PD: 10-year-old Long Island girl reported missing

PD: 10-year-old Long Island girl reported missing

East Farmingdale, NY- Long Island police are searching for a missing 10-year-old girl from Bellport. Authorities in Suffolk County say Iyanna Farris, left her home on Americus Avenue on Monday morning and took a ride-share vehicle to Hempstead. Police say the ride-share dropped her off in the area of West Columbia Street. Officials say Iyanna…

Judge says NYC can’t let noncitizens vote in city elections

Judge says NYC can’t let noncitizens vote in city elections

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has blocked New York City from letting noncitizens vote for mayor and other municipal offices. Republicans challenged the measure as unconstitutional. A Staten Island Judge agreed with the GOP in a ruling issued Monday. In January, New York became the first major U.S. city to grant widespread municipal voting…

46 migrants found dead in abandoned trailer in San Antonio

46 migrants found dead in abandoned trailer in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Forty-six people have been found dead after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer on a remote back road in Texas. It’s the latest tragedy to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico to the U.S. Sixteen people were hospitalized, including four children. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus…

Average US gasoline price drops 4 cents to $5.05 per gallon

Average US gasoline price drops 4 cents to $5.05 per gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell by 4 cents in the past two weeks to $5.05 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says it’s the first drop in nine weeks. She says oil prices fell sharply amid deepening global inflation fears. She also expects further drops. However, the average…

Jan. 6 panel to hold surprise hearing, present new evidence

Jan. 6 panel to hold surprise hearing, present new evidence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection is holding a surprise hearing on Tuesday with an unidentified witness. The last-minute proceedings are being cloaked in extraordinary secrecy, raising expectations for new bombshells in the sweeping investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. The hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday. It…

Hate Crimes unit investigate after swastika found on Zeldin campaign sign

Hate Crimes unit investigate after swastika found on Zeldin campaign sign

Huntington Station, NY- Police in Suffolk County say Hate Crimes Unit Detectives are investigating after a swastika was painted on a Lee Zeldin for Governor campaign sign. Officials say the sign was found on the corner of West Pulaski Rd and Oakwood Road in Huntington Station and called in by a passing motorist on Sunday.…

Man bitten by ‘fish’ in water off Fire Island

Man bitten by ‘fish’ in water off Fire Island

Bay Shore, NY- Suffolk County Police say a 35-year-old man was, “bit by an unknown type of fish”, while in the ocean at Fire Island over the weekend. Officials say the man’s injury happened on Saturday, June 26 before 12pm. Police did not have any further details about what type of “fish” bit the man…

Andrew Giuliani invokes famous dad in bid for NY governor

Andrew Giuliani invokes famous dad in bid for NY governor

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is not the guy most politicians would summon to hold a news conference for them, not after his false assertions of election fraud. But one place where Giuliani is in high demand these days is on his son Andrew’s long shot campaign to win the…

Yelp closes 3 U.S. offices due to WFH preferences

Yelp closes 3 U.S. offices due to WFH preferences

(AP) — Yelp has decided to shutter three of its offices in the U.S. The reason: most of its employees don’t want to come in to work. In a blog post last week, Yelp co-founder and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman said the physical offices to be closed are in New York, Washington and Chicago. The company…

Pride parades march on with new urgency across US

Pride parades march on with new urgency across US

NEW YORK (AP) — Pride parades kicked off in some of America’s biggest cities Sunday amid new fears about the potential erosion of freedoms won through decades of activism. The annual marches in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and elsewhere take place after at least one Supreme Court justice signaled, in a ruling on abortion,…