A Queens family is fighting for the immediate release of their father Edward Alonso Castillo, co-owner of Babylon Bagel, from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody, as they worry his health is quickly deteriorating while being held in jail for nearly a month.
The United States on Monday crossed the staggering milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths just over a year to the day since the coronavirus pandemic claimed its first known U.S. victims in Santa Clara County, California.
Long Island University is launching a brand new school, The Roosevelt School, offering studies in international relations, diplomacy, leadership, and service, college officials announced in a press release Thursday.
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action to set uniform standards related to toxic metals across all baby foods.
One year ago, in February 2020, ex-New York City police officer Michael Valva and his fiancée pleaded not guilty to killing his 8-year-old son Thomas by forcing him to sleep in an unheated garage in their Center Moriches home, triggering Child Protective Service reforms aimed at not repeating such a tragedy.
It is time to walk and chew gum, and that’s just what Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer believes as he announces three major issues being addressed simultaneously in the Senate.
Billionaire investor James Simons, of Long Island, is stepping down as chairman at the Setauket-based Renaissance Technologies but will remain on the board of the $60 billion hedge fund he founded nearly 40 years ago.
Joseph Winters, owner of Winter Bros. Waste Systems of Long Island, died on Tuesday after a short battle with Covid-19. He was 54.
As millions of people await their turn to get a COVID-19 vaccine that could be months away, scammers online, in emails and on messaging apps are luring victims with claims they can deliver shots within days for as little as $150.
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