New York

Trump Headlines L.I. GOP Fundraiser

May 12, 2016
Andrew Harnik / AP

What a difference a month makes. Apparent Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump was on Long Island last night at a fundraiser for the Nassau County Republican Party.

In contrast to his earlier Long Island appearances which drew large protests, there were only two protesters waving a sign along Jericho Turnpike.

Lightning Strikes Twice As L.I. Man Wins Lottery Again

May 11, 2016
Terry Sheridan / WSHU

A Long Island man has won a $1 million scratch-off prize from the New York State Lottery for the second time in four years.

Bruce Magistro of Lindenhurst was stunned as he scratched off the “$1,000-a-week-for-life” ticket and saw he had hit the jackpot.

Mike Groll / AP

It’s been reported that federal subpoenas in a probe of the Cuomo Administration cover over two dozen companies doing business with the state, and several of Governor Cuomo’s top staff, but Cuomo says his understanding is that it focuses on just two people who the governor has cut ties with.

Toby Talbot / AP

On Tuesday Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) announced the appointment of a task force aimed at ending what he called a crisis of heroin and opioid addiction plaguing families and communities in New York.

Mike Groll / AP

New York State Senate Republicans on the Elections Committee cast a vote on closing a campaign finance loophole that has played a role in recent corruption trials of former legislative leaders, but doing so might have doomed the measure for the 2016 session.