Nor’easter will soak Long Island through Wednesday

Nor’easter will soak Long Island through Wednesday

East Farmingdale, NY- Long Islanders will battle rough weather over the next 24 hours as a powerful and slow moving Nor’easter moves through the area. New York State Governor Kathy Hochul, issued a State of Emergency on Monday night for 22 counties including Nassau, Suffolk and Queens. “I am proactively declaring a State of Emergency…

2 year old killed, mother seriously injured in Patchogue crash

2 year old killed, mother seriously injured in Patchogue crash

Patchogue, NY-  Police in Suffolk County are asking anyone who may have witnessed a crash on Route 112 in Patchogue last night, to give them a call. Officials say 21 year old woman was crossing Rt 112/Medford Avenue with her 2-year-old daughter in a stroller, when they were struck by a northbound 2005 Ford pick up…

Stars stunned by ‘mismanaged set’ in fatal prop-gun shooting

Stars stunned by ‘mismanaged set’ in fatal prop-gun shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood professionals say they’re baffled by the circumstances of the New Mexico movie-set shooting that left a cinematographer dead, adding that production crews have stepped up safety measures. Jeffrey Wright says the death has brought a renewed attention to detail on the set of ”Westworld,” the HBO series he stars in.…

YouTube, TikTok, Snap execs face senators on kids’ safety

YouTube, TikTok, Snap execs face senators on kids’ safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of a Senate panel have called executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat to face questions on what the companies are doing to ensure young users’ safety. The hearing Tuesday comes as the panel bears down on hugely popular social media platforms and their impact on children. The Senate Commerce subcommittee…

Union vote at Amazon’s NY warehouse big step closer

Union vote at Amazon’s NY warehouse big step closer

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board says there’s sufficient interest to form a union at an Amazon distribution center in New York City. That’s after union organizers delivered hundreds of signatures to the federal agency. It’s a key step in authorizing a vote that could establish the first union at the nation’s…

Boosting boosters: Hochul & de Blasio get extra jabs

Boosting boosters: Hochul & de Blasio get extra jabs

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio separately received COVID-19 booster shots. The two Democrats received their shots at separate events Monday. They were eligible because they had each received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine earlier this year. De Blasio got a booster shot of the…

Police union sues NYC to stop vaccine mandate implementation

Police union sues NYC to stop vaccine mandate implementation

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s largest police union has filed a lawsuit to keep a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for police officers from going into effect. The Police Benevolent Association represents about 24,000 police officers in the New York Police Department. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week that the entire municipal workforce including…

Demonstrators support Irving vs vaccine mandate at Nets game

Demonstrators support Irving vs vaccine mandate at Nets game

NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators supporting Nets guard Kyrie Irving and protesting New York’s vaccine mandate gathered outside Barclays Center before Brooklyn’s home opener. A few dozen people were protesting in the plaza outside the arena. Some were chanting “Let Kyrie play! Let Kyrie play!” and holding signs that said “Stand with Kyrie.” A small…

Crew member: Baldwin careful with guns before fatal shooting

Crew member: Baldwin careful with guns before fatal shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A camera operator told authorities that Alec Baldwin had been careful with weapons on the set of the film “Rust” before the actor shot and killed a cinematographer with a gun he’d been told was safe to use, records released Sunday show. A search warrant affidavit includes details with camera operator…