Off-duty NYPD officer from Deer Park shot and critically injured

Off-duty NYPD officer from Deer Park shot and critically injured

NEW YORK (AP) — A manhunt was underway for a gunman who critically wounded an off-duty New York Police Department officer who arranged on social media to meet at a Brooklyn street address to buy a car, authorities said. When the officer arrived with a relative in the borough’s East New York neighborhood, the gunman…

AP source: Kyrie Irving going to the Dallas Mavericks

AP source: Kyrie Irving going to the Dallas Mavericks

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving is getting his wish. He’s getting traded. And Luka Doncic is getting another All-Star to help him in Dallas. The Mavericks and Brooklyn Nets agreed Sunday on a blockbuster trade: Irving — the super-talented and often-enigmatic eight-time All-Star point guard — heads to Dallas, ending the pairing with Kevin Durant…

Islanders sign Horvat to 8-year deal after trading for him

Islanders sign Horvat to 8-year deal after trading for him

(AP) The New York Islanders have signed center Bo Horvat to an eight-year contract less than a week after acquiring him in a trade with the Vancouver Canucks. The team announced the contract Sunday, after their first practice following the All-Star break. Horvat’s deal is worth $68 million and carries a $8.5 million salary cap…

Warming centers open across Long Island

Warming centers open across Long Island

With dangerously cold temperatures hitting Long Island authorities and organizations across the Island are working to provide people in need with shelter. Warming centers  will be open across Nassau and Suffolk counties starting Friday morning. Suffolk police say officers will be checking wooded areas where homeless people are known to stay, as well as abandoned…

Bicyclist who was hit by a car last month has died from his Injuries

Bicyclist who was hit by a car last month has died from his Injuries

The Teen Bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle in Syosset on January 15th has died from his Injuries.16 year old Benjamin Daggett of Syosset was riding his bicycle on South Oyster Bay Road when he was struck by a carThe bicyclist suffered severe head trauma and was transported to the hospital for treatment. Police…

Long Island graduation rate at 92.6%

Long Island graduation rate at 92.6%

The state Education Department announced the graduation rate for the Class of 2022 on Long Island was 92.6%, about the same as the prior year. There were marked gains in the graduation rates in Hempstead and Wyandanch, two districts under state monitorship for not netting performance targets. Long Island’s graduation rate continued to exceed the…

Long Island graduation rate at 92.6%

Long Island graduation rate at 92.6%

The state Education Department announced the graduation rate for the Class of 2022 on Long Island was 92.6%, about the same as the prior year. There were marked gains in the graduation rates in Hempstead and Wyandanch, two districts under state monitorship for not netting performance targets. Long Island’s graduation rate continued to exceed the…

Pentagon: Chinese spy balloon spotted over Western US

Pentagon: Chinese spy balloon spotted over Western US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is tracking a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that has been spotted over U.S. airspace for a couple days, but the Pentagon decided not to shoot it down due to risks of harm for people on the ground, officials said Thursday. The discovery of the balloon puts a further strain on…

FBI investigating claim that Santos stole money from Veteran’s dying service dog

FBI investigating claim that Santos stole money from Veteran’s dying service dog

The FBI is investigating Rep. George Santos’ role in the alleged fundraising scheme for a New Jersey veteran’s dying dog. New Jersey naval veteran Rich Osthoff accused Santos of stealing $3,000 dollars raised on GoFundMe for the lifesaving treatment for his service dog back in 2016 — The dog never got the treatment, because Osthoff…

FBI searches Biden’s vacation home; no classified documents

FBI searches Biden’s vacation home; no classified documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI searched President Joe Biden’s vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Wednesday without turning up any classified documents, the latest turn in an extraordinary series of searches of his and his predecessor’s properties. Agents did take some handwritten notes and other materials relating to Biden’s time as vice president for…