Getting ahead of delta variant, progress on infrastructure bill
TODAY IN POLITICS: A vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill could come in a matter of days as businesses, politicians and the public try to get ahead of the rapidly spreading delta variant.
'Dog-ust First:' Birthday bash held for shelter dogs on Long Island
Did you know all rescue dogs are Leos? At least according to North Shore Animal League America, which years ago designated August 1, 'Dog-ust 1st,' the universal birthday for shelter pups.
New York Knicks agree to re-sign Alec Burks, sources say; also brin...
The Knicks agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract to re-sign guard Alec Burks, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and also landed on a three-year, $32 million deal to bring back center Nerlens Noel, his agent told Wojnarowski.
Families of mass shooting victims sue maker of 100-round magazine u...
"No civilian needs a 100-round magazine," a lawyer for the families said.
Father of 3 heading home after 6-month battle with COVID
His wife says she's grateful for more time together after her husband and their 2-year-old son were both hospitalized with COVID.
New bill would allow police officers to sue protesters, collect money
A long debate continued at the Nassau County legislature on Monday. They are considering controversial legislation that would allow police officers to sue protesters and collect financial damages.
Adams kicks off general election campaign with de Blasio endorsement
Democratic nominee for mayor Eric Adams kicked off his general election campaign Monday flanked by dozens of elected officials and supporters.
New NYC exhibit displays iconic costumes from stage, TV and film
A new interactive exhibit in New York City is displaying costumes from theater and film to benefit an industry that has struggled during the pandemic.
Friends, family, fans bid final farewell to Biz Markie on Long Island
Biz Markie's nearly three-hour funeral was attended by hip hop stars such as LL Cool J, Busta Rhymes, Kid Capri, Treach of Naughty by Nature, Montell Jordan, Fat Joe and more.
Strangers both claim missing dog belongs to them
Lost and found hound: This is a tale of great loss and tremendous generosity.
AccuWeather: More clouds, still pleasant
We'll see high cloud cover during the day on Tuesday, and there will be a lot of moisture not too far offshore during the middle of the week that we'll have to watch out for.
COVID Updates: Employers ratchet up pressure on unvaccinated
Employers are increasingly losing patience with unvaccinated workers, and a growing number of businesses are requiring their employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.