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Man seriously injured in crash

Man seriously injured in crash

Bellport, NY- A Manorville man was seriously injured Sunday night after crashing into a tree in Bellport. Suffolk County Police say 40-year-old Lester Rusell Jr., was driving a 2004 Dodge Durango southbound on Provost Avenue, at approximately 11:30pm, when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree at 554 Provost Avenue. Russell…

Biden blasts ‘extreme’ GOP in Labor Day swing-state trips

Biden blasts ‘extreme’ GOP in Labor Day swing-state trips

(AP) — President Joe Biden is assailing “MAGA Republicans” and the extreme right in Labor Day remarks to union members. He addressed workers’ gatherings in Milwaukee and outside Pittsburgh. Labor Day traditionally kicks off political crunch time, with campaigns scrambling to excite voters for Election Day on Nov. 8. In Milwaukee, Biden said he is…

Judge grants Trump bid for special master in document search

Judge grants Trump bid for special master in document search

(AP) — A federal judge has granted a request by former President Donald Trump’s legal team to appoint a special master to review documents seized by the FBI during a search of his Florida home last month. The decision by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon came despite the objections of the Justice Department, which said…

PD: Teenager arrested after baby shower shooting

PD: Teenager arrested after baby shower shooting

Bay Shore, NY- A 16-year-old was taken into police custody over the weekend after police say he allegedly shot a man outside a baby shower in Bay Shore. Suffolk County Police say on Saturday night, at approximately 7:05pm, two teenage girls were engaged in a fight in front of 1651 Pine Acres Blvd. Officials say…

Flood Watch in effect for Long Island

Flood Watch in effect for Long Island

East Farmingdale, NY- A Flood Watch is in effect for Long Island and the surrounding areas through 6pm Tuesday. The National Weather Service predicts Tuesday’s storm could produce rain fall totals in the amount of two to four inches. Localized street flooding is possible. WALK-FM Chief Meteorologist Pat Pagano, says the rain “could be heavy…

State expands access to childcare assistance for families and providers

State expands access to childcare assistance for families and providers

East Farmingdale, NY- New York State officials on Tuesday announced expanded childcare assistance is now available to almost 400,000 New York children. Governor Kathy Hochul said under the new plans, a family of four, earning up to $83,250 are now eligible for assistance, the previous threshold was $55.000 or less. The governor also announced expanded…

Parade Wednesday night celebrating Long Island Little League teams

Parade Wednesday night celebrating Long Island Little League teams

Massapequa, NY- Nassau County and the Town of Oyster Bay will host a parade on Wednesday, August 31st to honor and celebrate three Little League teams from Massapequa. The parade in honor of Massapequa Little League Champions will begin at 5pm on Park Ave at Lakeshore Road and will end with a ceremony at Park…

Survey finds young people follow news, but without much joy

Survey finds young people follow news, but without much joy

NEW YORK (AP) — A survey of people ages 16 to 40 finds that millennials and Generation Z follow the news, but they aren’t that happy with what they’re seeing. The study conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute says 79% of people in that age group…

NASA set to try launching moon rocket again

NASA set to try launching moon rocket again

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA will try again this weekend to launch its new moon rocket on a test flight — this, after engine trouble halted the first countdown this week. Managers said yesterday that they are changing fueling procedures to deal with the issue. The 322-foot rocket remains on its pad at Kennedy…

Feds cite efforts to obstruct probe of docs at Trump estate

Feds cite efforts to obstruct probe of docs at Trump estate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says classified documents were “likely concealed and removed” from former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate as part of an effort to obstruct the federal investigation into the discovery of the government records. A court filing made Tuesday night shows the FBI also seized 33 boxes containing more than 100…

Homicide Squad investigate serious motorcycle crash in Nassau

Homicide Squad investigate serious motorcycle crash in Nassau

Elmont, NY- Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a serious accident involving a motorcycle that happened on Monday night in Elmont. Police say a 2004 Yamaha motorcycle was involved in a crash with a 2008 Nissan Pathfinder at the intersection of Dutch Broadway and Harriet Street just before 10pm. Police say the man driving the motorcycle…

Tea drinkers enjoy possible health benefits, study suggests

Tea drinkers enjoy possible health benefits, study suggests

(AP) — People who drink tea may be a little more likely to live longer than those who don’t. That’s according to a large study of British tea drinkers published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine. Scientists found two or more cups daily was tied with a modest benefit: a 9% to 13% lower risk…