Aide: Trump dismissed Jan. 6 threats, wanted to join crowd

Aide: Trump dismissed Jan. 6 threats, wanted to join crowd

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest testimony about the events surrounding the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has Donald Trump rebuffing his own security’s warnings about armed protesters in the crowd gathering for a rally near the White House. A former White House aide also tells the House committee investigating the attack that Trump…

Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for aiding Epstein

Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for aiding Epstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell, a socialite who once hung with royals, presidents and billionaires, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls. The sentence is a victory for women who spent years seeking justice after earlier prosecutors failed to pursue the couple. Epstein, who…

NYC Mayor: Rudy Giuliani can be probed for false assault report

NYC Mayor: Rudy Giuliani can be probed for false assault report

NEW YORK (AP) — The current mayor of New York City is warning a former mayor that he could face investigation for filing a false police report. This past Sunday, a man clapped Rudy Giuliani on the back at a Staten Island grocery store. Since then, the ex-mayor has claimed it felt like he was…

Man arrested for damaging campaign sign

Man arrested for damaging campaign sign

Huntington Station, NY- Police in Suffolk County say they have arrested a Huntington Station man, who allegedly vandalized a Lee Zeldin for governor campaign sign. Hate Crimes Unit detectives say after an investigation, they arrested Vincent J. Mckie, outside his home on Oakwood Road on June 28, 2022. Suffolk County Police Public Information office say…

Hochul vs. Zeldin in race for NY Governor

Hochul vs. Zeldin in race for NY Governor

East Farmingdale, NY- The results of the New York’s Primary Election are in and Kathy Hochul has won the Democratic nomination for New York Governor.  Hochul will be competing this fall, against Long Island Republican Lee Zeldin who won the Republican nomination. The New York Times says in her victory speech last night Kathy Hochul…

Missing Long Island child, found in Virginia

Missing Long Island child, found in Virginia

UPDATE: Suffolk County Police say Iyanna Farris, 10, of Bellport, was located unharmed in Alexandria, Virginia. 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…

63 Suffolk County Beaches closed

63 Suffolk County Beaches closed

East Farmingdale, NY- Health Officials in Suffolk County have closed 63 beaches because of elevated levels of bacteria found in the water. The Suffolk County Department of Health announced the beach closures on Tuesday morning, after powerful storms soaked the region on Monday. Officials say the beach closures are necessary because of elevated bacteria levels…

Polls open for Primary Election in New York

Polls open for Primary Election in New York

East Farmingdale, NY- Registered Democrats and Republicans can vote today in New York’s Primary Election. Democrats will get to choose from New York Governor Kathy Hochul, NYC public Advocate Jumanne Williams and Representative Tom Suozzi from Long Island as their candidate for the 2022 Governors race.   Republican’s will get to choose from former Westchester…

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…