Wednesday, 28 Sep 2022

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ਮਰਹੂਮ ਪਿਆਰੀ ਮਾਂ ਨੇ ਨਿਰਸੁਆਰਥ ਫ਼ਰਜ਼ ਦੀ ਮਿਸਾਲ ਕਾਇਮ ਕੀਤੀ: ਚਾਰਲਸ

ਲੰਡਨ-ਸਮਰਾਟ ਚਾਰਲਸ 3 ਨੇ ਬਰਤਾਨੀਆ ਦੇ ਬਾਦਸ਼ਾਹ ਵਜੋਂ ਅੱਜ ਸੰਸਦ ਨੂੰ ਪਹਿਲੀ ਵਾਰ ਸੰਬੋਧਨ ਕੀਤਾ। ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਮਹ...

US woman protests after being denied ‘medically necessary’ abortion

Washington-A woman protested at the State Capitol of the US state of Louisiana for being denied a “medically necessary” abortion after the foetus developed a fatal and rare condition.

On the steps of the State Capitol in Baton Rouge, the capital city of Louisiana, Nancy Davis told reporters o...

JOSEPH SALADINO Oyster Bay Town Supervisor The Town Board and South

Asian Advisory Board Would like to Celebrated India's Independence Day Event


Pinki Jaggi from “Long Island Ladies Circle” along with all members took a great part in the celebration.It was hosted by Harry Malhotra



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North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jennifer DeSena,

Town Clerk Ragini Srivastava and the Town Board

Celebrated India's Independence Day

with the community leaders hosted by Host Committee: Indu Jaiswal, Jyoti

gupta, Veena Lamba, Ravinder Kumar, Bina Sabapathy, Nidhi Dhingra

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Wheatus' 'Teenage Dirtbag' spawns TikTok phenomenon

“Teenage Dirtbag,” the 2000 hit song by Northport rock band Wheatus, has gone viral on the social-media platform. Celebrities from JoJo to Joe Jonas to snowboarder Shaun White have joined a trend of posting homemade videos of themselves followed by several teenage snapshots — all accompanied by the song&rsqu...

PSEG falls short on green-energy engagement with customers, survey says

PSEG scored in the bottom third of a J.D. Power survey that ranks the nation’s top 35 electric utilities on customer awareness and support for green-energy programs, particularly those that require consumer participation.

PSEG’s score of 26 out of a possible 100 on the J.D. Power Sustainability Index...

ਨਿਊਯਾਰਕ ਵਿੱਚ ਬੱਬੂ ਮਾਨ ਨੇ ਲਾਈਆਂ ਰੌਣਕਾਂ!

ਨਿਊਯਾਰਕ (ਰਾਈਟਰ)-ਬੀਤੀ ਰਾਤ ਨਿਊਯਾਰਕ ਦੇ ਕੌਲਡਨ ਸੈਂਟਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਨਤਾਸ਼ਾ ਸ਼ਰਮਾ ਅਤੇ ਹੈਰੀ ਮਨਚੰਡਾ ਟੀਮ ਵਲੋਂ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰਸਿੱਧ ਗਾਇਕ ...

ਢਾਈ ਸਾਲ ਪੁਰਾਣੇ ਮਾਮਲੇ ’ਚ ਭਗਵੰਤ ਮਾਨ ਤੇ ਚੀਮਾ ਅਦਾਲਤ ’ਚ ਪੇਸ਼

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ-ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਭਗਵੰਤ ਮਾਨ ਨੇ ਅੱਜ ਇੱਥੇ ਸੈਕਟਰ-43 ਸਥਿਤ ਜ਼ਿਲ੍ਹਾ ਅਦਾਲਤ ਵਿੱਚ ਚੀਫ਼ ਜੁਡੀਸ਼ਲ ...

ਮਨਦੀਪ ਕੌਰ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਖ਼ੁਦਕੁਸ਼ੀ ਕਰਨ ਬਾਅਦ ਨਿਊ ਯਾਰਕ ’ਚ ਭਾਰਤੀ ਕੌਂਸਲਖਾਨੇ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਮਦਦ ਦੀ ਪੇਸ਼ਕਸ਼, ਔਰਤ ਦੇ ਸਹੁਰਿਆਂ ਖ਼ਿਲਾਫ਼ ਯੂਪੀ ’ਚ ਕੇਸ ਦਰਜ

ਨਿਊਯਾਰਕ ਸਿਟੀ-ਨਿਊਯਾਰਕ ਸਿਟ...

ਨੀਤੀ ਆਯੋਗ ਦੀ ਮੀਟਿੰਗ: ਮਾਨ ਸਣੇ ਵੱਖ ਵੱਖ ਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਆਪਣੇ ਰਾਜਾਂ ਦੀਆਂ ਸਮੱਸਿਆਵਾਂ ਮੋਦੀ ਨੂੰ ਦੱਸੀਆਂ

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ-ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਨਰਿੰਦਰ ਮੋਦੀ ਦੀ ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨਗੀ ਹੇਠ ਨੀ...

ਭਾਰਤੀ ਮੂਲ ਦੀ ਰੁਪਾਲੀ ਅਮਰੀਕੀ ਕੋਰਟ ਵਿੱਚ ਜੱਜ ਨਿਯੁਕਤ

ਵਾਸ਼ਿੰਗਟਨ-ਅਮਰੀਕੀ ਸੈਨੇਟ ਨੇ ਯੂਐੱਸ ਕੋਰਟ ਆਫ ਅਪੀਲਜ਼ ਵਿੱਚ ਨੌਵੇਂ ਸਰਕਟ ਲਈ ਭਾਰਤੀ-ਅਮਰੀਕੀ ਵਕੀਲ ਰੁਪਾਲੀ ਐੱਚ ਦੇਸਾਈ ...

ਮੂਸੇਵਾਲਾ ਕਤਲ ’ਚ ਵਰਤੇ ਹਥਿਆਰ ਪੁਲੀਸ ਨੇ ਬਰਾਮਦ ਕੀਤੇ: ਮੁਕਾਬਲੇ ’ਚ ਮਾਰੇ ਮੰਨੂ ਤੇ ਰੂਪਾ ਕੋਲੋਂ ਮਿਲੇ ਅਸਲੇ ਨਾਲ ਕੀਤੀ ਗਈ ਸੀ ਹੱਤਿਆ

ਮਾਨਸਾ-ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਗਾਇਕ ਸਿੱਧੂ ਮੂਸੇਵਾਲੇ ...

ਵਰਜੀਨੀਆ ਦੀ ਆਰਯ ਵਾਲਵੇਕਰ ਨੇ ਜਿੱਤਿਆ ‘ਮਿਸ ਇੰਡੀਆ ਯੂਐੱਸ’ ਦਾ ਖ਼ਿਤਾਬ

ਵਾਸ਼ਿੰਗਟਨ-ਵਰਜੀਨੀਆ ਦੀ ਰਹਿਣ ਵਾਲੀ ਭਾਰਤੀ ਅਮਰੀਕੀ ਅੱਲੜ ਆਰਯ ਵਾਲਵੇਕਰ ਨੇ ਇਸ ਸਾਲ ਮਿਸ ਇੰਡੀਆ ਯੂਐ...

ਵਿਸਕਾਨਸਿਨ ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰੇ ’ਤੇ ਹਮਲੇ ਦੀ ਬਾਇਡਨ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਨਿਖੇਧੀ

ਵਾਸ਼ਿੰਗਟਨ-ਵਿਸਕਾਨਸਿਨ ਦੇ ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰੇ ’ਤੇ 2012 ’ਚ ਹੋਏ ਹਮਲੇ ਦੀ 10ਵੀਂ ਬਰਸੀ ਮੌਕੇ ਅਮਰੀਕੀ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਜੋਅ ਬਾਇਡਨ ...

ਅਮਰੀਕੀ ਸਦਨ ’ਚ ਭਾਰਤ ਤੋਂ ਪਾਬੰਦੀਆਂ ਹਟਾਉਣ ਬਾਰੇ ਮਤਾ ਪਾਸ

ਵਾਸ਼ਿੰਗਟਨ-ਅਮਰੀਕਾ ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰਤੀਨਿਧ ਸਦਨ ਨੇ ਭਾਰਤ ਨੂੰ ਰੂਸ ਤੋਂ ਐੱਸ-400 ਮਿਜ਼ਾਈਲ ਰੱਖਿਆ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਲੀ ਖਰੀਦਣ ਲਈ ਸੀਏਏਟੀ...

ਡੋਨਲਡ ਟਰੰਪ ਦੀ ਪਹਿਲੀ ਪਤਨੀ ਇਵਾਨਾ ਦਾ ਦੇਹਾਂਤ

ਵਾਸ਼ਿੰਗਟਨ-ਅਮਰੀਕਾ ਦੇ ਸਾਬਕਾ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਡੋਨਲਡ ਟਰੰਪ ਦੀ ਪਹਿਲੀ ਪਤਨੀ ਇਵਾਨਾ ਟਰੰਪ (73) ਦਾ ਨਿਊਯਾਰਕ ਸਿਟੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਦੇਹਾਂਤ ਹੋ ਗਿਆ...

A 19-year-old man recently charged in two hate crime attacks on Sikh men was stabbed to death on a Brooklyn street, police said Friday.

Vernon Douglas was murdered Thursday night in Brownsville. Police said they do not believe the killer was someone looking to avenge the 70-year-old Sikh whose nose Douglas broke on April 3, or two other Sikhs Douglas mugged nine days later.

Douglas ...

ਸਿਮਰਨਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਮਾਨ ਨੂੰ ਕਰੋਨਾ

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ-ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਸੰਗਰੂਰ ਤੋਂ ਲੋਕ ਸਭਾ ਮੈਂਬਰ ਬਣੇ ਅਕਾਲੀ ਦਲ (ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤਸਰ) ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਸਿਮਰਨਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਮਾਨ ਨੂੰ ਕਰੋਨਾ ਹੋ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ। ਇਸ ਤੋ ...

ਅਮਰੀਕਾ: ਸੰਘੀ ਅਦਾਲਤ ਦੇ ਫ਼ੈਸਲੇ ਮਗਰੋਂ ਬਾਇਡਨ ਪ੍ਰਸ਼ਾਸਨ ਨੇ ਪਰਵਾਸ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਹੁਕਮ ਵਾਪਸ ਲਿਆ

ਬੋਸਟਨ (ਅਮਰੀਕਾ)- ਸੰਯੁਕਤ ਰਾਜ ਅਮਰੀਕਾ ਦੀ ਸੰਘੀ ਅਦਾਲਤ ਦੇ ਫੈਸਲੇ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰ...

ਮਾਨਸਾ: ਸਿੱਧੂ ਮੂਸੇਵਾਲਾ ਦਾ ਗੀਤ ਐੱਸਵਾਈਐੱਲ ਲੀਕ ਕਰਨ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਕੇਸ ਦਰਜ

ਮਾਨਸਾ-ਮਰਹੂਮ ਨੌਜਵਾਨ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਗਾਇਕ ਸਿੱਧੂ ਮੂਸੇਵਾਲੇ ਦੇ ਨਵੇਂ ਗੀਤ ਐੱਸਵਾਈਐੱਲ ਨੂੰ ਰਿਲੀਜ਼ ਤਰੀਕ ਤੋ...

ਅਮਰੀਕਾ: ਟ੍ਰੇਲਰ-ਟਰੱਕ ’ਚ ਭੁੱਖੇ-ਪਿਆਸੇ 46 ਪਰਵਾਸੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਮੌਤ

ਸਾਂ ਐਂਟੋਨੀਓ (ਅਮਰੀਕਾ)-ਅਮਰੀਕਾ ਦੇ ਇਸ ਦੱਖਣੀ ਪੱਛਮੀ ਇਲਾਕੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਸੋਮਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਟ੍ਰੇਲਰ-ਟਰੱਕ ਅੰਦਰ ਘੱਟੋ-ਘੱਟ ਪਰ...

Islip Town rolls out new bike patrol unit

Long Island (Writer)-Islip Town has rolled out a new bicycle patrol unit that officials say will help the town's park and harbor patrols to monitor areas not easily accessible by vehicles. The unit, which launched shortly before Memorial Day, deploys peace officers to patrol town parks and harbors, and town-controlled areas of Fire Island, wit...

Forecast: Cool, breezy overnight leads to a much warmer Monday

Long Island (Writer)-Sunday night's chilly temperatures in the mid-50s will be ushering in a week far warmer than the cool weekend, the National Weather Service said. Winds had calmed down Sunday night from about 25 mph to about 11 mph in parts of Long Island and it's clear.

Monday, it will be breezy but the sun ...

17-year-old high school student killed, 4 others hurt in Long Island crash

Long Island (Writer) - A Long Island community is in mourning after a 17-year-old high school student was killed and several classmates injured in a crash Wednesday.

Suffolk County police say four teenagers who all attended Kings Park High School were in 2008 Ford Mustang traveling north on Indian Head Road i...

Walk audits identify 6 lower-income Long Island communities badly in need of pedestrian safety upgrades

N.Y. (Writer)-Six Long Island communities have been identified as badly in need of pedestrian safety upgrades, and they all have something in common.

As CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reported Monday, they're working class neighborhoods lacking some basic safety measures.

Cro...

Preserving the history of the Fire Island Pines

Suffolk County (Writer) -- Step off the 20-minute ferry from Sayville and you'll find bamboo-lined pathways welcoming you to the Fire Island Pines. "Everyone is unique, everyone is different," said Bobby Bonanno, with the Fire Island Pines Historical Preservation Society. The main arteries that carry the lifeblood of this place...

Man convicted of murder in friendly fire death of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen

Long Island (Writer)-A 28-year-old Queens man was convicted Monday of murder and robbery charges in the 2019 friendly-fire killing of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen, a Calverton resident.

A Queens jury found Jagger Freeman guilty of second-degree murder, first-and-second-degree robbery and second-degree assault for...

Queens man gets 30 years in prison for North Shore burglaries

Long Island (Writer)-A Queens man who was part of a burglary ring that stole more than $1 million in cash and property from homes on Nassau's North Shore will spend 30 years behind bars for his role in the 2018 crime spree.

Acting state Supreme Court Justice Helene Gugerty meted out the sentence Monday to Brayan Casta...

Ex-Hauppauge fire chief dies during Suffolk training drill

Long Island (Writer)-A former Hauppauge Fire Department chief died Saturday morning while participating in a drill with the Mastic Beach Fire Department and the Suffolk County Urban Search and Rescue Team, officials said.

Stephen A. Feron, 49, became an assistant chief in 2015 and was named chief of department in 2018, a pos...

Long Island toddler Everett Cotter gets heart transplant at New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Long Island (Writer) -- A toddler from Long Island has received a life-saving heart transplant.

Eyewitness News first reported on Everett Cotter from Shoreham in December 2021. He needed the transplant only two years after his sister's heart transplant.

Like his sister, Everett was b...

Stamkos scores twice, Tampa eliminates Rangers with 2-1 win in Game 6

Long Island (Writer)-Steven Stamkos scored two goals and the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning are headed to the Stanley Cup Final for the third straight year after beating the New York Rangers 2-1 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final on Saturday night.

Stamkos put the Lightning ahead for good i...

Museum of American Armor hosting World War II Encampment weekend

Long Island (Writer)-The Museum of American Armor took visitors back in time to learn about World War II on Saturday.

Allied and enemy vehicles from the war were on operational display, with performances by re-enactors for World War II Encampment weekend.

"Find out how the vehicle worked, how they lived duri...

Mo Donegal finishes 1st at Belmont, another Todd Pletcher win

Long Island (Writer)- Mo Donegal finished first and filly Nest was second, giving trainer Todd Pletcher a 1-2 finish at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday for his sixth victory in the Triple Crown race.

Donegal rounded the 1 1/2-mile track in 2 minutes, 28.28 seconds, ahead of Nest and Skippylongstocking.

Pletcher won t...

Hundreds rally in Nassau County to push for tougher gun safety laws

Long Island (Writer)-Several hundred demonstrators took to the streets in Nassau County on Saturday, joining thousands of others across the country pushing for tougher gun safety measures.

The rally, organized by March for Our Lives Long Island, was spurred by two recent massacres that have beamed the national spotl...

Federal judge delays Linda Mangano's prison surrender

Long Island (Writer)- A federal judge has pushed back former Nassau County first lady Linda Mangano’s prison surrender by a month while considering a defense motion for her to stay free during the appeal of her criminal conviction.

Mangano, 59, of Bethpage, won’t have to report to prison to start a 15-month senten...

One person dies, mom and baby hurt in Copiague crash, Suffolk police say

Long Island (Writer)-An Amityville woman who rear-ended a Dodge Durango died and a mother and her 6-month-old son were hurt in a two-vehicle crash on Sunrise Highway in Copiague Thursday, Suffolk police said.

Carolyn Merhige, 83, was driving a 2019 Subaru Cross Trek east on Sunrise Highway when she was evidentl...

Nyack street renamed to honor gay, Black activist Bayard Rustin

New York (Writer)- Rockland County celebrated Pride Month with a street renaming in honor of a civil rights activist.

Bayard Rustin Way was unveiled Thursday evening at the intersection of South Franklin Street and Jackson Avenue in Nyack.

His life and legacy was celebrated in the town where he worked from 1941 to...

John's Crazy Socks expands to new space, to sell at Kohl's

Long Island (Writer)-Local online sock retailer John’s Crazy Socks has relocated to a larger warehouse and distribution hub as the Long Island business prepares to expand its retail presence into Kohl’s stores nationwide.

The e-commerce company, which had been headquartered in an industrial part of Melvil...

Longtime Smithtown highway chief James Dowling dies at 99

Long Island (Writer)-James Dowling was shot down over Germany during World War II and held prisoner for eight months before he was freed near the war's end.

Then, like countless other people of his era, Dowling came home and built America's new suburbs.

Dowling, who lived most of his life in St. James, paved and...

ਜ਼ਿਮਨੀ ਚੋਣ: ਲੋਕ ਮੁੜ ਸਾਡੇ ’ਤੇ ਭਰੋਸਾ ਕਰਨਗੇ: ਭਗਵੰਤ ਮਾਨ

ਸੰਗਰੂਰ-ਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਭਗਵੰਤ ਮਾਨ ਦੀ ਹਾਜ਼ਰੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਅੱਜ ਇੱਥੇ ਆਮ ਆਦਮੀ ਪਾਰਟੀ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਸੰਗਰੂਰ ਲੋਕ ਸਭਾ ਹਲਕਾ ਦੀ ਜ਼...

5 takeaways from the just-concluded 2022 state legislative session

ALBANY (Writer)— New York lawmakers have put the finishing touches on the first session in 12 years without Andrew M. Cuomo.

Gov. Kathy Hochul, who took office in August when Cuomo resigned, presided over an, at times, bumpy session. It didn’t have some of the high-profile issues from the last two years, ...

Anti-abortion advocates rally in Hauppauge

Anti-abortion activists gathered Saturday in Hauppauge to call for support for ending abortions and to urge strong voter turnout this fall for candidates aligned with their beliefs.

March For Life NY organized the rally, which drew more than 130 people at its peak at Armed Forces Plaza and featured music performances and speeches from anti-...

Westbury High student charged with making terroristic threat, Nassau police say

Long Island (Writer)-An 18-year-old student at Westbury High School threatened in tweets to shoot up the school, Nassau authorities said Wednesday, announcing his arrest on charges of making a terroristic threat and aggravated harassment.

The student, Oketo Orlando Blair Jr. of Westbury, “expressed...

Students, staff at Plainview - Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School stage walkout against gun violence

Nassau County (Writer)- Hundreds of students and teachers at a high school on Long Island staged a walkout against gun violence Wednesday.

About 400 students and more than 100 teachers at Plainview - Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School participated.

School district o...

Ryan Field takes to the skies in epic stunt at Jones Beach Bethpage Air Show on Long Island

JONES BEACH (Writer)-- There were plenty of thrills at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach on Sunday, but one of our very own got an experience that was both fast, and furious!

Eyewitness News sports anchor Ryan Field got to skydive with the Army Golden Knights, and in his own words -- descr...

Jones Beach: What to know before you go to a show

Long Island (Writer)-Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater is back in business. After a shortened season last year, the waterside Wantagh venue kicks off a full roster of shows that begins June 2 with Nick Cannon Presents MTV’s Wild N’Out comedy show,  and runs through mid-September. (Other opening week shows include Tim...

Biden: Resolving baby formula shortage could take 'couple more months'

WASHINGTON (Writer)— President Joe Biden on Wednesday said it could “take a couple of more months” for the availability of baby formula to return to normal.

Biden, meeting with a group of the leading baby formula manufacturers at the White House, told the group: “I ask you to keep ...

Uvalde: Visitations, funerals and burials, one after another

Texas (Writer)— It should have been the first day of a joyous week for Robb Elementary School students — the start of summer break. Instead on Monday, the first two of 19 children slain inside a classroom were being remembered at funeral visitations.

The gathering for 10-year-old Amerie Jo Garza was at Hillcres...

EU leaders agree to ban 90% of Russian oil by year end

BRUSSELS (Writer)— European Union leaders agreed Monday to embargo most Russian oil imports into the bloc by year end as part of new sanctions on Moscow worked out at a summit focused on helping Ukraine with a long-delayed package of new financial support.

The embargo covers Russian oil brought in by sea, allowing a tempor...

Biden sees chance of 'rational' Republican approach on guns

WASHINGTON  (Writer)— President Joe Biden said Monday that the “Second Amendment was never absolute” and that, after the Texas elementary school shooting, there may be some bipartisan support to tighten restrictions on the kind of high-powered weapons used by the gunman.

"I think things h...

Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala shot dead in Mansa village a day after being stripped of security cover

Chandigarh (Writer)-Famous Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Mansa district, a day after the state government withdrew his security cover. He was on the wheel in Mahindra Thar SUV when the assailants, believed to be 10-12, fired more than 20 round...

Watch 'Kickoff to a Long Island Summer,' your guide to fun in the sun

LONG ISLAND (Writer) -- We're helping you start the season this weekend with our special "Kickoff to a Long Island Summer," now in its ninth year.

Eyewitness News anchors David Novarro, Sandra Bookman and Brittany Bell will be at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach on Saturday for all the hi...

Weather dampens Saturday's Bethpage Air Show, but hopes soar for Sunday

Long Island (Writer)-Most of Saturday’s Bethpage Air Show was canceled because of rain, lightning and low cloud cover, but organizers are buoyed by the prediction of a picture-perfect day at Jones Beach on Sunday for the show’s second day.

Low clouds delayed the start of the show, but organizers ...

16-year-old arrested after Instagram threat to shoot up Bellport High School on Long Island

BROOKHAVEN, Long Island (Writer) -- A teen on Long Island is facing terrorism charges for allegedly threatening to commit a mass school shooting, just days after the deadly massacre in Texas.

Suffolk County police say the 16-year-old boy posted Wednesday on the "Bellport Scholars" I...

NYPD officer suspended for trying to intervene in the drunk driving arrest of her brother-in-law in New Jersey

New york (Writer)-A rookie NYPD officer who made headlines last year for giving her supervising lieutenant a lap dance at a holiday party has been suspended for trying to intervene in the drunk driving arrest of her brother-in-law in New Jersey.

Police Officer Vera Mekuli, ...

Quest to find common ground on prevention of mass shootings continues between Democrats and Republicans

NEW YORK  (Writer)- The massacres in Texas and Buffalo have many political partisans retreating to their corners and their talking points.

But others are trying to find common ground on measures to reduce the number of mass shootings in the U.S., CBS2's Tony Aiello report...

Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school

UVALDE, Texas — Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman's rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses said Wednesday, as investigators worked to track the massacre that lasted upwards of 40 minutes and ended when the 18-year-old shooter was killed by a Borde...

NYC subway killer gave gun to homeless man, who quickly sold it, after random slay of Goldman Sachs worker: sources

The cold-blooded Manhattan subway killer who shot a Goldman Sachs researcher at random was captured on video giving the murder weapon to a homeless man who quickly sold the gun, police sources said Monday.

NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell tweeted surveillance photos o...

Police: Missing Long Island teen may have taken train, traveled outside NYC; Silver Alert Issued

SUFFOLK COUNTY (Writer) -- Suffolk County Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Kings Park teen who suffers from depression and may be suicidal.

Rachel Nugent, 14, was last seen leaving her home on Old Dock Road in Kings Park at approximately 6:45 a.m. Saturday. Investigators b...

Suspect in fatal New Hyde Park drunken driving crash previously accused of speeding

NEW HYDE PARK (Writer) - It was a tragic crash in Nassau County. Three women out celebrating at a sweet 16 party were killed when police say a suspected drunk driver broadsided their car.

As CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports, the 22-year-old driver is now charged with vehicular manslaughter.

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3 women killed by alleged drunken driver after leaving Sweet 16 party in New Hyde Park

Nassau County (Writer) -- Three females were killed in a crash near a catering hall after leaving a Sweet 16 birthday party on Long Island, allegedly by a drunken driver.

The crash happened around 11:10 p.m. Saturday on Jericho Turnpike near a catering hall called the Inn at New Hyde Park.

D...

Elwood Quad cinemas reopening after COVID closure, owner says

Long Island (Writer)-The Elwood Quad movie theater, a longtime fixture in East Northport, is reopening, the theater owner said Friday.

The theater closed in October 2020, a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jay Levinson, who ran the theater for 20 years before it closed, said renegotiating rent with the landlord an...

First responders recognized for successful use of CPR at ceremony in Dix Hills

Long Island (Writer)-For Robert Engel, his daughter's quick use of CPR and the timely arrival of Dix Hills Fire Department emergency crews made the difference between life and death when he suffered a heart attack at his Dix Hills home on April 4.

With his wife, Kathy Engel, and daughter Chloe Engel l...

3 people killed in crash near catering hall in New Hyde Park; 22-year-old driver arrested, charged

Long Island (Writer) -- Three people were killed and several others were injured in a crash near a catering hall on Long Island, according to police.

The crash happened around 11:10 p.m. Saturday on Jericho Turnpike near a catering hall called Inn at New Hyde Park.

A 22-year-old ...

'Our dream come true,' husband and wife say after being sworn in as Nassau police recruits

Long Island (Writer)-On Friday, Supinski, a native of Poland, took a second oath as he was sworn in during a ceremony in Garden City — alongside his wife, Katarzyna Brojakowska — as a Nassau County Police Department recruit.

"This is our dream come true," said Sup...

Operation Long Island Wave: U.S. Marshals arrest 116 alleged criminals ahead of summer months

Suffolk County (Writer) -- The U.S. Marshals arrested 116 alleged criminals on Long Island this month in an effort to get them off the streets before the summer months, which typically bring an increase in crime.

"There are segments of society today who have turned their backs on the p...

How much are your taxes? Check out our Long Island school tax database

NEW YORK (Writer) - Long Islanders went to the polls this week to vote on their school district budgets for the 2022-2023 school year.

The vast majority of budgets approved will increase tax levies next year, which most likely will translate to higher property taxes in those districts.

School districts acro...

Biden's approval dips to lowest of presidency, poll says

Long Island (Writer)-President Joe Biden’s approval rating dipped to the lowest point of his presidency in May, a new poll shows, with deepening pessimism emerging among members of his own Democratic Party.

Only 39% of U.S. adults approve of Biden’s performance as president, according to the poll from The Assoc...

Splashes of Hope uses art to brighten Long Island burn units, treatment centers and more

KINGS PARK (Writer)- Brain trauma can be life-changing, but at one rehab center in Suffolk County, something special is creating hope.

Ann-Marie Chang wiped away tears as she and her husband, Tom, watched their son, Ethan, who has special needs, create magic.

"Joy and pride. He's ...

Long Island spiritual leaders address frustration and hopelessness caused by Buffalo mass shooting

HEMPSTEAD (Writer)- In the wake of the mass shooting in Buffalo, officials and religious leaders gathered on Long Island on Tuesday to pray for peace and comfort.

As CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reported, leaders addressed some of the strong feelings about the attack that range from frust...

2 sets of twins graduate from Bethpage High School and Hicksville High School as valedictorian and salutatorian on Long Island

Long Island (Writer) -- They say twins have a special connection and for these twins there's no doubt. "Super excited of course. It's a great honor to be named 'Val' and 'Sal" together," said Bethpage High School graduate Suchith...

Childhood Dream Come True for Farmingdale Grad Flying in Air Show

Long Island (Writer)-A Farmingdale State College air pilot graduate has been dreaming of flying in the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach since she was a kid. This Memorial Day weekend, her dream will come true.

Alexa Wahl, 23, of Deer Park, graduated from the local SUNY school’s aviation program in December 2021....

Dogs, alligator & exotic reptile rescued from West Babylon home allegedly used for illegal breeding

WEST BABYLON (Writer)- Authorities on Long Island say they've busted multiple locations allegedly used for illegal pet breeding.

Animal control officers at a home in West Babylon were seen taking away dogs, an exotic reptile and a small alligator Wednesday.

Another place...

Ex-cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd’s death

Minneapolis (Writer)-A former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.

As part of the plea deal, Thomas Lane will have a count of aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder dismissed. Lane, along...

Teen pilot reaches Kenya in round the world quest

Nairobi-A 16-year-old British schoolboy who is on a quest to become the youngest person to fly around the world solo, landed his small plane in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday.

Mack Rutherford, who started his journey near the Bulgarian capital Sofia in March, is looking to clinch a Guinness World record currently held by ...

Covid-wracked North Korea may greet Joe Biden with a missile test

Washington (Writer)-Despite battling a wave of suspected covid-19 infections, North Korea appears to be preparing to test an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) ahead of US President Joe Biden's first official trip to South Korea, a US official said.

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the...

New Jersey school districts reinstate mask mandates as COVID cases climb

New Jersey (Writer)- Some New Jersey school districts are reinstating mask mandates as COVID cases climb.

The Metuchen School District reported 26 cases over the weekend, CBS2's Christina Fan reported.

The return of the mask mandate at Metuchen High School on Monday drew some polarizing reactions from...

New Draft of Congressional Map Evens Odds for the GOP

A draft of new Congressional district lines drawn by Steuben County court appointed special master Jonathan Cervas were released Monday and it looks to give House Republicans much more of a fighting chance than they had under lines drawn by state legislature Democrats.

Cervas – a neutral expert and a fellow at Carnegie Mell...

Horrific death of 9-year-old Brooklyn girl deemed homicide, mom charged in case

A 9-year-old girl found dead in her Brooklyn home with a head injury and bite marks on her back had been disciplined by her angry mother — who now faces murder charges, police sources said Monday.

“Mommy spanked her and put her in timeout,” two police sources familiar with the case quot...

Hofstra engineering student's failed 3D-printed arch stands as symbol of "resilience"

New York (Writer)- This month, as we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage, we introduce you to a first-generation soon-to-be college graduate who is spreading an important message at one Long Island university.

She turned a mistake into a work of art, CBS2's Caro...

Gov. Kathy Hochul investigating why New York's red flag law didn't prevent alleged Buffalo shooter from buying weapon

NEW YORK (Writer)- One of the many unanswered questions about the Buffalo mass shooting is how the 18-year-old suspect was able to purchase his assault-type weapon despite New York's supposedly tough red flag law that should have alerted gun dealers to the man&...

U.S. deaths from COVID hit 1 million

Long Island (Writer)-The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 1 million on Monday, a once-unimaginable figure that only hints at the multitudes of loved ones and friends staggered by grief and frustration.

The confirmed number of dead is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 336 days. It is roughly equal to how many Americans died in the Civil W...

Town of Huntington's Dix Hills Ice Rink Renamed for Islanders Legend Clark Gillies

New York (Writer)-Clark Gillies, the late National Hockey League Hall of Famer and former New York Islanders player, now has an ice rink named after him in the Town of Huntington. The Dix Hills Ice Rink was renamed the Clark Gillies Arena during a celebratory ceremony of Gillies’ life and legacy o...

Biden offers logistics support to ease formula shortage

WASHINGTON (Writer)— Under fire from parents and politicians, President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers transportation and logistics support to ease the nationwide shortage of baby formula, as the administration works to bring the largest domestic plant back on line after it was shut down early this ye...

Once-neutral Sweden seeks NATO membership in historic shift

STOCKHOLM (Writer)— Sweden on Monday decided to join neighboring Finland in seeking NATO membership, ending more than two centuries of military nonalignment in a historic shift prompted by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson warned that the Nordic country would be in a “v...

Ukraine: Russians withdraw from around Kharkiv, batter east

KYIV, Ukraine (Writer) — Russian troops are withdrawing from around Ukraine’s second-largest city after bombarding it for weeks, the Ukrainian military said Saturday, as Kyiv and Moscow's forces engaged in a grinding battle for the country’s eastern industrial heartland.

Ukraine’s general staff s...

As Musk buyout looms, Twitter searches for its soul

SAN FRANCISCO (Writer) — A toxic cesspool. A lifeline. A finger on the world's pulse. Twitter is all these things and more to its over 229 million users around the world — politicians, journalists, activists, celebrities, weirdos and normies, cat and dog lovers and just about anyone else with an internet connection.

People in 'high-risk' New York counties should wear masks indoors in public settings, Health Department says

Long Island (Writer-- The New York State Health Department is recommending that people in high-risk counties wear masks in all indoor public settings, regardless of their vaccination status.

According to the CDC, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess,...

10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack police call hate crime

Long Island (Writer) - A white 18-year-old wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday in what authorities described as “racially motived violent extremism.”

Police said he shot 11 Black a...

Pennsylvania Senate candidate recovering from stroke

New York (Writer)— Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the leading Democrat in the state’s high-profile Senate contest, suffered a stroke just days before the primary election but was on his way to a “full recovery,” his campaign said on Sunday.

The 52-year-old Fetterman, who confirmed that he had been ho...

Port Authority cracks down on sky high concession costs at airports

NEW YORK -- Complaints of sky high prices at airports are leading to new rules for vendors from the Port Authority.

The rules require food and drink concession costs to reflect local street prices with a maximum surcharge of 10 percent.

Vendors will also have to offer lower-priced food and beverage options to ...

California churchgoers detained gunman in deadly attack

California (Writer) — A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church on Sunday before being stopped and hog-tied by parishioners in what a sheriff’s official called an act of “exceptional heroism and bravery.”

One person was killed and four others were critically wounded at Ge...

Hundreds of students get history lesson from working tanks at Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpage

New York (Writer)- Long Island students got a history lesson from working tanks on Friday. It's an effort to give context to the war in Ukraine through the lens of the past.

CBS2's Steve Overmyer spoke with students who found a connection between history and the headlines.<...

Baby formula shortage: Federal government making plans to help end supply problem

NEW YORK (Writer)- An infant formula shortage has some mothers taking drastic steps to feed their babies, and the federal government is now making plans to help end the supply problem.

President Joe Biden says it's a matter of weeks before baby formula is back on shelves, but for some parents, help...

Long Island man reunited with doctor, officers who saved his life at airport

Long Island (Writer) -- Scott Williams has been counting and recounting his blessings - three blessings to be exact.

It was back on Tuesday, April 26, and Williams, 54, from Holbrook, was about to board a plane on his way back to MacArthur Airport from Orlando.

"It just got a little fuzzy, and I ...

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas McCarthy, four other GOP lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Writer)— A House panel issued subpoenas Thursday to House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers in its probe into the violent Jan. 6 insurrection, an extraordinary step that has little precedent and is certain to further inflame partisan tensions over the 2021 attack.

The panel is inv...

Hofstra pitcher Mark Faello defies the odds to help his team advance to CAA Championship

Long Island (Writer) -- The Hofstra Pride wrapped up their regular season this weekend before heading to the CAA Championship - and they do so with a player who defied the odds to help his team.

In their first conference tournament since 2018 - Hofstra is on the verge of its first overall winnin...

Astronaut from Long Island chosen to lead SpaceX Crew-7 mission to the International Space Station

BALDWIN, Long Island (Writer) -- NASA and the European Space Agency recently selected two astronauts to launch on NASA's SpaceX Crew-7 mission to the International Space Station, and one of them is from Long Island.

Jasmin Moghbeli is from Baldwin, and this will be her first space ...

FDNY Special Operations Task Force holds Category 4 hurricane drill on Fire Island

LONG ISLAND (Writer) -- Members of the FDNY's Special Operations Command Task Force held a Category 4 hurricane drill on Fire Island Thursday.

They simulated what they would do if the roadway into Fire Island from Robert Moses was flooded with water, how they would search local homes and how they ...

Muslim auto technician claims his work clothes were stuffed with bacon by former boss in bias incident

New Jersey (Writer) -- An auto technician in New Jersey is speaking out after he claims that he was the repeated victim of anti-Muslim bias incidents enacted by his boss.

"The car engine will blow up or have issues and he would go and say 'oh you blew it up, you Arabs alwa...

'Bats Out For Lazar.' Little Leaguers, Mets honor 10-year-old who died after baseball game in Long Beach

Tributes are pouring in for a 10-year-old Little Leaguer who died last week after playing a baseball game in Long Beach. Lazar LaPenna's love of baseball is now being recognized and honored by Little League teams - not only on Long Island, but also around the country and wi...

Beto O'Rourke disrupts GOP news conference on shooting

UVALDE, Texas — Beto O’Rourke interrupted a press conference Wednesday about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, calling the tragedy “totally predictable when you choose not to do anything.”

O’Rourke was escorted out while members of the crowd yelled at him, with one man shouting profanities a...

Massapequa Coast Little League team honored with parade

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. -- A celebration was held Wednesday for a Long Island baseball team that made history at the Little League World Series.

Earlier in August, the 12-and-under Massapequa Coast players, nicknamed the "Sons of Massapequa," became the first team from Long Island to make it to the Little League World Series...