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Long Island Police boost patrols by schools in wake of Texas massacre

Long Island Police boost patrols by schools in wake of Texas massacre

East Farmingdale, NY- Long Island parents, teachers, students and staff will return to classrooms on Wednesday, the day after a mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas killed 19 children and two adults. Schools on Long Island could see an increased police presence today on or nearby school grounds. Nassau and Suffolk County Police…

NY cancels state US history test after Buffalo shooting

NY cancels state US history test after Buffalo shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A state exam for New York high school students on U.S. history and government has been canceled in the wake of the racist shooting at a Buffalo supermarket over concerns that material on the test could “compound student trauma.” The Regents exam was scheduled to be administered on June 1. But…

NY cancels state US history test after Buffalo shooting

NY cancels state US history test after Buffalo shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A state exam for New York high school students on U.S. history and government has been canceled in the wake of the racist shooting at a Buffalo supermarket over concerns that material on the test could “compound student trauma.” The Regents exam was scheduled to be administered on June 1. But…

Suspect under arrest in deadly New York City subway shooting

Suspect under arrest in deadly New York City subway shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of abruptly pulling a gun and killing a stranger on a New York City subway train has been arrested. But police say they don’t yet know what motivated the apparently unprovoked attack. Andrew Abdullah was taken into custody on Tuesday, hours after authorities posted his name and photo…

Suspect under arrest in deadly New York City subway shooting

Suspect under arrest in deadly New York City subway shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of abruptly pulling a gun and killing a stranger on a New York City subway train has been arrested. But police say they don’t yet know what motivated the apparently unprovoked attack. Andrew Abdullah was taken into custody on Tuesday, hours after authorities posted his name and photo…

Biden calls for tougher gun laws after Texas elementary school shooting

Biden calls for tougher gun laws after Texas elementary school shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lamenting a uniquely American tragedy, an anguished and angry President Joe Biden delivered an urgent call for new restrictions on firearms — after a gunman shot and killed at least 19 children and two adults at a Texas elementary school. Biden spoke from the White House barely an hour after returning from…

Gunman kills 19 children in Texas school rampage

Gunman kills 19 children in Texas school rampage

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom. It was the nation’s deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade. The assailant also killed two adults before he was killed by law enforcement. The shooting happened at Robb…

2 women killed overnight in two separate hit and run crashes

2 women killed overnight in two separate hit and run crashes

East Farmingdale, NY- Police say two women were killed overnight in two separate hit and run crashes.  The first accident happened around 10:15pm on Monday night in Hauppauge. Police say an eastbound vehicle. believed to be a sedan, struck another vehicle at the intersection of Motor Parkway and Moreland Road and then struck a woman…

Theories emerge for mysterious liver illnesses in children

Theories emerge for mysterious liver illnesses in children

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials remain perplexed by mysterious cases of severe liver damage in hundreds of young children around the world. The best available evidence points to a fairly common stomach bug. That virus hasn’t previously caused this kind of problem in otherwise healthy kids. Investigators in the U.S. and abroad are exploring…

Theories emerge for mysterious liver illnesses in children

Theories emerge for mysterious liver illnesses in children

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials remain perplexed by mysterious cases of severe liver damage in hundreds of young children around the world. The best available evidence points to a fairly common stomach bug. That virus hasn’t previously caused this kind of problem in otherwise healthy kids. Investigators in the U.S. and abroad are exploring…

Harris, surgeon general, warn of health care worker burnout

Harris, surgeon general, warn of health care worker burnout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy are warning of burnout among the nation’s health care staff after more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their warning also points to the potential for severe worker shortages in the years ahead without action. Harris and Murthy are visiting…

Harris, surgeon general, warn of health care worker burnout

Harris, surgeon general, warn of health care worker burnout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy are warning of burnout among the nation’s health care staff after more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their warning also points to the potential for severe worker shortages in the years ahead without action. Harris and Murthy are visiting…