

Under Cablevision's Control, a once-feared newspaper has become a puppet.
Long Island Press  |  Spencer Rumsey, Christopher Twarowski and Michael Nelson  |  04-26-2012  |  Media

Clam Wars Rage in Oyster Baynew

Dead Marine Life. Suppressed Information. Tens of Millions in Shellfish. A multimedia investigation documenting the struggle between a dying way of life and the last of the large commercial shellfish operations in New York.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski  |  04-11-2012  |  Environment

Kerouac: A Look Back At Jack And The Northport Yearsnew

The reluctant King of the Beats moved to the quiet clamming village in 1958 to escape his fame, yet found more infamy. To some locals though, he's still just "Jack."
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski and Spencer Rumsey  |  03-08-2012  |  Features

Money, Politics and Sludgenew

How a $1.3 billion proposal to privatize Nassau County's sewage system could flush the county's future down the drain.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski  |  11-28-2011  |  Business & Labor

Occupy Wall Street: Zuccotti to Times Square, Long Island & the Worldnew

A glimpse inside Occupy Wall Street, the leaderless resistance movement spreading from Zuccotti Park to the whole world.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski, Timothy Bolger and Spencer Rumsey  |  10-20-2011  |  #OCCUPY

New York Lawmakers Approve Gay Marriagenew

New York State has become the sixth and largest in the nation to legalize weddings between gay and lesbian couples.
Long Island Press  |  Rashed Mian, Timothy Bolger, Jaclyn Gallucci and Christopher Twarowski  |  06-24-2011  |  LGBT

Long Island's Toxic Time Bombnew

The dilapidated and understaffed sewage treatment facilities in Nassau County are leaving Long Island vulnerable to a disaster of "Katrina" proportions.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski  |  04-29-2010  |  Environment

How Cablevision Is Destroying Newsdaynew

The nation’s fifth-largest cable TV operator is tearing apart what was once one of the mightiest newspapers in the country. Interviews, financial documents and internal memos paint a picture of a paper under siege, both financially and journalistically.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski and Michael Patrick Nelson  |  03-05-2010  |  Media

Credibility Gapnew

AltWeeklies Award - Media Reporting
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski  |  04-21-2008  |  Media

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