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Supreme Court restores Trump to ballot, rejecting state attempts to ban him over Capitol attack

Supreme Court restores Trump to ballot, rejecting state attempts to ban him over Capitol attack

By MARK SHERMAN Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously restored Donald Trump to 2024 presidential primary ballots, rejecting state attempts to ban the Republican former president over the Capitol riot.The justices ruled a day before the Super Tuesday primaries that states cannot invoke a post-Civil War constitutional provision to keep presidential…

Firefighters injured in fire at a Locust Valley home

Firefighters injured in fire at a Locust Valley home

Six firefighters were injured Sunday afternoon in a five-alarm fire at a Locust Valley home. Over 10 fire departments arrived at the scene just before 4pm to put out the fire. five of the injured firefighters refused medical attention. The other was treated at a hospital for minor smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire…

Fans gather to say goodbye to Flaco the owl in New York City memorial

Fans gather to say goodbye to Flaco the owl in New York City memorial

NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of mournful fans of Flaco the Eurasian eagle-owl gathered in New York City on Sunday to say goodbye to the beloved celebrity creature who became an inspiration and joy to many as he flew around Manhattan after someone let him out of his zoo enclosure.A memorial featuring speeches, songs and…

New York attorney general says a county must rescind its ban on female transgender athletes

New York attorney general says a county must rescind its ban on female transgender athletes

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday demanded that a county on Long Island scuttle its new prohibition against transgender women and girls competing in female sports.Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman issued an executive order on Feb. 22 banning sports organizations from county-run athletic facilities if they allow transgender girls…

Trader Joe’s chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic

Trader Joe’s chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 61,000 pounds of steamed chicken soup dumplings sold at Trader Joe’s are being recalled for possibly containing hard plastic, U.S. regulators announced Saturday.The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service noted that the now-recalled dumplings, which are produced by the California-based CJ Foods Manufacturing Beaumont Corp., may be contaminated…

Hochul announces two offshore wind projects

Hochul announces two offshore wind projects

Gov Hochul announced that two new offshore wind projects that are expected to begin delivering clean power by 2026 have received funding.According to the governor’s office, the two projects will produce enough energy to power one million New York homes and meet 10% of NYC and Long Island electricity needs.Empire Wind 1 will be located…

Blakeman claims collusion between Hofstra and Hard Rock International

Blakeman claims collusion between Hofstra and Hard Rock International

Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman is claiming that Hofstra President, Susan Poser, is blocking the development of the Las Vegas Sands Casino because she is colluding with Florida-based Hard Rock Cafe Inc., in an effort to boost Hard Rock’s goal of opening a casino in Queens. At a press conference on Thursday, Blakeman revealed screenshots…

Human remains found in Babylon park

Human remains found in Babylon park

A group of teenagers walking to school found a human left arm at Southards Pond Park in Babylon Thursday morning. A police dog later found a leg about a mile away, later in the evening, a right arm was found close to where the first arm had been discovered. Police did not share whether the…