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Patient charged after swinging a wheelchair footrest at nurse

Patient charged after swinging a wheelchair footrest at nurse

Nassau Police say a patient at Nassau University Medical Center was arrested and charged after using a wheelchair footrest as a weapon and injuring a staff member.The suspect was being treated at the hospital when he became violent with hospital staff and swung the footrest at a nurse injuring his right hand. He was charged…

Donald Trump appeals $454 million judgment in New York civil fraud case

Donald Trump appeals $454 million judgment in New York civil fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has appealed his $454 million New York civil fraud judgment, challenging a judge’s finding that he lied about his wealth as he grew the real estate empire that launched him to stardom and the presidency. The former president’s lawyers filed notices of appeal Monday asking the state’s mid-level appeals…

Judge says  Las Vegas Sands lacks valid lease to operate Coliseum

Judge says Las Vegas Sands lacks valid lease to operate Coliseum

A state judge on Friday said that Las Vegas Sands lacks a valid lease to operate the Nassau Coliseum and the land around it. It’s another setback to the company’s plan to develop a multibillion-dollar resort and casino there.The ruling is a win for Hostra University in its ongoing dispute with Nassau County, which owns…

AT&T is giving credit to accounts affected by cellular outage last week

AT&T is giving credit to accounts affected by cellular outage last week

AT&T is applying a $5 credit to accounts of customers affected by the massive cellular outage last week AT&T said the credit will automatically be applied to customer accounts in one to two billing cycles and will amount to “the average cost of a full day of service.” An AT&T retail location is shown in…

Wendy Williams has frontotemporal dementia. What is FTD?

Wendy Williams has frontotemporal dementia. What is FTD?

(AP) Wendy Williams has been diagnosed with a form of dementia, according to a statement released Thursday on behalf of her caretakers. The 59-year-old former talk show host was diagnosed last year with with primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia “after undergoing a battery of medical tests,” according to the statement. A look at the…

Private lander makes first US moon landing in more than 50 years

Private lander makes first US moon landing in more than 50 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private lander on Thursday made the first U.S. touchdown on the moon in more than 50 years, but managed just a weak signal back until flight controllers scrambled to gain better contact. Despite the spotty communication, Intuitive Machines, the company that built and managed the craft, confirmed that it…

AT&T says its cellphone network restored after a widespread outage hit users across the US

AT&T says its cellphone network restored after a widespread outage hit users across the US

(AP) AT&T said Thursday its wireless network was back after an outage knocked out cellphone service for its users across the U.S. for hours. “We have restored wireless service to all our affected customers,” the Dallas-based company said in a statement posted on its website Thursday afternoon. “We sincerely apologize to them.” Outage tracker Downdetector…

Blakeman signs an executive order banning transgender athletes from some teams, events at county facilities

Blakeman signs an executive order banning transgender athletes from some teams, events at county facilities

Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman signed an executive order Thursday that bans transgender athletes from participating on women’s teams not aligned with the sex they were assigned at birth.The ban would prohibit girls’ and women’s teams with transgender athletes from using Nassau County facilities.Blakeman says this order is not meant to exclude anyone – but…

Former CNN anchor John Avlon announces bid for Congress

Former CNN anchor John Avlon announces bid for Congress

Former CNN political analyst John Avlon, launched a bid Wednesday for the Democrat nomination to run against Republican Rep. Nick LaLota in New York’s 1st Congressional District. Avlon, who maintains residences in Manhattan and Sag Harbor, said he recently left CNN so he could run for office.